Browse Public Announcements for 2009 - 2010 School Year

Key MS Principal Wins Distinguished Educational Leader Award

(April 06, 2010)

Eric L. Minus, principal of Francis Scott Key Middle School in Silver Spring, has been named the Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leader for Montgomery County. Since he became principal o ...(more)

Blake High School English Teacher is Agnes Meyer Award Winner

(April 06, 2010)

The Agnes Meyer award is presented annually to one outstanding teacher from each Washington metropolitan area school district by The Washington Post Company Educational Foundation. This year’s Montgom ...(more)

Strathmore To Host 10,000 Fifth Graders for Student Concerts

(April 01, 2010)

Strathmore opens its doors to all fifth grade students from Montgomery County Public Schools on April 7, 8, and 9, 2010. The Strathmore Student Concerts in the Music Center at Strathmore’s Concert Hal ...(more)

MCPS Named a Finalist for $1 Million Broad Prize for Urban Education

(April 01, 2010)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has been named a finalist for the prestigious Broad Prize for Urban Education, giving MCPS students access to as much as $1 million in college scholarships. The ...(more)

Twenty-Five Edison Students Medal at State SkillsUSA Competition

(March 30, 2010)

Six Thomas Edison High School of Technology students were awarded gold medals at the annual Maryland State SkillsUSA awards ceremony on March 27 held at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. ...(more)

Comment Sought on Policy on Framework for High School Education

(March 29, 2010)

The Board of Education has requested community comment regarding its Policy IED, Framework and Structure of High School Education. The policy sets forth guidelines to staff and community for the organ ...(more)

MCPS Educational Foundation To Hold Fundraising Gala in April

(March 26, 2010)

The Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation, Inc. (MCPS EF) will hold its first annual Black & White Gala at the Doubletree Hotel, 8120 Wisconsin Avenue in Bethesda, on Friday, ...(more)

Board Seeks Student Applicants for Family Life Advisory Committee

(March 24, 2010)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking two public high school students to serve on its Family Life and Human Development Advisory Committee. The committee serves in an advisory capacity t ...(more)

Board of Education Seeks Applicant To Fill Position on Ethics Panel

(March 23, 2010)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill one vacancy on its five-member Ethics Panel. The vacancy is for a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2010. Applicants must be Montgomery ...(more)

Board of Education Approves Maintenance of Effort Waiver Resolution

(March 23, 2010)

Board Also Discusses Parent Engagement Programs, Takes Tentative Action on High School Education Policy The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Monday, March 22, and, among other items, app ...(more)

Students Receive Special Invitation to White House Easter Egg Roll

(March 23, 2010)

Students from two elementary schools in Montgomery County will be among other students in the region to experience the excitement of participating in the 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll on April 5, t ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Monday, March 22, 2010

(March 19, 2010)

Following is a revised agenda for the March 22 meeting of the Board of Education, adding item 7.0. Agenda 5:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 6:00 ...(more)

Montgomery County Celebrates the Month of the Young Child

(March 19, 2010)

April is the Month of the Young Child (MOYC) in Montgomery County. A number of special activities and events have been planned around the theme, “Happy, Healthy, and Learning Every Day.” Upcoming ...(more)

State Grants Waiver for Five Snow Days; Classes End on Schedule

(March 17, 2010)

Maryland State Superintendent Nancy Grasmick has granted a five-day waiver to Montgomery County Public Schools, meaning the district will not have to make up the snow days that resulted from back-to ...(more)

Young Professionals Conference Provides Students with Career Tips

(March 15, 2010)

The Ninth Annual Young Professionals Conference will be held on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), beginning at 8 a.m. Sponsors of this student-centered event are t ...(more)