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Board of Education to Hold Virtual Business Meeting January 28, 2021

(January 27, 2021)

The Board of Education will hold a virtual meeting on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Closed session will begin at 12:45 p.m. Public agenda items will begin at 3:45 p.m. Members of the community can particip ...(more)

Eighteen MCPS Students Receive Full-Tuition Posse Scholarships

(January 25, 2021)

Eighteen MCPS students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year college scholarships from the Posse Foundation. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraord ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses Recovery of Education; Receives Update on Student Arrest Data and the School Resource Officer Program; Discusses Recommended Positions on Legislation; and Approves Association Agreements

(January 22, 2021)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) conducted a virtual business meeting on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.  During the meeting, the Board received an update on the Return to School Frame ...(more)

Statement from Montgomery County Public Schools on Governor Hogan’s Updated Guidance on a Return to In-Person Instruction

(January 21, 2021)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is committed to the safe return to in-person learning for all students. Today (Jan. 21), Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon p ...(more)

Community Notification: COVID-19 Case at 45 W. Gude Drive Technology Distribution Site

(January 20, 2021)

We are writing to share that an MCPS employee who works at the 45 W. Gude technology distribution and support site has tested positive for COVID-19. The last date the employee worked on-site was Janua ...(more)

Community Notification: COVID-19 Case at Gaithersburg Middle School

(January 15, 2021)

Dear MCPS Community: We are writing to share that a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) food and nutrition services staff member working at the Gaithersburg Middle School meal distribution site ...(more)

Superintendent Jack R. Smith Announces Retirement

(January 14, 2021)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack R. Smith has announced that he will retire from MCPS effective June 1, 2021. Dr. Smith came to MCPS in July 2016 after serving as the ...(more)

Board of Education Statement on Superintendent Smith’s Retirement Announcement

(January 14, 2021)

"Over the past four years, Dr. Smith has provided the school district and the MCPS community with steadfast leadership and a laser-focused vision to provide every student with the access, opportu ...(more)

REMINDER: Monthly MCPS Media Briefing with Superintendent Jack R. Smith Set for Jan. 13 at 1:00 p.m.

(January 12, 2021)

Superintendent Jack R. Smith will hold a virtual media briefing on Wednesday, January 13 at 1:00 p.m. to discuss Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) plan for the return of students to ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Monthly MCPS Media Briefing with Superintendent Jack R. Smith Set for Jan. 13 at 1:00 p.m.

(January 11, 2021)

Superintendent Jack R. Smith will hold a virtual media briefing on Wednesday, January 13 at 1:00 p.m. to discuss Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) plan for the return of students to in-pe ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Virtual Business Meeting January 12, 2021

(January 11, 2021)

The Board of Education will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Closed session will begin at 9 a.m. Public agenda items will begin at 11 a.m. Members of the community can participate via ...(more)

Community Notification: COVID-19 Case at Northwest High School

(December 18, 2020)

Dear MCPS Community: We are writing to share that a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) food and nutrition services staff member working at the Northwest High School meal distribution site has ...(more)

Community Notification: COVID-19 Case at Hallie Wells Middle School

(December 17, 2020)

Dear MCPS Community: We are writing to share that a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) food and nutrition services staff member working at the Hallie Wells Middle School meal distribution site ...(more)

Superintendent Releases Recommended Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budget

(December 17, 2020)

The FY 2022 Operating Budget Request Reflects What Can be Accomplished When the Community is United for Our Future Superintendent Jack R. Smith is recommending a $2.713 billion operating budget for ...(more)

Virtual learning for MCPS Students Will Take Place as Scheduled Dec. 17

(December 16, 2020)

Virtual learning for all MCPS students will take place as scheduled Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020.  Operations at MCPS schools and offices will also begin on time and in-person work and activities will ...(more)