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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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October 31, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Centro de Educación Temprana Abre sus Puertas en Gaithersburg

Con una ceremonia, donde participaron el Superintendente de las Escuelas Públicas de Montgomery Jack Smith junto a miembros del Concejo del condado, se abrieron las puertas del nuevo Centro de Educación Temprana Emory Grove en Gaithersburg el miércoles, 30 de octubre de 2019. En este nuevo centro, el sistema escolar público de Montgomery (MCPS) ofrece […]

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August 2, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery tiene la Tasa más Alta de Ausentismo Escolar

Según un reporte relevado esta semana en una reunión, donde estaba presente el Superintendente de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) Jack Smith, se dio a conocer que más de dos mil estudiantes del sistema escolar ha abandonado la escuela en los últimos dos años y medio. La mayoría de los estudiantes que […]

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June 25, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery tiene plan de acción ante posibles redadas y deportaciones

La Presidenta del Concejo del Condado de Montgomery, Nancy Navarro, ante su alocución con los medios de comunicación, informó que el condado “está preparado desde hace dos años, desde que el presidente fue electo” para enfrentar las posibles redadas y deportaciones las cuales, el mismo presidente Donald Trump, ha venido anunciando recientemente. Inicialmente, el fin […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS: Damascus Athletic Director, JV Coaching Staff Are Out

Montgomery County Public School Superintendent Jack Smith held a press conference Tuesday, where Smith answered questions about the letter mailed to the Damascus community detailing an update into MCPS’s internal investigation into the alleged locker room rapes. (Video courtesy of Facebook/Fox 5 DC) Athletic Director, JV Football Coach Out at Damascus MCPS is making major […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Hires External Firm to Investigate Damascus Sexual Assault Case

Montgomery County Public Schools published a letter that Superintendent Jack Smith emailed to the Damascus high school community on Sunday. The letter is about how MCPS is cooperating with law enforcement’s investigation into alleged rapes and violent assaults at Damascus, and they’ve also hired an external firm to internally investigate the school and football team […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There’s an Education Budget Meeting at Rockville High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to learn about the FY 2020 Budget. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice attend this meeting with MCPS Superintendent Jack R. Smith […]

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February 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There will be an education budget meeting tonight at E. Brooke Lee Middle School in Silver Spring from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The meeting is hosted by Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Superintendent Says Schools Are Not ‘Desensitized’ to Hate

Jack Smith, the superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools, addressed the recent acts of hate that have occurred in the high schools. Since December, there have been four known instances of hate at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, and Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. Richard Montgomery’s principal confirmed that in January, the school […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Students Now Required to Attend School June 5

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith said at a press conference Tuesday that, as of now, the last day of school is still June 14. Last Wednesday, schools were closed because of inclement weather for the fourth time during the academic calendar. Because MCPS has already used its three free snow days, the […]

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