back to school 2019

September 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Onboard Cameras Will Catch Motorists Who Pass Stopped School Buses

Montgomery County police have released arresting video of cars ignoring the extended stop signs of county school buses. The video shows children trying to cross busy streets, where motorists should have stopped. One showed a Jeep crashing into a car stopped for a bus. Another video shows a Ride On bus ignoring a school bus […]

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September 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Back to School Means Last Minute Supply Shopping For Some

Tuesday marks back to school day for MCPS. For procrastinators or those in denial that summer is officially ending, that meant last-minute back-to-school supply shopping. Staples on Rockville Pike in Rockville Monday afternoon was bustling with students and their parents buying up school supplies and waiting in long checkout lines.

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September 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

End of Summer Means Back to School

Those familiar yellow school buses are lined up and ready to go for the first day of school for MCPS on Tuesday. Bethesda School Bus Depot September 2, 2019

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August 31, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Introduces Brand New Snowden Farm Elementary School in Clarksburg

School bells will be ringing for Montgomery County Public School Students on Tuesday. Yolanda Allen, who is the Principal of the newly opened Snowden Farm Elementary School in Clarksburg says they expect about 650 students this year. The school will come with a lot of cool features, all of them geared towards encouraging students to […]

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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s a Look at Freshmen Orientations at MCPS High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools welcomed thousands of new freshmen students to its many high schools Thursday. Here’s a look at the many freshmen orientations across MCPS high schools. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Freshmen getting to know one another—expanding their circles of friendship..working together..building connections—phenomenal @BCCLinkCrew — Donna Redmond Jones (@BCCprin) August 29, 2019 Tons […]

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August 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Todos los Autobuses Escolares de MCPS se equiparán con Sistemas de Cámaras

El programa de cámaras para los autobuses escolares del condado de Montgomery comenzó como un programa piloto en 2014, y luego se implementó en octubre de 2016. Desde ese momento, se han emitido más de 100,000 multas. Cuando el nuevo año escolar comience el 3 de septiembre, todos los autobuses escolares del Condado de Montgomery […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Every MCPS School Bus To Be Equipped With Camera System

Montgomery County’s school bus camera program began as a pilot in 2014 and then was implemented in October 2016. Since that time, more than 100,000 citations have been issued. When the new school year starts on September 3, all Montgomery County School Buses (MCPS) will be outfitted with a camera system. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports: […]

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