Browse Public Announcements for 2004 - 2005 School Year

Parent Advisory Forum is Scheduled for April 4

(March 23, 2005)

Maryland's Parent Advisory Council (M-PAC) will hold a series of 24 public forums throughout the state to solicit feedback on the series of recommendations the group has developed to increase parents' ...(more)

Board of Education Reviews Report on Middle Schools

(March 22, 2005)

The Board of Education met on March 21 and, among other items, discussed the Middle School Program Review. The Board took tentative action on Policy BFA, Policysetting, approved boundary recommendatio ...(more)

Events Mark the Month of the Young Child in April

(March 18, 2005)

A ceremony and reading of a joint proclamation from county agencies will kick off the celebration of the Month of the Young Child in Montgomery County. The event will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Marc ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Monday, March 21, 2005

(March 18, 2005)

Agenda 7:30 2.0 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.1 Month of the Young Child (A) 2.2 Arab American Heritage Month (A) 2.3 Items on Legislation (D/A) 7:45 Public Comments 8:15 3.0 Consent Items ...(more)

Officials Focus on Ways to Make Teen Driving Safer

(March 17, 2005)

County and school officials today announced an intensified effort to improve teen driver safety and prevent teen driving accidents. Expanded outreach to parents and students, stepped-up lobbying for ...(more)

Finalists Selected for Student Member of the BOE

(March 16, 2005)

Two finalists for student member of the Board of Education were chosen on March 15 by 279 voting middle and high school delegates attending the Student Member of the Board of Education Nominating Conv ...(more)

Press Briefing to Focus on Keeping Teen Drivers Safe

(March 16, 2005)

County and school officials, the parent of a Blake High School teen killed in a driving accident, and Blake students will discuss new and continuing efforts to improve teen driver safety and prevent t ...(more)

Kindergarten Orientation Begins on March 23

(March 14, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will hold the 2005 kindergarten orientation program from Wednesday, March 23, through Friday, May 27. Special registration and orientation programs are schedul ...(more)

MCPS Wins U.S. Senate Productivity Award for MD

(March 14, 2005)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has been named the winner of the state’s most prestigious award for organizational performance excellence—the U.S. Senate Productivity Award. Senator Paul S ...(more)

Math Teacher is Winner of Agnes Meyer Award

(March 14, 2005)

In her daily lessons at Paint Branch High School, mathematics teacher Nancy Hebdon often tells her students, “This math process will be the most exciting thing you learn today.” The excitement that ...(more)

MCPS is Finalist for U.S. Senate Productivity Award

(March 10, 2005)

The U.S. Senate Productivity Award is given to the organization or business in the state that best exemplifies the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence - a management philosophy that f ...(more)

Comment Sought on Facilities Planning Policy

(March 10, 2005)

The Montgomery County Board of Education has requested community comment regarding a revised policy that sets forth the essential components of a long-range educational facilities planning process. ...(more)

Board Sets Fees for Summer, Evening, Adult Programs

(March 09, 2005)

The Board of Education met yesterday [March 8] and, among other items, approved an amended agreement with SEIU Local 500 and tentatively approved a policy on long-range facilities planning. The Board ...(more)

Early Childhood Reforms Produce Student Test Gains

(March 08, 2005)

For the first time ever, more than 71 percent of Kindergarten, Grade 1, and Grade 2 students are reading at or above grade level by the end of the school year, according to Montgomery County Public Sc ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, March 8

(March 07, 2005)

Agenda for Tuesday, March 8 9:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 a.m. 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Recommendation to Approve the Amended ...(more)