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January 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Schools to Hold Job Open House for Skilled Trades Professionals Tuesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is holding an open house for professionals interested in teaching their trades and professions to MCPS students.  The open house is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School, 101 Education Blvd. During the meeting, staff from the Office of Human Resources and Development […]

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January 9, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Jan. 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan. 9. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board meets at 9:30 a.m. at their Silver Spring headquarters. The meeting agenda may be found, here. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Live Discussion with County Executive Marc Elrich: This online forum from 1 to 2 p.m. […]

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January 8, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS gets Total of $60,000 in Donations to Help Student Lunch Debt

Two Montgomery County-based businesses donated a total of $60,000 to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) Dine with Dignity program to help alleviate student lunch debt.  Chuck Levin’s Washington Music Center and the DARCARS Automotive Group each donated $30,000 to the program.  “It’s kind of a no-brainer. You’ve got to look after the children if […]

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January 8, 2020 | Staff Writer

County Holiday Giving Project Assisted More than 11,000 Families in 2019

As we look back on 2019 and set goals for the new year, we need to remind ourselves of the importance of giving back to our communities. In Montgomery County, the child poverty rate is over 9 percent and 35 percent of the public school students qualify for free or reduced price meals. A family […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 7. Will we get the first snow of the year today? Tune in. Find out. 1. MCPS Superintendent Meets with Media: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is meeting with members of the media this morning at 10:30 a.m. to answer questions. According […]

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January 6, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 6. Sunny today, but tomorrow’s forecast includes snow. 1. Opposing Anti-Semitism: The American Jewish Committee has declared today #JewishAndProud Day in a worldwide demonstration of Jewish pride in the face of recent attacks against Jews. For more information, click here. 2. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s […]

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January 2, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Jan. 2 in Montgomery County

Welcome to the first Five Things of a new decade! Partly cloudy today with rain likely Friday. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 2. 1. School’s Back in Session: Sorry kids, winter break is over. 2. Spanish Circle Time: The Takoma Park Library hosts a Spanish Circle for babies, toddlers […]

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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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