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Give BACKpacks to Students in 2016

May 24, 2016

The annual campaign is under way and MCPS needs your help to raise funds to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for students in need. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to Give BACKpacks!

Graduations Begin May 27

May 24, 2016

More than 10,000 MCPS students will receive their diplomas in commencement ceremonies that begin on May 27 and continue through June 10. You can send us some of your favorite graduation photos via email and Twitter.

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Five Food Service Workers Recognized for Dedication and Hard Work

May 24, 2016

The five were honored during a breakfast on May 6. In a separate announcement, Marla Caplon, the director of Food and Nutrition Services, was lauded for her work by the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Also, inside, read about upcoming retirement celebrations, Shout Outs and In Memoriam.

Various MCPS events on May 2, 2016
School News

May 24, 2016

The Superintendent’s Performing Arts Awards Gala offered a night to shine for dance and theater students. In other news, Montgomery Blair wins the National Science Bowl Competition; Arcola Elementary students make treasure from trash; and students at Longview School gets a visit from a Frederick Key baseball player.

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Read About Our Great Students

May 24, 2016

Twenty-six Hispanic high school seniors were honored for outstanding academic achievement, leadership and community engagement. Inside, read about seven students who will receive good-through-graduation Gates Millennium scholarships; students who won science and music competitions; and this year’s winners of the SERT poster contest.

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Technology Conference Set for June 22–23

May 24, 2016

The “Innovate, Integrate, Collaborate” conference is open to school-based and non-school-based staff. Register on PDO. Also, inside, read about a Johns Hopkins two-year program that will lead to a master’s degree in special education. The next cohort begins in the summer of 2017.