Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

Campaign to Focus on Food Safety Practices

(September 30, 2003)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is participating in the Focus! On Food Safety campaign sponsored by the Maryland State Department of Education. The yearlong program has been designed by ...(more)

Black Caucus Honors MCPS Partnership

(September 30, 2003)

The partnership between Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE) is one of four educational partnerships that has received a TEC Cham ...(more)

8 Middle Schools Host Consortium Meetings

(September 29, 2003)

A series of information meetings is scheduled during the month of October to help middle school students and their families living in the Downcounty Consortium (DCC) area learn more about the Consorti ...(more)

Teachers Sought for After-School Programs

(September 29, 2003)

Eighteen Title I elementary schools soon will begin after-school programs and are seeking teachers for these after-school activities that are designed to extend the benefits of the school day. Stu ...(more)

145 Students Named Merit Semifinalists

(September 26, 2003)

One hundred forty-five Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been named semifinalists in the 2004 National Merit Scholarship competition, an increase of 27 semifinalists over the previ ...(more)

MCPS Honored for Use of Technology in Education

(September 25, 2003)

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has recognized Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) for exemplary use of technology in education. MCPS was selected as one of three school districts ...(more)

Westland MS and All Other Schools Open Thursday

(September 24, 2003)

Westland Middle School will reopen Thursday, September 25, along with all other Montgomery County Public Schools and offices, as the school system returns to full operations following the disruptions ...(more)

Board Seeks MSA Administration Date Change

(September 24, 2003)

The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved a resolution, initiated by the Board president and vice president, requesting that the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) support ...(more)

Only Westland MS Remains Closed Today, Sept. 24

(September 24, 2003)

Westland Middle School is closed today, Wednesday, September 24, because of a continuing power outage, as all other Montgomery County Public Schools (190) are opening on time. All student and comm ...(more)

Board of Education Appoints Three Central Office Staff

(September 23, 2003)

The Board of Education met this evening [Tuesday, September 23] and approved the following administrative appointments: * Gwendolyn J. Mason, currently acting director, Division of Programs and Ser ...(more)

8 Schools Remain Possible Closures for Wed., Sept. 24

(September 23, 2003)

Eight schools remain on the list of potential school closings for Wednesday, September 24, because of continuing power outages, as all other Montgomery County Public Schools (183) are prepared to open ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Tuesday, September 23

(September 23, 2003)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION AGENDA Tuesday, September 23, 2003, 6:45 p. m.* 6:00 p.m. Closed Session 6:45 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Walk to ...(more)

TV Program on Grading Policy Postponed

(September 23, 2003)

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The live call-in TV program described below on Grading and Reporting originally scheduled for Thursday, September 25, has been postponed. A new date will be announced as soon ...(more)

School Closures Expands to 19 as Outages Continue

(September 23, 2003)

The list of schools closed today, Tuesday, September 23, now includes 19 schools because of new and continuing power outages -- with the addition of four new closures this morning at Montgomery Blair ...(more)

Montgomery Blair High School Closing at 9:30 a.m.

(September 23, 2003)

Montgomery Blair High School will close this morning, Tuesday, September 23, at 9:30 a.m. because of a power outage. Students receiving bus transportation will be transported beginning at 9:30 a.m. ...(more)