MCPS Board of Education

November 16, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Más de 1,700 Empleados de MCPS no han Informado su Estado de Vacunación

Más de 1,700 empleados de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) no han informado su estado de vacunación al 15 de noviembre, y el distrito escolar está extendiendo su fecha límite ya postergada para informar antes de emitir medidas disciplinarias. Hasta la mañana del 15 de noviembre, 1,782 empleados aún tenían que informar […]

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November 16, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

More Than 1,700 MCPS Employees Miss Deadline to Report Vaccination Status

More than 1,700 Montgomery County Public School employees have not reported their vaccination status as of Nov. 15, and the school district is extending their already-pushed-back deadline for reporting before issuing disciplinary measures. As of the morning of Nov. 15, 1,782 employees had yet to report their vaccination status, according to MCPS Director of Communications […]

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September 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

photo of Patricia O'Neill

Public Can Honor Patricia O’Neill with Contributions to MCPS Foundation

A visitation to pay respect to the late Patricia O’Neill, who died Tuesday at 71, is set for Saturday, according to her obituary. The family of O’Neill has suggested, in lieu of flowers, that the public honor her memory by making a contribution to the Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation. The MCPS Educational Foundation […]

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September 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich: County is Happy to Provide More COVID-19 Testing for Schools

On Tuesday, Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education sent a letter to County Executive Marc Elrich as more than 1,000 students and teachers have had to quarantine due to exposure to COVID-19, one week into the academic year. The school board wrote to Elrich asking for his direct involvement in supporting MCPS’ efforts to […]

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June 30, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Recommends One of Two Charter School Applications

Montgomery County Public School’s Board of Education reviewed two requests for charter schools Tuesday and will vote on whether to accept them at its July meeting. MCPS staff recommended, with conditions, the approval of The Mentoring Business Learning Institute (MBLI). The school’s plan focuses on business education for students in middle through high school, although its plans […]

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January 28, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Jan. 28, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Jan. 28 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Vaccine Information: Montgomery County is currently in Priority Group 1B of the COVID-19 vaccination process. Click here to learn more about preregistration and other Priority Groups. If you are in Priority Groups 1A, 1B and 1C, you may preregister for […]

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November 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS se está Preparando para un Posible Retorno al Aprendizaje en Persona

El superintendente de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), Dr. Jack Smith, realizó el lunes una sesión informativa virtual para los medios con el fin de discutir los planes para el regreso gradual de los estudiantes al aprendizaje en persona, a partir de enero de 2021. Los funcionarios de MCPS dicen que solo […]

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November 16, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

School Superintendent: MCPS Prepping for Potential Return to In-Person Learning

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith held a virtual media briefing on Monday to discuss plans for students’ phased return to in-person learning starting in January of 2021. MCPS officials say they will only move forward with plans if key health metrics are met. A virtual option will be available for families who choose not to return […]

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October 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Football Coaches Request Flexibility for In-Person Conditioning

Montgomery County Public Schools Football Coaches Association is urging the Board of Education and County Executive Mark Elrich to allow more flexibility when it comes to in-person workouts. Twenty-four football coaches from different MCPS high schools signed off on a letter from the association to Elrich and the school board requesting the officials to “provide […]

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October 7, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

MCPS High School Principals Support Keeping School Resource Officers

Montgomery County high school principals are unanimously in support of keeping the School Resource Officer (SRO) program in place, according to a Board of Education meeting on Monday. In June 2020, MCPS formed a community workgroup to review the School Resource Officer program. The program currently places county police officers in all 26 Montgomery County […]

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