Browse Public Announcements for 2005 - 2006 School Year

Saturday Schools Open at Rockville and Magruder HS

(September 28, 2005)

Two additional George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy centers, also known as “Saturday Schools,” will open on October 1, bringing the total number of centers to 12. Col. Zadok Magruder and Rockville h ...(more)

Officials Announce Added Police and Security Measures

(September 28, 2005)

Duncan, Leventhal, Manger, and Weast To Announce Additional Police, Security for Friday Night Football Games ROCKVILLE, MD—Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan, County Council member Geo ...(more)

Board Reviews Report on Language Services

(September 27, 2005)

The Board of Education met on Monday (September 26) and, among other items, discussed school safety, language assistance services, a prescription drug program, and an update of the Teacher Professiona ...(more)

Governor's Visit to Blake HS Focuses on Environment

(September 26, 2005)

Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Kendl P. Philbrick, and Maryland Department of Transportation Secretary Robert L. Flanagan will join other officials i ...(more)

School Leaders Work to Improve School Safety

(September 25, 2005)

ROCKVILLE, MD – Leaders of the Montgomery County Public Schools worked throughout the weekend to review the events surrounding the death of a student after a high school football game Friday and to id ...(more)

131 Students Named Merit Semifinalists

(September 25, 2005)

One hundred thirty-one Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been named semifinalists in the 2005 National Merit Scholarship competition. The local students will compete with about ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Mon., September 26

(September 23, 2005)

Agenda for Monday, September 26 6:00 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 6:30 p.m. 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Walk to School Day (A) 6:45 3.0 P ...(more)

Viers Mill ES Named National Blue Ribbon School

(September 20, 2005)

Viers Mill Elementary School in Silver Spring has been named a national No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School of 2005 by the U.S. Department of Education for making “significant progress in closing ...(more)

USDE Schedules Visit to Viers Mill Elementary School

(September 19, 2005)

Dr. J. Stephen O’Brien, director of Recognition Programs for the U.S. Department of Education, has scheduled a visit to Viers Mill Elementary School on Tuesday, September 20, from 10:20 a.m. until 11: ...(more)

Second Community Forum on September 22

(September 16, 2005)

Community members are invited to share their thoughts and ideas about Montgomery County Public Schools' major strategies to improve education for all students at the second of three community forums, ...(more)

Students to Participate in Black Caucus Conference

(September 16, 2005)

Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education Joins with Congressman Albert Wynn to Sponsor Program Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE) is joining with Congressman Alb ...(more)

Rosa Parks MS Principal Receives Mark Mann Award

(September 14, 2005)

Recognized for making Rosa Parks Middle School “a unique and innovative place where students can and do succeed,” Principal Sarah Pinkney-Murkey is the recipient of the 15th annual Mark Mann Excellenc ...(more)

Board Amends Assignment Criteria for NEC

(September 14, 2005)

The Board of Education met on Tuesday (September 13) and, among other items, approved an update to the comprehensive master plan and amended criteria for preferred choice assignment in the Northeast C ...(more)

Class of 2005 Earns 48 National Merit Scholarships

(September 09, 2005)

Eight additional Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) graduates have won National Merit Scholarships, raising the number for the 2004-2005 school year to 48. The additional awards were given by ...(more)

Schools Join Forces to Assist Hurricane Katrina Victims

(September 08, 2005)

More than 70 Students Evacuated from the Storm Area are Enrolled to Date Throughout Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), students, staff, and parents are joining forces to provide aid to childr ...(more)