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December 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Dozens of Student Leaders Meet with School Board Members (VIDEO)

More than 50 student leaders recently met with school board members to shares ideas and discuss issues impacting life in Montgomery County schools. Find out more in this report by MCPS-TV:

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December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wise Wins 4A State Championship, 42 – 7, Over QO (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED The Wise Pumas took home the state 4A championship trophy with a 42-7 win over the Quince Orchard Cougars on Friday night. The football game was played on a cold night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and, from the beginning, it was all Wise. At halftime, Wise was up 14-0. In the third quarter […]

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Superintendent Says MCPS “Will Not Tolerate Hate-based Speech or Behavior”

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith has released a statement about recent hate-related vandalism at area schools: “In recent weeks, Montgomery County Public Schools has seen a surge in hate-related vandalism in our schools and on school property. This trend is disturbing and unacceptable. These actions are a violation of school policy, a violation […]

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October 31, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

MCPS Superintendent Releases FY 2018 Capital Budget and CIP Amendments

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith is recommending adjustments to the current Capital Improvements Program (CIP) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, including expenditure shifts for five projects, two new boundary studies and one site selection study, according to a news release. Smith submitted his  Recommended FY 2018 Capital Budget and Amendments to the FY 2017–2022 Capital […]

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October 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Walk to School Day at Whetstone Elementary School (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials celebrated International Walk to School Day on Oct. 5th with students from Whetstone Elementary School in Gaithersburg. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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September 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith: “We Must Confront Issues Head On” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is commending the work of three principals in a video message posted on the district’s website. Smith singles out the principals of Damascus High, Robert Frost Middle and Watkins Mill High schools for engaging students in difficult conversations about patriotism and racism. The Watkins Mill football team was […]

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August 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

Assignment Education: Closing the Achievement Gap (VIDEO)

Closing the achievement gap is a top priority for educators, parents and other community members in Montgomery County. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports.

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August 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

New MCPS Superintendent is Looking Forward to the New School Year (VIDEO)

There is a new superintendent leading Montgomery County Public Schools, and he is looking forward to the new school year that begins on August 29th. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

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August 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Superintendent Welcomes New MCPS Teachers (VIDEO)

MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith welcomed hundreds of new teachers at an orientation session earlier this month. MCPS-TV reports, below:  

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July 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Local Leaders Celebrate the Launch of the BELL Program (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the launch of the Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) program this summer. The program will serve one thousand students a year for four years. Councilmember Nancy Navarro said this innovative program approaches the critical issue of the summer slide. MCPS-TV has more in this report, below:

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