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Most MCPS Schools Fully Accredited

Published on: September 16, 2014

Fourteen schools in Montgomery County will receive full accreditation by the state, as indicated by 2013-2014 testing scores. Eastern Montgomery High School and Auburn High School have moved to fully accredited status.

Winning Choices Week Begins September 15

Published on: September 12, 2014

Each year, the division sets aside one week to specifically highlight character education activities. This annual event is called Winning Choices Week and this year's events will begin on September 15.

MCPS Launches Mobile App, MCPS Mobile

Published on: September 2, 2014

Montgomery County Public Schools launched an official mobile app titled MCPS Mobile. The app is designed to enable parents, students and community members to easily access the information that they need and to stay informed on important issues.

Policy for Providing Free or Reduced Price Meals

Published on: August 11, 2014

Families who meet federal income guidelines can apply for free or reduced price meals for students. An online application is now available.

Engage, Encourage, Empower: MCPS Unveils New Motto

Published on: July 29, 2014

“Engage, Encourage, Empower” is the new motto for Montgomery County Public Schools. The motto, along with updated mission and vision statements, was adopted after the community-oriented six year planning process.

Garretson Named Principal at Christiansburg Middle

Published on: July 14, 2014

Jason Garretson is recommended as principal at Christiansburg Middle School. Garretson will begin his new duties immediately, and will officially be appointed by the school board on August 5.



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