June 14, 2019

The Montgomery County Board of Education on Tuesday, June 11 adopted a $2.68 billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2020. The budget represents an $80.1 million increase over the current fiscal year budget. The budget will allow Montgomery County Public Schools to manage growth, maintain high leve...

May 10, 2019

The Montgomery County Council today unanimously passed legislation introduced by Councilmember Tom Hucker that will reduce levels of toxic lead in Montgomery County Public Schools’ drinking water.

   Currently, Montgomery County schools follow the state lead standard of 20 parts per billion (ppb). Bi...

May 9, 2019

The Montgomery County Board of Education recently honored 21 individuals and organizations during its annual Distinguished Service Awards ceremony. The ceremony took place at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville.

   The Board established the awards to recognize and show appreciation fo...

May 3, 2019

The new elementary school slated to open in September will be named for one of the first families to settle in the Clarksburg area. The Board of Education voted to name the new school, which is located on the 9.8-acre lot adjacent to the Clarksburg Village Center, the Snowden Farm Elementary School.


April 26, 2019

Nathaniel Tinbite, a junior at John F. Kennedy High School, has been elected the Student Member of the Board of Education for the 2019-2020 school year. Tinbite’s term begins on July 1.

   All secondary students were eligible to vote in the SMOB election and 85.19 percent cast ballots. Mr. Tinbite re...

March 22, 2019

Last week, County Executive Marc Elrich released his proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget for the coming spending year which will begin in July of this year. The budget was roundly criticized by education proponents for not fully funding the Montgomery County School Board’s request of $2.6 bil...

March 13, 2019

Three teachers have been named finalists for the 2019–2020 MCPS Teacher of the Year Award by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund, and two of them teach at Clarksburg-area schools.

   They are: Madeline Hanington, an English content specialist and teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg a...

March 6, 2019

The Montgomery County Board of Education is seeking to fill one vacancy on its five-member Ethics Panel (Panel).  The vacancy is for a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2019.  Members serve without compensation.

   As noted in Board Policy, BBB, Ethics, among the Panel’s responsibilities are:...

March 1, 2019

A meeting that might be over interest to Germantown-area residents will take place next week as the Board of Education is re-considering how it goes about determining the boundaries for Montgomery County Public Schools. While the Board made it clear that this meeting is not about any specific bounda...

February 15, 2019

The Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously to adopt a $2.66 billion Operating Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. This includes an increase of $65.56 million from FY 2019. The budget will allow Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to manage growth, maintain high levels of achievemen...

January 17, 2019

County Executive Marc Elrich released his recommended FY20 Capital Budget and Amendments to the FY19-24 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The budget recommends $1.775 billion in Montgomery County Public Schools funding to build 625 new classrooms in 26 new additions, three new schools, and one reo...

January 9, 2019

The Board of Education appoints the principal for the new Clarksburg elementary school scheduled to open at the beginning of the next school year.

   At a Board of Education meeting held Wednesday, Jan. 8, the Board named Yolanda R. Allen as the principal of the Clarksburg Village Site No. 2 Elementa...

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