Browse Public Announcements for 2005 - 2006 School Year

Elementary School Receives Award for Arts Integration

(September 02, 2005)

Kensington Parkwood Elementary School, an arts integration model school, has been selected to receive the 2005 New and Emerging School Award from the International NETWORK of Schools for the Advanceme ...(more)

Grant Supports Smaller Learning Communities

(September 02, 2005)

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a grant of almost $1.5 million to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to support the development of smaller learning communities at James Hubert Blake ...(more)

MCPS Seniors Top 1100 Average SAT Score Once Again

(September 01, 2005)

7,355 Seniors Taking Exam Sets New Record African American and Hispanic Students’ Participation Increases the Most ROCKVILLE, MD – With more students taking the exam than ever before, Montgomery C ...(more)

Safety Reminder for Drivers as School Opens

(August 26, 2005)

Public schools in Montgomery County begin classes on Monday, August 29, 2005, and that means more than 1,200 school buses will be traveling the roadways carrying about 96,000 students. Motorists w ...(more)

News Conference at Loiederman MS Begins School Year

(August 26, 2005)

Expansion of Full-day K among Other Highlights of New School Year Board of Education President Patricia B. O'Neill and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jerry D. Weast will join other officials and com ...(more)

Board of Education Appoints Seven Administrators

(August 25, 2005)

The Board of Education met in an abbreviated session on Thursday (August 25) and, among other items, reviewed preparations for the opening of school and approved the appointment of seven administrator ...(more)

Broad Acres Teacher is Teacher of Year Finalist

(August 25, 2005)

Kimberly Oliver, kindergarten teacher at Broad Acres Elementary School, has been named one of seven finalists in the Maryland Teacher of the Year competition for 2005-2006 by the Maryland State Depart ...(more)

State Releases 2005 High School Achievement Data

(August 23, 2005)

ROCKVILLE, MD – The Maryland State Department of Education released its preliminary data on Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for high schools and the last results of the state’s high school assessments ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Thurs., August 25

(August 22, 2005)

Agenda for Thursday, August 25 8:30 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 10:30 a.m. 2.0 Approval of the Agenda (A) 10:35 3.0 Public Comments 11:05 4.0 ...(more)

Bus Safety is Focus of Ride by the Rules Campaign

(August 22, 2005)

Ride by the Rules is Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) student education and public awareness campaign to communicate the responsibilities that students, parents, and the community share with s ...(more)

Ride by the Rules Campaign is Aimed at Bus Safety

(August 19, 2005)

Theme is “Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe” Board of Education President Patricia B. O'Neill and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jerry D. Weast will join other officials in the kick-off of a ne ...(more)

Open House Held at International Admissions Office

(August 17, 2005)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) International Student Admissions Office (ISAO) and the City of Gaithersburg Multicultural Affairs Committee are holding an Open House today, Wednesday, Augu ...(more)

Ceremony to Welcome 850 New Teachers

(August 16, 2005)

Dr. Frieda K. Lacey, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, is among those participating in ceremonies on Friday, August 19, welcoming more than 850 new teachers to Montgomery County Public Schools. The ce ...(more)

Blake Students Win National Award for TV Journalism

(August 11, 2005)

A team of four students from James Hubert Blake High School was one of seven teams who won national awards for outstanding television journalism by high school students, presented by the Foundation of ...(more)

Blair Student Excels at Math Olympiad

(August 10, 2005)

Team from United States Finishes Second in the Competition The team representing the United States finished second overall at the 46th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held from July 4 thr ...(more)