ADVISORY: MCPS to Hold Media Event TODAY to Celebrate Start of 2015-2016 School Year

August 31, 2015

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will celebrate the start of the 2015-2016 school year with a media event TODAY (Monday, August 31, 2015) at Wheaton Woods Elementary School, 4510 Faroe Place in Rockville. Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers and Montgomery County Board of Education President Patricia O’Neill will join other local and state officials at the event.

More than 156,000 students are expected for the first day of school today. The event will highlight the strategic priorities for the coming school year, MCPS’ increasing student enrollment, and the district’s growing capital needs.

WHAT: MCPS Back-to-School press conference

WHEN: TODAY, Monday, August 31, 2015, at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Wheaton Woods Elementary School, 4510 Faroe Place, Rockville, MD 20853

WHO: Among those expected to join Mrs. O’Neill and Mr. Bowers are:
-Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Executive
-George Leventhal, President, and Craig Rice, Chair, Education Committee, Montgomery County Council 
-Members of the Montgomery County Board of Education
-Members of the Montgomery County State Delegation
-Frances Frost, president, Montgomery County Council of PTAs
-David Chia, principal, and parents and staff from Wheaton Woods Elementary School


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