montgomery county public schools

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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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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November 7, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich, County Leaders Discuss Kirwan Recommendations for MCPS

The Coalition for the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future held a School Funding and Policy Community Forum Wednesday at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring.  The forum was a space to discuss the Kirwan Commission’s education policy recommendations and what they mean for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The Kirwan Commission, created in 2016, is […]

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November 6, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Student Board Member to Hold First Town Hall of the Year

Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Nate Tinbite will be hosting his first town hall meeting of the year from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, at Seneca Valley High School in Germantown.  Chief Operating Officer for MCPS, Andrew Zuckerman, will be discussing Seneca Valley’s boundary recommendation and new programs, the Capital Improvement Plan (MCPS’ infrastructure […]

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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 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 24 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Oct. 24. The Nationals take a 2-0 lead in the World Series with their win last night against the Astros. Go Nats! And, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board’s day starts with an agritourism study tour in the Agricultural Reserve. After the tour they […]

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September 27, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Student Member of the Board Proposes That School Sports Count as P.E. Credit

Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Nate Tinbite proposed that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) give high school students the option to get half of their physical education (P.E.) requirement by joining a school sports team.  My resolution is simple – student athletes should be able to earn a PE credit for their hard work […]

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September 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Employees Now Have Free Access to County Recreation Facilities

All full-time Montgomery County Public Schools employees officially have free and unlimited access to all county recreation and aquatics facilities. Councilmember Gabe Albornoz will hold a press conference Saturday morning at the Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center in Rockville to make the announcement formally. He’ll be joined by Recreation Director Robin Riley, […]

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