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This Week’s News in English and Spanish

Check out this week’s edition of the MCPS News in 90 and Noticias en 90 for a summary of the latest MCPS news, events and highlights.

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Featured News Stories

Nobel Prize Winners Wow B-CC Audience

October 23, 2014

Dr. Thomas Schelling, 2005 Nobel winner in Economics and Dr. William Phillips, 1997 winner in Physics were VIP guests at an assembly Wednesday, Oct. 22 at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School.

Holocaust Survivors Bring History to Life

October 23, 2014

Seventh grade students at Eastern Middle School heard first-hand accounts from four Holocaust survivors who visited their school as part of the Portraits of Life: Holocaust Survivors of Montgomery County program.

Strathmore Student Concert Series Delights

October 22, 2014

The annual Strathmore Student Concert series kicked off this week, with more than 11,000 MCPS Grade 5 students visiting the music hall in North Bethesda.

Key Middle Celebrates Environmental Leadership

October 9, 2014

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Program visited Francis Scott Key Middle School Oct. 8 to recognize the work the school has done to promote environmentally sustainable best practices.

NAACP Parents Council Holds Kick-Off Meeting

October 8, 2014

The NAACP Parents’ Council held its annual kick-off meeting Oct. 6, bringing together parents and MCPS staff to discuss and share best practices to foster parent engagement.

Class of 2014 Excels on SAT

October 7, 2014

The MCPS Class of 2014 earned a combined average SAT score of 1650, a two-point increase over the previous year.

Dyan Harrison named AP of the Year

September 25, 2014

Dyan Harrison, an assistant principal at Gaithersburg High School, has been named the Maryland Assistant Principal of the Year by the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals.

Download the New MCPS Mobile App

September 24, 2014

The app will provide direct access to content available on the MCPS website, including information about schools, the school year calendar, lunch menus, and the Board of Education.

Promoting Pedestrian Safety at School

September 18, 2014

MCPS is partnering with the Montgomery County Department of Transportation to raise awareness of the risks of distracted walking and other dangerous pedestrian behaviors.… more

Welcome Back Students!

August 26, 2014

More than 154,000 students headed back to school Monday, August 25, representing an enrollment increase of about 2,800 students over last year.T