Browse Public Announcements for 2002 - 2003 School Year

Board of Education Meeting Highlights for April 23

(April 24, 2003)

The Board of Education met on Wednesday [April 23] and, among other items, tentatively approved a policy on student curricular expenses and appointed four principals. In addition, the Board recognized ...(more)

Board of Education Appoints Four School Principals

(April 23, 2003)

The Board of Education met this evening [Wednesday, April 23] and approved the following appointments of four principals: * E. Moreno Carrasco, currently principal of Eastern Middle School, as pri ...(more)

PBS 'NewsHour' Features MCPS School Security

(April 23, 2003)

The implementation of sophisticated safety and security procedures in the Montgomery County Public Schools was featured last night [Tuesday, April 22] on a national broadcast of “The NewsHour with Jim ...(more)

Restrictions Eased on Field Trips in Continental U.S.

(April 23, 2003)

Restrictions on field trips within the continental United States were eased again this week for the Montgomery County Public Schools, following the reduction in the national threat warning to yellow. ...(more)

Title I School Choice Enrollment Option Begins

(April 21, 2003)

Parents of children attending 10 federally funded Title I elementary schools are receiving information about enrollment options available next year in response to requirements of the No Child Left Beh ...(more)

Students Establish Biodiversity Area for Research Study

(April 21, 2003)

Students from Col. Zadok Magruder High School will join staff from the Smithsonian Institution at the Lathrop E. Smith Environmental Education Center in Rockville on Tuesday, April 22, at 10:00 a.m. t ...(more)

Board of Education Meets Wednesday, April 23

(April 21, 2003)

7:00 p.m. Closed Session 7:30 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 National Student Leadership Week (A) 1.3 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (A) 8:00 Public Comments ...(more)

Information about SARS Provided to School Staff

(April 17, 2003)

Information and guidelines about the recently identified illness called Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) have been made available to school administration and staff through the Montgomery Coun ...(more)

Six Named Presidential Semifinalists

(April 16, 2003)

Six high school seniors have been named semifinalists for the 2003 Presidential Scholars awards, one of the highest honors given to high school seniors in the United States. The students - three fr ...(more)

Edison Technology Students Win State Awards

(April 15, 2003)

Nine Thomas Edison High School of Technology students took first place awards in the 30th annual Maryland State Skills USA-VICA Championship. The competitions showcase the best career and technica ...(more)

Magruder Student Elected to Board of Education

(April 11, 2003)

Col. Zadok Magruder High School sophomore Sagar Sanghvi has been elected the new student member of the Board of Education for the 2003-2004 school year. Sanghvi was chosen by 81.15 percent of the ...(more)

Forum Scheduled on High School Assessments

(April 11, 2003)

“Truth or Consequences? Maryland’s High School Assessment Testing Program” is the topic of a forum to be held Saturday, April 26, at the annual meeting of the Partnership for Educational Policy. Th ...(more)

Board of Education Meeting Highlights for April 10

(April 11, 2003)

The Board of Education met on Thursday [April 10] and, among other items, approved a transfer enrollment plan for the Chinese Immersion Program, appointed a new associate superintendent for student an ...(more)

Assoc. Supt. for Student/Comm. Services Named

(April 10, 2003)

The Board of Education met today [Thursday, April 10] and approved the following administrative appointment: * Dr. Carey M. Wright, currently director, Office of Special Education and Student Serv ...(more)

Technology Cut $1 Million as More Reductions Loom

(April 10, 2003)

The threat of more significant budget reductions next year -- beyond the $15.6 million already approved by the Board of Education -- is particularly significant for continued efforts to modernize the ...(more)