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November 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

School Board To Vote on 2019-2020 School Year Calendar Tuesday

In a memorandum addressed to the Montgomery County Board of Education, MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith sent his recommendations for the 2019-2020 school year calendar. Under Smith’s recommendations, school would start on Sept. 3, the day after Labor Day and end June 15, 2020. The proposed calendar includes a total of 182 instructional days for students […]

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November 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Superintendent’s Proposes 2018-19 School Year Calendar

In a memorandum addressed to the Montgomery County Board of Education, MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith sent his recommendations for the 2018-2019 school year calendar. Under Smith’s recommendations, school would start on Sept. 4, the day after Labor Day and end June 13, 2019. The proposed calendar includes a total of 182 instructional days for students […]

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September 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPS Launches Fundraiser to Help for Students Affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma

Montgomery County Public Schools is partnering with the Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation, Inc to help raise money for students and families affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The campaign titled, “Hurricane Relief Fund,” officially kicked off on Sept. 7 and will end on Oct. 7. The district’s goal is to raise at least […]

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July 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

MCPS Officials and Councilmember Navarro to Visit Weller Road Elementary School

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith, School Board President Michael Durso, and County Councilmember Nancy Navarro will visit Weller Road Elementary School in Silver Spring on Wednesday to assess the impact of the “Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)” program. According to a news release, the BELL program is a public-private funded data driven summer […]

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July 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Larry Bowers Retires After 38 Years of Service at MCPS (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers retired on June 30th after 38 years of service to Montgomery County Public Schools. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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March 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Board of Education Approves Jack Smith as New Superintendent of Schools

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved the appointment of Jack Smith as superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools on Tuesday, March 8. According to a news release, Smith’s contract spans four-years and includes, a $275,000 salary per year, $40,000 of deferred compensation, and $19,875 toward his retirement plan. Smith will also receive additional benefits […]

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Nancy Navarro on MCPS: “There’s a Sense of Urgency” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Nancy Navarro is “excited” about the Board of Education’s selection of Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). As for the work ahead, she said, “there’s a sense of urgency.” Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video:

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Eric Guerci Says Dr. Jack Smith is “Excellent Choice” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Eric Guerci, the student member of the Montgomery County Board of Education, explains why he believes Dr. Jack Smith is an “excellent choice” for superintendent.

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February 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rice on Selection of Dr. Jack Smith as Next MCPS Superintendent (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, who also chairs the Council’s Education Committee, shares his thoughts on the appointment of Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools.

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February 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

School Board Selects Dr. Jack Smith as Next Superintendent (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved, on Feb. 4th, the conditional appointment of Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. Meet Dr. Smith, and hear some of his philosophy, in this MyMCMedia Extra video: The appointment is contingent on contract negotiations and obtaining state approval. If all goes […]

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