May 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS to Host Show to Help Students Navigate College Admissions

Applying to college isn’t like is used to be due to the impact of the coronavirus. To assist high school juniors and their families, Montgomery County Public Schools launched a new virtual talk show to help students navigate the college admissions process during the COVID-19 health crisis. Topics include the SAT and ACT, grading, the […]

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May 15, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 15 in Montgomery County

It is Friday, May 15, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Business Briefing: Council President Sidney Katz hosts the third in a series of business and economic development briefings at 12:30 p.m.  Email to register for the zoom meeting and submit questions. 2. CARES Act Programs to Help Small […]

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May 14, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.County Will Remain on Stay at Home Order: County Executive and Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles will hold a news conference today at noon to discuss what criteria must be met before additional openings and other activities can be allowed in Montgomery […]

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May 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Will Include LGBTQ+ Elective Next School Year

Montgomery County Board of Education members unanimously approved adding a LGBTQ+ pilot course for high school students at its May 12 business meeting. The course will be offered as an elective to 11th and 12th graders who have previously taken U.S. History. Spread out over four units, the curriculum will examine factors that shape identity, […]

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May 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Students Will Choose One Letter Up or ‘Pass’ Semester Grade

High school students will have the option to choose between a “pass” or a letter grade for their final semester grade, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted 7-1 on Tuesday.  In the third quarter, students received letter grades. In the current fourth quarter, students will receive a grade of either “pass” or “incomplete.” Under […]

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May 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 12 in Montgomery County

May 12 means we celebrate Limerick Day. We do it the MyMCMedia way. By sharing five things, this MoCo day brings, of information you may want to relay. 1. Council in Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 1:15 p.m. There will be public hearings at 1:30 p.m. about special appropriation to Montgomery County Public […]

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May 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Programa en Español sobre el Proceso de Admisión a la Universidad

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) anunciaron a través de un comunicado de prensa que presentarán un programa de especial, en español, donde despejarán dudas sobre cómo navegar el proceso de admisión a la universidad durante la crisis del COVID-19. A través de una charla virtual, dirigida a estudiantes de grado 11 y […]

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May 11, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 11 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Monday, May 11. 1. Graduation Goes Virtual:  The Class of 2020 will celebrate graduation with a virtual ceremony in early June, MCPS announced Sunday. 2. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 10:45 a.m. Here’s a look at the meeting’s agenda. 3. Municipal […]

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May 10, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Announces Virtual Graduation for Class of 2020

Montgomery County Public Schools will host a universal virtual graduation for the entire Class of 2020 in early June, it announced Sunday. MCPS also plans to hold in-person graduation celebrations once large groups are permitted to gather. Meanwhile, starting on May 14 and continuing through May 22, MCPS’ social media posts will be filed with […]

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May 8, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

MCPS Producing Video to Help Students with College Admissions Process

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will present a pre-recorded video to help navigate the process of college admissions on May 15. Counselors and college representatives will answer questions regarding the college admissions process and how it may be affected by COVID-19 during the upcoming MCPS-TV program geared toward juniors and their families. Juniors and their […]

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