Browse Public Announcements for 2010 - 2011 School Year

157 MCPS Students Are National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

(September 15, 2010)

There are 157 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) in the 2011 competition, eight more than the previous year. The semifinalists will go on to compete ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Thursday, September 16

(September 13, 2010)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 16, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting can be viewed online ...(more)

MCPS Class of 2010 Scores at Record Levels on the SAT

(September 13, 2010)

NOTE ABOUT 2010 SCORES: Due to 2011 changes in the way the College Board is calculating SAT performance and participation, the results for the class of 2010 had to be recalculated. The College Board ...(more)

MCPS Launches Fall Workshops for Parents

(September 08, 2010)

    Montgomery County Public Schools’ Parent Academy is in session. This fall, parents can brush up on their algebra skills, get more familiar with Facebook and Twitter and le ...(more)

Board Discusses Preparation for School Opening, Work Priorities

(August 30, 2010)

ROCKVILLE, MD—The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Thursday, August 26, to conduct a work session on a process for prioritizing its work and the district's readiness for the opening of scho ...(more)

Report: MCPS Pre-K Program is a Model for the Nation

(August 30, 2010)

   Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) investments in prekindergarten are paying huge dividends for students—especially poor children—and should serve as a model for the nation, conclud ...(more)

Increased Enrollment, New Renovations Highlight First Day of School

(August 30, 2010)

  Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) kicks off the 2010-2011 school year today with 144,000 students—an increase of 2,200 students over last year—and the opening of six major school construc ...(more)

Parents' Back-to-School Snapshots to be Featured on MCPS Website

(August 27, 2010)

The MCPS Office of Public Information and Web Services invites parents to submit their favorite first-day-of-school snapshots to include in our back-to-school coverage. Once parents have captured t ...(more)

Blair High School Educator a Finalist for State Teacher of the Year

(August 26, 2010)

   James Schafer, a physics and mathematics teacher at Montgomery Blair High School, has been named a finalist for 2010-2011 Maryland Teacher of the Year.    The Maryland State D ...(more)

Montgomery County Board of Education to Meet on Thursday, August 26

(August 25, 2010)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet Thursday, August 26, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The afternoon portion of the meeting can be viewed ...(more)

Superintendent Jerry Weast to Retire at the End of the School Year

(August 23, 2010)

   Jerry D. Weast, one of the nation’s longest-serving large school district superintendents, informed the Montgomery County Board of Education that he intends to retire at the end of his cu ...(more)

FACT CHECK: More Artificial Facts From the Parents' Coalition

(August 18, 2010)

For the past several months, the Parents’ Coalition of Montgomery County has been making false claims about the cost of installing artificial turf at Walter Johnson High School. Unfortunately, WJLA/Ch ...(more)

ACT Participation Rises at MCPS; Scores Remain High

(August 18, 2010)

   The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Class of 2010 took the ACT college entrance exam in record numbers, with participation more than doubling over five years and performance signi ...(more)

MCPS Collecting Backpacks, Supplies at Two Malls on Saturday

(August 13, 2010)

   Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is collecting backpacks and other new school supplies at two area malls this Saturday. All backpacks and supplies will be distributed to MCPS stude ...(more)

MCPS Awarded Grant to Improve U.S. History Instruction

(August 09, 2010)

   The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a nearly $1 million grant to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) that will help enhance the teaching of American history at all grade leve ...(more)