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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.

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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GPA Calculation changes
Changes to GPA Calculations
11/12/2018
On November 7, 2018, the School Board has had their first reading of the proposed policy revisions relative to how MCPS will calculate GPA. Information is being provided for all stakeholders to review prior to the Board's final vote on December 4, 2018.
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October 11
Schools Will Close Early on Oct. 11
10/11/2018
MCPS will close early today, Oct. 11. Middle and high schools will dismiss at 12:30. Elementary schools will dismiss at 1:30.
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