Students Showcase Designs at Kid Museum

On Sunday May 22 students from Parkland and Westland middle schools showcased inventions, which were created after a series of visits to the KID Museum in Bethesda. The Museum's Invention Studio Program is run in partnership with seven schools and exposes kids to STEM fields. The students chose from aerodynamics, robotics, digital music or circuits/3D design then created a design of their own.

Kid Museum

Seven Seniors Receive Gates Millennium Scholarships

The seven MCPS seniors will receive good-through-graduation scholarships to attend any accredited college or university in the United States. The Gates Millennium Scholars Program was established in 1999 to provide outstanding students who are from a racial minority and from low income families an opportunity to complete an undergraduate education in any discipline they choose.

Gates Scholarships

And the Winner is...

The Montgomery County winner of the 2016 Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award (PIMA) is Lori Green, a parent volunteer at Northwest High School. Green, as the president of the schools' African American Parent Council, works closely with school staff to celebrate and encourage students from diverse backgrounds to high levels of achievement. The statewide winner will be announced at an awards event June 3.

Parent Involvement Award

Taking Time Out for Mental Health

Students and staff at Winston Churchill High School participated in a community Wellness Day on May 16. During the full-day event, students rotated to seven different activity stations that centered on mental health awareness and how to connect to sources of positive support.

Wellness Day

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School Year Extended to June 20

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MCPS Choice Study Report

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Ethics Panel Opening

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill one vacancy on its five-member Ethics Panel. Learn more here