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February 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

No School on Wednesday Because of Snow

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials announce schools and offices will be closed Wednesday, Feb. 20 due to the winter storm. According to the MCPS website, all school and community activities in school buildings are also canceled Wednesday. Childcare centers located in school buildings will also be closed. IMPORTANT: Montgomery County Public Schools and offices […]

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February 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Monday in Montgomery County

The weather is resulting in delays and closings at offices and schools across Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools are opening two hours late. All field trips are canceled today. Activities starting before 10:50 a.m. are canceled. Childcare may open on time.  Administrative offices are opening on time. Montgomery County government is operating on a […]

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February 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Announces Two Hour Delay Monday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced a two-hour delay Monday, Feb. 11  because of weather conditions. According to the MCPS website, bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. All field trips are canceled Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at […]

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February 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Hucker Bill Attacks Lead in Water at Schools

Councilmember Tom Hucker introduced a bill Tuesday that would reduce the allowable level of lead in school drinking water to 5 parts per billion, down from 20 ppb, which is the state standard. A Maryland law required school systems to test water fixtures and replace any that tested 20 ppb or higher. According to a […]

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January 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Update: Schools are Closed Wednesday

UPDATE:  Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced schools are closed Wednesday, Jan. 30 due to current travel conditions in some portions of the county and anticipated emergency weather conditions this afternoon. All school and community activities in school buildings are also canceled. Childcare programs in school buildings may open after 10:30 a.m.   MCPS […]

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January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Announces Two Hour Delay for Tuesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced a two-hour delay Tuesday, Jan. 15  because of weather conditions. An announcement will be made by 7 a.m. if the school system decides to close. According to the MCPS website, bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning […]

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January 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Monday in Montgomery County

The winter storm is resulting in delays and closings at many offices and schools across Montgomery County. The National Weather Service is reporting unofficial snowfall amounts over one foot for Damascus, Germantown, and Washington Grove. Montgomery County Public Schools are closed today. All activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices are opening with a […]

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June 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Councilmember Craig Rice to Receive Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership

The Metropolitan Kappa Youth Foundation will award Councilmember Craig Rice the Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership at the Annual Black and White Scholarship Gala on June 8. Councilmember Rice is committed to making the county’s education budget process transparent. He organized Education Budget Forums throughout the County from 2015 through 2017 to provide information […]

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March 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Wednesday in Montgomery County

The winter storm is resulting in delays and closings at many offices and schools across Montgomery County. Montgomery County Public Schools and administrative offices are closed today. All activities in school buildings are canceled. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area are closed. Montgomery County government is closed today, essential personnel are expected to work. […]

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March 20, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Officials Announce Schools and Offices Closed Wednesday, March 21

Update: Administrative offices are also closed; all activities in school buildings are canceled. Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 21 because of the winter snow storm, according to a note posted on the district’s website. All school and community activities in school buildings are canceled. Day care programs that are located in […]

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