Browse Public Announcements for 2005 - 2006 School Year

Schools To Open 2 Hours Late Today, Fri., Dec. 16, 2005

(December 16, 2005)

All Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late today, Friday, December 16, due to weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour delayed schedule. Morning Kindergar ...(more)

Weast Proposes $1.8 Billion FY 2007 Operating Budget

(December 15, 2005)

Citing six years of steady academic gains, Superintendent Jerry D. Weast recommended a $1.8 billion FY 2007 operating budget to the Board of Education Wednesday designed to ensure the continued succes ...(more)

Schools Close 2.5 Hours Early Today, December 15

(December 15, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools will close two and one-half hours early today, Thursday, December 15, due to weather conditions. Morning kindergarten students will be transported home with upper ...(more)

Board Approves School Calendar for 2006-2007

(December 14, 2005)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday (December 13) and, among other items, elected a president and vice president. The Board also approved the school calendar for 2005-2006 and discussed the 2005 ann ...(more)

Charles Haughey Elected Board President

(December 13, 2005)

Sharon Cox Will Serve as Vice President of the Board Dr. Charles Haughey was elected president of the Board of Education on the fourth ballot by a five-vote majority, and Ms. Sharon Cox was elected ...(more)

Weast Unveils FY 2007 Operating Budget Request

(December 12, 2005)

Superintendent Jerry D. Weast will present his recommended operating budget for Fiscal Year 2007 on Wednesday, December 14, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The presentation will be held at Rockville High Schoo ...(more)

57 Teachers Achieve National Certification

(December 09, 2005)

Fifty-seven Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers are among the 159 Maryland teachers who have achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) this ...(more)

Activities in School Buildings Canceled Today, 12/9/05

(December 09, 2005)

All after-school and community activities in school buildings are canceled for today, Friday, December 9. The 4A state final football game at Ravens Stadium between Damascus and Sherwood high scho ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on December 13

(December 09, 2005)

Agenda 9:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 Election of Officers 10:15 a.m. 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Kaiser Permanente Walk for Yo ...(more)

Schools Closed Fri., Dec. 9; Admin. Offices Open

(December 09, 2005)

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT All Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed Friday, December 9, due to weather conditions. All administrative offices will open on time. All after-school and co ...(more)

Schools Will Open 2 Hours Late Today, Tuesday, Dec. 6

(December 06, 2005)

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT All Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late today, Tuesday, December 6, due to weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour delayed sch ...(more)

JHU Physics Lab Partners with Parkland MS

(December 02, 2005)

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, has signed an educational partnership with the Parkland Magnet Middle School for Aerospace Technology. Under the a ...(more)

Deadline Extended for Gifted Centers Application

(December 02, 2005)

The deadline for application to the Center Program for the Highly Gifted has been extended to Monday, December 12, 2005. Parents of children currently in Grade 3 who are interested in submitting their ...(more)

10,000 Students to Attend Concert at Strathmore

(December 01, 2005)

Ruth Rales Comcast Kids Student Concerts on December 6-8 to Feature National Philharmonic Strathmore will open the doors of the Music Center at Strathmore on December 6, 7, and 8, 2005, to all Gr ...(more)

Institute for Global & Cultural Studies is Launched

(December 01, 2005)

Presidents of the University of Maryland Baltimore County and Montgomery College Join with MCPS in Announcing New Program Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools, and Mrs. Patricia B. O'Neill ...(more)