News and Announcements

2018-2019 School Year Extended to June 14

Recent inclement weather forced MCPS to close schools on three days.  The 2018-2019 MCPS school calendar includes 182 instruction days, two more than the minimum required in the state of Maryland.  As a result of these closures, MCPS will need to use one designated make-up day to ensure that it meets the state-require

PTSA January On Point Newsletter

PTSA January On Point

AP Registration

AP registration information has been handed out by teachers to their students.  If you would like to register for the AP exams on line, please use the link below.   Please see below for the AP test schedule:    2019 AP TEST SCHEDULE  WEEK 1

Honoring Contributions to Special Education

Students and parents/guardians are encouraged to submit nominations to recognize individuals who have contributed to the success and acceptance of students with special needs.  The recognitions are being given by the Special Education Committee of the Montgomery County Council of PTAs, Inc. (MCCPTA, Inc.). Nominati

Community Conversations on the Future of High School Programs

MCPS is holding a series of community conversations with Chief Academic Officer Maria V. Navarro to discuss the future of high school programs.  Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss what high school programs MCPS should offer in the future to best support college and career readiness.  Staff, students, parent

Rock 'n Roll Revival #48

Rock 'n Roll Revival #48 tickets will go on sale Wednesday, January 30th at 4:00pm.  The show dates are March 1st, 2nd, 8th and 9th at 7:30 pm and March 3rd and 10th at 2:30 pm.  To order tickets, please go to .  For handicap accessible seating and other questions, please email

Sherwood Yearbook 2019

Get your yearbook today before the price goes up.  The yearbook is currently $80 and it will go up to $85 on February 28th.  Also, senior ads close on Friday, February 1st.  Please go to and place your orders now.

HBCU Fair Set for February 22

The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on February 22 at the Universities at Shady Grove, Building 3, 9640 Gudelsky Drive in Rockville.  All high school students and their parents/guardians are invited to participate.  Dozens of colleges and universities will be

Upcoming County Education Budget Meetings

Parents/guardians and members of the community are invited to join Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, Superintendent of Schools Jack R. Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard at upcoming Education Budget meetings scheduled for February and March.  Attendees can find out how budget decisions

Nominees Sought for Annual Distinguished Service to Public Education Awards

The Montgomery Board of Education is seeking nominations from the public for its 22nd Annual Awards for Distinguished Service to Public Education.  The awards are sponsored by the Board to recognize and show appreciation to individuals (including students), groups and organizations that have made exemplary contribution

Winter 2019 Parent Academy Schedule

The MCPS Parent Academy offers parents/guardians and community members the opportunity to attend workshops that provide information, resources, tools, and tips to support their children's success in school.  The 2019 winter season of workshops has begun.  You won't want to miss sessions  on mindfulness, college and ca

Fiscal Year 2020 Operating Budget Virtual Presentation

In case you missed it, you can still watch the superintendent's virtual community conversation on the Fiscal Year 2020 recommended operating budget online at . During the December 18 discussion, Superintendent Jack R. Smith, MCPS staff, and community partners answer