school year

August 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Donation Drive for School Supplies Will Benefit Rockville Youth

The start of school year is approaching and the city of Rockville is working to make sure students are prepared. To ensure that every child has a backpack full of necessary school supplies, city leaders are asking the community to donate school materials. School supplies will be accepted at donation sites the week of Aug. 15-22. […]

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November 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

School Board Approves 2018-19 School Calendar

After what some members of the Montgomery County School Board called “a very challenging process,” the board voted Tuesday morning to adopt a new calendar for the 2018-2019 School Year. Sept. 4, 2018, will be the first day of classes for students and the last day is June 13, 2019. The new calendar resembles the […]

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August 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Donation Drive for School Supplies Will Benefit Local Youth

The start of school year is approaching and organizations across the county are working to make sure that students are prepared.  To ensure that every child has a backpack full of necessary school supplies, county leaders are asking the community to donate school materials and backpacks. School supplies will be accepted at donation sites until […]

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April 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett to Announce the Extension of Summer Programs Due to Later School Year Start Date

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to be joined by Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith to announce the Montgomery County Department of Recreation will extend summer full and half day programs, according to a news release. This announcement comes amid the executive order that Governor Larry Hogan signed last year requiring […]

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February 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Adopts Updated School Calendar

The Board of Education voted unanimously on Monday night to adopt an updated calendar for the 2017 – 2018 school year. The first day of school will be Sept. 5, 2017, for students and the last day of school will be June 12, 2018. According to a news release, the Board of Education originally adopted […]

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September 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Governor Signs Executive Order Requiring Public Schools to Begin After Labor Day (VIDEO)

At a news conference in Ocean City this week, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order requiring all public schools begin after Labor Day, and end by June 15th, beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. Alongside the governor was Comptroller Peter Franchot who has pushed for this idea, “Let Summer Be Summer,” for years. […]

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July 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Parking Garage to Open By October 15 on MC’s Rockville Campus (VIDEO)

If you are a student or visitor you know finding a parking spot on Montgomery College’s Rockville campus can be challenging during the school year. But the parking situation is expected to improve when Montgomery College opens the North Garage this fall. MCTV’s Dan Rankin reports that when the seven-level parking structure opens, it will […]

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July 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

photo of teen receiving immunization

Back to School: Immunizations Reminder (VIDEO)

Montgomery County public school students head back to school on Aug. 29th and local parents are being reminded to make sure their children’s immunizations are updated. You can find out more, here. Immunization Requirements for the 2016-2017 School Year. Learn more here: https://t.co/QQWQp9BRUb — MCPS (@MCPS) July 16, 2016

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February 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

MCPS Snow Day Meltdown

That will do it! This was the last free snow day for the year before students will have to dip into summer. We have 4 snow days built in. We have had 4 snow days. 4 – 4 = 0. So….yeah. pic.twitter.com/IUzkLi3Db1 — Dana Tofig (@MCPSPIO) February 26, 2015 According to the Montgomery County Public […]

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August 29, 2014 | Staff Writer

MCPS Enrolls 57 Unaccompanied Minors

A public announcement posted on the Montgomery County Public Schools website reports that 57 unaccompanied minors have been enrolled in Montgomery County schools this school year. You can read the announcement below: “Throughout the summer, there have been numerous reports of children and young adults fleeing their homes in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras due […]

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