Browse Public Announcements for 2002 - 2003 School Year

Students Present Research at HHMI Symposium

(May 06, 2003)

Eighteen outstanding student scientists will present results of medical research they have conducted this year through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at a dinner symposium held at the Howard ...(more)

Conference to Focus on Parent Outreach

(May 06, 2003)

The second annual Parent Outreach Conference sponsored by the Montgomery County Public Schools Family and Community Partnerships Unit will by held on Thursday, May 8, at the University of Maryland Sha ...(more)

Finalists Named for County Teacher of the Year

(May 05, 2003)

The four finalists for the Montgomery County Teacher of the Year will be among 24 individuals honored at the Champions for Children Awards Gala on Wednesday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bethesda Marrio ...(more)

Seventeen More Students are Merit Scholars

(May 01, 2003)

Seventeen students have won $2,500 National Merit Scholarships after meeting rigorous academic standards and other criteria. The latest announcement brings the number of Merit scholars from Montgomery ...(more)

Gala to Feature Teacher of the Year Selection

(May 01, 2003)

The annual Champions for Children Awards Gala on May 7 honoring individuals and organizations that have been outstanding supporters of education in Montgomery County has been expanded this year. The e ...(more)

Eight Students Receive National Writing Awards

(April 30, 2003)

Eight local students were among 16 throughout Maryland recognized by Maryland Lieutenant Governor Michael S. Steele, State Superintendent of Schools Nancy S. Grasmick, and members of the Maryland Stat ...(more)

Surveys of School Environment Available on Web

(April 30, 2003)

A new source of information about schools for parents, students, and other interested community members is available on the System of Shared Accountability (SSA) web site for Montgomery County Public ...(more)

Rigorous HS Exams Correlate to High State Results

(April 29, 2003)

High school students last spring who scored as low as a “C” on the semester final exams in Algebra, Geometry, and Biology for the Montgomery County Public Schools scored higher, on average, than 60 pe ...(more)

First Aid Training for Elementary & High School Staff

(April 29, 2003)

The American Red Cross training in first aid for school-based staff on Saturday, May 10, has been expanded to include all staff in elementary and high schools, following its recruitment of middle scho ...(more)

Title I Meetings on School Options Begin This Week

(April 28, 2003)

Parent meetings on the enrollment options available next year in response to requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 are being held beginning this week at the 10 federally funded Title I ...(more)

MCPS Honored for Financial Reporting Excellence

(April 28, 2003)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for excellence in the preparation and issuance of the fiscal year end 2002 school system ...(more)

Eight Students Are Corporate Merit Scholars

(April 28, 2003)

Eight Montgomery County Public Schools students have won corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships financed by companies, foundations, and other business organizations. The students are among ...(more)

Comment Sought on Curricular Expenses Policy

(April 28, 2003)

The Board of Education is seeking public comment on revisions to a policy on curricular expenses for students, which originally had been called “out-of-pocket expenses for students.” The revised ...(more)

Most High School Seniors Plan to Attend College

(April 25, 2003)

Most high school seniors last year in the class of 2002 said they planned to attend college, either as full-time or part-time students at four-year or two-year academic institutions, and they reported ...(more)

Policy on Student Expenses Revised for Comment

(April 24, 2003)

The Board of Education has tentatively approved for public comment a revision to Policy JNA, “Out-of-Pocket Expenses of Students.” The revision includes renaming the policy “Curricular Expenses for S ...(more)