Browse Public Announcements for 2001 - 2002 School Year

Comments Requested on Revised Parent Involvement Policy

(May 24, 2002)

Proposed revisions to the policy on parental involvement have been tentatively adopted for community comment by the Board of Education to ensure that there are successful strategies in place in every ...(more)

Technology Consortium Showcases Teachers' Research Projects

(May 24, 2002)

Thirty secondary school teachers from schools in Montgomery, Baltimore, and Prince George’s counties recently presented technology research projects at the Action Research Gallery Walk held at Silver ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda for May 28

(May 24, 2002)

7:30 p.m. Closed Session 8:00 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Recognition of Students in the Superintendent’s Leadership Program (R) 8:15 Public Comments 8: ...(more)

Enrollment Report Shows Increasing Number of International Students

(May 23, 2002)

The number of international students enrolling in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) continues to grow, according to a recent enrollment report. The International Student Admissions Office pro ...(more)

Wootton High School Named National Blue Ribbon School

(May 22, 2002)

Thomas S. Wootton High School was named today by the U.S. Department of Education as one of 172 middle and high schools nationwide and one of four in Maryland to receive the 2002 award as a National B ...(more)

High School Graduation Ceremonies and Speakers are Scheduled

(May 22, 2002)

Nearly 8,800 high school students and students in alternative programs are graduating and receiving diplomas from the Montgomery County Public Schools this spring. Twenty-nine schools have scheduled ...(more)

Art Work by High School Seniors on Exhibit at Montgomery College

(May 22, 2002)

Paintings, drawings, and other works of art created by high school seniors in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be on display from May 28 through July 3 at the Rockville Campus of Montgomer ...(more)

Hearing High School Students Present Sign Language Performance

(May 21, 2002)

Music in Motion, a performing troupe of hearing students from Thomas S. Wootton and Quince Orchard high schools will present "The Night Show," an interpretation of songs in American Sign Language (ASL ...(more)

Cornerstone Ceremony Marks Completion of Student-Built House

(May 20, 2002)

A Cornerstone Ceremony will mark the completion of a house built by students in the construction trades program at Thomas Edison High School of Technology in cooperation with the Montgomery County Stu ...(more)

Annual ESOL Awards Day to be Held on May 18

(May 16, 2002)

The annual English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Awards Day will be held on Saturday, May 18, from 9:30 a.m. until noon at the John F. Kennedy High School auditorium in Silver Spring. This ...(more)

Highlights of May 14 Board of Education Meeting

(May 15, 2002)

The Board of Education met yesterday [May 14] and, among other items, approved a Memorandum of Understanding regarding Educational Facilities Officers, tentatively approved a policy on Parental Involv ...(more)

African American Festival to Recognize Student Achievement

(May 15, 2002)

The thirteenth annual African American Festival of Academic Excellence will be held on Saturday, May 18, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Montgomery Blair High School. The focus of the festival is to ...(more)

Volunteers Needed for Summer Extended Learning Program

(May 15, 2002)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) needs approximately 400 volunteer tutors to assist teachers in a new program, “Summer Adventures in Learning,” which will be offered in 18 selected elementary s ...(more)

Board Appoints New Principals, Administrator

(May 14, 2002)

The Board of Education today [Tuesday, May 14] approved the following principal and administrative appointments: * Lawrence Chep, currently principal of Darnestown Elementary School, as principal ...(more)

Public Hearing on Computer and Network Security in Schools

(May 14, 2002)

A public hearing has been scheduled by the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to receive community comments on proposed revisions to the administrative regulation governing student and staff use ...(more)