Browse Public Announcements for 2002 - 2003 School Year

Board of Education Agenda for Jan. 14

(January 10, 2003)

9:00 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 African American History Month (A) 1.3 Board/Superintendent Comments (D) 10:15 Public Comments ...(more)

AOL Aspires Program Provides $24,000 in Grants

(January 08, 2003)

Two Montgomery County Public Schools high schools and one middle school have received grants totaling $24,000 through the AOL Aspires program. AOL developed the national philanthropic strategy in 2001 ...(more)

Forums on Grading and Reporting Policy

(January 07, 2003)

Three community meetings have been scheduled to provide a forum for discussion of proposed changes to Policy IKA, Grading and Reporting. Staff members from the Montgomery County Public Schools Office ...(more)

Contingency Plan for More Snow Closures

(January 06, 2003)

The closure of the Montgomery County Public Schools today [Monday, January 6] has exhausted the last of the four available “snow days” that are built into the regular school year calendar as a hedge a ...(more)

AP Test Participation Doubles Since 1998

(January 03, 2003)

Results of the 2002 Advanced Placement (AP) tests released by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) show a substantial increase in participation, combined with a slight increase in average performan ...(more)

Calendar for 2003-2004 School Year

(December 17, 2002)

The Board of Education approved the school calendar for the 2003-2004 school year during its business meeting on December 10. Included in the calendar is a contingency calendar to be used if the scho ...(more)

Thirty-Two Teachers Earn National Certification

(December 17, 2002)

Thirty-two Montgomery County Public Schools teachers are among the 79 Maryland teachers who have achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) this year. Th ...(more)

Budget Focuses on Academics, Limited Finances

(December 12, 2002)

Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools, has proposed to the Board of Education an operating budget for the Montgomery County Public Schools next year that builds on “a specific record of academ ...(more)

Highlights of Board of Education Meeting, 12-10

(December 12, 2002)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [December 10] and, among other items, elected Board officers and approved the calendar for the 2003-04 school year. The Board also approved a Legislative Platfor ...(more)

Supt's Budget Presentation Rescheduled for Dec. 12

(December 11, 2002)

The public presentation by Superintendent Jerry D. Weast to the Board of Education and community on the next year's operating budget for the Montgomery County Public Schools has been rescheduled to Th ...(more)

Board Appoints New Director of ESOL

(December 10, 2002)

The Board of Education today [Tuesday, December 10] approved the appointment of Dr. Karen C. Woodson as the new director of the division of ESOL/Bilingual Programs for the Montgomery County Public Sch ...(more)

Board of Education Elects Officers

(December 10, 2002)

Patricia B. O’Neill was unanimously elected president of the Board of Education for a one-year term, and Sharon W. Cox was unanimously elected vice president of the Board for a one-year term. The ele ...(more)

Schools Receive State Performance Recognition

(December 06, 2002)

One hundred forty-two MCPS elementary and middle schools have earned financial awards for improvement through the revised Maryland School Performance Recognition Program. The individual schools garner ...(more)

Board of Education Agenda for Tues., Dec. 10

(December 06, 2002)

The following agenda is available on line at the link below, and agenda materials are available online as PDF files after 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 9. 8:30 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. ...(more)

Weekend Activities to be Held as Planned

(December 06, 2002)

All regularly scheduled student and community activities for this weekend, Saturday, December 7, and Sunday, December 8, will be held as planned in the Montgomery County Public Schools, unless otherwi ...(more)