Browse Public Announcements for Current School Year

Fairland Elementary Teacher Surprised with National Teaching Award

(January 11, 2023)

Dion Jones becomes the nation’s latest Milken Educator Award recipient and winner of $25,000 For full bio, photos and videos, visit Milken Educator Award Profile. Tenacious, life-changing ...(more)

Media Advisory: Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Opening of Food Pantry at Weller Road Elementary School

(January 11, 2023)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will celebrate the opening of its fourth food pantry at a community school with a ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m.  The food pantry at W ...(more)

Media Advisory: MCPS Teachers to Help Inform Future Instructional Technologies

(January 05, 2023)

A device showcase for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers is being held Friday, Jan. 6. The showcase will inform future purchases and align new technologies with classroom needs.  ...(more)

Thirteen MCPS Students Receive Full-Tuition Posse Scholarships

(January 04, 2023)

Thirteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year college scholarships from the Posse Foundation. The Posse program identifies public ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: Availability with MCPS Superintendent to Discuss Historic FY 2024 Operating Budget Proposal

(December 20, 2022)

A Needs-Based Budget Recommendation Focused on Moving Past COVID-19 Impacts December 20, 2022 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Monifa B. McKnight invites the media to a ...(more)

Comunicado de Prensa - Superintendente Recomienda Presupuesto Operativo de $3.2 Mil Millones

(December 20, 2022)

La recomendación del presupuesto operativo para el año fiscal 2024 busca un aumento del 8 % Fortalece el enfoque del distrito en la excelencia académica al realizar inversiones ...(more)

Superintendent Recommends $3.2 Billion Operating Budget

(December 19, 2022)

Fiscal Year 2024 Operating Budget Recommendation Seeks 8% Increase Strengthens the District's Focus on Academic Excellence by Making Key Investments in Early Childhood Learning, Dual-Language L ...(more)

Statement from Superintendent Dr. Monifa B. McKnight Concerning Antisemitic Graffiti at Walt Whitman High School

(December 17, 2022)

MCPS is deeply disturbed and saddened by the antisemitic graffiti found outside of Walt Whitman High School. MCPS’ mission is to foster an inclusive and welcoming environment that celebrates the ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: MCPS Superintendent Monifa McKnight to Release Fiscal Year 2024 Operating Budget Recommendation Monday, Dec. 19

(December 16, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Monifa B. McKnight will present her Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Operating Budget recommendation on Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. WHAT: Superintendent&rsquo ...(more)

MCPS, including Virtual Academy, will open two hours late Thursday, Dec. 15.

(December 14, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools, including the MCPS Virtual Academy, will open two hours late Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, due to anticipated emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on ...(more)

Board of Education Elects New Officers; Adopts 2023-2024 School Year Calendar; and Discusses Overview of Superintendent’s Recommended Fiscal Year 2024 Operating Budget

(December 13, 2022)

The Montgomery County Board of Education (Board) held a business meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. During the meeting, the Board elected new officers, adopted the 2023-2024 school year calendar, a ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: MCPS and Partners Raise Awareness on Dangers of Fentanyl/ Demonstrate Narcan Administration

(December 12, 2022)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and County partners to discuss dangerous trend in substance use and how the school community is responding. This will include a demonstration of administering N ...(more)

MCPS Expands Communications Leadership Team

(December 07, 2022)

Additional Staff Members Will Support Districtwide Communication Priorities In order to provide more robust system-wide media relations, proactive storytelling, news, crisis communications and mark ...(more)

Board Approves 2023-2024 School Year Calendar

(December 07, 2022)

At its Dec. 6 business meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Education approved the school year calendar for 2023-2024. The calendar is responsive to community input by offering limited instructiona ...(more)

Board of Education to Hold Business Meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022

(December 06, 2022)

The Board of Education will hold its business meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022. The election of board officers will occur at 9:00 a.m., followed by closed session at approximately 9:10 a.m. Public age ...(more)