Browse Public Announcements for 2002 - 2003 School Year

Board of Education Meeting Agenda for Sept. 12

(September 09, 2002)

The Board of Education meeting agenda for Thursday, September 12, is available online, complete with PDF copies of materials associated with certain agenda items, at the link below: ...(more)

Office Depot to Donate Backpacks and Supplies

(September 04, 2002)

Office Depot will donate backpacks filled with school supplies to 500 students attending Harmony Hills Elementary School in Silver Spring. The event will take place on Thursday, September 5, at 10:30 ...(more)

Update on Security Includes Presentation of NOAA Weather Radios

(September 03, 2002)

Superintendent of Schools Jerry D. Weast and Board of Education Vice President Patricia B. O’Neill will join Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan in an update on security improvements in the ...(more)

Public Comment Requested on Facility Contributions

(September 03, 2002)

The Board of Education has revised the proposed policy (CNE) on private contributions for facilities, following extensive community involvement. A second draft of the proposed policy has been tentati ...(more)

SAT Results Improve, with Highest-Ever Math Score

(August 27, 2002)

The 2002 SAT results from the Educational Testing Service show that the 6,814 seniors who took the exam produced an average score of 1095, an increase of three points over last year that surpassed the ...(more)

Fourteen Additional Merit Scholars Bring Total to 57

(August 27, 2002)

Fourteen additional Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) graduates have won National Merit Scholarships, raising the number for the 2001-02 school year to 57. The MCPS total represents 38 percent ...(more)

Highlights of August 26 Board of Education Meeting

(August 26, 2002)

The Board of Education met today [August 26] and, among other items, tentatively approved a revised policy on facility improvements that are not funded with Montgomery County revenues. The Board also ...(more)

School Year Opens with 1,000 New Teachers, Curriculum Revisions

(August 26, 2002)

The 2002-03 school year opens on August 27 with more than 1,000 new teachers, the largest enrollment ever, a new school, implementation of revised curricula at all grade levels and a continued effort ...(more)

Board Agenda Materials Now Available Online in Advance

(August 26, 2002)

The Board of Education has continued to improve its efforts to communicate more effectively with the public by using the Internet to offer copies of written materials for review and information in adv ...(more)

Political Activities and Political Materials on School Property

(August 26, 2002)

Specific procedures on participation in political campaigns and the distribution of political materials on school property affect staff, students, and parents of the Montgomery County Public Schools. ...(more)

Math Program Provides Early Pathways for Acceleration

(August 22, 2002)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has made significant progress toward designing and implementing a greatly strengthened mathematics curriculum, with a special emphasis on providing accelerated ...(more)

More Than 1,000 New Teachers to Attend Welcome Ceremony

(August 16, 2002)

Superintendent Jerry D. Weast and Board of Education Vice President Patricia B. O’Neill are among those who will participate in ceremonies on August 20 welcoming more than 1,000 new teachers to Montgo ...(more)

Public Comment Requested on Fiscal Responsibility Policy

(August 14, 2002)

Proposed revisions to the policy on fiscal responsibility and control of funds for the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have been tentatively adopted for community comment by the Board of Educa ...(more)

Burnt Mills Elementary to Host 'Thank You' Breakfast for Volunteers

(August 06, 2002)

Burnt Mills Elementary School will host a breakfast and ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 8, to thank the 30 volunteers who have participated in the school's Summer Adventures in Learning prog ...(more)

Nominees Sought for Distinguished Service to Education Awards

(August 05, 2002)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking nominations from the public for its sixth annual award for distinguished service to public education. The award is sponsored by the Board to recogn ...(more)