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Board of Education Adopts $2.52 Billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2018

June 13, 2017

The budget represents a $59.6 million increase over the prior year. A majority of the increased funding will be used to maintain the successful practices that led to strong student achievement, ensure operational excellence and invest in new strategies to ensure all students are able to achieve at high levels.


Five Questions … for Five Retirees

June 13, 2017

For the last issue of this school year, The Bulletin talked to five retirees about their memorable years in MCPS, their plans for the future and words of advice for those just starting out.


People On the Move

June 13, 2017

The Board of Education made 10 administrative appointments at its regular meeting on June 13. Also, inside, read about a community service award given to an MCPS fine arts coordinator.


Hundreds of MCPS Grads Receive Seal of Biliteracy

June 13, 2017

Inside, read a message from Superintendent Jack Smith on how MCPS is committed to developing opportunities for students at all grades and levels to become bilingual and biliterate.


School News

June 13, 2017

The Chevy Chase Elementary School community takes a step back in time to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Outdoor Education comes to life for students at Clarksburg Elementary. Junior Achievement brings messages of financial literacy and entrepreneurship to Woodlin. And two Montgomery Blair composers have been honored for their work. Read about these and other School News stories.


Support the 2017 Give BACKpacks Campaign

June 13, 2017

The annual initiative is under way and MCPS needs your help to raise funds to purchase backpacks filled with school supplies for students in need. You can help for as little as $10. Don’t miss this opportunity!