Give Backpacks

August 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Schools Looking for Backpack Donations

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is looking for more donations to provide backpacks filled with school supplies for students in need. The backpacks will be distributed at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. According to MCPS, more than 54,000 students receive free and reduced-price meals, an indicator of need, and many families struggle to afford school […]

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July 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Cancels Back to School Fair (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia has learned that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has canceled its annual Back to School Fair, which typically takes place the weekend before the first day of school. Students head back to class on August 29. Former MCPS interim superintendent Larry Bowers informed the Board of Education of the decision in a memo back […]

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July 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS’ Give Backpacks Campaign is Now Underway (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students head back to class on Aug. 29 and some of those students do not have school supplies. That’s why MCPS’ 2016 Give Backpacks Campaign is so important. Find out how you can make a difference in this year’s campaign, below: You can find out more about the 2016 Give […]

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August 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

MCPS Back To School Fair (VIDEO)

To kick off the new school year, the residents are invited to Montgomery County Public Schools Back-to-School Fair on Aug. 29. During the event, students can find out more about the upcoming school year, and parents learn more about more about the school system and resources available in the community. MCPS TV has more information: Visit […]

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August 23, 2014 | Staff Writer

Thousands Attend MCPS Back to School Fair

Thousands of students, families, and community members attended the annual Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, August 23 at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. The rainy weather didn’t deter MCPS families from coming to the fair to learn about school system programs, get information about community resources, and have fun […]

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August 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

August’s Challenge: The 18-Pack of Crayons

If you are at any of the major retailers in August you might bump into a frantic parent with a school supply list in hand racing to find the 18-count box of crayons  specified on the list. Oh, you can easily find the 24-pack or the 12-pack but the supply list will specifically say an […]

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