Browse Public Announcements for 2002 - 2003 School Year

Applicants Sought for School Ethics Advisory Panel

(March 24, 2003)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill one vacancy on its three-member Ethics Panel for a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2003. Applicants must be Montgomery County resident ...(more)

Call-In Program on School Emergency Preparedness

(March 24, 2003)

Viewpoint: Preparing for Emergencies, a live call-in television program, will air on Montgomery County Public Schools Cable Channel 34 on Tuesday, April 1, from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. Parents and commu ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on March 24

(March 21, 2003)

7:00 p.m. Closed Session 7:30 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 National Week of the Young Child (A) 1.3 Arab American Heritage Month (A) 1.4 Update on Legisla ...(more)

Scholarship Fund to Help Sniper Victims' Children

(March 21, 2003)

Sixteen school-age children who lost a parent as the result of the sniper attacks in Montgomery County last October are to benefit from a campaign to raise funds for educational scholarships. The chi ...(more)

Voter Support for Schools Improves Significantly

(March 21, 2003)

A new poll released this week by the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute shows that voter attitude towards public education in Montgomery County has improved significantly since November 2000, wi ...(more)

Public Forum on Strategic Plan Changed to April 2

(March 20, 2003)

The community forum to review and comment on the strategic plan being developed for the Montgomery County Public Schools has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 2, 2003, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in th ...(more)

Cyber Café Opens at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

(March 20, 2003)

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, March 25, at 7:00 p.m. will mark the opening of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School’s Cyber Café, a new learning environment made possible through school and communi ...(more)

Meeting on Consortium Options Scheduled

(March 20, 2003)

A public information meeting on base area options for Downcounty Consortium high schools will be held Wednesday, April 2, 7:30-9:30 p.m., at Montgomery Blair High School. MCPS planning staff has be ...(more)

Further Limits on School Trips Initiated

(March 19, 2003)

Principals of the Montgomery County Public Schools were informed today [Wednesday, March 19] that further restrictions are being implemented for field trips and other school-sponsored trips involving ...(more)

Conference to Focus on Needs of GT/LD Students

(March 19, 2003)

Programs and strategies for gifted, underachieving students are the topics of a national conference cosponsored by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Montgomery College, and the Association of E ...(more)

Volunteers Wanted for Summer Learning Program

(March 18, 2003)

Volunteers are needed for this summer’s Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO) program, “Summer Adventures in Learning.” This will be the second summer of operation for the program, which will serve ...(more)

$31 Million Funding Shortfall Prompts Impact List

(March 17, 2003)

The Montgomery County Public Schools is facing a potential shortfall of more than $31 million in next year’s budget, based on figures released today, and the sheer size of the “funding gap” has prompt ...(more)

Draft Strategic Plan Undergoing Public Review

(March 17, 2003)

The development of a multi-year strategic plan for the Montgomery County Public Schools—that builds on the planning and reform initiatives of the past three years—is under way as the school system add ...(more)

Student Places Third in Intel Science Search

(March 17, 2003)

Montgomery Blair High School senior Anatoly Preygel’s research on knot theory won him third place in the nation in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search competition. In a March 11 awards cere ...(more)

Pre-K Registration Scheduled through June 7

(March 17, 2003)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has begun the registration period for both the Head Start pre-kindergarten program and the MCPS pre-kindergarten program for income-eligible children who will b ...(more)