Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

Schools Closed for Activities, SAT Rescheduled

(December 06, 2003)

All student and community activities in the Montgomery County Public Schools have been canceled for today and this evening, Saturday, December 6, because of emergency weather conditions. SAT test ...(more)

Board of Education Meets Dec. 9, Will Elect Officers

(December 05, 2003)

Agenda for December 9, 2003* 9:00 a.m. Closed Session 10:00 a.m. Election of Officers 10:15 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Board/Superintendent Comments (D) 10:30 Pub ...(more)

Snow Closes Schools, Admin. Offices Open

(December 05, 2003)

All Montgomery County Public Schools are closed today, Friday, December 5, due to emergency weather conditions. All administrative offices are open. All student and community activities in schools ...(more)

Students Taking AP Tests Increase 125% in 4 Years

(December 04, 2003)

The number of students in the Montgomery County Public Schools taking Advanced Placement (AP) tests has increased by 125 percent since 1999, with the number of individual AP tests taken increasing by ...(more)

Major Gains Made in Students' Early Reading Skills

(December 02, 2003)

The percentage of kindergarten students in the Montgomery County Public Schools who can read a simple story with familiar content and supportive illustrations -- the text-reading benchmark for this gr ...(more)

2003 Annual Report Provides Overview of School System

(December 01, 2003)

A new annual report for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has been published and distributed to staff and the community. The 2003 Annual Report to Parents, Staff, and the Community provides an ...(more)

Used Vehicle Sale Set for Dec. 6 at Gaithersburg HS

(November 25, 2003)

The Montgomery County Students Automotive Trades Foundation, Inc., and students in the Automotive Career Technologies program in Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a used vehicle sale Saturday ...(more)

Carderock Springs Elementary Named State Blue Ribbon

(November 24, 2003)

Carderock Springs Elementary School in Bethesda has been named by the Maryland State Department of Education as one of six Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence for 2003. The schools will be amo ...(more)

Outstanding Physical Education Teachers Named

(November 21, 2003)

Susan Loftus of Albert Einstein High School and Cindy Lins of Spark Matsunaga Elementary School were honored, respectively, as the 2003-2004 Maryland State High School and Elementary School Physical E ...(more)

Major Studies on Reading Gains Set for Release Dec. 2

(November 21, 2003)

Major studies detailing the progress of children learning to read a simple story in kindergarten and building on that skill through Grade 2 -- especially among African American and Hispanic students - ...(more)

Three High Schools Win Top Scholastic Press Awards

(November 21, 2003)

Three of the state's six winners of the prestigious Marylander Award from the Maryland Scholastic Press Association (MSPA) were from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). Winston Churchill High ...(more)

Board Appoves Full-Day K Plan, Capital Budget

(November 21, 2003)

The Board of Education last night [Thursday, November 20] unanimously approved a plan to expand full-day kindergarten to all elementary schools in Montgomery County by 2007 and a six-year capital budg ...(more)

Information Available on New Grading Policy

(November 20, 2003)

An extensive communication campaign has been initiated by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to inform all members of the community about the current status and future possibilities related to im ...(more)

Olympian Kerri Strug to Participate in Career Day

(November 19, 2003)

Luxmanor Elementary School in Rockville will welcome Olympic gold medal gymnast Kerri Strug to the school's Career Day on Thursday, November 20. Strug will lead a school-wide assembly in the all-purp ...(more)

Preferred Choice Meetings to be Held in December

(November 19, 2003)

A Preferred Choice Information Meeting for families of Grade 8 students who acurrently are enrolled in private schools and reside in the Northeast Consortium and Downcounty Consortium attendance areas ...(more)