Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)

April 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 3 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 3 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County Leaders Answer Questions:  County Executive Elrich, Dr Jack Smith, Dr Earl Stoddard and Dr Travis Gayles answered questions from the community regarding the coronavirus pandemic. The briefing was broadcast live Thursday evening from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Watch […]

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March 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 30 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. First Day of Remote School: Montgomery County Public Schools launches the first phase of remote learning today. 2. Online Theatre Classes:  Olney Theatre Center is offering six weeks of free Zoom classes starting today. There will be classes every […]

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March 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Officials Hold Virtual Conversation For Parents on What to Expect While Schools are Closed

More than 165 thousand students start remote leaning Monday, March 30 All Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) buildings are closed through April 24 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Friday evening, Superintendent of Schools Jack Smith sent a message to the school community with information for the first week of remote learning. Monday, Montgomery County […]

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March 28, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Communicates Goals and Resources for First Week of Remote Learning

School Buildings Closed Through April 24; Remote Learning Starts Monday, March 30 With Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) starting remote learning on Monday, March 30, Superintendent of Schools Jack Smith sent a message to the school community Friday evening. The letter, titled “Continuity of Learning in MCPS: Getting Started” explained the goals of the first […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Online Learning Starts March 30, Chromebook Distribution Begins Thursday

Montgomery County Public Schools is preparing its move to online learning on March 30. Jack Smith, superintendent of MCPS, said in a video following the statewide announcement that Maryland Public Schools will remain closed through April 24, MCPS will start distributing Chromebooks to students in need starting Thursday. In an email to families on Thursday, […]

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March 25, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Escuelas Públicas de Maryland Cierran hasta el 24 de Abril

Todas las escuelas públicas de Maryland están cerradas por cuatro semanas adicionales, hasta el 24 de abril. La superintendente estatal Karen Salmon anunció la decisión en una conferencia de prensa, el miércoles. El 12 de marzo, el gobernador Larry Hogan anunció que las escuelas permanecerían cerradas hasta el 27 de marzo para frenar la propagación […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne and Maryam Shahzad

All Maryland Public Schools Closed Until April 24

All Maryland public schools are closed for an additional four weeks until April 24. State Superintendent Karen Salmon announced the decision at a press conference Wednesday. On March 12, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that schools would be closed through March 27 to slow the spread of COVID-19. “I know how incredible difficult this last couple […]

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March 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Awaiting Guidance from State on School Closures

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education is awaiting guidance from state officials about whether to extend the current school closures, Deputy Superintendent Monifa McKnight said during a board meeting Monday.    McKnight said MCPS is planning for an extension just in case COVID-19 circumstances require it. MCPS is designing plans for remote […]

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March 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 23 in Montgomery County

Rain today with a high of 47 degrees, check out the weather forecast. Today is Monday, March 23 and here are five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall:  Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) will host a telephone town hall with Montgomery, Frederick, and Carroll County public health experts to answer […]

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March 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS utiliza Autobuses Escolares para Distribuir Comidas Gratis

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) usaron autobuses escolares para distribuir comidas gratuitas a los estudiantes entre las 11 a.m. y la 1 p.m. del viernes. Las comidas gratuitas ayudan a los estudiantes que no pueden obtener alimentos de la escuela, ya que las escuelas están cerradas debido al brote de coronavirus COVID-19. […]

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