Education

April 16, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

County Working to Ensure Equitable Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

County leaders are working to make sure all communities have equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine. Local and national data shows that communities of color are among those who are at a higher risk during the pandemic. Data also shows that there’s been continuous progress in Montgomery County towards increasing access to lifesaving resources in […]

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April 16, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

County Council of PTA’s Will Hold Online Seminar Discussing Curriculum Choices

Montgomery County Council of PTA’s( MCCPTA) will hold an online seminar to provide support for families with elementary and high school students. The online discussion will begin at 10 am on Saturday, April 17. Educators, PTA members and community leader will be present to offer insight and information regarding educational planning. County residents who are […]

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April 14, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Latest Installment of MCPS Online Career Talk Series Features Healthcare Workers

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be holding a new installment of “Let’s Talk Careers”. The new installment is scheduled for 10–11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 28. The career series is held monthly by MCPS students who discuss different career journeys with professionals, leaders and entrepreneurs from a variety of fields. According to MCPS, confirmed […]

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April 14, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

Deadline Approaches for Schedule Adjustments for Secondary Students

In an effort to improve the student/teacher experience in virtual learning at the secondary level, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is giving students the option to adjust their schedules for the second semester. Middle school and high school students will be given more flexible options such as requesting an abbreviated schedule to lighten their course […]

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April 13, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Noyes Library Celebrates Earth Day with StoryWalk on ‘Rainbow Weaver’

In celebration of Earth Day, families can stroll through Capitol View-Homewood Local Park located at 2929 Edgewood Road in Kensington while following a self-guided adventure with the book, Rainbow Weaver by Linda Elovitz Marshall and illustrated by Elisa Chavarri. Bilingual signs will be posted from April 17 through May 15. This is the fourth outdoors Noyes […]

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April 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Jawando y Rice: Grupo de Trabajo para Tratar el Tema de la Presencia Policial en las Escuelas

Los concejales del condado de Montgomery Will Jawando y Craig Rice anunciaron que convocarán un grupo de trabajo para desarrollar profesionales de salud mental y otros servicios de apoyo en las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), con la intención de que los oficiales de policía no estén en las escuelas todos los días. […]

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April 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Jawando, Rice Announce Task Force to Find Student Support Alternatives for Police Presence in Schools

Montgomery County Councilmembers Will Jawando and Craig Rice announced they will convene a task force to grow mental health professionals and other support services in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), with the intention that police officers will not be in schools everyday. “We know that our current systems are not working, particularly for our Black […]

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April 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

At Mass Vax Site, Dr. Pollard Says Montgomery College ‘Honored’ to Serve Community

Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard spoke a day ahead of MC’s Germantown campus launching as a state-run mass vaccination clinic. Pollard said that the college was “honored” to serve its community. “There are three things every [community] in our nation needs right now — every community, every town across the nation: one is vaccines, […]

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April 12, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Applications for Distinguished African American Scholar Awards Close April 16

The Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators (MCABSE), a non-profit organization devoted to furthering the academic success of children of African descent, is accepting applications for its Distinguished African American Scholar Awards. MCABSE are looking for students in Montgomery County “committed to leadership in their high schools and communities; passionate and committed to their […]

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April 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Amplía los Sitios de Distribución de Alimentos a Partir del Lunes

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) están ampliando sus sitios de distribución de comidas a partir del lunes. MCPS ofrecerá comidas Grab + Go en 11 sitios de autobuses designados, tres sitios que no pertenecen a MCPS y ocho ubicaciones en escuelas primarias y secundarias seleccionadas. Las comidas están disponibles todos los días […]

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