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Principals Named at Blacksburg High and EastMont High
03/06/2019
Todd Lewis is named as the principal at Eastern Montgomery High School, starting in July. Tim Baynum is named as the principal at Blacksburg High School, also starting in July.
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New Hire
MCPS Names Deputy Superintendent and Other Administrative Moves
02/06/2019
Annie Whitaker was approved as the deputy superintendent for MCPS. Whitaker currently serves as the director of human resources for MCPS and has more than 17 years of experience in public education.
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October 11
Schools Will Close Early on Oct. 11
10/11/2018
MCPS will close early today, Oct. 11. Middle and high schools will dismiss at 12:30. Elementary schools will dismiss at 1:30.
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Hurricane Florence
MCPS Prepares for Hurricane Florence
09/11/2018
MCPS is preparing for potential flooding and power outages due to the effects of Hurricane Florence.
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Pisa
MCPS Outperforms Countries Around the World in PISA Test
08/16/2018
Students in MCPS ranked higher than Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada, Finland and Germany in the Programme for International Student Assessment. The PISA test is a worldwide test in math, reading, and science that is designed to determine how prepared students are to compete and collaborate in a global economy.
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Bus Routes
Bus Routes Now Online
08/05/2018
Bus routes for the 2018-19 school year are now available online.
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VSBA Award
MCPS Receives Workforce Readiness Award
07/17/2018
MCPS received the Workforce Readiness Award from the Virginia School Boards Association for the success of the division’s work-based learning program, a program that prepares students to be the future workforce for our region by exposing them to careers early and providing opportunities to experience careers first-hand.
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O'Dell at Award Event
CMS Math Teacher Honored with Presidential Award for Teaching
07/12/2018
Kathy O'Dell has taught at Christiansburg Middle School for 11 years. Her students know her as an excellent math teacher. In July, she was recognized by the National Science Foundation with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for K-6 Math. This award is the nation's highest honor for math and science teachers.
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