Parents and community members are encouraged to attend upcoming meetings to learn more about the new elementary curriculum.
Winter weather is coming soon. MCPS offers numerous ways for parents to learn about school closures, delayed openings and early dismissals due to inclement weather. AlertMCPS Receive text messages or emails from MCPS during weather-related emergencies and other major events […]
The MCPS Prekindergarten/Head Start Programs are collecting new winter coats for students. They are seeking donations of boys’ and girls’ coats in sizes 5, 6, 6X, 7 and 8, along with other winter wear, such as hats and gloves. Donations […]
Parents, guardians and members of the community are invited to apply to be a part of the newly formed MCPS Family Engagement Advisory Team. The purpose of the Family Engagement Advisory Team is to provide opportunities for MCPS families to […]
Parents, your child’s first report card will be coming home on Wednesday, Nov. 20. Report cards for traditional schools will also be sent home on the following dates: February 4 April 15 June 17 Parents with children in middle and […]
Who doesn’t love a parade? The annual Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade will be held from 10 a.m.–noon on Saturday, Nov. 23. The only Thanksgiving parade in the area, it features more than 100 marching bands, musical groups, floats and inflatables. The route […]
Mark your calendars for the upcoming car and computer sale! Students in the Montgomery County Students Automotive Trades Foundation (ATF) and Information Technology Foundation (ITF) will be selling used cars and computers that they have refurbished on Saturday, Dec. 7, at […]
Awards season has arrived! Nominations are open for several competitions to honor exceptional teachers, support staff and principals. They are— The Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Education Master Teacher Award recognizes three full-time teachers in kindergarten through Grade 12 who have a […]
The Montgomery County Board of Education will hold several public hearings on the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Capital Budget and the FY 2021-2026 Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and boundary studies in November. All public hearings will be held in the […]
Nominations are now open for the Supporting Services Employee of the Year Award. This award recognizes a supporting services employee who extends himself/herself beyond the basic required duties and contributes to students and the school community by enhancing student learning, […]
The NAACP Parents’ Council and Identity, Inc. hosted the Black and Brown Forum for Educational Equity and Excellence on October 15 at Gaithersburg High School. The forum brought together a cross section of county education stakeholders; advocacy partners supporting the […]
The 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available. College-bound students and their families can get professional assistance filling out the FAFSA form at the first annual FAFSA Fever event. This event will be hosted by the […]
The Montgomery County Council is inviting students to a youth town hall on Nov. 13 at Wheaton High School to learn more about the issues impacting them. The meeting, which will be held in the auditorium, will be from 7 […]
The Board of Education is considering three calendar scenarios for the 2020–2021 school year, and is seeking input from the public to inform its discussion and decision-making process.
Save the date! MCPS is hosting a Mental Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at Gaithersburg High School. Students, staff members and the community will be able to learn about community and school resources […]
Did you know? Seneca Valley High School is opening a larger school in the 2020-2021 school year to alleviate overcrowding at Clarksburg and Northwest high schools. The Board of Education will make a decision about boundaries in late November 2019. […]
James Hubert Blake High School is hosting the first Marching Band Showcase on Saturday, Oct. 19, starting at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Nine high school bands will be participating: Paint Branch, Quince Orchard, […]
The Asian Pacific American Student Achievement Action Group (APASAAG) is holding its first open house at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 21 at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Dr. in Rockville. The event is open to MCPS parents and community […]
MCPS and educational partners are hosting a STEM Festival Showcase from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Northwood High School. MCPS and educational partners will showcase elementary, middle and high school science, technology, engineering and math opportunities with […]
The NAACP Parents’ Council kickoff meeting will be held from 5–9 p.m. on Tuesday, November 19 at Northwest High School. This event will bring together parents, MCPS teachers, principals and administrators to share ideas on how to champion equity and […]
The National Hispanic College Fair (NHCF) will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 at the Bohrer Activity Center in Gaithersburg. This annual event sponsored by NHCF and MCPS for juniors and seniors is free to students. The fair features […]
This free event will provide members of the community with an opportunity to engage in important conversations about narrowing achievement and opportunity gaps in MCPS.
The Montgomery County Council of Parent Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) and the Montgomery County Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee (PBTSAC) are hosting the Arrive Alive: A Safe Routes to School Forum on Oct. 19 from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at […]
The 2019 flu season is upon us. There are simple steps you and your child can take to stay healthy and help prevent the flu. That includes getting a yearly flu vaccine. The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human […]
MCPS is partnering with Montgomery College to provide Early College program options to eligible current Grade 10 students. Students and parents are invited to learn more about tEarly College at one of the upcoming information sessions: Computer Science, IT and […]
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is holding the first of five budget forums on Monday, Oct. 7, to seek input from residents about Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Operating Budget priorities. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the Wheaton Library and […]
The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) invites prospective students to learn more about the USG campus and the wide variety of undergraduate degree programs offered by its university partners at the upcoming Undergraduate Expo on Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 […]
Parents and students will have an opportunity to learn about high school programming options at upcoming Preview Nights.
The MCPS Parent Academy is kicking off its fall season on Sept. 26. Parents and members of the community are invited to participate in these free workshops that provide information, resources, tools and tips to support your child’s success in […]