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COVID-19 School System and Community Resources

Please CLICK HERE to download a printable information sheet from the Montgomery County Public Schools & Office of Student & Family Support and Engagement with school and community resources related to COVID-19.

Instructional Activities Center During School Closure

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MCPS is committed to the health and safety of all students. MCPS has created a Coronavirus Information webpage that is updated daily with links to resources, Frequently Asked Questions, and other critical information. MCPS has also developed instructional activities, both through online access and in hard copy. ACCESS ONLINE MATERIALS HERE. Note: These activities have been developed to extend prior learning and engage students during the period of school closure. Activities will not be graded.

Meals for Students During School Closure

MCPS is providing free breakfast, lunch and dinner meals for children 18 years old and younger, and all MCPS students (regardless of age) at more than 40 sites (including mobile locations) throughout the county. Additionally, MCPS school buses will distribute meals in several communities.

MCPS is collaborating with Manna Food to distribute weekend backpack food sacks throughout the county. Distribution will take place on Fridays (locations TBD). Please CLICK HERE for the most up-to-date list of meal sites.

AP/IB Exam Registration

Please CLICK HERE for all documents and information regarding registering for AP and/or IB exams.

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Parents, don’t miss your chance to honor your student in the 2020 yearbook! You can still purchase a student recognition ad. February 10th is the FINAL deadline to place an ad in the yearbook.

Driver's Ed Classes at Kennedy

Kennedy is now an approved MVA site! We will offer Driver Education and Learner’s Permit Prep classes for the 2019-2020 school year. Students have the option to register for the Learner’s Permit or Driver Education with Additional Supports course(s). The Learner’s Permit Prep course is open to all students, it helps prepare them for and pass the Maryland Learner’s Permit Test. The Driver Education with additional supports is only for students with an IEP or a 504 plan. This class includes differentiated instruction, supplemental aids and supports including a multi-sensory approach to learning.

Behind the wheel is one-on-one instruction with a dually certified MVA instructor and MSDE Special Educator. Additional time on quizzes and exams and smaller class sizes are provided. Families must first register at any campus location or by fax at 240-567-1877 using the attached registration form. Registered students with disabilities, IEP’s or a 504 plan must contact Natalie Martinez, WD&CE Disability Support Services Counselor at 240-567-4118 or Submit documentation to her by email in order to receive accommodations in the classroom. Classes start on October 14th. Please CLICK HERE for more information or contact Ms. Boddie-Jackson at Kennedy if you have questions. You may download a registration form here.


Please CLICK HERE for important information re changes to the Montgomery County Kids Ride Free Program.

Activity Buses

Semester 1 activity buses will run from September 24th through January 23rd. You may click here for a full schedule and a list of routes.

Back-to-School Packet | Paquete de Regreso a la Escuela

The Back-to-School documents will be posted here as they become available. Please check back on a regular basis to make sure you are accessing all the information you need for the start of the 2019-20 school year!

Los documentos de regreso a la escuela se publicarán aquí cuando estén disponibles. ¡Vuelva a visitarnos regularmente para asegurarse de que está accediendo a toda la información que necesita para el comienzo del año escolar 2019-20!

NOTE RE SCHOOL SUPPLIES: In high school, school supplies are very subject-specific, meaning that different teachers (Math, English, Science, etc.) require different supplies. Therefore, we recommend that students come to school prepared with all the basic supplies that the know they will need (backpack, folders, writing utensils, paper, notebooks, etc.), and they will receive lists of any additional required supplies from their teachers during the first days of the school year.

Counselor Assignments for 2020

Please note that there are new counselor assignments for the 2019-20 school year. Please visit the Counseling page for more details.


Register to Vote

Students who are at least 16 years old are eligible to register to vote. Voter registration forms are available in the counseling office, or may be downloaded from this site (Solicitud de Inscripción como Votante de Maryland en Español). For additional information, please visit the Maryland State Board of Elections voter registration page.


Notice From the Maryland State Department of Education:
Internet Essentials, Comcast’s low-cost home internet service, is a comprehensive, wrap-around program that provides low-cost internet services for $9.95 a month, the option to purchase an internet-ready computer for less than $150, and access to free digital literacy training in print, online, and in person. Any household eligible for the National School Lunch Program, as well as households that receive HUD housing assistance, may qualify for Internet Essentials. Please see the Internet Essentials website for additional details.

Internet Essentials, el servicio de Internet en el hogar a bajo costo de Comcast, es un programa integral y completo que proporciona servicios de Internet a bajo costo por $ 9.95 al mes, la opción de comprar una computadora con acceso a Internet por menos de $ 150, y acceso gratuito a Internet. Capacitación en alfabetización impresa, en línea y en persona. Cualquier hogar elegible para el Programa Nacional de Almuerzos Escolares, así como los hogares que reciben asistencia de vivienda de HUD, pueden calificar para Internet Essentials. Consulte el sitio web de Internet Essentials para obtener detalles adicionales.

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