Potomac Brief: Ready for First Day

Potomac Brief: Ready for First Day

More than 159,000 students were expected to attend classes at Montgomery County Public Schools on the first day, including one new school, Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg; a newly revitalized and expanded school, Farquhar Middle School in Olney; and two schools with additions including Julius West Middle School in Rockville and Wood Acres Elementary School in Bethesda.

MCPS will have more than 1,100 new educators at the start of the 2016–2017 school year.

Montgomery County Board of Education will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13. For agendas, visit http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/boe/meetings/.

The board includes Michael Durso, president; Dr. Judith Docca, vice president; members Christopher Barclay, Philip Kauffman, Patricia O’Neill, Jill Ortman-Fouse, Rebecca Smondrowski, and Eric Guerci, student member. Office of the Board can be reached at 301-279-3617.