Montgomery County Public School

August 25, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Teachers Prepare For Students’ Return

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers returned to classrooms this week. During “Pre Service Week,” teachers, counselors, and staff get ready for the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 30. MCPS Communications Supervisor Gboyinde Onijala sets the stage for the first day of school:   See related posts below: MCPS Interim Superintendent Dr. McKnight: […]

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August 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Ofrece Recursos para que los Estudiantes se Preparen para el Regreso a Clases

Debido a la pandemia de COVID-19, el año pasado ha sido un torbellino, especialmente para los estudiantes. A medida que se acerca el comienzo del año escolar, las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) prepararon algunos recursos de matemáticas, alfabetización e idiomas en línea para estudiantes y familias. Estos recursos permiten que los estudiantes […]

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August 5, 2021 | Staff Writer

MCPS Offers Resources For Students To Get Ready for Back to School

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the past year has been a whirlwind, especially for students. As the beginning of the school year approaches, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) prepared some math, literacy, and languages resources online for students and families. They allow students to review and practice their skills so they are ready to go […]

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June 4, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Encouraging Children 12 and Older to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Montgomery County Public Schools is encouraging the community to get the COVID-19 vaccine now that children ages 12 and older are eligible to get vaccinated. The school district is partnering with the county’s Department of Health and Human Services to host COVID-19 vaccination clinics at several MCPS schools. MCPS Communications Department Supervisor Gboyinde Onijala explains. […]

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April 9, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS le da la Bienvenida a otros 20 Mil Estudiantes y se Prepara para el Verano

Aproximadamente 20,000 estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) regresaron al aprendizaje en persona, el jueves. La Fase 1, Grupo 1.2 del proceso de reapertura de escuelas consta de Programas Específicos de Educación Especial para los grados cuarto, quinto, sexto y duodécimo, así como Pre-kínder. Hasta ahora, alrededor de 40.000 estudiantes han […]

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April 9, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

20,000 MCPS Students Return to In-Person Learning; 100,000 Will Remain Virtual

About 20,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students returned to in-person learning on Thursday. Phase 1, Group 1.2 of the reopening of schools process consists of Specific Special Education Programs Grades four, five, six, and 12, as well as Prekindergarten. So far, about 40,000 students have returned to in-person learning at all 208 schools in the […]

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February 19, 2021 | Staff Writer

Dr. Gayles on Return to In-Person Learning: ‘Guidance That We Provided Continues To Be The Same’

The Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education recently voted to allow students to return to the classroom in phases beginning March 1. Meanwhile, local health officials continue to offer guidance to help mitigate transmission of the COVID-19 virus as the transition back to in-person learning gears up. According to the MCPS Spring 2021: Recovery […]

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After Dispute Over Private Schools, County Still Unclear on its Authority to Make Closures

It’s unclear what authority Montgomery County has to make broad school closures if COVID-19 conditions get worse, Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard said at a county council meeting Tuesday.  On July 31, Montgomery County was launched into a week-long back and forth with the state when County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles issued an […]

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August 6, 2020 | Tori Bergel

3 Food Distribution Events Happening Saturday

Three food distribution events are scheduled for Saturday, August 8. Two in Silver Spring and one in Germantown. All three will begin at 10 a.m. and operate until noon. The first in Silver Spring, taking place at Francis Scott Key Middle School at 910 Schindler Drive, is a drive-thru style “grab & go.” They have […]

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July 22, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Council Resolution Aims to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Councilmember Nancy Navarro introduced a resolution Tuesday that would officially recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Currently that day on the calendar is known as Columbus Day. October 12, 2020 would officially be the first celebratory day if the bill is passed. The resolution also directs all official calendars to be […]

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