Browse Public Announcements for 2003 - 2004 School Year

Elementary School Students Create Original Operas

(April 02, 2004)

Students in eight elementary schools are anticipating the performances of opera premieres this spring -- each opera a student creation from start to finish. Deborah Scesa, music teacher at Farmla ...(more)

Special Education Lawyer Apologizes for Conf. Remarks

(March 31, 2004)

The following is a public statement released today [Wednesday, March 31] at the request of Mr. Zvi Greismann, senior attorney for special education for the Montgomery County Public Schools. ____ ...(more)

Board Seeks Public Applicants for Ethics Panel

(March 31, 2004)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill one vacancy on its five-member Ethics Panel for a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2004. Applicants must be Montgomery County residents ...(more)

Members Sought for Family Life Advisory Group

(March 31, 2004)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking adults and public school students to serve on the Family Life and Human Development Advisory Committee. The advisory committee serves an important ...(more)

Two More Schools Found with Lead in Drinking Water

(March 29, 2004)

Flower Hill Elementary School and Takoma Park Elementary School -- the fourth and fifth schools tested thus far in the Montgomery County Public Schools -- both have been found with elevated levels of ...(more)

Nationally Certified Teacher is Agnes Meyer Winner

(March 26, 2004)

"In a frequently intolerant world filled with religious and political conflict and violence, how can one teacher make a difference to her students? How can she encourage a diverse group of teenagers ...(more)

Students Honored for Anti-Smoking Radio Messages

(March 26, 2004)

Students throughout Maryland were invited to enter an original 60 second public service announcement (PSA) concerning the dangers of tobacco use. The contest, “Be A Radio Idol,” was sponsored by smok ...(more)

Board Acts on Several Facilities and Policy Issues

(March 23, 2004)

The Board of Education met on Monday [March 22] and, among other items, approved several facilities and boundaries decisions, a revised policy on student rights and responsibilities, and four administ ...(more)

Parents Provided Update on School Water Safeguards

(March 23, 2004)

Parents, students, and staff of the Montgomery County Public Schools are being informed today [Tuesday, March 23] that more information is being made available to address questions and concerns about ...(more)

Board Approves Administrative Appointments

(March 22, 2004)

The Board of Education met this evening [Monday, March 22] and approved the following administrative appointments: * Zadia T. Broadus, currently acting principal, Takoma Park Elementary School, as ...(more)

Water Testing Accelerated in Sample Schools

(March 22, 2004)

The testing of drinking water in the Montgomery County Public Schools for elevated levels of lead will be accelerated from one to two schools each day, starting tomorrow [Tuesday, March 23], in order ...(more)

Elevated Lead Levels Found at Additional Schools

(March 22, 2004)

Gaithersburg Elementary School and South Lake Elementary School both have been found with elevated levels of lead in school drinking water after water samples were analyzed by the Washington Suburban ...(more)

Water Safeguards Implemented in All Schools Today

(March 19, 2004)

Precautionary measures – including the extended flushing of water fountains, shutdowns of other water sources, and warning signs in schools – have been taken overnight to address the potential of ...(more)

Board of Education Meets on Monday, March 22

(March 19, 2004)

Agenda for March 22 Meeting 7:30 p.m. 1.0 Roll Call 1.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 1.2 National Week of the Young Child (A) 1.3 Arab American Heritage Month (A) 1.4 Update on Legislation (D) ...(more)

Offices Honored for Excellence in Performance

(March 18, 2004)

The offices and departments overseen by the chief operating officer - including the areas of transportation, planning, budget, finance, employee relations, technology, human resources, facilities and ...(more)