Browse Public Announcements for 2007 - 2008 School Year

Two Students Named Intel Science Talent Search Finalists

(January 30, 2008)

Richard Montgomery High School student Benjamin Lu and Montgomery Blair High School student Louis Wasserman are among 40 students nationwide and the only students in Maryland named finalists in the 67 ...(more)

Kindergarten Reading Data Set Record, Achievement Gap Closes

(January 29, 2008)

Performance of African American and Hispanic Kindergarteners Closes Achievement Gap MCPS International Baccalaureate Enrollment Soars 541 Percent in Seven Years The percentage of kindergarten st ...(more)

Number of Nationally Certified Teachers in MCPS Reaches 363

(January 25, 2008)

74 Educators Attain National Board Certification in 2007, Total Number in MCPS Now Reaches 363 Seventy-four educators in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) achieved certification by the Nati ...(more)

Press Event Highlights IB Primary Years Programme

(January 25, 2008)

First IB Primary Years Programme in Maryland at College Gardens Elementary School Provides Global Approach to Learning Press Conference Also Highlights Record-Setting Kindergarten Reading Scores ...(more)

Eight Students Are Intel Science Search Semifinalists

(January 18, 2008)

Eight Montgomery County Public Schools students have been named semifinalists in the 67th Intel Science Talent Search, one of the most rigorous and prestigious science competitions for high school stu ...(more)

Board Reviews New Technology for Classrooms

(January 09, 2008)

Board Reviews Updates on New Classroom Technologies and MCPS/College Partnerships for Students Pilot Artificial Turf Project for Richard Montgomery High School Approved The Board of Education me ...(more)

Students Take College Institute Courses at USG Campus

(January 08, 2008)

Montgomery College’s “College Institute” Program at Wootton High School Will Relocate to The Universities at Shady Grove’s New Kendall Academic Center Program’s Move Will Ease Capacity Challenge at ...(more)

New Lineup of Free Workshops at MCPS Parent Academy

(January 07, 2008)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Parent Academy is accepting registrations for the winter session of workshops for parents of MCPS students. The latest schedule for January and February fea ...(more)

Nobel Laureate To Visit Parkland Middle School

(January 07, 2008)

Nobel Laureate to Perform "Science of Cold" Demonstrations at Multimedia Event for 800 Parkland Magnet Middle School Students Event on January 9 Will Show Students the Remarkable Effects of Cold on ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Tues., January 8

(January 04, 2008)

Agenda 9:00 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance (A) 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 African American History Month (A) ...(more)

Student Transfer Season Scheduled

(January 03, 2008)

Student Transfer Application Season Scheduled from February 1 through April 1 Montgomery County parents who wish to request a change in school assignment for their children from their home school ...(more)

New Richard Montgomery HS Hosts Media Tour

(December 27, 2007)

News Media Invited to Tour New Richard Montgomery High School on the Day Before Students Arrive Principal Moreno Carrasco Will Highlight Features of the $86.7 Million Facility Principal Moreno C ...(more)

Board Seeks Comment on Employee Policy

(December 20, 2007)

Comment Sought on Noncertificated Supervisory Employees Policy The Board of Education has requested community comment regarding its Policy HDD, Designation of the Montgomery County Association of ...(more)

Viers Mill Elementary Earns Nat'l Title I Award

(December 14, 2007)

Viers Mill Elementary School Named National Title I Distinguished School The power of high expectations, the impact of quality staff members and support from parents and the community—all have come ...(more)

Superintendent Recommends $2.1 Billion Budget

(December 13, 2007)

Superintendent Recommends $2.1 Billion FY 2009 Operating Budget Budget Focuses on Continued Investment in Staff and Successful Initiatives Superintendent Jerry D. Weast recommended a $2.1 billi ...(more)