Browse Public Announcements for 2002 - 2003 School Year

Eight More Seniors Awarded Merit Scholarships

(June 11, 2003)

Eight Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) high school seniors have won college-sponsored National Merit Scholarships, bringing the total number of MCPS Merit scholars to 33 so far this year. Th ...(more)

Board Appoints Five Principals, One Coordinator

(June 10, 2003)

The Board of Education met today [Tuesday, June 10, 2003] and approved the following principal and administrative appointments: * Carl L. Baskerville, currently assistant principal at Wheaton Wood ...(more)

Empowerment Program Honors Latino Families

(June 09, 2003)

A ceremony honoring the participants in the Conquista Tus Sueños Latino Family Empowerment Program will be held on Friday, June 13, from 6:30 until 9:00 p.m. in the cafeteria of the Carver Educational ...(more)

Superintendent Praises Teachers and Principals

(June 06, 2003)

The following letter was sent today [Friday, June 6] to "The Washington Post" by Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools. It is the superintendent's intent to publicly congratulate teachers and ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Tuesday, June 10

(June 06, 2003)

??. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Leadership Montgomery Youth Community Service Leadership Awards (A) 1.3 Board/Superintendent Commen ...(more)

Distinguished Hispanic Scholars Honored

(June 05, 2003)

The Hispanic Employees Association of Montgomery County Public Schools (HEAMCPS) honored 22 seniors as Distinguished Hispanic Scholars - each one nominated by his or her high school - at its annual st ...(more)

Principal Receives Educational Media Award

(June 04, 2003)

The Montgomery County Educational Media Association (MCEMSA) has named Michael W. Headman, principal of Rock Creek Valley Elementary School, the Outstanding Principal of the Year for his contributions ...(more)

Entrepreneurship Classes Attract Students

(June 02, 2003)

Entrepreneurship has emerged as a very exciting and promising program in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). By the fall of 2003, all 23 MCPS high schools will be teaching at least one section o ...(more)

Research Prompts National Education Policy Briefing

(May 30, 2003)

Longitudinal research findings on the success of the Montgomery County Public Schools in implementing early elementary school academic reforms and achieving improved student performance, particularly ...(more)

Literacy Reforms Make a Difference in Second Grade

(May 30, 2003)

The first class of students to receive the benefits of three years of major reforms in early elementary school education in the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has reached Grade 2 this year, a ...(more)

MCCPTA Honors Contributors to Special Needs

(May 29, 2003)

The MCCPTA Special Needs Recognition Ceremony held May 14 at the newly remodeled Newport Mill Middle School honored outstanding educators, parents, students and educational programs that have made not ...(more)

Grade 2 Studies to be Released on Impact of Reforms

(May 28, 2003)

A press conference will be held Friday, May 30, on the release of three new reports on student performance on the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS), with national percentile comparisons. The ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Highlights for May 27

(May 28, 2003)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [May 27] and, among other items, approved a resolution to the County Council on the Annual Growth Policy Schools Test, discussed the Downcounty Consortium base ar ...(more)

Newsweek Lists 20 High Schools as Among the Best

(May 27, 2003)

Twenty public high schools in Montgomery County have been recognized by Newsweek magazine as among the best in America for offering a rigorous instructional program, marked by the high number of stude ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on May 27

(May 27, 2003)

7:00 p.m. Closed Session 7:30 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 7:35 Public Comments 8:05 2.0 Consent Items Procurement 2.1.1 Procurement Contracts of $25,000 ...(more)