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Board of Education Approves Amendments to Capital Improvements Program

December 6, 2016

The amendments include expenditure shifts for five projects, two new boundary studies and one site selection study. The Board will also fund a feasibility study to reopen the former Woodward High School to address the space deficits at several Downcounty Consortium high schools, as well as at Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Walter Johnson and Walt Whitman high schools. The Board’s request has been submitted to the County Executive and the County Council for consideration.


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A Celebration of Latin Dance

December 6, 2016

Spirited and enthusiastic dancers from MCPS high schools took the stage at the Music Center at Strathmore for the 17th annual Latin Dance Competition on Nov. 21.


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Great Staff

December 6, 2016

An elementary school principal was named an Outstanding Leader in Arts Education. A fifth grade teacher at Galway Elementary won a $5,000 scholarship to pay for tuition and STEM supplies. And five health and wellness employees received kudos for their work from state organizations. Read about these and other accomplishments of your MCPS colleagues.


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School News

December 6, 2016

Nearly 100 students attended this year’s Art School Forum at Whitman High School and had their portfolios reviewed by college reps. Also, if you’re in the market for a used car or computer, don’t miss the student-held sale on Dec. 10 at Gaithersburg High School.


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Ah-Ah-Ahchoo! Is It the Cold or the Flu?

December 6, 2016

This month’s wellness seminar and webinar will help you learn the difference between the two and give you information on how to steer clear of the viruses.