Browse Public Announcements for 2000 - 2001 School Year

New Curriculum Website Launched

(May 21, 2001)

A new website has been launched today [Monday, May 21] that provides detailed information on the "back-mapping initiative" and other efforts to establish continuity in the curriculum from grade to gra ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda, May 21, 2001

(May 21, 2001)

7:00 p.m. Closed Session8:00 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A)8:05 Public Comments 8:35 2.0 Consent Items Facilities Management 2.1.1 Award of Contract - James Hubert Blake ...(more)

Glenallan Elementary School Teacher is Finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence and Science Teaching

(May 11, 2001)

Glenallan Elementary School teacher Kristi Cameron has been named a finalist in the Presidential Award for Excellence and Science Teaching for 2000.Cameron, a math/science support teacher, is a finali ...(more)

Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School Social Studies Teacher Named County Teacher of the Year

(May 11, 2001)

Richard Sprecher, a social studies teacher at Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School, has been selected to receive the MCPS Teacher of the Year award. He will represent Montgomery County in the competition ...(more)

High School Students Present Results of their Research at Howard Hughes Medical Institute Symposium

(May 11, 2001)

Seventeen juniors and seniors presented results of medical research they have conducted this year through the National Institutes of Health at a symposium held at Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI ...(more)

Board Approves Special Education Staffing Plan, Reviews Update on Workforce Excellence

(May 09, 2001)

The Board of Education met yesterday [Tuesday, May 8] and, among other items, approved a special education staffing plan and preliminary plans for building improvements at Broad Acres and Oak View ele ...(more)

CTBS Security Violation Reports

(May 09, 2001)

The following is the text of a letter prepared for distribution today, Wednesday, May 9, to students, parents, and staff at Silver Spring International Middle School from Dr. Theresa M. Flak, communit ...(more)

Instructional Improvements Keyed to 'Back-Mapping' of Curriculum from Grade 8 to Pre-Kindergarten

(May 04, 2001)

The Maryland Content Standards for Grade 3 state that a student should know how to read, write and represent whole numbers and simple fractions using symbols, words and models. But what about second g ...(more)

Board of Education Agenda

(May 04, 2001)

Tuesday, May 8, 2001, 10:00 a. m.*9:00 a.m. Closed Session10:00 a.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Salute to School Food and Nutrition Services Personnel (A) 1.3 Recognit ...(more)

Seventeen Additional National Merit Scholarships are Awarded to Local Twelfth Grade Students

(May 03, 2001)

Seventeen Montgomery County Public Schools students have won $2,500 National Merit Scholarships after meeting rigorous academic standards and other criteria.The local scholars are among 51 winners fro ...(more)

Conference to Focus on Career Development for Students, Recognition of Career and Technology Educators

(May 03, 2001)

The Montgomery County Public Schools Division of Career and Technology Education, in collaboration with Booz-Allen Hamilton and the Montgomery County Chamber Workforce Corporation, is sponsoring the " ...(more)

Peace Corps Volunteers to Join Massive Community Effort to Bridge Economic and Cultural Barriers to Student Success

(May 01, 2001)

The Community Bridge Project -- a unique partnership with former Peace Corps volunteers, community and immigrant organizations, businesses, and students, parents, and faculty of both Montgomery County ...(more)

Education Committee Completes Review of FY-2002 Operating Budget and Makes Recommendations on Restoring Funds

(May 01, 2001)

The Education Committee of the Montgomery County Council has completed its review of the FY-2002 Operating Budget for Montgomery County Public Schools and added $18.5 million to the County Council's r ...(more)

Three Schools Receive Marriott Spirit to Serve Community Service Awards

(April 27, 2001)

DuFief Elementary School, Cabin John Middle School and Mark Twain School were honored for their outstanding volunteer efforts at the second annual Marriott Spirit to Serve Community Service Awards.At ...(more)

Junior at Seneca Valley High School Elected Student Member of the Board of Education

(April 26, 2001)

A junior at Seneca Valley High School has been elected the new student member of the county Board of Education for the 2001-2002 school year.Dustin Jeter was chosen by 60.7 percent of the 46,661 secon ...(more)