Last week, MCPS sent a community message addressing school safety. “I am writing to update you on the measures we have taken to ensure the safety of our students and staff in our schools. As a follow-up to our community letter, we have been working diligently to implement concrete actions focusing on resources, expectations, and community engagement.” The full letter can be seen here. Additional information on Increased Security Staffing can be seen below:
“We have allocated a 1.0 permanent substitute to all high schools to address increased staff absences. We have also deployed security substitutes to schools with higher security absences and more significant security needs. At the elementary level, in addition to the cluster assigned Community Engagement Officers (CEOs), MCPS security assistant rovers are available to support as needed when safety incidents arise. We have requested 10.0 additional security assistants in the FY2024 budget and are reviewing the process to allocate security staff within our schools.”
A $50,000 winning PICK 5 ticket sold last remains unclaimed as of December 6, according to the Maryland Lottery.
Join us this Saturday at 12:30pm for a Tacky Sweater Holiday Party in the Jingle Lounge at Westfield Montgomery Mall (7101 Democracy Blvd) in Bethesda! We’ll be popping up at…
Karla Silvestre, President of the Montgomery County Board of Education, has released a statement following her re-election as Board President. Lynne Harris was elected Vice President. Silvestre’s full statement can…
Per Montgomery County (12.5.23): “Today Montgomery County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz and Dawn Luedtke introduced Bill 44-23 to protect the healthcare information of job applicants from unwarranted, intrusive questions by employers.
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