Leggett is Optimistic About New MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) selected Jack Smith as the new superintendent. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett expresses confidence in the new leadership at MCPS.

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Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Jan. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up! It’s going to be a cold Monday. The National Weather Service predicts high temps to be near 30 degrees. 2. Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to present a proclamation at 11 a.m. at […]

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Board of Education Sets Calendar for 2017-18 School Year

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The Board of Education adopted the calendar for the 2017-18 school year at its Dec. 13 meeting, according to a press release. School will begin on Tuesday Sept. 5 and the last day is scheduled for Thursday June 14. “We understand how important it is for out families to have a calendar as soon as […]

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Wise Pumas Take State Football Championship Title Over the Quince Orchard Cougars (VIDEO)

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The Wise Pumas took home the state 4A championship trophy with a 42-7 win over the Quince Orchard Cougars on Dec.9th. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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Dozens of Student Leaders Meet with School Board Members (VIDEO)

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More than 50 student leaders recently met with school board members to shares ideas and discuss issues impacting life in Montgomery County schools. Find out more in this report by MCPS-TV:

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Wise Wins 4A State Championship, 42 - 7, Over QO (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

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UPDATED The Wise Pumas took home the state 4A championship trophy with a 42-7 win over the Quince Orchard Cougars on Friday night. The football game was played on a cold night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and, from the beginning, it was all Wise. At halftime, Wise was up 14-0. In the third quarter […]

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MCPS Students Will Start School After Labor Day Next Year (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Public Schools students will start school after Labor Day next year. That’s the latest from school board members who approved the start and end dates for the 2017-2018 school year calendar at a board meeting on Tuesday. According to the calendar, students will report to class on Sept. 5 and the last day […]

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Superintendent Says MCPS "Will Not Tolerate Hate-based Speech or Behavior"

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Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith has released a statement about recent hate-related vandalism at area schools: “In recent weeks, Montgomery County Public Schools has seen a surge in hate-related vandalism in our schools and on school property. This trend is disturbing and unacceptable. These actions are a violation of school policy, a violation […]

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MCPS Superintendent Releases FY 2018 Capital Budget and CIP Amendments

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Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith is recommending adjustments to the current Capital Improvements Program (CIP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, including expenditure shifts for five projects, two new boundary studies and one site selection study, according to a news release. Smith submitted his  Recommended FY 2018 Capital Budget and Amendments to the FY 2017–2022 Capital […]

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MCPS Superintendent Scheduled to Release Recommended FY 2018 Capital Budget on Oct. 27

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Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is scheduled to release his recommended FY 2018 Capital Budget and the amendments to the FY 2017–2022 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) on Thursday. According to a news release, the Montgomery County Board of Education will hold public hearings on the CIP at 7 p.m. on  Nov. 10, and Nov. […]

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Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 14, in Montgomery County

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Here are five things to know today, Oct. 14, in Montgomery County: 1.  School News: MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith has released his recommendations to address school boundaries, capacity and facility issues in the district.   2. Vote 2016: The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) will be registering voters and signing up election judges from 2 p.m.- 6 […]

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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