montgomery county public school students

April 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Community Members Divided Over Montgomery School Boundary Analysis

More than 100 Community Members Offer Feedback on School Boundaries at Kennedy High School Montgomery County Public Schools’ second boundary assessment community conversation at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring brought out students activists, parents, and teachers. Derek Turner, a spokesperson for MCPS, estimates that between 65 to 70 people attended the first […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Principal Responds to List Circulated ‘Rating’ Senior Girls

Last week, the principal of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High emailed parents about a list that ranked senior girls. Principal Donna Redmond Jones said in an email on March 9 that “the administrative team received a report that several students had created and circulated a list of approximately 18 senior girls’ first names with a ‘rating’ beside […]

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August 10, 2015 | Cindy Peña

New Start Times for MCPS Students (VIDEO)

When Montgomery County School students begin classes on August 31st, the bells will ring later in the morning – middle and high schools will start 20 minutes later and elementary schools will start 10 minutes later than in years past.  This is in response to the scientific evidence that adolescents need more sleep as well […]

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March 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

Icy Day Could Chip Away MCPS Students’ Summer Vacation

Enjoy that snow day today students, because according to the Montgomery County Public Schools calendar you’re going to have to give the day back in June. MCPS Spokesman Dana Tofig told MyMCMedia Monday that today is the first non-built-in snow day, meaning this one triggers the school system’s contingency plan. But, with a forecast later […]

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