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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
The Montgomery County Council recently received a briefing from officials at Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) about the latest efforts to reduce class size and to close the achievement gap. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
Montgomery County officials are celebrating International Walk to School Day on Oct. 5th with a walk from Centerway Park to Whetstone Elementary School. This annual event promotes fun, healthy habits, a cleaner environment and safety. According to a Montgomery County news release, County Executive Isiah Leggett and Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith will […]
Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is commending the work of three principals in a video message posted on the district’s website. Smith singles out the principals of Damascus High, Robert Frost Middle and Watkins Mill High schools for engaging students in difficult conversations about patriotism and racism. The Watkins Mill football team was […]
Montgomery County began its school bus camera safety program in January of 2014 and since its inception hundreds of motorists have been cited for illegally passing a stopped school bus on local roadways. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week and this show begins with a report on an executive order that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed this week requiring public schools to begin after Labor Day. There are also reports on Montgomery County Public Schools record enrollment, the need for election workers […]