Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

Summit Hall Makes List of Successful Title I Schools

(August 21, 2003)

The Maryland State Department of Education today [Thursday, August 21] acknowledged that a third school -- Summit Hall Elementary School -- should have been identified by the state earlier this week ...(more)

Significant Gains Made in 10th Grade PSAT Participation

(August 19, 2003)

The number of tenth grade students taking the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) as a way of establishing a personal benchmark in preparation for more rigorous studies and assessing their readiness for college ha ...(more)

Title I Schools Continue Progress in Reading & Math

(August 18, 2003)

Updated 8-21-03 The 10 elementary schools with the highest levels of student poverty and among the greatest student diversity in Montgomery County have made significant progress in reading and math ...(more)

Two Modernized Elementary Schools to Reopen

(August 15, 2003)

The students who attend Lakewood Elementary School in Rockville and William Tyler Page Elementary School in Silver Spring will begin the 2003-2004 school year on Tuesday, August 26, in completely mode ...(more)

Ceremony to Welcome 650 New Teachers

(August 14, 2003)

Superintendent Jerry D. Weast and Board of Education President Patricia B. O’Neill are among those who will participate in ceremonies welcoming nearly 650 new teachers to Montgomery County Public Scho ...(more)

Twelve Educational Facilities Officers are Assigned

(August 12, 2003)

The initial phase of the new Educational Facilities Officer (EFO) program to enhance safety and security in school communities will be part of the new school year in twelve school clusters throughout ...(more)

Public Meetings to Address Special Education Staffing

(August 12, 2003)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) FY 2005 Special Education Staffing Plan Committee will hold three work sessions in August and September. All sessions are open to the public. The purpos ...(more)

New Teachers Engage in Week-long Orientation

(August 11, 2003)

An orientation session for approximately 530 new educators in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is being held from August 11 through August 15, from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. On Tuesday, Aug ...(more)

New Program to Enhance School Safety & Security

(August 11, 2003)

School principals, parents, and other community members will join Superintendent Jerry D. Weast, Student Board of Education Member Sagar Sanghvi, County Executive Douglas Duncan, Acting Chief of Polic ...(more)

Comment Period Set for Charter Schools Policy

(August 11, 2003)

The Board of Education tentatively approved a revised Policy CFB, Public Charter Schools, at its July 29th meeting. Interested individuals or groups are encouraged to submit comments about the policy ...(more)

State Plans Focus Group on School Suspensions

(August 11, 2003)

Note: The following announcement is from the Maryland State Department of Education WHAT: Eight focus groups will be conducted in different regions of Maryland in order to obtain parent, student ...(more)

Additional National Merit Scholarships are Awarded

(August 08, 2003)

Fifteen additional Montgomery County Public Schools graduates have won National Merit Scholarships, raising the number for the 2002-03 school year to 48. The additional awards were given by univers ...(more)

Grant to Expand Early Intervention Program

(August 06, 2003)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has received a three-year Safe Schools/Healthy Students federal grant of $1,978,150 per year totaling nearly $6 million. The grant will be used to expand the Co ...(more)

Registration for School is Encouraged

(August 05, 2003)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will begin classes for the 2003-2004 school year on Tuesday, August 26, 2003. Parents whose children will be new to the school system are encouraged to contact ...(more)

13 Schools Receive State Funds for Meals

(August 01, 2003)

Thirteen local schools will receive state funds for the 2003-2004 school year for a classroom breakfast program called Maryland Meals for Achievement (MMFA). All students in participating schools wil ...(more)