Browse Public Announcements for 2005 - 2006 School Year

Dates Set for Kindergarten Orientation

(March 15, 2006)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will hold the 2006 Kindergarten Orientation Program from Thursday, March 30, through Friday, May 26. Special registration and orientation programs are schedule ...(more)

Policy Approved on Early Entrance to Prek, K, & Grade 1

(March 15, 2006)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday, March 14, and, among other items, tentatively approved a revised policy on community involvement and took final action on the policy on early entrance into preki ...(more)

Senior Wins Third Place in Intel Science Search

(March 15, 2006)

Montgomery Blair High School student Yuan (Chelsea) Zhang’s research on the molecular genetic mechanisms behind heart disease won her third place in the nation in the prestigious Intel Science Talent ...(more)

Duncan Announces Full Funding of Education Budget

(March 13, 2006)

New Upcounty Magnet Program, More Full-Day Kindergarten Included $117 Million Added to Capital Budget to Keep Projects on Schedule Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan announced Mon ...(more)

Registration Open for Head Start and Prekindergarten

(March 10, 2006)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Head Start and Prekindergarten programs are recruiting income-eligible children who will be four years old by September 1, 2006. There also are a limited numbe ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, March 14

(March 10, 2006)

Agenda 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) 2.3 Items of Legislation (A) 10:30 Public Comments 11:00 ...(more)

Comment Sought on Board Staff Operations Policy

(March 06, 2006)

The Board of Education has requested community comment regarding its revised Policy BNB, Board Staff Management and Operations, which sets out the framework for the management and operations of Board ...(more)

Two Juniors are Student BOE Member Finalists

(March 06, 2006)

Two finalists for student member of the Board of Education were chosen on March 2. Lindsay Abbett, a junior at Quince Orchard High School, and Sarah Horvitz, a junior at Springbrook High School wer ...(more)

Pyle MS Honored as Maryland Blue Ribbon School

(March 03, 2006)

State Superintendent of Schools to Visit Thomas W. Pyle Middle School, One of Maryland’s Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick, State Superintendent of Schools, will visit Thomas ...(more)

MCPS Responds to Seven Locks Report at Council Hearing

(March 02, 2006)

The Board of Education and the Superintendent of Schools issued the following statement during today's joint hearing of the Montgomery County Council Education and Management and Fiscal Policy committ ...(more)

Annual Report Shows Sustained Improvements

(March 01, 2006)

The recently released 2005 edition of Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) Annual Report on Our Call to Action: Pursuit of Excellence is being distributed and is available on the MCPS Web site. Th ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses CIP Amendments

(February 28, 2006)

The Board of Education met on Monday, February 27, and, among other items, discussed amendments to the Capital Improvements Program. The Board tentatively approved a revised policy on Board operation ...(more)

Public Forums to Focus on Middle School Programs

(February 27, 2006)

Parents, students, and staff from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) are invited to attend one or more of three public forums to discuss ways to strengthen the middle school program in MCPS. Fee ...(more)

Grants Support MCPS After-School Programs

(February 27, 2006)

Two Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) programs have been awarded nearly $558,400 in after-school program grants by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) through the federal 21st Cent ...(more)

Media Festival Accepting Entries through March 24

(February 24, 2006)

Festival and Awards Ceremony Scheduled for April 28 at the AFI Silver Theatre Student and staff entries from public and private schools in Montgomery County are being accepted for the annual Mont ...(more)