MCPS Community Messages


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January 12, 2021 The Board of Education voted to delay the start of returning small groups of students for in-person instruction to March 15, 2021, but will remain committed to enhancing the virtual learning experience for our students. The Board will meet again on Feb. 23, 2021.
December 16, 2020 Board of Education met on December 15 to discuss and take action on a plan for the return of students to in-person learning. MCPS staff provided health conditions data, parent survey results, and expectations for the return of students to school buildings.
December 4, 2020 Board of Education voted to delay its final action on the district’s framework for the return of students to in-person learning.
November 11, 2020 Board of Education has tentatively approved MCPS phased return of students to in-person learning beginning January 2021.
November 6, 2020 MCPS staff presented a proposed framework for the return of students to in-person instruction starting Jan. 2021 to the Board of Education.
September 17, 2020 MCPS is soliciting feedback from parents, students, and staff on a monthly basis to ensure all have the resources and support needed to successfully engage in virtual learning. Complete the survey
August 25, 2020 The Montgomery Co. Board of Ed. voted to approve the MCPS Recovery of Education plan for the first semester, beginning August 31
August 17, 2020 Virtual learning success checklist, MCPS Draft Recovery Plan, State Submission, Supplies, Student Rights and Responsibilities and MORE.
August 4, 2020 MCPS Fall 2020 Draft Recovery of Education Guide, Reimagine, Reopen, Recover
July 21, 2020 MCPS To Provide Virtual-Only Learning for First Semester. Plan to be reassessed in November 2020 for Second Semester.
July 18, 2020 MCPS Fall 2020: Reimagine, Reopen, Recover draft guide, Athletics, Health and MORE
June 28, 2020 Fall 2020 Survey, Summer Free Meals, Child Care, and Summer Reading Programs
June 21, 2020 Parent Recovery Survey, spending data, High school course grade selection, Free summer enrichment and MORE.
June 14, 2020 Local Government, Summer Programs, Report Cards, Available Technology, Budget, Meals, Wellness and MORE.
June 7, 2020 Summer School, Chromebook Distribution & Meals Service, Grading, E.O.Y. Close Out, and MORE.
May 31, 2020 Recovery Plan, Summer School, E.S.Y., Virtual Commencements, Boundary Analysis, Kindergarten Registration, and MORE.
May 23, 2020      Virtual Commencement, Grading, Summer School, Personal Item Retrieval, Mental Health, B.O.E Student Member and MORE.
May 17, 2020 Online Learning Phase III, Grading, Personal Item Retrieval, FY21 Budget, Kindergarten Registration and MORE.
May 12, 2020 Marking Period 4 and Final Grade Options
May 10, 2020      Online Learning Phase III, Meals, Grading, Maryland Recovery Plan and MORE.
May 6, 2020      State Superintendent Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland schools will remain closed for the 2019-2020 school year.
May 5, 2020 Grading and reporting concepts that the Board of Education will discuss on May 12th.
May 3, 2020 Grading, Elementary Science, Students Engagement, COL Plan for MSDE, and MORE.
April 26, 2020 Q3 Report Cards, Grading, New Student Registration, Eureka Math, Parent Academy and MORE.
April 19, 2020 School Calendar, Continued Learning, Grading and Reporting, Meals, MCPS Alerts, Zoom and MORE.
April 17, 2020 Maryland public schools will be closed until May 15.
April 9, 2020 Online Learning, Meals, Chromebooks, Mindfulness, Zoom Safeguards and Combating Hate & Bias
April 7, 2020 Extra Meals, Chromebooks and Wireless Hotspot Distribution April 8th
April 6, 2020 Important Information Regarding Student Privacy and the Continuity of Learning
April 3, 2020      Grading, State Assessments, Class of 2020 Updates and Technical Support
April 1, 2020 What to Expect for Distance Learning and Looking Forward
March 28, 2020 Remote Learning: Getting Started, Professional Learning, ESOL, SPED and Support Staff, with Sample Schedule
March 25, 2020 School's Closed through April 25, 2020, Laptop and Chromebook Distribution
March 22, 2020 Distance Learning announced starting March 30th
March 20, 2020 Expanding Meal Service, AP Testing, Social Distancing and Supporting our Students.
March 18, 2020 Additional Meals, School Calendar, Continued Learning, Testing, Graduation, Social Distancing and more.
March 13, 2020 Educational Materials, Food Distribution, Make-up Days, Childcare and more.
March 11, 2020 Restrictions, Spring Break, Student Learning, Talking about COVID-19 and Best Practices