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MCPS Schools Closed Friday, Saturday, and Sunday; Administrative Offices Closing at Noon on Friday

(January 21, 2016)

Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed Friday, January 22, through Sunday, January 24, due to emergency weather conditions.  Administrative offices will close Friday at 12 p.m.   ...(more)

Montgomery Blair High School Wins Regional National Science Bowl Competition, Secures Spot in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

(January 21, 2016)

Students from Montgomery Blair High School have won the Regional National Science Bowl Competition (NSB). With this win, the team advances to the National Finals set  to be held in Washington, D. ...(more)

MCPS Schools Opening Two Hours Late Today

(January 21, 2016)

Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late today (January 21, 2016) due to emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekinderga ...(more)

Board of Education Seeks Nominees for Distinguished Service Awards

(January 20, 2016)

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking nominations from the public for its 19th Annual Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education. The awards are sponsored by the Board to recog ...(more)

Statement from Board of Education President, Interim Superintendent on County Executive's Capital Budget Recommendation

(January 15, 2016)

Montgomery County Board of Education President Michael Durso and Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers released the following statement concerning the release of County Executive Isiah Leggett’s C ...(more)

Board of Education Discusses School Design Options; Receives Update on PARCC Assessments and Systemwide Partnerships

(January 13, 2016)

The Montgomery County Board of Education met on Tuesday, January 12, 2016, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The Board held a discussion on school design op ...(more)

County Launches New Initiative Aimed to Ensure Every Student Has Access to Their Own Library Card

(January 13, 2016)

Today (Jan. 13) Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) launched Library Link. This program is part of a national initiative to connect students with the ...(more)

Fourteen MCPS Students Named Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalists

(January 12, 2016)

Fourteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been selected as semifinalists for the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search, one of the most prestigious high school science competitions in ...(more)

County and School Officials to Launch Library Link, A New Initiative to Ensure all Students Have a Library Card

(January 11, 2016)

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 10 a.m. Harmony Hills Elementary School 13407 Lydia Street, Silver Spring As part of a national initiative to connect students with the wide-ranging resources of the ...(more)

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, January 12

(January 8, 2016)

The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, January 12, 2015, at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. 9 a.m., with public agenda items beginnin ...(more)

Thirteen MCPS Students Receive Full-Tuition Posse Scholarships

(January 8, 2016)

Thirteen Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year college scholarships from the Posse Foundation. The Posse program identifies public h ...(more)

Media Advisory: Acting Secretary of Education John King to Visit JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres Jan. 5

(January 4, 2016)

Acting Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr., will visit JoAnn Leleck Elementary School at Broad Acres on Tuesday, January 5.  Mr. King will tour classes and read with students. Leleck ...(more)

Media Advisory: Student Member of the Board to Host Live Student Town Hall Meeting Tonight, Dec. 16

(December 16, 2015)

Eric Guerci, Student Member of the Montgomery County Board of Education, will host a special Student Town Hall meeting about the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Operating Budget tonight, Dec. ...(more)

Board of Education Sets Calendar for 2016-2017 School Year

(December 14, 2015)

The Board of Education adopted the calendar for the 2016-2017 school year at its Dec. 14, 2015 meeting. The school year will begin on Monday, August 29, 2016, and is scheduled to end on Friday, June 1 ...(more)

MEDIA ADVISORY: MCPS to Host Career Readiness Event Tonight, Dec. 14

(December 14, 2015)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will host a districtwide Career Readiness Night tonight, Dec. 14, for students in Grades 7–10 and their families. The event will take place at Gaithersbur ...(more)