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Media Advisory: MCPS Celebrates National Walk to School Day at Glen Haven Elementary

(October 11, 2022)

Glen Haven Elementary students, staff, and families as well as leadership from MCPS central office, including Superintendent Dr. Monifa B. McKnight, will be celebrating National Walk to School Day, Oc ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Business Meeting, Tuesday Oct. 11, 2022

(October 11, 2022)

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Closed session will begin at 9:00 a.m. Public agenda items will begin at 11:00 a.m.  The meeting will be cablecast ...(more)

Antiracist Audit Presented to the Board of Education by Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium, Inc.

(October 11, 2022)

Audit results call on MCPS to develop a clear, systemwide comprehensive approach to achieve an antiracist school system. The Board of Education received a public presentation of the MCPS Antiracist ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Hybrid Media Briefing [EMBARGOED until 12:00 p.m. Oct. 11] Release of the Antiracist Audit

(October 07, 2022)

Superintendent Monifa B. McKnight will hold an embargoed media briefing on Monday, October 10 at 10:30 a.m. to discuss the MCPS Antiracist Audit that will be publicly presented the next day by audit v ...(more)

A Message from Superintendent Dr. Monifa B. McKnight / Working For You: Together We Stay On Track for Success

(October 06, 2022)

The following letter from Superintendent Dr. Monifa B. McKnight was sent to all Montgomery County Public Schools staff as the system begins contract negotiations with all three Employee Associations. ...(more)

Board Discusses Evidence of Learning End-of-Year and Performance Data and Makes Administrative Appointments

(September 29, 2022)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) held a business meeting on September 22, 2022. During the meeting, the Board discussed the Evidence of Learning end-of-year and performance data report ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Business Meeting, Thursday Sept. 22, 2022

(September 22, 2022)

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Closed session will begin at 1:00 p.m. Public agenda items will begin at 3:30 p.m.  The meeting will be cablecas ...(more)

Enhanced Safety Measures Coming to MCPS Athletic Events, Beginning Friday, Sept. 23

(September 21, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will implement a number of enhanced security measures at athletic events beginning this Friday, Sept. 23.  The move comes after an instance of unaccepta ...(more)

147 Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

(September 19, 2022)

MCPS has 147 semifinalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship competition. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in the spring. The competition is spons ...(more)

MCPS Condemns Violence / Commits to Move Swiftly to Develop Enhanced Safety Measures at Athletic Events

(September 17, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) strongly condemns the abhorrent and unacceptable behavior that occured at the football game last night – on Friday, September 16, 2022 – between Nor ...(more)

Board of Education Receives Mental Health and Well-Being Update; Makes Administrative Appointment; Adopts New Business Item: Annual Work Plans for the Board’s Committees

(September 15, 2022)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) held a business meeting on September 8, 2022. During the meeting, the Board received a mental health and well-being update; made an administrative appo ...(more)

Revised Personal Mobile Device Policy in Place for MCPS Students

(September 14, 2022)

Correction (9/15/2022): The quote from Lisa Cline, former chair of MCCPTA’s Safe Technology Committee was published as representing the views of the greater MCC-PTA was done in error. The views ...(more)

Ruth and Norman Rales–Patricia Baier O’Neill Scholarship Recognizing Academic Excellence to be Launched in October

(September 14, 2022)

Applications will open soon for the newly created Ruth and Norman Rales–Patricia Baier O’Neill Scholarship Recognizing Academic Excellence. These $10,000 scholarships for graduating high s ...(more)

UPDATE: Police Investigation Finds No Weapon and Determines There is No Ongoing Credible Threat

(September 14, 2022)

At 9:55 a.m., Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School administration received a call from a parent of a student who thought another student might be in possession of a gun. The student made this claim after ...(more)

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Lockdown

(September 14, 2022)

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School entered a lockdown at 10:00 a.m. following a student report of a possible weapon in school. Montgomery County Public Schools Department of School Security and Emergenc ...(more)