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January 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS School Calendar Update Following Closings

Inclement weather forced Montgomery County Public Schools to close for two days earlier this month but the closings will not impact this year’s school calendar–for now, according to MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith. Smith released in a statement that the 2017-2018 school calendar includes a total of 182 instructional days, which are two above the […]

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March 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

The Past Week’s Top Stories

The top stories at mymcmedia.org run the gamut, from police and fire news, to a quirky story about an attempt to dispose of a statue of a Confederate soldier. Use the links below in case you missed any of them. The Statue Nobody Wants Had Little Luck on Craigslist Board of Education Adopts Updated School […]

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November 12, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Syed Shaukat on Board of Education Vote to Close School for Students on Eid Holiday (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education recently voted to move a professional day from the 2016-2017 school calendar year to September 12, 2016. It’s an important victory for the Muslim community since Eid al-Adha could fall on the same day. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Syed Shaukat, Islamic Society of North America Adviser, talks about the vote […]

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November 10, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

BOE Votes to Move Professional Day to Accommodate Muslim Holiday (VIDEO)

Montgomery County School Board members voted 6 to 2 in favor of  moving a Professional Day from the 2016-2017 school year to September 12, 2016, which may coincide with the Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha. This is a major victory for the county’s Muslim community, after years of petitioning for equality on this issue. In this MyMCMedia Extra […]

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March 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

MCPS Requests State Snow Waiver

It’s possible that Montgomery County Public Schools students won’t have to make up the three snow days they missed after all. MCPS School Board has applied for a waiver of up to three days from the Maryland State Department of Education. According to Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers, making up the three snow days would cost the school system […]

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