Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)

February 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus Sexual Assault Victims File Lawsuits Against School Board, Administrators, Coaches

Four students who said they “were victims of vicious sexual assaults” in Damascus High School football locker rooms during 2017 to 2019 filed suit Thursday against the Montgomery County Board of Education and several Damascus school officials and coaches. The 33-page and 31-page lawsuits detail the sexual assault incidents as well as an environment in […]

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January 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Attendees Weigh in at Final Boundary Study Meeting

An estimated 650 people filled two rooms at the final Montgomery County Public Schools Boundary Analysis meeting at Walter Johnson High School on Thursday night. MyMCMedia spoke to attendees about their perspective on the boundary study. Here’s what they had to say: Previous Post: Skeptical Crowd Fills Two Rooms for Boundary Analysis Meeting

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January 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Skeptical Crowd Fills Two Rooms for Boundary Analysis Meeting

Montgomery County Public Schools had its largest boundary analysis meeting yet on Thursday night at Walter Johnson High School. A spokesperson for MCPS told MyMCMedia that about 650 people showed up to the meeting. There were so many people, that the group was split up into two rooms so that two boundary meetings were happening […]

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January 15, 2020 | Staff Writer

Officials Holding Two Community Forums on State of Education in Montgomery County

Montgomery County Council Education and Culture Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith, Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard, and The Universities at Shady Grove Executive Director Stewart Edelstein are hosting two community meetings to present the state of education in the county. The meetings are an opportunity to discuss academic […]

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January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Postponed Boundary Analysis Meeting Rescheduled for Jan. 23

The MCPS districtwide boundary analysis meeting originally scheduled for Jan. 7 at Walter Johnson High School (WJHS), but postponed by snow, has a new date. The re-scheduled meeting will now take place on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 7-9 pm at WJHS. The boundary analysis is meant to assess MCPS’ geographic boundaries by evaluating student demographics, […]

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December 4, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

2020-21 Montgomery County School Year to Start Before Labor Day

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will open before Labor Day next school year, for the first time since 2016.  On Dec. 3, the county school board unanimously approved that in the 2020-2021 school year, classes will start on Aug. 31, 2020 and end on June 16, 2021. Labor Day will fall on Sept. 7. The […]

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November 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Investigan a Maestro de Magruder por “Conducta Inapropiada” con Estudiante

Según Leroy Evans, director de Magruder, un maestro de la escuela secundaria Coronel Zadok Magruder en Derwood esta suspendido debido a “acusaciones de conducta inapropiada” con un estudiante. Evans envió un correo electrónico el lunes sobre las acusaciones  y señaló que las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery “están cooperando completamente con el Departamento de […]

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November 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Magruder Teacher for ‘Inappropriate Conduct’ with Student

A teacher at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood is on administrative leave because of “allegations of inappropriate conduct” with a student, according to Leroy Evans, principal at Magruder. Evans sent the Magruder community an email about the allegations Monday, and noted that Montgomery County Public Schools “is fully cooperating with Montgomery County Police […]

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October 31, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

New Early Childhood Center Part of County Care and Education Action Plan

The Upcounty Early Childhood Center at Emory Grove had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 30. The center is part of Montgomery County’s Early Care and Education Initiative, a four-year action plan aimed to make sure all children from birth to 5-years-old can access quality and affordable early child care and education. 

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October 1, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Empleados de MCPS Ahora Tienen Acceso Gratuito a las Instalaciones Recreativas del Condado

Todos los empleados de tiempo completo de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) tienen acceso ilimitado a todas las instalaciones recreativas y acuáticas del condado. El concejal Gabe Albornoz en una conferencia de prensa en el Centro de Recreación Comunitario Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac en Rockville anunció formalmente la medida. Se le […]

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