Browse Public Announcements for 2000 - 2001 School Year

Summer Career Camps to Offer Opportunities to Combine Fun with Exploration of Career Options

(March 05, 2001)

This summer, incoming sixth, seventh and eighth graders will be able to explore different occupational careers and have fun at the same time during Career Camps, a new experience offered through MCPS' ...(more)

Collaborative Project Provides After-School Activities Grants for School Communities

(March 05, 2001)

Forty-one Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) communities will receive services through a new collaborative after-school activities project. The Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Childre ...(more)

Three Students are State Finalists in the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program

(March 02, 2001)

Three students are among the state finalists in the 2001 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. Sponsored by the Prudential Insurance Company of America in partnership with the National Assoc ...(more)

PrepTalk Newsletter to Provide Students and Parents with College Preparation Advice

(March 01, 2001)

PrepTalk, an informative and colorful newsletter providing advice on college preparation for students and parents, is being distributed this week to every high school and middle school student in the ...(more)

Seventeen Seniors Selected as Candidates for the Presidential Scholar Awards

(March 01, 2001)

Seventeen MCPS seniors have been selected as candidates for the 2001 Presidential Scholars awards, one of the highest honors given to high school seniors in the United States.The local students were s ...(more)

Press Conference will Introduce "PrepTalk," a College Advice Newsletter for Parents and Students from the Montgomery College/Montgomery County Public Schools Partnership

(February 26, 2001)

As part of a commitment to student and parent outreach, the Montgomery College/Montgomery County Public Schools Partnership will hold a press conference to announce the first edition of "PrepTalk," a ...(more)

Fourteen Schools Receive Grants in the Arts from The Washington Post

(February 23, 2001)

Fourteen Montgomery County schools have been selected to receive 15 grants totaling $6,820 for creative projects that enhance the art curriculum.The Washington Post awarded the grants as part of its G ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Agenda

(February 22, 2001)

Tuesday, February 27, 2001, 7:30 p.m.*7:00 p.m. Closed Session7:30 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Women's History Month (A) 1.3 National Board for Professional Teaching Stand ...(more)

Highly Structured International Tutoring Initiative Teaches Adults How to Teach Reading To Struggling Second Graders

(February 21, 2001)

More than a dozen parents, other adults, and students -- acting on the theme "Would you know how to teach a child to read?" -- demonstrated how to help second graders learn to read today [Wednesday, F ...(more)

School Board Approves Curriculum Policy and Votes Not to Establish School Resource Officers Program

(February 14, 2001)

The Board of Education met yesterday [February 13] and, among other items, approved a report by the School Resource Officers (SRO) Task Force not to implement an SRO program in schools. The Board vot ...(more)

Montgomery County Board of Education Agenda

(February 09, 2001)

Tuesday, February 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 Items of Legislation (D/A) 1.3 Board/Superintendent Comments (D)1 ...(more)

Landmark Agreement Sets Stage for Advancement of Teaching and Learning in Montgomery County

(February 08, 2001)

A landmark three-year contract agreement announced today [Thursday, February 8] by the Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA) and the Board of Education would achieve high quality teaching by ...(more)

Maryland Study Documents Internet Connectivity and Use of Technology in Schools

(February 06, 2001)

Most classrooms in Montgomery County Public Schools (98 percent) are wired for access to the Internet, according to a study released on January 30, 2001, by the Maryland Business Roundtable for Educat ...(more)

John F. Kennedy High School Student One of Two Finalists for State Board of Education Student Member

(February 05, 2001)

Montgomery County Board of Education student member Christopher Lloyd is one of two finalists for student member of the Maryland State Board of Education for the 2001-2002 school year. The Maryland As ...(more)

'Recruiting at Home' Program to Encourage Teacher Recruitment and Training during High School

(February 02, 2001)

Leaders from University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), and Montgomery College met today [February 2] to put a new teacher recruitment and education prog ...(more)