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March 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Officials Announce Schools and Offices Closed Wednesday, March 21

Update: Administrative offices are also closed; all activities in school buildings are canceled. Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 21 because of the winter snow storm, according to a note posted on the district’s website. All school and community activities in school buildings are canceled. Day care programs that are located in […]

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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Officials Announce Schools Closed on March 14

Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed on March 14 because of the winter snow storm, according to a note posted on the district’s website. A decision about administrative offices and daycare will be announced by 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Montgomery County Public Schools are closed March 14, 2017 due to emergency weather conditions. More […]

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October 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Clarksburg Premium Outlets Plans Grand Opening Celebration, Oct. 27-29

Are you ready to shop? The Clarksburg Premium Outlets is celebrating its grand opening on Oct. 27 – 29, and this new shopping center is expected to put Clarksburg on the map. “It will be a destination, destination shopping,” said Marilyn Balcombe, president and CEO of the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce. According to a news release […]

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August 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Superintendent Welcomes New MCPS Teachers (VIDEO)

MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith welcomed hundreds of new teachers at an orientation session earlier this month. MCPS-TV reports, below:  

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August 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Back to School: Floreen Describes New Superintendent as “Impressive” (VIDEO)

In just a few weeks, Montgomery County public school students head back to class on Aug. 29th. A new school is opening and the district has a new superintendent at the helm. At a recent news briefing, Council President Nancy Floreen was asked for her thoughts on MCPS superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, and his plan […]

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Bottom Line Features Reports on Clarksburg Outlets, College Track and Paws in the Park (VIDEO)

Susan Kenedy hosts the latest episode of The Bottom Line, which begins with a report on the status of construction at the Clarksburg Premium Outlets.

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February 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS District Announces Schools are Closed Today

Montgomery County Public Schools officials have announced that the district’s schools are closed today, Feb. 16, because of icy weather conditions. Administrative offices will open three hours late. All school-sponsored and community-use activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices will open three hours late. .@MCPS Schools Closed Today (Feb 16); Administrative Offices Opening Three […]

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February 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS to Announce Opening Status at 5 a.m. on Tuesday

Set your alarms for an early wake up call. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials are reporting that a decision on the district’s opening status will be announced at 5 a.m. on Tuesday morning. .@MCPS will make an announcement regarding school operating status for Tuesday, February 16 at 5am Tuesday morning. — MCPS (@MCPS) February […]

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Nancy Navarro on MCPS: “There’s a Sense of Urgency” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro is “excited” about the Board of Education’s selection of Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). As for the work ahead, she said, “there’s a sense of urgency.” Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Eric Guerci Says Dr. Jack Smith is “Excellent Choice” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Eric Guerci, the student member of the Montgomery County Board of Education, explains why he believes Dr. Jack Smith is an “excellent choice” for superintendent.

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