Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

Board Appoints 7 School Principals, English Supervisor

(May 11, 2004)

The Board of Education met today [Tuesday, May 11] and approved the following appointments of principals to seven schools and a new supervisor for secondary school English/Language Arts curriculum and ...(more)

Schools Honored for Community Spirit and Service

(May 11, 2004)

Somerset Elementary School, Forest Oak Middle School, and Wheaton High School were among the individuals and organizations honored for their outstanding volunteer efforts at the fourth annual Marriott ...(more)

3 New Contracts Signed by Board & Employee Unions

(May 11, 2004)

The Board of Education today [Tuesday, May 11] joined the presidents of the three employee representative organizations in signing multi-year contract agreements on wages, salaries, and working condit ...(more)

Seven More Seniors Named Merit Scholars

(May 10, 2004)

Seven Montgomery County Public Schools students have won corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships financed by companies, foundations, and other business organizations. The students are amon ...(more)

Program at AFI Theatre Highlights Brown 50th Anniv.

(May 07, 2004)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), in collaboration with the American Film Institute (AFI), will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, Topeka, Kansas, in a special eve ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Tuesday, May 11, 2004

(May 06, 2004)

8:30 a.m. Closed Session 9:30 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 Salute to School Food and Nutrition Services Personnel (A) 1.3 Recognition of NAACP Scholarsh ...(more)

Educators and Other Supporters Honored at Gala

(May 06, 2004)

Outstanding educators, staff members, schools, businesses, and volunteers were honored at the May 5 Champions for Children Awards Gala. Among those honored were the Montgomery County Teacher of the ...(more)

Churchill English Teacher Named Teacher of Year

(May 06, 2004)

Eleanor Goodwin, an English teacher at Winston Churchill High School, was named Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year at the Champions for Children Awards Gala on May 5. The annual Gal ...(more)

Water Flushing Protocol Modified for Some Sources

(May 06, 2004)

The protocol for the flushing of all drinking water sources to eliminate potential elevated levels of lead has been modified for the Montgomery County Public Schools to allow a 60-second cold water fl ...(more)

Forum Participants to Focus on Effects of Brown Decision

(May 05, 2004)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold a special forum commemorating Brown v. the Topeka, Kansas, Board of Education. The event will take place on Tuesday, May 11, at 2:00 p.m. in the Boa ...(more)

Higher Percentage of Students Score Above 60th NP

(May 04, 2004)

Second grade students from all racial and ethnic groups and second grade students challenged by poverty, limited English proficiency, and disabilities continued to make progress last year in performin ...(more)

Champions Gala to Announce Teacher of the Year

(May 04, 2004)

The annual Champions for Children Awards Gala on Wednesday, May 5, at 7:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Bethesda will honor outstanding supporters of education in Montgomery County, including businesses, ...(more)

Schools Receive Recognition for MSA Performance

(April 30, 2004)

The Maryland State Board of Education has announced that 110 local schools have received awards in the School Performance Recognition program. Seventy-six elementary and 21 middle schools have receive ...(more)

Magruder Student Re-elected to Board of Education

(April 29, 2004)

Col. Zadok Magruder High School junior Sagar Sanghvi has been elected student member of the Board of Education for 2004-2005. This will be Sangvi's second consecutive term on the Board. He is the fi ...(more)

20 More Schools Added to Water Testing for Lead

(April 28, 2004)

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services has approved the next group of 20 elementary and secondary schools as the third sample of facilities to have water sources tested for elev ...(more)