Browse Public Announcements for 2009 - 2010 School Year

Student Transfer Application Season Begins February 1

(January 20, 2010)

Montgomery County parents who wish to request a Change of School Assignment (COSA) for their children from their home school may begin the process during the upcoming transfer season—February 1 throug ...(more)

Board Discusses Achievement Gap, Parent Involvement Policy

(January 15, 2010)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, January 12, and, among other items, discussed the Deputy’s Minority Academic Achievement Council Report and took tentative action on the revise ...(more)

County Executive Announces $1.5 Billion in School Construction

(January 15, 2010)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today unveiled his six-year capital construction budget, which includes funding for 99 percent of the projects requested by the Board of Education. Mr. Le ...(more)

Fifteen MCPS Students Named Intel Science Search Semifinalists

(January 14, 2010)

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are semifinalists in the 2010 Intel Science Talent Search, one of the nation’s most rigorous and prestigious science competitions for high scho ...(more)

Ten MCPS Students Earn Full-Tuition Scholarships from The Posse Foundation

(January 12, 2010)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) seniors have won 10 Posse Scholarships—four year, full-tuition scholarships worth more than $100,000 each. The Posse Foundation, a college access and youth lead ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Tuesday, January 12, 2010

(January 11, 2010)

Agenda 9:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance (A) 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 African American History Mont ...(more)

Schools Open Two Hours Late Jan. 8, Administrative Offices Open

(January 08, 2010)

Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late today (Jan. 8) due to emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morn ...(more)

Eighty-five MCPS Educators Attain National Board Certification in 2009

(January 07, 2010)

Total Number in MCPS Now Reaches 528 Eighty-five educators in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) in 200 ...(more)

Rockville High School Named 2010 Grammy Signature School Finalist

(January 06, 2010)

The Rockville High School Music Department has been named a finalist for the 2010 Grammy Signature Schools program. Rockville is one of 140 finalists nationwide, four within the state of Maryland and ...(more)

MCPS Recognized with National Award for Green Cleaning Practices

(January 05, 2010)

Division of School Plant Operations Receives Kudos for Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Practices in School Buildings Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is one of two school districts nationw ...(more)

Nine MCPS Students Win Junior Achievement Scholarships

(December 17, 2009)

This fall, Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area invited high school students from the Greater Washington region to compete for scholarships by writing an essay on the topic, “How can Greate ...(more)

Professional Musicians Team with MCPS Students in Holiday Concerts

(December 15, 2009)

Violinist with Baltimore Symphony Directs Wheaton High School Orchestra Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Assistant Principal Violist Christian Colberg will direct the Wheaton High School Philharmon ...(more)

Northwood HS is NSCAA Soccer Team Academic Award Winner

(December 15, 2009)

Northwood High School in Silver Spring is one of only 68 schools nationwide (and three in the state of Maryland) that has earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academi ...(more)

Montgomery Blair High School Team Wins Knowledge Master Open

(December 14, 2009)

A team of approximately 160 students from Montgomery Blair High School finished in first place among 678 high schools in the 53rd Knowledge Master Open (KMO), the largest high school academic tourname ...(more)

Board of Education Recommends New Elementary School Site

(December 09, 2009)

Board Discusses Update on Science Curriculum and Elects Officers The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, December 8, and, among other items, recommended an alternative site for a n ...(more)