Student Town Hall Series Begins at Ridgeview MS

Ridgeview Middle School was the venue for the first Student Town Hall event of the school year. Superintendent Starr answered questions from students in the studio audience as well as those submitted in advance by other students at Ridgeview. The event was hosted by Student Member of the Board Dahlia Huh.The next Student Town Hall will be held on Dec. 2 at Sherwood High School.

Student Town Hall

Special Needs Awareness Program at Wayside Elementary

October is Disability Awareness Month across the nation and in MCPS. At Wayside Elementary School, students learned about empathy and disability awareness during the 4th annual Special Needs Awareness Program (SNAP) week. Students spent the week going through simulations, using equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, blindfolds and communication devices to learn about living with a disability. SNAP week culminated with a community concert that featured Jesse Magee and the Rock-Able.

Disability Awareness

Third Annual State of the Schools Set for Nov. 11

Superintendent Joshua Starr will deliver his third State of the Schools address at the Music Center at Strathmore on Nov. 11. The event is free and will feature performances and artwork by MCPS students. At the event, Dr. Starr will share his vision for how we can prepare all students for success in their future and highlight the successes of our outstanding students and staff.

State of the Schools

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2014 State of the Schools

Superintendent Joshua Starr will deliver his third State of the Schools address on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

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