Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

Schools Closed, Admn. Offices Open 3 Hours Late

(January 26, 2004)

All Montgomery County Public School are closed for students and teachers today, Monday, January 26, but central and school administrative offices will open 3 hours late. Administrative personnel s ...(more)

Grading and Reporting Plan to Begin in July

(January 23, 2004)

A five-year plan for implementing a revised grading and reporting policy for the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will begin in July 2004. Components of the implementation, approved by the Boar ...(more)

Finalists Named in National Arts Competition

(January 20, 2004)

Two seniors from the Visual Art Center (VAC) at Albert Einstein High School were named finalists in the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts 2003 Arts Recognition and Talent Search (ARTS) c ...(more)

Public Comment Sought on Revised Information Policy

(January 16, 2004)

The Board of Education has requested community comment on a revised policy (CNA) regarding informational material and announcements distributed in the Montgomery County Public Schools and sent home to ...(more)

15 Students Named Intel Science Semifinalists

(January 14, 2004)

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students - 13 from Montgomery Blair High School and one each from Rockville and Walt Whitman high schools - have been named among 300 semifinalists in t ...(more)

Board Approves Plan for Grading and Reporting

(January 14, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [January 13] and, among other items, approved an implementation plan for the policy on grading and reporting, approved a policy on school trips, and tentatively a ...(more)

College Goal Sunday Scheduled for February 8

(January 13, 2004)

The Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, Inc. (ASFAA) will host the third annual College Goal Sunday on Sunday, February 8, 2004, at Wheaton High School beginning at 2 p.m. The event a ...(more)

Student Transfer Season to be Held Feb. 1 - April 1

(January 12, 2004)

Montgomery County parents who wish to request a change in school assignment for their children from their home school may begin the process during the upcoming transfer season, which will be held from ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Tuesday, January 13

(January 09, 2004)

Agenda for January 13, 2004* 9:00 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of Quorum 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 African American History Month (A) 1.3 Certificate of Apprecia ...(more)

Board Seeks Members for Spec. Ed. Committee

(January 09, 2004)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking adults to serve on the Board of Education Special Education Continuous Improvement Advisory Committee. This new ad hoc advisory committee will reco ...(more)

MCPS TV Show Focuses on Topics of Teen Interest

(January 08, 2004)

“Keepin’ It Real,” a program for teens on Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Cable Channel 34, continues its second season with a discussion by students at Albert Einstein High School on the impl ...(more)

Rally to Support Full Funding of Thornton Act

(January 06, 2004)

A rally to support full funding of the Thornton Bridge to Excellence in Public Schools Act will be held in Annapolis on Monday, January 26, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The rally will begin at the ...(more)

Weast Named One of Four Finalists for National Supt.

(January 05, 2004)

A blue-ribbon panel of education, business, and government leaders for the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) has selected Dr. Jerry D. Weast, who has led the Montgomery County Publi ...(more)

43 MCPS Teachers Earn National Certification

(January 05, 2004)

Forty-three Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers, including eight from James Hubert Blake High School (the greatest number among MCPS schools this year), are among the 117 Maryland teacher ...(more)

Blake Principal Receives Arts & Humanities Award

(December 22, 2003)

The Montgomery County Arts and Humanities Council, in conjunction with the Montgomery County Executive's Office, has announced that James Hubert Blake High School Principal Carole Goodman is the 2003 ...(more)