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Superintendent Dr. Smith looks toward the future of MCPS

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith recently discussed the strengths of the MCPS system in his interview with the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC). Also, Dr.…

MCPS releases first draft of 2018-19 calendar

MCPS has recently released the first draft of the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year. The Policy Management Committee will review this draft prior to it being presented to the…

Silver Creek Middle School opens its doors

Silver Creek Middle School opens its doors

Silver Creek Middle School opened its doors for the first time on September 5, 2017. Named after the “natural winding stream” nearby, the new Kensington school is a four-story, 163,000…

MCPS releases school safety report amidst sexual assault cases

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) recently released an interim report on school safety and security. In the wake of Rockville High School’s rape case last March, superintendent Jack Smith commissioned…

A Guide to myMCPS

Montgomery County Public Schools recently implemented the new myMCPS Classroom system during the 2017-2018 School Year.  Created to provide a better, more accessible, and more interactive digital learning environment, myMCPS…

MCPS requires volunteers to complete online Child Abuse and Neglect Module

As of August 16, all volunteers who work with children in MCPS are required to complete an online training module on Child Abuse and Neglect. In the span of half…

MCPS Board of Education swears in three new members

Following the election on November 8, the Montgomery County Board of Education is bringing on several new members. The seven member Board of Education consists of five members elected by…

Hogan’s Executive Order receives opposition from Montgomery County Board of Education

Starting in the academic year of 2017-2018, students will be given an extension on their summer vacation following Governor Larry Hogan’s (R) executive order mandating that all Maryland public schools…