Browse Public Announcements for 1999 - 2000 School Year

Board Meeting Summary -- February 8, 2000 Board Approves Amended Fiscal Year 2001 Operating Budget Proposal, Reviews Reports on Early Childhood Initiatives and Curriculum Revision

(February 09, 2000)

The Board of Education met yesterday [Tuesday, February 8] and, among other items, approved the Fiscal Year 2001 operating budget as amended. The Board discussed Policy IFB, "Citizen Review of Curricu ...(more)

New Initiative Underway to Align Public and Private Services to Help Children Prepare for Kindergarten

(February 08, 2000)

A unique initiative to align government, education, and private services in Montgomery County to prepare young children for success in Kindergarten is underway, with a focus on the medical, social, an ...(more)

Board Adopts FY 2001 Budget Request Board Approves Reduction in Large Classes, Expands Peer Mediation, and Funds Employee Contracts in New Budget

(February 08, 2000)

The Board of Education today [Tuesday, February 8] unanimously approved a request of $1.2 billion next year for the operating budget of the Montgomery County Public Schools, adding new funding request ...(more)

School System's Braille Transcriber Translates Textbooks and Other Materials for Visually Impaired Students

(February 07, 2000)

In an office at Rock Creek Valley Elementary School, Laura Grove pores over textbooks, gathers snippets of felt, wool and other materials, and operates sophisticated equipment and computer software th ...(more)

Tentative Three-Year Contract for Administrative and Supervisory Staff Gains Association Approval

(February 07, 2000)

[The following is a joint statement of the Board of Education and the Montgomery County Association of Administrative and Supervisory Personnel]The membership of the Montgomery County Association of A ...(more)

State Superintendent Grants Waiver for Two Closures During Emergencies, Provides Room for More Snow Days

(February 04, 2000)

Maryland State Superintendent of Schools Nancy Grasmick has excused two days in which Montgomery County Public Schools were closed during a hurricane and a blizzard, allowing the two days to be used i ...(more)

Seventy-four Innovative Projects Receive Grants Totaling Almost $46,000 in Annual Education Foundation Awards Program

(February 01, 2000)

Grants totaling $45,874.03 have been awarded to Montgomery County Public Schools staff for 74 innovative projects to enhance education for children, setting a record in both the number of grants and d ...(more)

Student at Richard Montgomery High School Among Five Candidates for Student Member of the State Board of Education

(February 01, 2000)

Kathy Belendiuk from Richard Montgomery High School has advanced to the final round of screening for the position of student member of the Maryland State Board of Education. She is one of five student ...(more)

Volunteers to Staff 'Parent Warmline' are Needed to Respond to Parents' Questions on Raising Children

(January 27, 2000)

Volunteers are needed to staff the Parent Warmline, a free telephone consultation service for parents who have questions about their child's behavior or development. Volunteers work from their homes, ...(more)

GE Information Services Open House to Feature Sculptures by Advanced Studio Art Students from Springbrook High School

(January 27, 2000)

GE Information Services Global Headquarters is sponsoring an open house art exhibit entitled "Technology Interpreted" featuring works by Springbrook High School students on Monday, January 31, from 8: ...(more)

Three High School Students Named Finalists in 59th Annual Intel Science Talent Search

(January 27, 2000)

two from Montgomery Blair High School and one from Quince Orchard High School -- have been named finalists in the 59th annual Intel Science Talent Search. The local students are among 40 national fina ...(more)

Board Meetings During Weather Emergencies

(January 27, 2000)

In light of this week's experience, please be advised that in the event of inclement weather in the future that necessitates the closing of central offices, any Board meeting scheduled for that day wi ...(more)

Facts on Snow Days

(January 26, 2000)

Total snow days scheduled for 1999-2000 school year: 4 Total snow days used thus far: 3Remaining snow days: 1Impact of using more than 4 snow days: See below.If schools are closed: 5 days, the school ...(more)

Tentative Contract Agreements Reached By Board of Education and Two Employee Organizations, MCAASP and MCCSSE

(January 21, 2000)

Joint Announcement by Board of Education of Montgomery County Montgomery County Association of Administrative and Supervisory Personnel Montgomery County Council of Supporting Services Employees ...(more)

Board of Education Seeks Applicants for Career and Technology Education Advisory Council

(January 21, 2000)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking applicants to fill two vacancies on the Career and Technology Education Advisory Council.Applicants must be Montgomery County residents. Members ser ...(more)