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ALL IN—A New Blog by Superintendent Jack R. Smith Ph.D.

Multiple times each month Superintendent Smith will be posting a blog in the MCPS News section of the system website.The newest posting is titled "Persistent, Resilient, and Safe"

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Raising Awareness

The fast growing issue of Opioid drug use, intoxication, and addiction has required us all to become aware of the problem and what to do in the case you suspect someone is affected. Montgomery County Public Schools and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services have collaborate to create a public service announcement for students, staff, and families.


See an Archive of Superintendent Smith's Community Messages

Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith has sent a number of email messages to families and staff since he has begun his tenure in July of 2016. See an archive of those messages here.

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Meet Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith

Prior to MCPS Dr. Smith was the Maryland interim state superintendent of schools and served as superintendent of schools in Calvert County Public Schools.

Read more about Dr. Jack Smith here