Browse Public Announcements for 2010 - 2011 School Year

Board Discusses Budget Reductions; Changes to Pensions, Future Retiree Health Benefits

(May 26, 2011)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Monday, May 23, and took tentative action on the Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget. The Board approved changes to the MCPS Employees’ Pension Plan and r ...(more)

Statement Regarding State Board of Education Ruling on Maintenance of Effort

(May 25, 2011)

Board of Education President Christopher S. Barclay made the following statement on the State Board of Education's divided ruling regarding Maintenance of Effort:   “This ruling puts loc ...(more)

Seventeen Additional National Merit Scholarships Awarded to MCPS Students

(May 25, 2011)

Seventeen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have received National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards, sponsored by universities and colleges. This represents one-third of ...(more)

Outstanding Speakers Highlight 2011 Graduation Ceremonies

(May 24, 2011)

More than 10,000 high school students and students in alternative programs are graduating and receiving diplomas from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) this spring. Thirty-two schools and progra ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Monday, May 23, 2011

(May 20, 2011)

 Agenda  1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A)  6:30 p.m. 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 2011 Champions for Children Awards (A) 2.3 Recognition of the ...(more)

MCPS Has Five Schools on National High School Challenge Top 100 List

(May 20, 2011)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has once again produced impressive results on the 2011 High School Challenge released today by The Washington Post, placing it fourth among school districts in ...(more)

Thirteen MCPS Seniors Receive Broad Scholarships Totaling $250,000

(May 19, 2011)

Thirteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) high school seniors have been awarded Broad Prize college scholarships worth a total of $250,000. The scholarships, given by The Eli and Edythe Broad F ...(more)

Board of Education President Issues Statement on County Council Operating Budget Action

(May 19, 2011)

   Statement from Board of Education President Christopher Barclay on the County Council’s Action on the Fiscal Year 2012 Operating Budget  “We are extremely disappointed that the ...(more)

Board of Education Seeks Comment on Policy Regarding Individuals with Disabilities

(May 18, 2011)

Comment Sought on Policy ACG, Access to Services, Programs, and Activities by Individuals with Disabilities The Board of Education has requested community comment regarding Policy ACG, Access t ...(more)

Board of Education Approves Superintendent Contract, Discusses Family Engagement

(May 11, 2011)

The Montgomery County Board of Education held its monthly all-day meeting on Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in the Board Meeting Room of the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. You can view the ag ...(more)

Dr. Joshua P. Starr Officially Appointed as Superintendent

(May 10, 2011)

Board of Education Unanimously Selects Connecticut Educator and Approves Four-Year Contract (Updated on May 11, 2011) The Montgomery County Board of Education officially appointed Dr. Joshua P. ...(more)

Montgomery County Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, May 10

(May 06, 2011)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in the Board of Education meeting room at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The pu ...(more)

MCPS Elementary Schools to Hold Enrollment Option Meetings

(May 06, 2011)

  Seven MCPS elementary schools held or are holding meetings this month to provide information about enrollment options that may be available to parents if the schools do not meet requiremen ...(more)

MCPS Seventh Grader a "Doodle 4 Google" Finalist

(May 05, 2011)

Public Can Vote for Wood MS Student to Win $15,000 Scholarship, $25,000 for School Technology  The drawing of a seventh-grade student from Earle B. Wood Middle School was selected as a  ...(more)

Twenty-Five Students Win National Merit Scholarships; Four Win Gates Millennium

(May 04, 2011)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students continue to win scholarships for their outstanding academic performance and community involvement. Today (May 4), it was announced that 25 MCPS stu ...(more)