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Published on: May 22, 2015
The Spring 2015 edition of the MCPS Community Newsletter is now available.
Published on: May 19, 2015
Four Montgomery County schools were recognized by the Virginia Department of Education in the Virginia Index of Performance (VIP) Incentive Program.
Published on: May 14, 2015
Senior activities for all Montgomery County high schools for 2015 can be found here.
Published on: May 6, 2015
The Montgomery County School Board has approved the recommendation to change school start times for the division beginning with the 16-17 school year.
Published on: May 5, 2015
Domenic Saia was named principal at Price’s Fork Elementary School on May 5. He will begin his new post on July 1.
Published on: April 21, 2015
Brenda Blackburn, superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools, announced her resignation today, effective October 1, 2015.
Published on: April 17, 2015
Eddie Walters, coordinator of transportation, is the 2015-16 Support Staff Employee of the Year for MCPS.
Published on: April 15, 2015
Cindy Rosenbaum, fourth grade teacher at Kipps Elementary School, was announced as the 2016 Teacher of the Year for Montgomery County Public Schools.
Published on: April 10, 2015
Montgomery County Public Schools will hold kindergarten registration between Monday, April 13, and Friday, April 17, 2015. Children who will turn five on or before September 30, 2015 should be registered at the elementary school in their attendance zone.
Published on: April 8, 2015
MCPS superintendent Brenda Blackburn recommended to change school start times for the division beginning in 2016-2017.
Published on: March 23, 2015
The last day of school for the 2014-2015 school year will be May 29, 2015.
Published on: March 5, 2015
MCPS is transitioning to a new online application system for employment, Recruit & Hire. Applicants who wish to be considered for new positions must create a Recruit & Hire account.
Published on: February 24, 2015
The early release day scheduled for Wednesday, February 25, will be a full school day for Montgomery County students.
Published on: February 5, 2015
Anthem, the provider of health insurance for MCPS, has experienced a cyber attack that resulted in the compromise of personal information for Anthem users.
Published on: January 23, 2015
The administration of the SAT Exam scheduled for January 24, 2015, at Christiansburg High School is canceled.
Published on: January 23, 2015
The Dedication Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting for the new Auburn Middle School will take place on Sunday, January 25 at 2 p.m.
Published on: January 12, 2015
MCPS is asking all parents of middle and high school students to complete a short district survey about class schedules.
Published on: January 9, 2015
The Winter 2015 edition of the MCPS Community Newsletter was delivered to homes this week and can also be found on the MCPS website.
Published on: January 7, 2015
The County School Board of Montgomery County is seeking letters of interest for the School Board seat representing Election District E of Montgomery County. Qualified voters of Election District E who may be interested in seeking appointment for the position are encouraged to apply.
Published on: January 7, 2015
At the annual organizational meeting of the Montgomery County School Board, the board voted to change the start time for regularly scheduled meetings to 7 p.m.
Published on: January 6, 2015
A yard sale for surplus supplies, furniture and equipment will be held on Friday, January 9, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the former Auburn Middle School location, 4069 Riner Road in Riner.
Published on: December 10, 2014
MCPS earned two awards in the 2014 Chespra communications contest, including the top award of excellence for the 13-14 budget planning website. Awards were presented by the Chesapeake Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association.
Published on: December 3, 2014
MCPS released a parent survey to gather input on school start times and student sleep cycles.
Published on: November 18, 2014
All three schools in the Auburn area will dismiss early today due to an extended power outage.
Published on: November 17, 2014
All four high schools in Montgomery County will celebrate College Application Week. Each high school will host a unique event where students can receive individual assistance and apply to college at no cost to them.
Published on: November 6, 2014
As planning begins for the 2015-2016 budget, MCPS has created a new budget planning website.
Published on: October 31, 2014
Graduation dates for all Montgomery County high schools for 2015 will be held on the weekend of May 23, 2015.
Published on: October 20, 2014
Montgomery County’s students planning to graduate in 2014 scored higher than their statewide and nationwide peers on every section of the SAT, ranking as the tenth highest school division in the state.
Published on: October 15, 2014
Montgomery County Public Schools is participating in a state pilot program with Parchment, an eTranscript program that will make the college application process easier for high school students. Current students will be able to send their high school transcripts online to their college of choice safely and free.
Published on: October 2, 2014
Montgomery County Public Schools received $100,000 in the 2014 General Assembly’s School Security Equipment competitive grant program, to be put towards improvements in four schools in the district.
Published on: September 30, 2014
Gilbert Linkous Elementary School was named a National Blue Ribbon School for 2014. The award recognizes excellence in academics.
Published on: September 24, 2014
A lockdown drill has commenced at all schools within Montgomery County. The lockdown is only a drill and will last for less than 15 minutes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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