May 1, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 1, in Montgomery County: 1. County government: Council President Roger Berliner has his regular news briefing at 11:30 a.m. And the Montgomery College budget gets scrutinized by the County Council’s Education Committee at 2 p.m. as part of the council’s review of County Executive Ike Leggett’s fiscal […]

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April 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

New MCCPTA President Says $10,000 in ‘Unaccounted’ Deposits Turn Up (VIDEOS)

The new president of the overarching body for Montgomery County PTAs says it received “unaccounted for deposits” reducing the amount of money lost by the organization to $29,000. The Financial Crimes Unit of Montgomery County police has opened an investigation into the Montgomery County Council of PTAs finances after a police report said the organization […]

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April 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from April 21-April 27

The MyMCMedia Top 10 list had a rare week with five education-related stories, ranging from a celebrity surprise donation for a local school’s fund drive to “financial irregularities” found on the Montgomery County Council of PTAs ledger. The remaining five were all public safety stories, including a fire and crime summaries from Gaithersburg and Rockville. […]

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April 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

‘Financial Irregularities’ Discovered by PTA, Letter Says

“Significant financial irregularities” have occurred with the Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations, according to a letter posted on the MCCPTA website. The letter says the irregularities were discovered since July 1, “including the apparent theft of a substantial sum, most likely by someone inside MCCPTA.” Police spokesperson Rick Goodale confirmed a police report was […]

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February 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Board Approves $2.5 Billion Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved a $2.5 billion operating budget request for Fiscal Year 2017. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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February 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

BOE Selects Dr. Jack Smith as Next MCPS Superintendent (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education conditionally appoints Dr. Jack Smith as the next superintendent of schools. MCPS-TV reports. Pending approval from the state of Maryland, Dr. Smith is scheduled to begin on July 1. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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June 15, 2015 | Krista Brick

UPDATED: Gaithersburg to Honor Summit Hall PTA President

UPDATED June 15, 2015 – The city of Gaithersburg will honor Summit Hall PTA President Oscar Alvarenga at the June 15th Mayor and City Council meeting. You may remember Alvarenga was named the Parent-Teacher Association President of the Year last month by the Montgomery County Council of PTAs. ORIGINAL POST Oscar Alvarenga admits he used […]

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February 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

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PARCC Night at Gaithersburg High (VIDEO)

More than 600 Montgomery County Public Schools parents gathered at Montgomery Blair High School earlier this month to learn more about the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers – or PARCC – state tests. MCPS -TV has more. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming. […]

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September 9, 2014 | Krista Brick

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End of the Line for MCPS Edline

Edline, the homework-checking, grade peek-in online tool used by many of the county’s parents to keep tabs on their kids’ school work is on its way out. In its place, Montgomery County Public Schools will move to a new web-based system called myMCPS. In 2009, Montgomery County Public Schools developed and launched a web-based system, myMCPS, […]

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March 14, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

MCCPTA Sends Letter on School Construction to County Executive

In a recent letter to County Executive Ike Leggett and the Montgomery County Council, the Montgomery County Council of PTAs highlighted their efforts to bring awareness at the State level of the school system’s need for additional construction funding due to overcrowding.  Read the complete text of the letter below: “Since October, our county executive, […]

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