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First Day of School is Aug. 29

The first day of school is Monday, August 29 and MCPS is excited to welcome a record number of students to our schools this year.
Our 204 schools, including the brand new Hallie Wells Middle School, are expected to be filled with more than 159,000 students.
To help students get ready for the new school year, all MCPS secondary schools will hold a Student Orientation Day on Aug. 25.

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Support the 2016 Give BACKpacks Campaign

MCPS needs your help to raise funds to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for students in need. A $10 donation will provide a student in need with a new backpack, filled with school supplies. Last year, thanks to the generous donations of MCPS parents, staff, and community members, the district was able to provide more than 19,000 backpacks to students. We’re hoping to serve even more students this year. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to Give BACKpacks!

Give BACKpacks

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Visit the MCPSGiveBackPacks.org website to see how you can support this important initiative for our students.

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