Media Advisory: Back-to-School Press Event Set for August 28 at the New Cabin Branch Elementary School

August 24, 2023

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will celebrate the start of the 2023-2024 school year with a media event at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, at the new Cabin Branch Elementary School. 

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Monifa B. McKnight and Montgomery County Board of Education President Karla Silvestre will join other local officials at the event.

MCPS is expecting nearly 162,000 students on the first day of school. Dr. McKnight and  Ms. Silvestre will discuss the coming school year and the strategic areas of focus for the district. Following the press conference, guests will be invited to tour the school and see students and teachers in their classrooms. 

WHAT:   MCPS Back-to-School Press Conference 

WHEN:   Monday, Aug. 28, 2023 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Cabin Branch Elementary School, Media Center, 14129 Dunlin Street, Clarksburg, MD 20871

WHO: Among those expected to attend and give remarks are:

  • Ms. Stephanie Dinga, Principal, Cabin Branch Elementary School
  • Ms. Karla Silvestre, President, Montgomery County Board of Education
  • Dr. Monifa B. McKnight, Superintendent of Schools
  • Mr. Will Jawando, Montgomery County Council Member, Chair of Education and Culture Committee

Please note that this briefing is only for members of the media. Members of the media are asked to email to RSVP.

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