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Summer Rise Summer Rise
04/19/2018

MCPS and WorkSource Montgomery have collaborated to offer Summer RISE (Real Interesting Summer Experience). Summer RISE provides rising juniors and seniors a career development opportunity in a professional environment for 3-weeks in July.

Teacher of the Year Teacher of the Year Video story icon
04/19/2018

Kristen Kane, a kindergarten teacher at Forest Knolls Elementary School, has been named the 2018-2019 MCPS Teacher of the Year and will now go on to compete for Maryland Teacher of the Year. Kane, as well as other MCPS staff and community members, were honored at the Champions for Children Award Celebration on April 18.

Finalists Finalists
04/16/2018

Three teachers have been named finalists for the 2018–2019 MCPS Teacher of the Year Award by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund. They are: Kristen Kane, kindergarten teacher at Forest Knolls Elementary School; Edwina A. Kollo, math content specialist at Shady Grove Middle School; and Janet Gallagher, resource teacher at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. The teachers, along with other MCPS employees and partners, will be honored for their extraordinary work as part of the annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration. The MCPS Teacher of the Year will be named during the event on April 18.

Bayard Rustin Bayard Rustin
04/13/2018

The Board of Education voted on Thursday, April 12, to name the new elementary school in the Richard Montgomery cluster Bayard Rustin Elementary School. The Rockville school is currently under construction and scheduled to open for the 2018-2019 school year. Bayard Rustin was a civil rights leader, gay rights activist and an organizer of the 1963 civil rights march in Washington D.C.

CREA CREA Video story icon
04/12/2018

The Career Readiness Education Academy is a career readiness education program for older English Language Learners in MCPS who are unlikely to meet all graduation requirements prior to turning 21. CREA provides students the opportunity to learn English language skills, basic work skills and to earn industry certifications.

Mark Mann Mark Mann
04/11/2018

Dr. Stacy Ashton, principal of Burnt Mills Elementary School, is this year's Mark Mann Excellence and Harmony Award winner. The Mark Mann Award is presented annually to an MCPS administrator who has shown exceptional performance in promoting academic excellence, positive human relations and community outreach.

BOE 4-12-18 BOE 4-12-18
04/11/2018

The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold its business meeting on April 12. Closed session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and public items will start at 10 a.m. Watch live on Comcast Channel 34, Verizon Channel 36 and RCN Channel 88.

College Fair College Fair
04/11/2018

Hundreds of MCPS students attended the Montgomery County National College Fair on April 10 and 11, a free event held at the Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg. The event featured representatives from dozens of colleges and universities, and provided resources to students and parents navigating the college admissions process.