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Media related inquiries can be directed to the public information officer at (540) 382-5138 or via email at brendadrake@mcps.org.

community summit
MCPS Strategic Planning Community Summit
09/05/2019
Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a community summit to launch the division’s strategic planning process. The summit will be held Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 6:00 pm at the School Board Office (750 Imperial Street, Christiansburg). Members of the community are encouraged to attend.
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PPEA Public Hearing
MCPS to Hold Public Hearing on PPEA Project
08/29/2019
MCPS will hold a public hearing on PPEA projects on Tuesday, September 3. The public hearing will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the County Government Center, 750 Imperial Street in Christiansburg.
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cyber security
Cyber Security Camps
05/16/2019
MCPS is offering free Cyber Security two-day camps for middle school students (rising 6th - 8th). Sessions will run from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. each day. Register now to claim your spot! No computer skills required!
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Principal Announcements
Principal Announcements for MCPS
05/08/2019
MCPS named new principals for Harding Avenue Elementary, Christiansburg Middle, Margaret Beeks, and Auburn Elementary.
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Katherine Lynde
BHS Teacher Selected as MCPS Teacher of the Year
04/05/2019
Katherine Lynde, English teacher at Blacksburg High School, was named MCPS Teacher of the Year. Lynde has worked for MCPS since 1997 in her current role.
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Last Day of School
Last Day of School Set for June 5
03/25/2019
The last day of school for the 2018-19 school year will be June 5, 2019. This will be an early release day for all students. June 6 and 7 will be teacher workdays, with June 7 as a flex day for teachers who did not work the flex day on August 8.
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Principals Named at Blacksburg High and EastMont High
03/06/2019
Todd Lewis is named as the principal at Eastern Montgomery High School, starting in July. Tim Baynum is named as the principal at Blacksburg High School, also starting in July.
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New Hire
MCPS Names Deputy Superintendent and Other Administrative Moves
02/06/2019
Annie Whitaker was approved as the deputy superintendent for MCPS. Whitaker currently serves as the director of human resources for MCPS and has more than 17 years of experience in public education.
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