Browse Public Announcements for 2008 - 2009 School Year

MCPS Unions Agree to Forego Wage Increases Next Year

(December 04, 2008)

Recognizing the dire financial situation facing the county, state and nation, the Montgomery County Public Schools’ employee associations reached a tentative agreement with the Montgomery County Board ...(more)

Board of Education To Hold Closed Session on December 3

(December 02, 2008)

In accordance with public notification requirements, the Montgomery County Board of Education announces that it will meet in closed session on Wednesday, December 3, beginning at 7 p.m., in Room 120 o ...(more)

New Board of Education Members To Be Sworn In Dec. 4

(December 01, 2008)

Swearing-In Ceremony for Newly Elected Members of the Board of Education Set for December 4 Retiring Members of the Board Abrams and Cox Also Will Be Honored Newly elected members of the Board o ...(more)

Comment Sought on Strategic Planning Policy

(November 24, 2008)

The Board of Education has requested community comment regarding its Policy AEB, Strategic Planning for Continuous Improvement. This policy establishes the commitment to strategic planning for continu ...(more)

Schools, Police, and State's Attorney's Office Launch CyberSafety Program

(November 21, 2008)

Schools, Police, and State’s Attorney’s Office Unite to Provide Parents and Students with Information about Internet Safety and Ways to Protect against CyberBullying “My parents have no clue wha ...(more)

Board of Education Adopts Capital Budget, Two Boundary Changes

(November 21, 2008)

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved a FY 2010 Capital Budget appropriation request totaling $200.7 million and an amended FY 2009–2014 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) request totaling ...(more)

Dismissal will be Impacted for Schools in Vicinity of Police Search Area

(November 20, 2008)

Dismissal will be Impacted for Schools in Vicinity of Police Search Area Due to an ongoing police investigation for suspects from an area bank robbery today, the Montgomery County Police Department ...(more)

MCPS High Schools Fare Well on 2008 AYP Report

(November 14, 2008)

Twenty-four of the 25 public high schools in Montgomery County met all of their Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) school performance targets for 2008. One school, Watkins Mill High School, missed meeting ...(more)

Expansion Management Magazine Rates MCPS

(November 13, 2008)

Businesses continue to think that Montgomery County is a great place for employees’ children to attend public schools. This year, for the 13th year in a row, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) ha ...(more)

10,000 MCPS Students to Attend Concerts at Strathmore

(November 13, 2008)

For the fifth consecutive year, The Music Center at Strathmore opens its doors on November 18, 19, and 20, 2008 as all Grade 2 students from Montgomery County Public Schools have the opportunity to at ...(more)

Board of Education Sets Calendar for 2009–10 School Year

(November 12, 2008)

Board of Education Approves Legislative Platform, Sets Calendar for 2009–10 School Year   ROCKVILLE, MD— The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, Nov. 11, and, among other items, ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Tuesday, November 11

(November 07, 2008)

Agenda 9:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 a.m. 2.0 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.1 Pledge of Allegiance (A) 2.2 In Honor of Veterans (A) 2.3 ...(more)

Superintendent Releases Recommended Capital Budget Amendments

(October 29, 2008)

Superintendent Jerry D. Weast has recommended that six elementary school additions be expanded to accommodate increased enrollment, but that these projects be delayed for six months to one year to all ...(more)

Brandman Testifies on HSAs Before State Board of Education

(October 28, 2008)

The following is testimony provided by Ms. Shirley Brandman, vice president of the Montgomery County Board of Education, at the October 28, 2008, meeting of the Maryland State Board of Education. T ...(more)

High School Assessment Results Released for MCPS Class of 2009

(October 28, 2008)

Maryland High School Assessment Results Released for MCPS Class of 2009 81.7% of County Students Met HSA Requirements as of Spring 2008 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students in the c ...(more)