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School Board Schedules Budget Public Hearing, April 24 Meeting Canceled

The School Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2014-2015 Operating Budget on Tuesday, April 29, at 7 p.m. The budget work session previously scheduled for April 24 is canceled.

School Board Schedules Work Session to Discuss Budget

The Montgomery County School Board will hold a special work session on Thursday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss the operating budget for 2014-2015.

School Schedule Adjusted for Wednesday, January 29

On Wednesday, January 29, there will be a two-hour delay for all Montgomery County students. The early dismissal previously scheduled for that day is canceled.

School Board Meeting Rescheduled

The Montgomery County School Board rescheduled the January 21, 2014, school board meeting. The meeting will now be held on Thursday, January 23, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

MCPS Conducts Lockdown Drill

All schools in Montgomery County participated in a lockdown drill beginning at 9:15 a.m. this morning.

MCPS After School Activities To Cease at 7 p.m. on Jan. 6

All after-school activities in Montgomery County schools will cease at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014, due to the threat of inclement weather.

MCPS Placed on College Board's AP District Honor Roll

MCPS was honored for increasing access to Advanced Placement course work while maintaining or increasing the number of students earning scores of 3 or higher on the AP exams.

MCPS Recognized as Certified Green School Division

MCPS was recognized as a 2013 Green School Division by Virginia School Boards Association.

Calendar Committee Seeks Members

One community member from each strand is needed to serve on the 2015-2016 Calendar Committee.

MCPS Recommended for Re-Accreditation by AdvancED

At the culmination of a three-day visit from an external review team, MCPS was recommended for re-accreditation by AdvancED.

Graduation Dates Set for the Class of 2014

Graduation ceremony dates and times have been announced for all four Montgomery County high schools.

MCPS to Hold Yard Sale for Surplus Equipment

MCPS will host a yard sale for surplus supplies and equipment on Friday, November 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the previous location of Shawsville Elementary School.

GLES Placed on Precautionary Lockdown

Gilbert Linkous was placed into lockdown briefly this morning as a precautionary measure.

MCPS Conducts Lockdown Drill

All schools in Montgomery County participated in a lockdown drill.

All MCPS Elementary School Reach Federal Accountability Benchmarks

All elementary schools in Montgomery County met or surpassed federal accountability benchmarks, as indicated by 2012-2013 SOL testing scores.

Dedication Dates For AHS & BHS

The dedication ceremonies for both new high school buildings will be held in October.

MCPS Receives Funding for STEM Academy

MCPS received $5,000 in funding from the Virginia Department of Education to launch a STEM Academy in the 2014-2015 school year.

Belview Elementary Principal Selected

Tara Grant was named principal at Belview Elementary School.


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