Browse Public Announcements for 2001 - 2002 School Year

Impact of Terrorist Attacks on Students and Staff Detailed

(September 24, 2001)

At least 113 students and staff of the Montgomery County Public Schools have reported parents, spouses, siblings, cousins, and other relatives who have been declared dead or missing in the September 1 ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda for Monday, September 24

(September 21, 2001)

9:00 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. Presentation of Colors by Seneca Valley High School’s NJROTC 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Hispanic Heritage Month 1.3 Boa ...(more)

137 Students Named Merit Semifinalists

(September 20, 2001)

One hundred thirty-seven students have been named semifinalists in the 2001 National Merit Scholarship competition, an increase of 15 semifinalists over the previous year. The local students repres ...(more)

Diversity Job Fair on September 29

(September 20, 2001)

A Diversity Job Fair, sponsored by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and Montgomery College (MC) will be held on Saturday, September 29, from 9:00 a.m. until noon in the Montgomery College Theat ...(more)

Evening High School Canceled Today at Northwood Facility; But B-CC High School will Reopen on Friday, September 21

(September 20, 2001)

Evening High School at the Northwood Facility in Silver Spring was canceled for Thursday evening, September 20, but efforts have been successful in restoring water pressure in order to resume classes ...(more)

Community Groups Address Student Achievement

(September 18, 2001)

County officials and community leaders will join Superintendent Jerry D. Weast at a kickoff ceremony on Thursday, September 20, at 8:00 p.m.that will begin a series of community study circles. The ki ...(more)

Countywide Collaboration Underscores Response to Help Others

(September 17, 2001)

In the wake of the terrorist attack on the United States last week, the Montgomery County Public Schools, along with individual schools and offices, local government and non-profit agencies, continue ...(more)

All Athletic Contests Suspended in Response to National Tragedy

(September 14, 2001)

All athletic contests of the Montgomery County Public Schools were suspended for beginning Friday, September 14, and for the entire weekend in response to the national remembrances for the victims of ...(more)

Schools Participate in Period of Silence and Interfaith Prayer Service

(September 13, 2001)

The Montgomery County Public Schools will be participating in the National Day of Remembrance by observing an event coinciding with statewide activities on Friday, September 14. The school system's o ...(more)

Letter to Students, Parents and Staff on Impact of National Tragedy

(September 13, 2001)

The following is the text of a letter sent home today [Thursday, September 13] from Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools, regarding the response of the school system to this week' events. Th ...(more)

Helping Children Cope with the National Tragedy

(September 12, 2001)

The following information is being provided to all Montgomery County Public Schools and the community to help children and others cope with the impact of the ongoing national tragedy. In the aftermat ...(more)

Study Shows Significant Gains in Literacy Skills Prior to First Grade

(September 10, 2001)

The combination of several new initiatives last year in the Montgomery County Public Schools -- a more rigorous curriculum, intensive training for teachers, expanded instructional time, ongoing asses ...(more)

Superintendent Recommends Against Public Charter School Application

(September 07, 2001)

Based on the findings of an independent panel of education, community, and business representatives, Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools, has recommended against approving an application to ...(more)

Settlements Reached in Test Security Incident

(August 30, 2001)

The following is a joint statement by the Montgomery County Public Schools and the Montgomery County Education Association released today [Thursday, August 30]: The Montgomery County Public Schools ...(more)

Students Receive Free Backpacks and Supplies

(August 30, 2001)

Office Depot has donated backpacks filled with school supplies to 500 students attending Broad Acres Elementary School in Silver Spring. Backpacks were handed out during a special open house at the s ...(more)