Browse Public Announcements for 2021 - 2022 School Year

Board of Education Condemns Online Harassment of Student Member of the Board

(February 28, 2022)

The Board of Education is aware of and is appalled by the recent insulting and inappropriate language directed at  Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Hana O’Looney. Recent postings on Twitt ...(more)

El Consejo de Educación abordará el mandato del uso de mascarillas de MCPS en la reunión del 8 de marzo.

(February 26, 2022)

Se anticipa que el Consejo de Educación del Condado de Montgomery, en su reunión de negocios del 8 de marzo, votará para hacer que las máscaras sean opcionales en las insta ...(more)

Board of Education to Address MCPS Mask Mandate at March 8 Meeting

(February 26, 2022)

It is anticipated that the Montgomery County Board of Education, at its March 8 business meeting, will vote to make masks optional in MCPS facilities. This action is based on the Maryland Joint Commit ...(more)

Board Tentatively Adopts $2.96 Billion Operating Budget

(February 24, 2022)

Budget Request will Allow the District to Address Learning Disruption and Student Well-Being, Expand Early Childhood Education and Provide Critical Supports in Schools  By a unanimous vote the ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Business Meeting, Thursday, Feb. 24

(February 24, 2022)

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting on Thursday, February 24, 2022. Closed session will begin at 1:00 p.m. Public agenda items will begin at 3:30 p.m.  The meeting will be cable ...(more)

Nominations Open for Distinguished Service to Public Education Awards

(February 23, 2022)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking nominations from the public for its 25th Annual Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education. The awards are sponsored by the Board to recog ...(more)

Community Message: Mask Mandate Update for Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022

(February 22, 2022)

Today, Tuesday, February 22, 2022, the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) voted to rescind its emergency mask mandate. A joint legislative committee must approve the decision and determine ...(more)

Student Member of the Board Finalists Identified

(February 18, 2022)

Ibrahima (Baba) Cisse, a junior at Albert Einstein High School, and Arvin Kim, a junior at Walt Whitman High School, are the two finalists for the 45th Student Member of the Board. Elections will be h ...(more)

Media Advisory: MCPS High School First to Be Named Safe Schools Maryland Gold School

(February 15, 2022)

Paint Branch High School is the first high school in the state to be recognized as a Safe Schools Maryland Gold School. The school completed the requirements to be named a Maryland Gold School in the ...(more)

Board of Education Appoints Superintendent of Schools; Hears Update on Recruitment Efforts and Initiatives; Takes Tentative Action on School Naming Policy; Discusses Recommended Positions on Legislation; Hears Update on MCPS Operations; and Makes Administrative Appointments

(February 15, 2022)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) conducted a business meeting on Tuesday, February 8, 2022. During the meeting, the Board appointed a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) superinten ...(more)

Board of Education Announces Appointment of Dr. Monifa B. McKnight as Superintendent of Schools

(February 08, 2022)

The Montgomery County Board of Education today voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Monifa B. McKnight as superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). Dr. McKnight, who currently serves as ...(more)

Media Advisory: Montgomery County Board of Education to Discuss Superintendent Selection

(February 07, 2022)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will vote on its appointment of the superintendent of schools during its Feb. 8 meeting. The appointment is contingent upon contract negotiations and approval ...(more)

UPDATE: Online Threats to MCPS Schools Now Deemed Non-Credible

(February 04, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and Montgomery County Police (MCPD) have been made aware of a number of online threats being made toward schools in Montgomery County. These threats have includ ...(more)

UPDATE: MCPS Schools Close on Time; After-School and Evening Activities Canceled, Today, Jan. 28.

(January 28, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools will close at the regularly scheduled time today, Friday, Jan. 28. All after-school and evening school and community activities in school buildings are canceled. Child ...(more)