Browse Public Announcements for 2001 - 2002 School Year

Nominating Convention Selects Candidates for Student Board Member

(March 08, 2002)

On March 7, 2002, at the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Nominating Convention at Magruder High School, two final candidates were selected by 247 voting delegates of Montgomery County Public School ...(more)

Third Annual Character Education Conference Set for March 16

(March 07, 2002)

The third annual character education conference, "Developing World Class Citizens 2002," will be held on Saturday, March 16, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at James Hubert Blake High School. Staff fr ...(more)

Recent Awards Honor School System Employees

(March 06, 2002)

Three awards have been earned recently by employees of the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). They include: § Outstanding Technology-using Educator of the Year: Mary Wagner, social studies ...(more)

Twenty-two Seniors are Candidates for Presidential Scholars Awards

(March 04, 2002)

Twenty-two Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) seniors have been selected as candidates for the year 2001 Presidential Scholars awards, one of the highest honors given to U.S. high school seniors. ...(more)

Richard Montgomery Students Win Regional Science Bowl

(March 04, 2002)

Students from Richard Montgomery High School showed their scientific and mathematical skills as they won the Maryland Regional Science Bowl7 championship on February 23, putting them in the running fo ...(more)

Broad Acres Elementary Hosts Governor for Read Across America Day

(February 27, 2002)

Governor Parris N. Glendening and members of the Board of Education are among local and state officials scheduled to read to students at Broad Acres Elementary School on March 1 as part of the nationa ...(more)

Extended Year Program Planned for 18 Targeted Title I Schools

(February 27, 2002)

Plans are under way now to enhance the academic instruction of students attending kindergarten through Grade 3 at the 18 federally funded Title I schools beginning this summer. The initiative would i ...(more)

Registration for Head Start and EEEP Begins in March

(February 26, 2002)

The Montgomery County Public Schools’ Head Start and Extended Elementary Education (EEEP) programs are recruiting eligible children who will be four years old by December 31, 2002 for these two presch ...(more)

Richard Montgomery Senior Wins National ARTs Talent Award

(February 26, 2002)

Richard Montgomery High School senior David Wolff won a second-level award in the voice category of the annual Arts, Recognition and Talent Search (ARTS), one of the most prestigious arts competitions ...(more)

2001 Report of CTBS Scores Revised with New State Calculation

(February 25, 2002)

The June 2001 report of the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills (CTBS) has been updated to reflect new information received from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) regarding the calcula ...(more)

Highly Rigorous Semester Exams Continue in Five Core Subjects

(February 21, 2002)

The implementation of highly rigorous countywide semester examinations in core subjects continues this year, as part of the newly established system of shared accountability for the Montgomery County ...(more)

Wheaton Cluster Conference to Promote Effective Writing Instruction

(February 19, 2002)

Teachers and administrators from Wheaton Cluster schools will meet on February 26th at the University of Maryland Shady Grove to focus on ways to improve student writing. Called Wheaton Writes, the ...(more)

Kindergarten Initiative Earns Leadership for Learning Award

(February 15, 2002)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Comprehensive Kindergarten Initiative has been selected as one of three national winners of a Leadership for Learning Award from the American Association of ...(more)

Student Selected as Opera Quiz Kid Panelist

(February 15, 2002)

Richard Montgomery High School junior Susan (Stevie) Miller is one of three students nationwide who will be on live international radio during an April 6 broadcast of the Metropolitan Opera Quiz. ...(more)

Highlights of Board of Education Meeting on February 12

(February 13, 2002)

The Board of Education met yesterday [Tuesday, February 12] and, among other items, unanimously approved a resolution requesting that the state Department of Education delay further Maryland School Pe ...(more)