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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.
To view the news release archive from 2013-2014, please visit http://www.mcps.org/PressRoom/1314nr/
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To view the news release archive from 2011-2012, please visit http://www.mcps.org/1112nr