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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


A Dedication Ceremony for Hallie Wells MS

May 17, 2017

The Clarksburg community recently celebrated the dedication of Hallie Wells Middle School. Hallie Wells MS opened in August 2016 and boasts more than 150,000 square feet of learning space.


Students Compete in SkillsUSA

February 17, 2017

The 2017 SkillsUSA Regional Competition was held at Thomas Edison High School of Technology on Feb. 16.

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Students Shine at 2017 MCPS Theatre Festival

February 7, 2017

Hundreds of middle and high school student actors, dancers, singers and stage technicians gathered at James Hubert Blake High School to hone their skills and share their talents at the sixth annual MCPS Theatre Festival.


Northwest HS Students Hold First Aid Fair

January 26, 2017

Students at Northwest High School have been participating in a unique First Aid course where they learn skills for aiding adults, children and infants.

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A Celebration of Latin Dance

November 23, 2016

Dozens of energetic high school dancers took the stage at the Music Center at Strathmore to represent their schools at the 17th annual Latin Dance Competition on Nov. 21. Hundreds of MCPS students, families and community members packed the theater to cheer for their favorites and celebrate Hispanic heritage. The event was organized by the […]

Bringing Science to Life

November 1, 2016

Hundreds of 7th grade students from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Montgomery Village middle schools participated in exciting hands-on science activities during the 8th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day on Oct. 28.


MCPS Students Sing the Blues

October 28, 2016

More than 12,000 5th grade students attended an interactive and educational blues concert at the Music Center at Strathmore this week.


MCPS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

October 14, 2016

National Hispanic Heritage Month is coming to an end and MCPS schools celebrated this period with a variety of activities and events.


A Message from Superintendent Smith

September 23, 2016

A message from Superintendent Jack R. Smith on the critical need to engage in meaningful conversations about race, civility and the unique lived experiences of MCPS students.