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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.

International Baccalaureate Leaders to Visit Two Montgomery County Public Schools

International Baccalaureate Leaders to Visit Two Montgomery County Public Schools

The following information was sent to us by Dana Tofig & Steve Simon:

On Friday, November 18, Members of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Board of Governors and MCPS Superintendent Joshua P. Starr will meet with students and educators in Rockville High School’s IB Diploma Program and College Gardens Elementary School’s Primary Years Program.

Prince George's County News Flash For November 12-19

Prince George's County News Flash For November 12-19

 

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

 

Laurel High School JROTC Unit Evaluation
Nov. 15 
• 7:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Laurel High School • 8000 Cherry Lane, Laurel
INFO: 301-497-2050

G. James Gholson Middle School Celebrates School Psychology Awareness Week
Nov. 14-18 • throughout the school day
G. James Gholson Middle School • 900 Nalley Road, Landover 
INFO: 301-883-8390
Students at G. James Gholson Middle School will write “gratitude letters” to show their appreciation during School Psychology Awareness Week.

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, November 8

Board of Education to Meet on Tuesday, November 8

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