Browse Public Announcements for 2001 - 2002 School Year

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Rededication on April 28

(April 23, 2002)

The historic 76-year-old Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in downtown Bethesda will rededicate its newly modernized school building on Sunday, April 28, from 4:00 to 6:45 p.m. * A dedication cere ...(more)

New State Aid to Fund More Full-Day K, Reduced Class Sizes

(April 22, 2002)

The Board of Education tonight [Monday, April 22] approved plans to significantly expand full-day kindergarten and class size reductions in elementary schools, along with other critical initiatives ne ...(more)

Live Call-in TV Program on Maryland High School Assessments

(April 22, 2002)

Viewpoint: Maryland High School Assessments, a live call-in television program, will air on Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Cable Channel 34 on Monday, May 6, from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Co ...(more)

“Celebrating Differences” Program at Darnestown Elementary

(April 22, 2002)

Darnestown Elementary School’s 14th annual “Celebrating Differences” program will feature Mattie Stepanek, a young poet with muscular dystrophy who has published several volumes of his work. Stepan ...(more)

Board of Education Agenda Revised for Monday, April 22

(April 18, 2002)

The agenda for the Board of Education meeting has been revised to include discussion and action items on operating budget amendments (Item 4.0) and school facility officers (Item 5.0). Other items ha ...(more)

Focus on Successful Technology Volunteer Programs in Schools

(April 17, 2002)

A press event will focus on the important role played by businesses and community members in enhancing the use of technology in schools, highlight successful collaborations currently taking place, and ...(more)

School Visual Arts Fair Opens at White Flint Mall on April 24

(April 16, 2002)

The Montgomery County Public Schools’ annual Elementary and Middle School Arts Fair opens at White Flint Mall on April 24 at 6:00 p.m., and closes at 6:00 p.m. on April 28, 2002. Student visual ar ...(more)

Churchill High School Celebrates Building Rededication

(April 16, 2002)

After completion of a two- and one-half year modernization, the Winston Churchill High School community will celebrate the rededication of the school facilities on Sunday, April 21, 2002. The event w ...(more)

Surrogates Sought in Planning Students’ Special Education Programs

(April 15, 2002)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Department of Special Education is seeking parent surrogates to help students with disabilities through the special education decision-making process. A pa ...(more)

Blair Student Mentors Help Improve Writing Skills of Younger Students

(April 15, 2002)

Three students from the Communication Arts Program (CAP) at Montgomery Blair High School will demonstrate the volunteer program they devised that uses email to help elementary age children at nearby P ...(more)

Wootton Open House Features MCPS Biotechnology Program

(April 12, 2002)

Executives and scientists from biotechnology corporations and agencies throughout Montgomery County have been invited to an open house at Thomas S. Wootton High School on Tuesday, April 16, at 8:30 a. ...(more)

Multicultural Youth Summit at Richard Montgomery High School

(April 11, 2002)

A free multicultural youth summit for all Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students in grades 9-12 will be held on Saturday, April 13, at Richard Montgomery High School. The event will begin at ...(more)

Rock Creek Valley Elementary School Rededication Ceremony

(April 09, 2002)

The Rock Creek Valley Elementary School community will celebrate the rededication of the school building on Sunday, April 14, at 5121 Russett Road in Rockville. An open house will be held from 2:0 ...(more)

Science Teacher Wins Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award

(April 08, 2002)

Dorothy J. Harris, science teacher at Quince Orchard High School, has received a 2002 Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award from the Washington Post. She is among 20 winners of the prestigious award, ...(more)

Career and Technology Expo to Focus on Rigor and Relevance

(April 08, 2002)

Students, educators, and business and community leaders from throughout the region will participate in a Rigor, Relevance, and Restructure Expo and awards ceremony on Saturday, April 13, from 8:00 a.m ...(more)