Browse Public Announcements for 1999 - 2000 School Year

Board Appoints Three Associate Superintendents and Twelve Principals, Reviews ESOL Opportunities for Adult Learners, Votes to Review Policy on Grading

(May 23, 2000)

The Board of Education met yesterday [Monday, May 22] and, among other items, approved 20 administrative appointments, including three associate superintendents and twelve principals. The Board also ...(more)

Administrative and Principal Appointments

(May 22, 2000)

The Board of Education approved this evening [Monday, May 22] the following administrative appointments:ASSOCIATE SUPERINTENDENTS* Dr. Elizabeth L. Arons, currently director, Office of Human Resource ...(more)

Donations Being Collected for Accident Victims

(May 22, 2000)

Funds are being collected for families the children from Mill Creek Towne Elementary School who were injured in the bus accident last week and the family of Mr. Andre King who died in that accident.* ...(more)

Arrangements Finalized for Andre King's Funeral

(May 22, 2000)

The family of Mr. Andre King has announced the following funeral arrangements for Mr. King, who died last week while driving a bus for the Montgomery County Public Schools.* The family will receive f ...(more)

Cornerstone Ceremony to Mark Completion of House Built by High School Students in Construction Trades Program

(May 22, 2000)

Students at the Thomas Edison High School of Technology will be recognized at a cornerstone ceremony marking their completion of a student-built house in the Connecticut Avenue Estates community in Si ...(more)

Paint Branch High School is Designated a National Blue Ribbon School and a New American High School

(May 22, 2000)

The U.S. Department of Education has honored Paint Branch High School with two prestigious national awards. The school is one of only four secondary schools in Maryland named a national Year 2000 Blu ...(more)

ESOL Awards Day to Honor Achievements of Students in the ESOL/Bilingual Program, and Outstanding Teachers and Principal

(May 19, 2000)

ESOL Awards Day will celebrate and recognize students in the ESOL/Bilingual program who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in academic performance and other endeavors. Three outstanding ESOL t ...(more)

Graduation Ceremonies Featuring Outstanding Speakers Scheduled for More Than 8,000 Seniors from the Montgomery County Public Schools

(May 19, 2000)

More than 8,000 high school students and students in alternative programs are graduating and receiving diplomas from the Montgomery County Public Schools this spring. Twenty-eight schools have schedu ...(more)

Initiative Aims High for African American Student Success

(May 18, 2000)

A new community partnership has been initiated to help the parents of African American students gain access to information about challenging learning opportunities for their children in elementary, mi ...(more)

Twenty-seven High School Seniors Win Scholarships in 13th Annual Project Excellence Program

(May 18, 2000)

Twenty-seven Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have won scholarships through the Project Excellence program, which honors the academic achievement of outstanding African American studen ...(more)

Board meeting agenda for May 22, 2000

(May 18, 2000)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATIONAGENDA(A) Action(D) Discussion(I) Information(R) RecognitionMonday, May 22, 2000, 8:00 p.m.*7:30 p.m. Closed Session8:00 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the ...(more)

Superintendent Restructures Central Administration, Consolidates Deputy Superintendents and Executive Staff

(May 12, 2000)

The central administration has been consolidated into a two-deputy-superintendent structure to align existing services and functions in the most effective manner in the support of schools. The consol ...(more)

New Kindergarten Curriculum Being Developed with Parents, Teachers and Other Early Childhood Advocates

(May 12, 2000)

The development of a revised curriculum for kindergarten is continuing, with a focus on literacy and numeracy, and the differentiation necessary for those students who are in half-day or full-day prog ...(more)

Report on Algebra 1 Recommends Students Pass the Exam in Order to Receive Credit for the Course

(May 12, 2000)

A new report on the results of the first semester Algebra 1 exam recommends that students should not be able to receive credit for the course without taking and passing the exam and that specific trai ...(more)

News Conference to Launch 'Aim High!' Effort to Help Parents of African American Students Gain Access to Challenging Academics

(May 11, 2000)

A news conference will be held at Sligo Middle School on Tuesday, May 16, at 10 a.m. to introduce "Aim High!," an effort that reaches out to parents of African American students, providing information ...(more)