Maria Navarro

May 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Top 10 Stories from May 5 to May 11

Education news was the top story of the week, with Quince Orchard High School students remembering classmate Austin Cohen who lost his battle with bone cancer May 7. Other top stories include Rachel Carson’s Principal Larry Chep is headed to Clopper Mill Elementary School, police conduct sobriety checkpoint on Cinco de Mayo, and developments in […]

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May 9, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Center for Enriched Studies to Open at Four New Schools in the Fall

A Center for Enriched Studies, formerly known as the Center Program for the Highly Gifted, will open at Rachel Carson Elementary School and three others schools for the 2017-2018 school year. In a letter to parents on Tuesday, Maria Navarro, chief academic officer for Montgomery County Public Schools, described the program’s expansion as “exciting news.” […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police and MCPS Officials Address Rockville High PTSA Following Rape Report (VIDEO)

UPDATED: The Rockville High PTSA met Tuesday night receiving a presentation from Montgomery County Police officers and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials about safety and security at Rockville High School. Principal Billie-Jean Bensen began the meeting and she explained that it would be structured in three parts. She said parents were going to hear from […]

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July 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Leggett and Floreen Sign Muslim Solidarity Proclamation (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen signed a proclamation today reaffirming the County’s solidarity with the Muslim community. Leggett and Floreen were joined by faith leaders, Montgomery County police officers and officials from Montgomery County Public Schools, and the County’s Health and Human Services department at the Islamic Society of Germantown […]

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December 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Career Readiness Fair Held at Gaithersburg High (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools recently hosted a career readiness event at Gaithersburg High School. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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August 30, 2015 | Staff Writer

MCPS Welcomes More Than 600 New Teachers to the District (VIDEO)

The first day of school is exciting for both students and teachers. Did you know that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is welcoming over 600 new educators to the district this year? Find out how these new teachers have been preparing for the first day of school and the new school year in this MCPS-TV […]

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February 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of parents at MCPS PARCC event

PARCC Night at Gaithersburg High (VIDEO)

More than 600 Montgomery County Public Schools parents gathered at Montgomery Blair High School earlier this month to learn more about the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers – or PARCC – state tests. MCPS -TV has more. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming. […]

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