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February 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Plans to Schedule School Bus Depot Meetings in Mid-to-Late March

A Montgomery County official says community meetings are expected to take place in mid-to-late March to discuss potential sites for parking hundreds of Montgomery County school buses. That’s the word from General Services Director David Dise, who said the county has been working with officials from the school district about the suitability of any potential […]

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October 11, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Student Population Changes in Montgomery Public Schools (VIDEO)

Enrollment in Montgomery County Public County Public Schools (MCPS)  is expected to reach a record-high of 159,242 students this school year, according to a new report by James Song, director of facilities management for MCPS.  This report was presented to the Board of Education at a recent meeting, and it highlighted how school enrollment is surpassing school capacity. […]

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July 7, 2015 | Krista Brick

MCPS Workgroup to Look at New School Designs

A new workgroup is taking a look at how Montgomery County school system designs its future schools. The group is looking at the size, scope and shape of schools that can be built in Montgomery County, including whether schools can be built taller here or in former commercial buildings. James Song, director of facilities for Montgomery County […]

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April 14, 2015 | Krista Brick

School Board Backs off English Manor as Option for Alternative Education Program

The Montgomery County School Board stopped short of ordering a feasibility study on the former English Manor Elementary School as a possible location for the county’s Alternative Education Program Tuesday, instead opening up the options to about a dozen county sites and commercial facilities. The board did vote to go ahead with a revised feasibility […]

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September 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

Portable is Here to Stay

Everything is portable these days. You can bring your favorite TV show along with you via your Iphone, you can monitor how well you sleep via a special bracelet, heck, there’s even squeezable apple sauce in case you needed that to be portable too. But, in Montgomery County what seems to be a mainstay are […]

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July 29, 2014 | Krista Brick

Churchill High School

MCPS Pulls Churchill Turf Field Funding Request from Council Agenda

UPDATED, July 29 at 2 p.m.- The Montgomery County Council pulled from its agenda Tuesday a consent item that would have OK’d using $1.3 million in private funds to build a turf field at Winston Churchill High School in  Potomac. The item was removed from the Tuesday agenda at the request of Montgomery County Public […]

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