Browse Public Announcements for 2002 - 2003 School Year

Extended Summer Program Boosts Student Skills

(November 11, 2002)

Students who attended most, if not all, of last summer's four-week program known as Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO) achieved, on average, higher levels of skill development in reading and mathem ...(more)

Board of Education Agenda, Tuesday, Nov. 12

(November 08, 2002)

Tuesday, November 12, 2002, 10:00 a. m.* 9:00 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Veterans Day (A) 1.3 American Education Week (A ...(more)

Meeting on Northeast Consortium Enrollment Options

(November 04, 2002)

An information meeting on Northeast Consortium signature programs has been scheduled for families of Grade 8 students who are currently enrolled in private schools and reside in the Northeast Consorti ...(more)

Board of Education Awards for Distinguished Service

(November 04, 2002)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will honor 14 individuals and organizations in its sixth annual awards program for distinguished service to public education in Montgomery county. The awards ...(more)

New Parent Resource Center at Newport Mill Middle

(November 01, 2002)

A grand opening ceremony on November 7 at 9:00 a.m. will launch the new Parents’ Place at Newport Mill Middle School in Kensington, the first parent resource center housed in a secondary school. The ...(more)

Bone Marrow Drive Scheduled at Wood Middle School

(October 31, 2002)

Bone marrow donors are being sought for Dani Shotel, a 26-year-old preschool special education teacher who taught at Clarksburg Elementary School for two years. A 1994 graduate of Thomas.S. Wootton Hi ...(more)

Highlights of October 28 Board of Education Meeting

(October 29, 2002)

The Board of Education met yesterday [October 28] and, among other items, adopted a revised policy on Parental Involvement and reviewed boundary change options. The Board also discussed an update on ...(more)

Annual Report Provides Data on Academic Progress

(October 29, 2002)

A new annual report for the Montgomery County Public Schools has been published for parents, staff, and the community, providing detailed information about continuing major improvements and challenges ...(more)

Supt. Recommends Reopening Arcola Elementary

(October 29, 2002)

The reopening of the former Arcola Elementary School to relieve overcrowding in the John F. Kennedy and Albert Einstein clusters was recommended to the Board of Education today [Tuesday, October 29] b ...(more)

More Students Engaged in Higher-Level Courses

(October 28, 2002)

A higher percentage of students last year completed at least Algebra 1 or a higher-level mathematics course in middle school and more students enrolled in at least one Honors or Advanced Placement (AP ...(more)

MCPS Earns EPA Award for Indoor Air Quality Excellence

(October 28, 2002)

Christie Todd Whitman, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will present Montgomery County Public Schools with the EPA’s Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Excellence Award for ...(more)

Superintendent's Letter on Final Events

(October 25, 2002)

A new letter (#14) is being sent to parents, students, and staff today [Friday, October 25] from the superintendent, and the text is below. The letter is attached as a PDF file, and it is available o ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda, 10-28

(October 25, 2002)

7:30 p.m. Closed Session 8:00 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Montgomery County Employees' Charity Campaign (A) 8:10 Public Comments 8:40 2.0 Consent Ite ...(more)

$12.5 Million National Science Foundation Grants Awarded

(October 25, 2002)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be a partner in two major grant projects totaling $12.5 million funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), with the goals of enriching science instru ...(more)

Superintendent's Letter on New Events

(October 24, 2002)

A new letter (#13) is being sent to parents, students, and staff today [Thursday, October 24] from the superintendent, and the text is below. The letter is available on the web at ____ October 2 ...(more)