ESOL

May 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Updates Plan for Phase III Online Learning, Kindergarten Registration

MCPS students have been engaged in virtual learning since March 30 and as the school year winds down, more information about future plans is becoming available. According to a letter sent out Sunday from MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith, there’s a comprehensive plan in place geared towards the recovery of learning and the reopening of schools. Important […]

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February 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Reuniones de MCPS Abordarán Cambios al Programa ESOL

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) invitan al personal, los padres de familia y miembros de la comunidad a una serie de reuniones para conocer los próximos cambios en el programa de inglés para estudiantes que hablan otro idioma (ESOL) de la escuela intermedia y secundaria. El programa ESOL ayuda a los estudiantes […]

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February 27, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

MCPS Meetings Will Address Changes to ESOL Program

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) invites staff, parents and community members to a series of meetings to learn about the upcoming changes to the middle and high school English for Speakers of Other Language (ESOL) program. The ESOL program helps linguistically and culturally diverse secondary students orientate to a new cultural and academic environment. The […]

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October 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Wheaton High School Hosts ESOL Resource Fair

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined ninth and tenth grade students at Wheaton High School for a English as a Second Language (ESOL) Resource Fair Wednesday morning. According to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ website, ESOL students come from various cultural, linguistic, socioeconomic and academic backgrounds. Students are tested and placed in classes appropriate to their […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Karla Silvestre (D) Disagrees with Current Board of Education on ESOL Department

Karla Silvestre, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large | District 3, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. Silvestre responded to this question: What decision made by the current BOE might you disagree with. Why […]

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August 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Superintendent Welcomes New MCPS Teachers (VIDEO)

MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith welcomed hundreds of new teachers at an orientation session earlier this month. MCPS-TV reports, below:  

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April 3, 2015 | Aline Barros

Linkages to Learning Program Serves Families in Need

The Linkages to Learning, a program that provides school-based health, mental health, social and educational support services for children and families, is scheduled to host its recognition ceremony on April 15 at VisArts in Rockville to celebrate donors, volunteers, and staff. This program is a partnership between Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services, […]

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November 5, 2014 | Aline Barros

When Learning English Goes Beyond Classroom (VIDEO)

When student athletes take the field their goal is to win, but for some who are learning English as a second language sports might also help them score there too. Becoming fluent in English can be developed outside classrooms and on the playing field. Educators agree that extra-curricular activities such as playing sports help non-native English […]

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July 4, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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ESOL Summer Camp at the Brook (Video)

Summer camps are in full swing. A camp at Springbrook High School provides an unique experience for ESOL students. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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October 12, 2012 | Staff Writer

Teacher Named White House Champion of Change (Video)

Silvia Rodriguez Macdonald, an ESOL teacher at Lois P. Rockwell Elementary School in Damascus, was recognized by the Montgomery County Council on Oct. 9 after she was recently named a “Champion of Change” by the White House and the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. She’s using her own experiences to educate her […]

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