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All MCPS students and their families are invited to Westfield Wheaton for an MCPS Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. The Back-to-School Fair is a great way to kick off the school year and learn about the school system’s programs and services, along with resources from government agencies and community partners. School system staff will be on hand to answer questions about MCPS curriculum and programs.

There will be free, fun entertainment for the whole family, including children’s activities, health screenings for adults and children, giveaways and more! Shuttle buses will be provided from 7 locations in the county.

Pedestrian Safety Pedestrian Safety

It's almost back-to-school time and whether walking, riding your bike, driving or taking the bus this online resource provides safety tips to ensure all our students travel safely.

Summer School Graduation Summer School Graduation Video story icon

More than 75 high school students from across the county completed their studies this summer. They received their diplomas at a summer school commencement ceremony held at Gaithersburg High School.

Bilingual Volunteers Needed Bilingual Volunteers Needed Video story icon

MCPS is expanding its world language experience programs to more elementary schools, using community volunteers. This program consists of weekly face-to-face lessons, led by a bilingual volunteer, and weekly access to the language through an interactive online platform.

Rolling Terrace Elementary Rolling Terrace Elementary

Members of the Silver Spring Links Inc., including Board of Education members Dr. Judy Docca and Ms. Brenda Wolff donated more than 80 books and snacks to students at Rolling Terrace Elementary. Now in its second year the program featured the book Be Kind by Pat Zietlow Miller which tells the story of a child who learns to be kind to another who has been bullied.

Camp Camp Video story icon

smART Summer is a free visual art summer camp for students in grades 1-5 . The camp is offered in partnership with the MCPS Summer RISE program. Rising high school juniors and seniors are provided an opportunity work with veteran teachers to explore the field of art education as a viable college to career pathway.

Drive for Supplies Celebration Drive for Supplies Celebration Video story icon

Hundreds of students, families and community members received free, donated school supplies at the 20th annual Drive for Supplies. The program is a collaboration between MCPS and Learn Shop, Inc.

Student Member of the Board Student Member of the Board

Nathaniel Tinbite was sworn in as the 42nd Student Member of the Montgomery County Board of Education on July 8. Tinbite, a senior at John F. Kennedy High School, was elected to the position by middle and high school students and will serve on the board for the next school year. He succeeds Ananya Tadikonda, a 2019 graduate of Richard Montgomery High School.