Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

Severe Weather Watch Underway in Montgomery County

(November 19, 2003)

A severe thunderstorm watch and a tornado watch have been issued for Montgomery County until at least 3:00 p.m. today, and a flood watch has been posted for throughout the afternoon at least until 5:0 ...(more)

Supt. to Propose Operating Budget on December 10

(November 18, 2003)

Superintendent of Schools Jerry D. Weast will present his recommended operating budget for Fiscal Year 2005 to the Board of Education on Wednesday, December 10, 2003, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the aud ...(more)

Public Comment Sought on Two Revised Policies

(November 18, 2003)

The Board of Education has revised two policies, one on the naming of school facilities and the other on funds retained pending the completion of a construction project, and individuals are invited to ...(more)

New Pianos Loaned for Year to Several County Schools

(November 17, 2003)

Jason's Music Center (JMC), a family-owned business in Anne Arundel County, has provided 12 new pianos for the use of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) as part of JMC's Public School Piano Loan ...(more)

B-CC Principal Wins Washington Post Leadership Award

(November 14, 2003)

Catherine “Katy” Harvey, principal of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School since 1999, has been selected to receive the 2003 Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award for Montgomery Count ...(more)

Gates Grant to Support Gateway to College Program

(November 13, 2003)

Montgomery College, in partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools, has been selected as one of the first two institutions nationwide to replicate a groundbreaking Early College High School init ...(more)

Missing WJHS Student Found by Police

(November 13, 2003)

Montgomery County Police located an endangered student missing since Tuesday afternoon, November 11, from Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda. He was found late last night. ...(more)

Board of Education Reviews Curriculum Implementation

(November 12, 2003)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [November 11] and, among other items, tentatively approved policies on the naming of schools and retainage reduction for contractors. The Board also approved two ...(more)

Growth in Number of AP Scholars Continues

(November 11, 2003)

Twenty 2003 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students were among the nation's top performers on the Advanced Placement (AP) exams last May. In addition, the county number of AP Scholars, Sch ...(more)

Board Approves Two Administrative Appointments

(November 11, 2003)

The Board of Education met today [Tuesday, November 11] and approved the following two administrative appointments: * Ann E. Bedford, currently instructional specialist, Office of Curriculum and I ...(more)

Nominations Sought for Agnes Meyer Award

(November 11, 2003)

One exceptional Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teacher will be selected for recognition and a $3,000 award in the annual Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Awards program sponsored by The Washin ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Tuesday, November 11

(November 09, 2003)

Agenda for November 11, 2003 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 (Seneca Valley High School’s Color Guard) (A) 1.3 American Ed ...(more)

Federal Grant to Enhance Safety Procedures

(November 07, 2003)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has received an Emergency Response and Crisis Management grant award of $626,713 from the United States Department of Education. The award to MCPS provides a ...(more)

Federal Grants to Enhance School & Community Safety

(November 05, 2003)

Superintendent Jerry D. Weast and Board of Education President Patricia B. O’Neill will announce a $626,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) at a ...(more)

Board Honors Dr. Weast, Others for Public Service

(November 03, 2003)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will honor nine individuals and organizations in its seventh annual awards program for distinguished service to public education in Montgomery County on Thursd ...(more)