Silver Creek Middle School Principal Traci Townsend said in a letter to parents that once the school was informed about the drawing, staff secured the restroom and called Montgomery County police and the school system’s Office of School Support and Improvement.
Montgomery County Public Schools wants an additional $14.4 million to fully fund its budget request of $2.66 billion, and county officials say they’re close to closing that gap.
School officials reportedly waited for more than 12 hours to tell police about allegations of rape in the locker room, according to The Washington Post.
A prominent public high school in Montgomery County, Maryland, is investigating a series of incidents where students were handed “racist, hateful” materials, according to the school’s principal.
A child with special needs was supposed to be dropped off in a Maryland suburb of Washington, but instead ended up riding a bus all the way to Baltimore.
In one of the D.C.-area’s wealthiest counties, more than one-third of students receive free and reduced-price meals at school. And a Bethesda-based real estate agent wants to make sure they aren’t left wondering what they’ll eat on weekends.
For the upcoming academic year, Montgomery Co. schools are adding a new mandatory drill: training for active shooter situations.
Summer break is now in full swing for students in Montgomery County, but county drinking water testing reports show kids who attended more than 60 schools in the system could have been exposed to dangerous levels of lead.
It’s early in the process, but more than half the Montgomery County schools tested so far have shown elevated levels of lead in their drinking water. Find the worst offenders, and where you can check to see which schools have been tested.
Students in Prince George’s County won’t be getting as long of a spring break as they had planned. The school system has had to add some days to make up for all the school cancellations earlier in the year, and it is not the only school district adding days.
The school year for students in Montgomery County, Maryland, just got longer due to this week’s winter weather.
“It will have space for 2,400 students,” said Jack Smith, superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. “It will help the Germantown-Clarksburg area because of the tremendous growth that exists.”
Montgomery County schools will have naloxone kits this September. The drug is used to reverse overdoses from opioids.
Healthy School Food Maryland has rated the state’s school systems on their healthy food offerings. See where each county ranks.
Acknowledging that Montgomery County Public Schools are “bursting at the seams,” local leaders are gearing up for what promises to be a long, hard budget process.
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