Browse Public Announcements for 2000 - 2001 School Year

Special Education Teacher at Georgian Forest Elementary School Wins National Award for Excellence

(March 22, 2001)

Barbara Danoff Friedlander, a special education teacher at Georgian Forest Elementary School, is one of ten national winners of the 2001 Shaklee Teacher Award. The award is sponsored by the Shaklee I ...(more)

Montgomery County Public Schools 2001 Kindergarten Orientation to be Held during this Spring

(March 20, 2001)

Montgomery County Public Schools will hold the 2001 kindergarten orientation program from Wednesday, March 21, through Friday, June 1. Special registration and orientation programs are scheduled at e ...(more)

Montgomery Blair High School Student Awarded Fourth Prize in Intel Science Talent Search

(March 19, 2001)

Montgomery Blair High School senior Alan Mark Dunn was awarded fourth prize in the Intel Science Talent Search March 12 for his computer science project on encryption.Finishing in 11th place, just bel ...(more)

Letter in Response to County Executive's Budget Comments

(March 16, 2001)

The following is the edited text of a letter delivered today [Friday, March 16] to County Executive Douglas M. Duncan from Board of Education President Nancy J. King and Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superinte ...(more)

Response by the Board of Education President and Superintendent to the County Executive's FY- 2002 Budget

(March 15, 2001)

Board of Education President Nancy J. King and Dr. Jerry D. Weast, superintendent of schools, released the following prepared statements today [Thursday, March 15] in response to the Fiscal Year 2002 ...(more)

County Council Hearing on School Budget

(March 15, 2001)

The County Council will hold its public hearing on the MCPS budget on Thursday, April 5, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Council Hearing Room in Rockville. Individuals wishing to testify shou ...(more)

Two Safe Schools Hotlines Available

(March 15, 2001)

Two telephone hotlines are available to the school community and the general public to report safety and/or security concerns related to weapons, drugs, alcohol, violence, or any suspicious activity i ...(more)

Chamber Workforce Corporation Honors Local "Heroes in Education" and Outstanding Partnerships

(March 15, 2001)

The Montgomery County Chamber Workforce Corporation has honored representatives of the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in six categories in the annual "Heroes in Education" awards given to rec ...(more)

Board Approves Einstein Boundary Study and Capital Budget Amendments, Discusses ESOL Funding

(March 14, 2001)

The Board of Education met yesterday [Tuesday, March 13] and, among other items, discussed the state funding formula for ESOL, approved the scope of the Einstein Middle School #2 boundary study, and r ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

(March 08, 2001)

Tuesday, March 13, 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 Arab American Heritage Month (A) 1.3 Items of Legislation (A) 1.4 Board/Sup ...(more)

New Study Underscores Impact of Poverty and English Language Development on Literacy among Young Kindergarten Students

(March 08, 2001)

A study of more than 8,200 kindergarten students this year in the Montgomery County Public Schools confirms the widely held view that children who are young, impoverished, and learning English as a se ...(more)

Law-related Education Conference to Focus on Civic Fitness among Youth

(March 07, 2001)

Montgomery County Chief of Police Charles Moose and State's Attorney Doug Gansler will share their insights about effective community partnerships for building safer communities through our youth at t ...(more)

Board of Education Seeks Applicants for Appointment to Advisory Committees

(March 07, 2001)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking adults and public school students to serve on two major committees that advise the Board of Education on important and timely educational and policy ...(more)

Second Annual Character Education Conference to be Held at Blake High School

(March 06, 2001)

The second annual character education conference, "Developing World Class Citizens 2001," will be held on Saturday, March 10, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at James Hubert Blake High School. School s ...(more)

Business Executives and School Principals to Share Leadership Experiences during Executive Shadow Week

(March 06, 2001)

Executive Shadow Week, an opportunity for school principals and executives from businesses, non-profits, and government agencies in Montgomery County to share a typical workday, will take place from W ...(more)