May 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Teacher of the Year Overcame Homelessness: ‘It’s That Untold Story That Can Set a Lot of People Free’

Last week, Joseph Bostic, Jr. was named Montgomery County Public Schools’ (MCPS) 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year. Bostic, originally from Macon, Georgia, is the math content specialist and eighth-grade team leader at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School in Germantown. He understands hardship and said it’s someone’s untold story that often sets people free. “I […]

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March 6, 2014 | Staff Writer


MCPS May Need to Extend School Year Due to Snow Days

As of March 6,  Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has used a total of nine emergency weather days (snow days). The 2013-2014 school calendar, as approved by the Montgomery County Board of Education, has four snow days built in, so MCPS is five days over its allotted number of snow days. The state of Maryland […]

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