Browse Public Announcements for 2004 - 2005 School Year

Supplies and 240 Backpacks Donated to Students

(September 03, 2004)

Office Depot will donate backpacks filled with school supplies to 240 students attending Rolling Terrace Elementary School. Backpacks and supplies valued at approximately $3,000 will be handed out to ...(more)

Quince Orchard High Reopens Thurs, Sept. 2

(September 01, 2004)

Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg will reopen on time tomorrow, Thursday, September 2, following a gas leak today that forced the evacuation of students and staff and cancelled afternoon and ...(more)

Last Year's Seniors Score Above 1100, Highest Ever SAT

(August 31, 2004)

The highest systemwide average SAT score (1102) ever achieved by the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) was produced by the graduating class of 2004, marking the first time the average score has ...(more)

Schools Ready for Monday, August 30, Opening

(August 28, 2004)

After a summer of preparation that included extensive teacher and staff training, expanded opportunities for student learning, enhanced technology, facility modernization and more, Montgomery County P ...(more)

School Opens with Full-Day K in 17 Additional Schools

(August 27, 2004)

Superintendent of Schools Jerry D. Weast, Board of Education President Sharon Cox, County Executive Douglas Duncan, and other officials will visit Waters Landing Elementary School in Germantown on the ...(more)

Board Reviews School Year Preparations

(August 26, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [August 24] and, among other items, discussed the opening of schools and results of the Maryland School Assessments (MSA). The Board also reviewed an update on n ...(more)

Facilitators Sought for Expanded Study Circles Program

(August 24, 2004)

Facilitators are being sought to help expand the Montgomery County Study Circles Program. Study Circles bring together students, parents, teachers, and staff who represent the diversity of the school ...(more)

Pedestrian Safety a Focus as School Opens Aug. 30

(August 20, 2004)

Local officials will join at a press conference to bring attention to pedestrian safety and the added importance of safe driving as students return to school. National Stop on Red Week coincides this ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on August 24, 2004

(August 20, 2004)

Agenda 1:00 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1:05 Public Comments 1:35 2.0 Consent Items Procurement 2.1.1 Procurement Contracts of $25,000 or More ( ...(more)

Community Forums to Address Budget Planning

(August 17, 2004)

The Board of Education will hold three community forums in the fall as part of a new process to involve the public in the early stages of the development of the school system's operating budget. Th ...(more)

MCPS Welcomes Nearly 700 New Teachers

(August 16, 2004)

Superintendent Jerry D. Weast and Board of Education President Sharon W. Cox are among those who will participate in a ceremony welcoming nearly 700 new teachers to Montgomery County Public Schools. T ...(more)

International Admissions Office Holds Open House

(August 06, 2004)

The Montgomery County Public Schools International Student Admissions Office (ISAO) will hold an open house on Monday, August 16, from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. The ISAO is located at the Rocking Hor ...(more)

Grade 9 Residency Verification Due by Start of School

(August 05, 2004)

Parents and guardians of students scheduled to enter ninth grade in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) this fall have been asked to submit documentation verifying their residency in Montgomery Co ...(more)

Bedford to Serve School Clusters in Downcounty Area

(August 05, 2004)

Mr. Stephen L. Bedford has been assigned as community superintendent for the Montgomery Blair, Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy, and Northwood clusters effective on August 9, 2004. He currently serve ...(more)

Board Approves Policy on Materials & Announcements

(July 30, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Thursday [July 29] and, among other items, approved revised Policy CNA, Informational Material and Announcements. The Board also approved eight administrative appointmen ...(more)