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December 10, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

County Council Wraps Up Last Meeting for the Year

Tuesday marked the last Montgomery County Council meeting for the year. Key items on the agenda included an update on county revenue estimates, MCPS FY 20 supplemental appropriation for school security systems funding, and the Addition of Great Seneca Science Corridor Minor Master Plan Amendment. Each December, the council receives an update about the county’s […]

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December 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Aquí el Calendario Escolar de MCPS 2020-2021

A través de un comunicado, las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) dio a conocer el calendario académico para el ciclo escolar 2020-2021. El año escolar 2020 comenzará el lunes, 31 de agosto de 2020 y el último día de clases será el miércoles, 16 de junio de 2021.  El calendario incluye 182 días […]

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December 5, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Latin Dance Competition Celebrates 20 Years

Hundreds of students from Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) participated in the 20th edition of the annual Latin dance competition organized by the After School Dance Fund. Community leaders, politicians, parents and fans were present at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda.

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December 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Districtwide Boundary Analysis Meetings Announced

Montgomery County Public Schools is holding six meetings to present the Districtwide Boundary Analysis. The districtwide boundary analysis project is designed to provide an assessment of school boundaries by analyzing factors including school facility utilization and capacity, student demographics, school assignment, and travel patterns. The study should provide a summary of the community engagement process. […]

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December 4, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Jóvenes Bailan Ritmos Latinos en Montgomery

Cientos de estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) participaron en la edición número 20 de la competencia anual de bailes latinos que organiza la fundación After School Dance Fund. Líderes comunitarios, políticos, padres de familia y fanáticos se hicieron presentes en el emblemático Strathmore.

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November 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Nov. 27 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Diabetes Support Group: Support, knowledge, and resources will be available. This will take place from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Park Senior Center [3950 Ferrara Drive] in Wheaton. Newcomers are welcome. 2.Early Release for MCPS Students: MCPS students […]

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November 22, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiantes Hispanos Principal Grupo Demográfico de MCPS

Este viernes, a través de un comunicado de prensa emitido por parte de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), revelan las cifras oficiales  para el ciclo escolar 2019-2020. Según el reporte, el total de estudiantes inscritos al 30 de septiembre de 2019 asciende a 165,267 estudiantes;  1,138 más que la cifra proyectada y […]

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November 22, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Class of 2019 Scored 48 Points Lower on SAT, but Participation Rises

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Class of 2019 scored 48 points lower on the SAT than the Class of 2018. The average combined score for 2019 was 1119.  The average combined score for all Maryland public school graduates in 2019 was 1041, a 25-point decrease from 2018. MCPS graduates earned 78 points more compared […]

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November 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

College Board to Honor Muslim Holiday by Giving Another Exam Date Option

The College Board will be expanding testing options for the Advanced Placement exam to honor the Muslim holiday Eid-al-Fitr next school year. This comes after local students and community members of Muslim faith expressing their concern of  Eid-al-Fitr coinciding with the date of the Advanced Placement exams — Thursday, May 13, 2021. They say as […]

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November 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

BOND Project to Host Annual Summit on Workforce Diversity Thursday

Initiative Will Highlight the Impact of Male Educators of Color on Male Students of Color The BOND (Building Our Network of Diversity) Project, an educator initiative in Montgomery County Public Schools, is hosting a summit on Thursday, Nov. 14 that will focus on the importance of workforce diversity, with a particular focus on the impact of male […]

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