MCPS Community Update on Masking Guidance, Upcoming Community Outreach Events, and More

by Patrick Herron

MCPS Community Update on Masking Guidance, Upcoming Community Outreach Events, and More


Here are four things you need to know about the July 16 Board of Education meeting and MCPS’ plans for the summer and the 2021-2022 school year.

Mask guidance for the start of the 2021-2022 school year will be shared with the Board of Education and MCPS community on July 27. MCPS is working closely with local and state health officials to determine mask guidance and other health and safety practices that meet the needs of students and staff and ensure safety.

The Board received an update on PROSPER 100—Dr. Monifa McKnight’s vision for her first 100 days as interim superintendent. PROSPER 100 aligns with the system’s strategic priorities and highlights the commitments MCPS must make to students, staff and the community in its efforts to provide students with the educational experience they deserve.

{See the PowerPoint Presentation}

MCPS will host a series of pop-up events throughout the county this summer. MCPS staff will be available at these events to answer questions about the 2021-2022 school year and more.

Current Schedule of Events

July 23 Summer of Peace/Germantown Park Homes Community Center
4-8 p.m.
18400 Cinnamon Drive
Germantown, MD 20874
July 30 Summer of Peace/Lakeforest Mall Parking Lot
4-8 p.m.
701 Russell Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
August 13 Summer of Peace/East County White Oak State Park
4-8 p.m.
1700 April Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20904
August 21 MCPS Mobile Pop-Up Back to School Jam
Time/Location TBD

There is still time to support the 10th Annual MCPS GIVE BACKpacks campaign. A donation of $10 will help provide a student in need with a backpack filled with school supplies. Donations will help provide students with the necessary supplies to engage successfully in their lessons. Visit this website for more information and to donate.


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