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The Bulletin


Thinking About Retirement?

February 7, 2017

In the coming weeks and months, ERSC, Fidelity Investments and SEIU Local 500 are holding workshops to help staff learn more about retirement. They will cover a variety of topics, including eligibility, health and life insurance, leave payout and taxes.


School News

February 7, 2017

Pompon teams from all 25 MCPS high schools showed off their skills in an annual competition. Also, inside, students from Wheaton and Kennedy high schools are helping to teach senior citizens how to use the latest technologies. And White Oak Middle School staff members show their solidarity with Muslim students by wearing hijabs.


Scholarships Available to Staff

February 7, 2017

Three $2,000 scholarships are available to educators for the 2017–2018 year. Applicants must be enrolled in programs leading to teacher certification or working to meet requirements of several other job positions. The deadline to apply is Feb. 28.


Great Students

February 7, 2017

Read about the great accomplishments of MCPS students in local, state and national art and science competitions.


Take It to Heart

February 7, 2017

This month’s seminar and webinar will focus on preventing heart disease. Also, inside, read the February newsletter for a story on the latest wellness champion, pick up tips on managing diabetes and sign up to take a class and quit smoking.