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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.

Hurricane Florence
MCPS Prepares for Hurricane Florence
09/11/2018
MCPS is preparing for potential flooding and power outages due to the effects of Hurricane Florence.
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Pisa
MCPS Outperforms Countries Around the World in PISA Test
08/16/2018
Students in MCPS ranked higher than Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada, Finland and Germany in the Programme for International Student Assessment. The PISA test is a worldwide test in math, reading, and science that is designed to determine how prepared students are to compete and collaborate in a global economy.
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Bus Routes
Bus Routes Now Online
08/05/2018
Bus routes for the 2018-19 school year are now available online.
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VSBA Award
MCPS Receives Workforce Readiness Award
07/17/2018
MCPS received the Workforce Readiness Award from the Virginia School Boards Association for the success of the division’s work-based learning program, a program that prepares students to be the future workforce for our region by exposing them to careers early and providing opportunities to experience careers first-hand.
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O'Dell at Award Event
CMS Math Teacher Honored with Presidential Award for Teaching
07/12/2018
Kathy O'Dell has taught at Christiansburg Middle School for 11 years. Her students know her as an excellent math teacher. In July, she was recognized by the National Science Foundation with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for K-6 Math. This award is the nation's highest honor for math and science teachers.
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Bus Celebration
Montgomery County Schools to Receive Special Bus Delivery
06/04/2018
The transportation department for Montgomery County Public Schools is on tap to receive quite the special delivery next month. The 100,000th Thomas Built Buses SAF-T-LINER C2 school bus will be showcased at a grand delivery celebration event at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, in front of Lane Stadium on the Virginia Tech campus.
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Bentley
Bruce Bentley Selected as Support Staff Employee of the Year
05/22/2018
Bruce Bentley, computer technician, was named MCPS Support Staff Employee of the Year. Bentley has worked in MCPS for 13 years.
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