Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

Blair High School Team Wins State Science Bowl

(March 05, 2004)

Students from Montgomery Blair High School showed their scientific and mathematical skills as they won the Maryland Regional Science Bowl championship February 28, putting them in the running for the ...(more)

MCPS Scores on HSAs Exceed Results for State

(March 04, 2004)

The percentage of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students who earned a passing score on four High School Assessments (HSAs) in 2003 exceeds statewide results by 14-17 percentage points. M ...(more)

MCPS Recognized for Exemplary Use of Technology

(March 03, 2004)

The Consortium of School Networking (CoSN) has recognized the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) for exemplary use of technology in education by designating the school system as the first recipie ...(more)

Flower Valley ES Closes Early Today Due to Fumes

(March 03, 2004)

Flower Valley Elementary School, located at 4615 Sunflower Drive in Rockville, will close at 11:45 a.m. today [Wednesday, March 3] due to a leak in the school's ventilation system that has created non ...(more)

School System Launches New Web Site Address

(March 01, 2004)

The Office of Global Access Technology (OGAT) has implemented a new web site address to help families, staff, community, and the media access the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) web site more ...(more)

Board of Education Urges Support for School Budget

(March 01, 2004)

The Board of Education today [Monday, March 1] submitted its $1.6 billion operating budget request for next year to Montgomery County government leaders, urging County Executive Douglas M. Duncan and ...(more)

27 Students Named Presidential Schol. Candidates

(February 27, 2004)

Twenty-seven Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) seniors have been selected as candidates for the 2003-04 Presidential Scholars awards, one of the highest honors given to high school seniors in th ...(more)

Watkins Mill ES Wins Award for Reading Program

(February 27, 2004)

Watkins Mill Elementary School has been selected as the winner of the International Reading Association's (IRA) Exemplary Reading Program Award for the state of Maryland for 2003-2004. Schools in ...(more)

Board of Education Approves Two Revised Policies

(February 24, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday [February 23] and, among other items, approved a policy on naming school facilities and a policy on retainage of funds for contractors. The Board discussed an up ...(more)

Kids First Alliance to Benefit At-Risk Students

(February 23, 2004)

A ceremony and program will celebrate the Kids First Alliance, a collaboration among Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and other local agencies that is designed to discern factors that may be hi ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Monday, February 23

(February 20, 2004)

Agenda for Monday, February 23, 2004* 7:00 p.m. Closed Session 7:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Women's History Month (A) 1.3 Items of Legislation ( ...(more)

Public Comment Sought on Revised Residency Policy

(February 18, 2004)

The Board of Education has requested community comment on a revised policy (JED) on residency, tuition, and enrollment. The revised Policy JED, Residency, Tuition, and Enrollment, sets forth the c ...(more)

Student Named Outstanding Youth Volunteer

(February 17, 2004)

Kiera Zitelman, a seventh grade student at Takoma Park Middle School, has been named one of Maryland's top two youth volunteers for 2004 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Zitelman was ...(more)

Teacher Named Environmental Educator for 2003

(February 17, 2004)

Jay H. Foster, an earth science teacher at Forest Oak Middle School, has been named 2003 Environmental Educator of the Year by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF). He was honored along with two Conse ...(more)

Partnership with CVS to Provide Internships

(February 13, 2004)

Executives and managers from CVS Pharmacy will present a program on career success and career track opportunities for students as part of a new partnership between CVS and the Montgomery County Public ...(more)