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Superintendent Recommends $2.13 Billion Operating Budget for Next Fiscal Year

Superintendent Recommends $2.13 Billion Operating Budget for Next Fiscal Year

 

The following information was sent to us by Montgomery County Public Schools:

 

Deputy Superintendent Frieda Lacey to Retire in June after 41 Years

Deputy Superintendent Frieda Lacey to Retire in June after 41 Years

The following information was sent to us by Montgomery County Public Schools:

 

Shirley Brandman Elected Board of Education President

Shirley Brandman Elected Board of Education President

The following information was sent to us by Montgomery County Public Schools:

Christopher Barclay Elected Vice President

Shirley Brandman was unanimously elected by her colleagues today (Dec. 6) as President of the Board of Education and Christopher Barclay was unanimously elected as Vice President. 

Bella Bethesda Rallies Behind Local School Teacher Battling Leukemia

Bella Bethesda Rallies Behind Local School Teacher Battling Leukemia

 

The following notice was sent to us by Kirsten Ullman: 

 

You know you have found an amazing teacher when 25 female students 

are willing to cut and donate 10 inches of their own hair to Locks of Love.  On Monday, December 5, Bella 

Bethesda Salon will host a private Locks of Love event from 3:00-8:00pm for the students of Our Lady of 

More than 200 Participate in Superintendent's Book Club

More than 200 Participate in Superintendent's Book Club

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Middle School Teacher Receives Milken Award and a $25,000 Surprise

Middle School Teacher Receives Milken Award and a $25,000 Surprise

According to Montgomery County Public Schools :

 

A seventh grade MCPS English teacher got a $25,000 surprise on Tuesday (Nov. 29). Madeline Hanington, a teacher at Gaithersburg Middle School, received a Milken Educator Award from the Milken Family Foundation, which includes a $25,000 prize that she can use however she chooses. Hanington did not even know she was up for the award when she attended an assembly Tuesday morning with Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, interim State Superintendent of Schools Bernard J. Sadusky and other dignitaries. 

Hangington was not only recognized for the outstanding achievement of her students, but also for her innovative teaching methods, her leadership in the school community and her efforts to engage and involve parents. 
 

Laurel High School Teacher Selected as Healthy Schools Program Champion

Laurel High School Teacher Selected as Healthy Schools Program Champion

 

The following information was sent to us by Prince George's County Public Schools:

Henrique Vissotto, foreign language teacher at Laurel High School, is among 21 educators nationwide selected as Healthy Schools Program Champions by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation.