Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

County Executive Supports Board's Budget Request

(March 18, 2004)

County Executive Douglas M. Duncan has strongly endorsed the Board of Education's initial operating budget request of nearly $1.6 billion for next year in his recommendations presented this week [Mond ...(more)

Kindergarten Orientation Begins on March 22

(March 17, 2004)

Montgomery County Public Schools will hold the 2004 kindergarten orientation program from Monday, March 22, through Friday, May 28. Special registration and orientation programs are scheduled at elem ...(more)

Drinking Water Testing Limited to Sample of Schools

(March 17, 2004)

The list of schools undergoing testing of drinking water for elevated levels of lead is limited to just 20 facilities as a representative sample of facilities built prior to 1986. It is not an ex ...(more)

Tests of Drinking Water Includes 20 Older Schools

(March 16, 2004)

Water samples were taken today [Tuesday, March 16] at the first of 20 public school sites in Montgomery County as part of an interagency effort to identify any potential problems of lead in school dri ...(more)

Effort to Verify Residency Begins in 8th Grade

(March 16, 2004)

Parents of all eighth grade students are being asked this month to update their verification of residency in Montgomery County as part of an effort to ensure that students are bona fide residents or p ...(more)

Finalists Chosen for Student Board of Educ. Member

(March 12, 2004)

Two finalists for student member of the Board of Education were chosen on March 11 by 243 voting middle and high school delegates attending the Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) Nominati ...(more)

Technology Programs at Ten Schools Featured

(March 12, 2004)

Outstanding technology programs at individual schools, as well as system wide technology innovations, will be the focus of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) District Site Visit to Montgome ...(more)

Andrew Young to Speak on Reform in Montgomery Cnty.

(March 12, 2004)

Former mayor of Atlanta, congressman, and United Nations ambassador Andrew Young will address the annual meeting of the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE) on Monday morning, M ...(more)

State Honors Maryland NCLB Blue Ribbon Schools

(March 12, 2004)

Carderock Springs Elementary School was among six schools honored at a state dinner March 8 in celebration of their status as Maryland's No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Schools. Carderock Springs wa ...(more)

Educ. Technology Showcased at MCPS Site Visits

(March 11, 2004)

Educators from across the United States will have an opportunity to view the Integrated Quality Management System (IQMS) and other technology efforts of Montgomery County Public Schools at a district ...(more)

Five Service Learning Fellows are Named

(March 11, 2004)

Five outstanding Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) educators were inducted into Maryland's statewide Service-Learning Fellows Program March 10 as the 12th Maryland Student Service Alliance class ...(more)

Updated Reference Book Profiles Individual Schools

(March 11, 2004)

A highly detailed and comprehensive profile of individual schools -- featuring information about enrollment, staffing, facilities, capital budget, student outcome measures, and operating costs -- has ...(more)

Board Approves $9 Million MS Magnet Grant Proposal

(March 10, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [March 9] and, among other items, approved tentative contract agreements with two employee associations. The Board also approved the submission of a grant proposa ...(more)

Board Amends Budget to Include 2% Raise for Staff

(March 09, 2004)

The Board of Education today [Tuesday, March 9] approved a $20.7 million amendment to the Fiscal Year 2005 operating budget request that would fund tentative contract agreements featuring a 2-percent ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Tuesday, March 9, 2004

(March 05, 2004)

Agenda for March 9, 2004* 9:00 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Items of Legislation (A) 1.3 Board/Superintendent Comments (D) ...(more)