News and Announcements

Immunization Requirements for the 2017-2018 School Year

All incoming seventh grade students must receive vaccination against Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) prior to the start of the 2017-2018 school year.  Students will be required to provide documentation of the required Tdap and MCV4 immunizations.  The requirements are

Summer is a Great Time for Student Service Learning

Summer is a great time for students to get involved in a service-learning project and earn Student Service Learning (SSL) hours.  Check out the organizations and opportunities that are already approved for MCPS SSL hours.  As a reminder, the state of Maryland requires students to earn 75 SSL hours in order to graduate.

Support the 2017 Give BACKpacks Campaign

The 2017 MCPS Give BACKpacks Campaign has launched and the district needs your help to raise money to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for students in need.   The Give BACKpacks campaign was created in 2013 in response to a growing need in Montgomery County.  Many families are facing financial stru

Donate to Drive for Supplies

Encourage your child(ren) to clean out their lockers, book bags, desks, and closets and donate usable school supplies to families in need through the annual Drive for Supplies campaign.  Drive for Supplies is also an opportunity to educate students about recycling.  The collected supplies are donated to MCPS schools an

Students Will Receive Free Meals During the Summer

Students in many summer school or recreation programs will be provided meals as part of the Montgomery County summer food program.  The program ensures that children in low-income areas continue to receive nutritious meals during the summer months when school breakfasts and lunches are not available.   The meals

Board of Education Approves $2.52 Billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved a final $2.52 billion operating budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 on June 13.  The budget provides nearly $60 million in additional funding that will allow the district to manage significant enrollment growth, account for the rising cost of operations, and implement new

Voices of MCPS Grads

MCPS has created a new webpage that features video stories and pictures of members of the Class of 2017.  Visit to hear from some of our graduates about what their plans are after high school, what they'll miss about their schools, and what graduation means to them.  

2016 Individual School Progress Report

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has posted the results of the 2016 Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) , Maryland School Assessment, and High School Assessments on the Maryland Report Card ( ) website.  Click here to view Sherwood High School's

MCPS Needs Summer Career Hosts

MCPS, in collaboration with WorkSource Montgomery, Inc. is hosting the Summer R.I.S.E. (Real Interesting Summer Experience) Program.  The program is an opportunity for rising juniors and seniors to have an up-close, hands-on perspective of professional career options that exist throughout the county within a variety of

Registration Open for CTE Camps

Do you have a child in middle school that is interested in Career and Technology Education (CTE)?  MCPS is hosting a series of summer camps, just for middle schoolers, to help them learn more about the district's CTE programs.   Students can cook up something delicious in the culinary arts program or get their h

Summer School Registration Under Way

Registration for the 2017 Regional High School Summer School program has begun.  The high school program is open to all students who are residents of Montgomery County, whether or not they are enrolled in MCPS.  The high school program will be offered at four locations:  Northwood, Thomas S. Wootton, Walter Johnson and

13 Reasons Why

Please see the attached letter which has information regarding the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why.     13 Reasons Why