boundary study

January 17, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Parents Raise Concerns at MCPS Boundary Study Meeting

More than 250 people attended Montgomery County Public Schools’ boundary analysis meeting at Northwest High School in Germantown on Tuesday. The project, led by contractors from WXY Architecture, is currently in its initial phase, which consists of gathering public opinion. MCPS officials say the analysis is intended to examine the school system’s current boundaries and […]

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January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Postponed Boundary Analysis Meeting Rescheduled for Jan. 23

The MCPS districtwide boundary analysis meeting originally scheduled for Jan. 7 at Walter Johnson High School (WJHS), but postponed by snow, has a new date. The re-scheduled meeting will now take place on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 7-9 pm at WJHS. The boundary analysis is meant to assess MCPS’ geographic boundaries by evaluating student demographics, […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS to Reschedule Boundary Meeting at Walter Johnson

Montgomery County Public Schools announced that the boundary analysis meeting scheduled Tuesday night has been canceled due to impending weather conditions. The meeting will be rescheduled for a later date, which has not yet been set. The districtwide boundary analysis is intended to examine MCPS’s current school boundaries, as well as understand how the boundaries […]

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December 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Boundary Study Meeting Gets Heated

The discussion at Wednesday’s night meeting at Julius West Middle School in Rockville on the Montgomery County Public Schools boundary study got heated, as this video posted on Twitter. When explaining the nuance of their contract, the crowd began to yell over the consultants response. The guy with the mic and some random guy had […]

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December 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Boundary Analysis Meeting: Montgomery County Public Schools is inviting the public to weigh in on the boundary analysis study at Julius West Middle School in Rockville from 7 to 9 p.m. The boundary analysis study will examine MCPS’s current […]

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Districtwide Boundary Analysis Meetings Announced

Montgomery County Public Schools is holding six meetings to present the Districtwide Boundary Analysis. The districtwide boundary analysis project is designed to provide an assessment of school boundaries by analyzing factors including school facility utilization and capacity, student demographics, school assignment, and travel patterns. The study should provide a summary of the community engagement process. […]

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November 28, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

School Board Shifts Boundaries Between Clarksburg, Seneca Valley High Schools

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved new boundary lines Tuesday night that will shift between 1,000 to 1,200 students from Clarksburg High School to Seneca Valley High School in Germantown. Seneca Valley is nearing completion of a whole new building that will have a capacity of 2,581 students, the largest school facility in the […]

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November 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces Meetings for Districtwide Boundary Analysis

During his monthly press conference, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith announced upcoming meetings for families to weigh in on the MCPS’s Districtwide Boundary Analysis study. The first hearing takes place Monday evening in the Board of Education’s hearing room, located at 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. There are more meetings about the boundary […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Headlines from the 2018-2019 School Year

With today being the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students, MyMCMedia looks back at the headlines from the 2018-2019 school year. The year was marked by the assault scandal at Damascus High School, and a number of hate incidents. MyMCMedia coverage included a number of student achievers, whether they were excelling […]

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March 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Students, Parents Face Off on School Boundaries

The lines were pretty much divided between students and parents at a hearing Thursday night in Rockville. The Montgomery County Board of Education wanted community members to weigh in on how consultants should proceed in reviewing school boundaries. That’s a tough subject when only one school is involved. The board is planning on taking a […]

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