February 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Several MCPS Principals Alert School Communities of Virtual Kidnapping Scam

Several principals at Montgomery County Public Schools are alerting their communities of an extortion phone scam after receiving reports from parents who have been targeted. In a letter to parents and guardians sent out this week, MCPS officials write that “multiple MCPS families have been targeted by what is known as a virtual kidnapping scam. […]

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May 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Shelter in Place Orders Lifted at All Schools

UPDATED Montgomery County Public Schools have lifted shelter in place orders for the five schools in the Aspen Hill area. Students at Parkland Middle, Strathmore Elementary, Georgian Forest Elementary, Brookhaven Elementary and Harmony Hills Elementary schools are being dismissed at the normal time.   All shelters-in-place have been lifted and school dismissals will continue on […]

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November 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

BOE Approves $1.74 Billion for Capital Improvements

The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved a new six-year Capital Improvements Program (CIP) request for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) on Nov. 18, that addresses overcrowding caused by years of dramatic enrollment growth. The Board’s six-year request of $1.74 billion includes 14 new classroom addition projects and keeps on schedule many other projects […]

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