Montgomery County Board of Education Administrative Appointments for June 28, 2022

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved the following administrative appointments, effective July 1st:

• Dr. Peggy Pugh, currently Associate Superintendent for Administration and Leadership, Washington County Public Schools, as Chief Academic Officer

• Diane D. Morris, currently Area Associate Superintendent, Office of Teaching, Learning, and Schools, as Associate Superintendent of School Support and Well-Being, Office of School Support and Well-Being

• Valeria B. Da Silva, currently Supervisor, Learning Management Systems and Development, Office of Technology and Innovation, as Director, Student and Data Systems, Office of Strategic Initiatives

• Dr. Marjorie D. Lope Moutsatsos, currently Assistant Chief, Professional Learning and Development, Office of Human Resources and Development, as Director, Districtwide Professional Learning, Office of Strategic Initiatives

• Angela S. McIntosh-Davis, currently Team Leader, Procurement Unit, Department of Materials Management, Office of Finance and Operations, as Director, Division of Procurement, to Office of District Operations

• Nichelle D. Owens, currently Acting Director, Division of Early Childhood and Title I Programs and Services, Office of School Support and Improvement, Office of Teaching, Learning, and Schools, as Director, Division of Early Childhood and Title I Programs and Services, Office of School Support and Well-Being

• Kathryn O. Broullire, currently Executive Assistant, Assistant Chief Teaching, Learning, and Schools, Office of Teaching, Learning, and Schools, as Supervisor, Professional Learning and Achievement, Office of School Support and Well-Being

• Evan H. Bernstein, currently Principal, Forest Knolls Elementary School, as Principal, Little Bennett Elementary School

• Anita Chan, currently Principal Intern, Fields Road Elementary School, as Principal, Carderock Springs Elementary School

• Angie L. Fish, currently Acting Principal, Rocky Hill Middle School, as Principal, Flower Valley Elementary School

• Brent T. Mascott, currently Assistant Principal, Harmony Hills Elementary School, as Principal, Weller Road Elementary School

• Ron K. Morris, currently Performance, Equity, and Community Response Director, Howard County Public School System, as Principal, Jones Lane Elementary School

• Galit Zolkower, currently Principal, Highland View Elementary School, as Principal, Stedwick Elementary School

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17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Now in its 17th year, the Kensington Day of the Book Festival is a family-friendly street festival featuring 150+ renowned authors, poets, and literary organizations. Enjoy live music on five stages, special guest speakers, military veteran writers and comedians, poetry readings, cookbook demos, children's program, and much more.

Admission is free, and attendees will also be able to explore a marketplace of books and food offerings from local vendors.

Not your average book festival! This festival offers something for everyone!

17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 11am-4pm (held rain or shine!)

Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895

Instagram: @kensingtonbookfestival

Contact: Elisenda Sola-Sole, Festival Director

[email protected]

301-949-9416 (text preferred)

FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival

Get ready to experience the vibrant colors, tantalizing flavors, and infectious rhythms of the Caribbean at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival! Hosted by RHU LLC, this exciting festival is set to take place on May 18, 2024, at the picturesque 16700 Barnesville Rd in Boyds, MD.

Step into a world where the Caribbean spirit comes alive! From 12:00 PM onwards, immerse yourself in a sensory journey that celebrates the unique culture, cuisine, and music of the Caribbean. Whether you're an African American, a Reggae or Soca music enthusiast, a wine lover, or part of the vibrant Caribbean diaspora, this festival promises to delight and captivate you in every way.

Let the enticing aromas of mouthwatering Caribbean dishes tantalize your taste buds. Feast on traditional delicacies prepared by expert chefs, showcasing the rich and diverse culinary heritage of the Caribbean. Indulge in flavorful jerk chicken, succulent seafood, and delectable plantain dishes that will transport you straight to the islands.

Accompanying the culinary extravaganza is a carefully curated selection of premium wines, ensuring the perfect pairing for your palate. Sip on fine wines from renowned vineyards, each sip a reflection of the Caribbean's vibrant spirit. Discover new flavors, expand your wine knowledge, and savor unforgettable moments with every glass.

As the sun sets, get ready to groove to the infectious rhythms of Caribbean music. Feel the pulsating beats of reggae, soca, dancehall, and calypso, moving your body to the lively melodies. Live performances by talented musicians and performers will keep the energy high, ensuring a night of unforgettable entertainment.

Don't miss this opportunity to embrace the Caribbean spirit and celebrate the arrival of spring in style! Tickets are available on AllEvents, so secure your spot today. Join us at the FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival, where cultures collide and unforgettable memories are made.



2 NIGHT Camping packages available: RV/CAMPER $200 | TENTS $150 Starting on Friday May 17 @ 5pm | 30 RV SPACES | 30+ TENT SPACES



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