Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS)

August 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Maryland Requiere Vacunas Actualizadas de los Estudiantes

Los estudiantes que asisten a las escuelas de Maryland deben tener registros de vacunación actualizados Las escuelas públicas del condado de Montgomery dan la bienvenida a los estudiantes con aprendizaje solo virtual el lunes 31 de agosto. Los funcionarios de salud del condado les recuerdan a los padres que el Departamento de Salud de Maryland […]

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August 27, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Requires Updated Immunizations for Fall Semester

Students attending Maryland schools must have up-to-date immunization records County public schools welcome back students with virtual-only learning on Monday, Aug. 31. Montgomery County health officials are reminding parents that the Maryland Department of  Health requires students to have up-to-date immunizations.  Parents must submit their student’s immunization records by the first day of school. If […]

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August 7, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 7, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Aug. 7, and here are five things worth knowing today in Montgomery County. 1. Free COVID Testing: There are three free COVID-19 testing site options available in Germantown and Wheaton today. Appointments are recommended to reduce wait times, but walk-ups are allowed. Click here for more options. 2. Lap Swimming Reservations: Lane reservations for lap swimming are now […]

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August 6, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 6, in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Aug. 6, and here are five things worth knowing today in Montgomery County. 1. Wet Day Ahead: Thunderstorms are expected today and the area is under a flash flood watch until midnight. 2. ICYMI Barnes & Noble New Store: Barnes & Noble opened a new bookstore location in Rockville Wednesday. 3. Board of […]

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July 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

State Will Assist, But Not Dictate, When Students Can Return To Classroom

State Superintendent of schools Karen Salmon announced July 22 that local school districts have the power to decide whether to begin school virtually, in classrooms or a combination of the two. Montgomery County School District Superintendent Jack Smith announced July 21 that for at least the first semester, schools will operate virtually here. When students […]

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July 22, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Watch Live: MCPS Superintendent Smith Updates Plan for Reopening Schools

Montgomery County Public School Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith will provide an update on the district’s plan for reopening schools in the fall. The first day of schools for students is August 31. Dr. Smith’s media briefing will take place Wednesday at 9:45 a.m. Montgomery Community Media will broadcast the briefing live on cable channel 21. […]

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July 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS to Provide Virtual-Only Instruction Through January 29; Fall, Winter Sports Canceled

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith announced in a letter Tuesday that MCPS will provide virtual-only instruction for its first semester, which concludes on Jan. 21, 2021. “This decision includes the cancellation of all fall and winter sports,” Smith said. Smith said the decision was made following the guidance of Montgomery County […]

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July 14, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPS Answering Community Questions About Fall Reopening During Virtual Meeting Wednesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be hosting a virtual conversation on Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. about the drafted plan for the district’s reopening. Community members will have the opportunity to learn more about the recovery plan and have their questions answered during the live session. With the drafted plan for schooling this […]

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July 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Eight MCPS Students Awarded College-Sponsored Scholarships

Eight Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have received college- and university-sponsored scholarships in the final round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Each sponsoring college or university selected scholarship winners from among finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four […]

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July 2, 2020 | Tori Bergel

MCPS Superintendent Writes Letter Addressing Allegations of School Sexual Assault

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith sent out a letter Wednesday addressing recent allegations of sexual assault and harassment within the county’s schools. The letter, directed at parents, students and MCPS faculty, was the second sent by Smith in the past week. In it, he talks about procedures already in place through MCPS […]

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