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Parents Invited to Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting on 12/20

The MCPS Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) will be meeting December 20, 2018, at the Carver Educational Services Center (850 Hungerford Drive) in Rockville. The meeting will take place in the center’s auditorium from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Superintendent Jack R. Smith will speak to the audience and then take questions from parents. Click here to download the meeting

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Save the Date! Fiscal Year 2020 MCPS Operating Budget Virtual Presentation

Please join Superintendent Jack R. Smith as he presents his recommended Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget. Following the superintendent’s presentation, there will be a live virtual community conversation during which the superintendent and MCPS staff will answer questions about the budget. Questions may be submitted online and via text message to 724-990-8433 (standard data and text rates apply).. Superintendent Jack

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Schools Open on National Day of Mourning

As you may know, Wednesday, December 5, 2018, has been designated as a National Day of Mourning honoring George H.W. Bush, the 41st president. While many federal and state agencies will be closed, Montgomery County Public Schools will be open on time. Students interested in learning more about the legacy of President George H.W. Bush are encouraged to visit https://www.bush41.org.

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Curriculum Review Update

Over the past several weeks, a team of reviewers has considered proposals for English Language Arts and Mathematics Curricular and Instructional Materials for Elementary and Middle School. Based on their recommendations, three elementary and two middle school English Language Arts curricular products, as well as two elementary and three middle school Mathematics curricular products, are being considered for implementation in

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December Programs for Lake Seneca Students at Germantown Library

December at Germantown Library (19840 Century Blvd.) looks to be spectacular, with plenty of events and recurring programs of interest to Lake Seneca students. Below is just a select list. Visit the library’s events page for a full list of events and further details. All programs are free, although some require advance registration. Program descriptions courtesy Montgomery County Public Libraries.

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Asian Pacific American Parent Engagement Night

MCPS will hold its Asian Pacific American Parent Engagement Night on Wednesday, November 28, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Herbert Hoover Middle School (8810 Postoak Rd.) in Potomac. Superintendent Smith will welcome families. Breakout sessions will be offered on counseling services; the magnet school selection process; rigor and challenge within local school programs; and MCPS at a glance.

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Foro Educativo para la Comunidad Latina

Mark your calendars! A community forum focused on how to better serve the Latino community will be held from 5:30–8:30 p.m. on Monday, November 26, at Gaithersburg Middle School. The featured guest speaker is Superintendent Jack Smith. More information: http://ow.ly/vkYi30mCxCw Reserve el lunes, 26 de noviembre para que asista a un foro educativo para la comunidad latina. Los líderes de

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