Browse Public Announcements for 2012 - 2013 School Year

Comment Sought on Special Education Disputes Policy

(May 03, 2013)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is requesting community input on revisions to Policy BLC, Procedures for Review and Resolution of Special Education Disputes. This policy establishes and recog ...(more)

ADVISORY: Governor to Attend Discovery Communications STEM Event at Banneker MS Wednesday

(April 30, 2013)

On Wednesday, May 1, at 1 p.m., Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, Discovery Communications President and CEO David Zaslav, and Kal Penn of Discovery Channel’s THE BIG BRAIN THEORY: PURE GEN ...(more)

Two MCPS Students Awarded Gates Millennium Scholarships

(April 29, 2013)

Two MCPS high school students have been named recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship. These good-through-graduation scholarships can be used at any accredited college or university in the Unit ...(more)

Brookhaven Elementary School Educator Named 2013-2014 MCPS Teacher of the Year

(April 25, 2013)

A kindergarten teacher at Brookhaven Elementary School is the 2013-2014 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Teacher of the Year and will now compete for Maryland Teacher of the Year. The selec ...(more)

Poolesville High School Junior Elected Next Student Member of the Board

(April 24, 2013)

Justin C. Kim, a junior at Poolesville High School, has been selected by his peers as the next Student Member of the Montgomery County Board of Education (SMOB). His term begins on July 1. All sec ...(more)

MCPS Staff, Community Members to be Honored at Champions for Children Celebration

(April 24, 2013)

Teacher of the Year to be named at April 25 event Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers, staff and community members will be honored at the 11th annual Champions for Children Awards Cele ...(more)

Board of Education Approves Guiding Tenets; Discusses Long-range Planning, School Support (Corrected)

(April 24, 2013)

NOTE: This press release is being resent with a corrected list of administrative appointments. The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Carver Educational Se ...(more)

Six MCPS Seniors Earn Corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships

(April 24, 2013)

Six Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) seniors from four high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships financed by corporations, company foundations, and other bu ...(more)

Eight MCPS High Schools Make U.S. News & World Report 'Best High Schools' List

(April 23, 2013)

Montgomery County Public Schools placed eight schools on the 2013 Best High Schools list published by U.S. News & World Report. Seven MCPS high schools received a gold medal for being among the to ...(more)

Two MCPS Schools Named National Green Ribbon Schools

(April 23, 2013)

Cedar Grove and Summit Hall elementary schools have been selected as recipients of the 2013 Green Ribbon Schools Award. They are among a total of 64 winning schools from across the nation. The Gree ...(more)

Four MCPS Students Win Junior Achievement Essay Contest

(April 22, 2013)

Four Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been selected as winners in the 2012 Junior Achievement Essay Competition, including one who has been named the grand prize winner. Daniel ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, April 23

(April 19, 2013)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., with publ ...(more)

“5th Grade Challenge” Events to Support MCPS Educational Foundation

(April 17, 2013)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Educational Foundation will hold the first of three “Are You Up to the 5th Grade Challenge” events on Thursday, April 18. The fun events will test local ...(more)

MCPS Rises to the "High School Challenge"

(April 15, 2013)

Four MCPS high schools among top 100 in the nation Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) placed four schools among the nation’s top 100 in The Washington Post High School Challenge. All 25 MCPS h ...(more)

Eleven MCPS Students Receive National Achievement Scholarships

(April 11, 2013)

Eleven high school seniors from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have been selected as 2013 National Achievement Scholarship winners by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. This highly s ...(more)