Browse Public Announcements for 2009 - 2010 School Year

State Board Approves Funding Waiver; MCPS Will Not Face Penalty

(May 25, 2010)

  The Maryland State Board of Education on Tuesday passed a waiver of the state’s “maintenance of effort” provision, meaning Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will not face a penalty of up ...(more)

Board Discusses English for Speakers of Other Languages

(May 25, 2010)

REVISED (List of George B. Thomas Scholarship Winners) The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Monday, May 24, and, among other items, discussed an update on the English for Speakers of Oth ...(more)

Outstanding Speakers Highlight 2010 Graduation Ceremonies

(May 24, 2010)

More than 10,000 high school students and students in alternative programs are graduating and receiving diplomas from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) this spring. Thirty-one schools and progra ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Monday, May 24, 2010

(May 21, 2010)

AGENDA 5:30 p.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Session (A) 6:00 p.m. 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Champions for Children Awards (A) ...(more)

Rockville High School Wins 2010 It's Academic Superbowl

(May 19, 2010)

A team of students from Rockville High School outlasted and outwitted the Gilman School (Baltimore) and Charlottesville High School (central Virginia) to become the 2010 It’s Academic Superbowl winner ...(more)

MCPS Graduates Earn More than $230 Million in Scholarships

(May 18, 2010)

EDITOR'S NOTE: As of June 9, 2010, the amount of scholarship money earned by the graduating class of 2010 has risen to $232 million. The press release below was published on May 18, 2010.   Th ...(more)

Analysis Shows the Impact of the Seven Keys to College Readiness

(May 18, 2010)

   An analysis of high school performance and college completion data shows a strong connection between the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) college readiness pathway and success in o ...(more)

Board Discusses FY 2011 Budget, Elimination of Loss of Credit Practice

(May 12, 2010)

Board of Education Conditionally Supports Maryland Race to the Top Application, Discusses FY 2011 Budget, Appoints Seven Administrators, Discusses Elimination of Loss of Credit Practice The Montg ...(more)

Board Conditionally Supports Maryland's "Race to the Top" Application

(May 11, 2010)

  The Montgomery County Board of Education voted Tuesday to conditionally support the state of Maryland’s “Race to the Top” application, as long as Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is allo ...(more)

Nominations Open for Board Distinguished Service Awards

(May 11, 2010)

The Board of Education is seeking nominations for the 14th annual Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education. Up to three awards will be given in each of the following categories: MCPS ...(more)

MCPS Study Documents Positive Effects of Full-Day Prekindergarten

(May 10, 2010)

Students in Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) full-day Head Start prekindergarten (pre-K) program are generally more ready for kindergarten and demonstrate higher academic performance in kinder ...(more)

Montgomery Blair HS Senior Earns Spot on 2010 U.S. Physics Team

(May 07, 2010)

Anand Oza, a senior at Montgomery Blair High School, is one of twenty students from around the nation who have been selected as a member of the 2010 U.S. Physics Team.   Team members, chosen th ...(more)

Six MCPS High School Seniors Awarded Gates Millennium Scholarships

(May 07, 2010)

Six high school seniors in Montgomery County Public Schools have been awarded Gates Millennium Scholarships. The awards amount to four-year scholarships that provide financial support to minority stud ...(more)

Board of Education To Meet on Tuesday, May 11, 2010

(May 06, 2010)

Agenda (Revised) 8:30 a.m. 1.0 Acknowledgment of a Quorum 1.1 Resolution for Closed Sessions (A) 10:00 a.m. 2.0 Pledge of Allegiance 2.1 Approval of the Agenda (A) 2.2 Salute to School Food ...(more)

Input Sought on How Schools are Assessed for Modernization

(May 05, 2010)

ROCKVILLE, MD—A committee charged with updating the methodology used to assess schools for future modernization has released its report and is seeking public comment on its recommendations. The Fa ...(more)