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Quince Orchard Marching Cougars To Perform At The White House Ellipse

Quince Orchard Marching Cougars To Perform At The White House Ellipse


Field Show USA will take Marching Bands from the traditional football field performance and place them right in the center of our nation's capital. It will take place on October 10, 2011at The White House Ellipse, and will feature marching bands from across the USA. The Marching Cougars of Quince Orchard High School (Gaithersburg, MD), two-time Maryland State Band Champions will compete in this event at 11:15am.

The event will begin with a combined Marching Band performance of "America the Beautiful" and our "National Anthem."  This will be performed in commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the tragic events of 9/11. 

PGCPS Superintendent Named To National PTA Board of Directors


UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Prince George’s County Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. William R. Hite Jr., was recently appointed to the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Board. Dr. Hite’s term will expire in 2013

During his term, Dr. Hite will support the National PTA in meeting the goals of their strategic plan as they collectively create a research agenda that advocates family engagement to support educational success, health, and well-being; develop and implement evidence-based policy, programs and resources; recognize and implement best practices among PTAs through 2013.

Patriots Technology Training Center to Host Back to School Kick Off

"WELCOME BACK" Students, Teachers, Parents, Guidance Counselors, Principals, Superintendent and School Board Members... We have a great STEM line up for this year. We invite to you join us on Saturday, September 17th at Kenmoor Middle School, 2500 Kenmoor Drive, Landover, MD from 10am to 1pm. We have partnered with 12 middle schools that will provide a team to participate in our academic competitions. Come and check out our competitions and sign up to be in the competition of your choice. Please let us know if you are planning to join us by RSVP at info@patriots-ttc.org. We look forward to seeing you and preparing for a FANTASTIC year!

Superintendent Starr to Host First 'Listen and Learn' Events

Superintendent Starr to Host First 'Listen and Learn' Events


Important Back-to-School Safety Reminders

 Important Back-to-School Safety Reminders

Montgomery County Public Schools will be back in session on Monday, August 29, and Police Chief J. Thomas Manger, along with the officers of the Montgomery County Police Department, want to encourage all community members to continue to make the safety of our children a top priority. 


BOE To Host First Meeting Of The School Year


Upper Marlboro, Maryland – The Prince George's County Board of Education will host the first Board Meeting of the 2011-2012 school year on Thursday, August 25, at 7:05 p.m. 

Key topics of discussion include a report on the start of the school year that features information on staffing, class size, transportation, and more. The Board will also discuss system-wide goals for the 2011-2012 school year. For a complete Board Meeting agenda, log onto www1.pgcps.org/board/ and select the BoardDocs link.

Montgomery County Public Schools Do Well in ACT


According to ACT’s annual report: Students in the Montgomery County Public Schools' (MCPS) Class of 2011 consistently outperformed their peers in Maryland and the nation on all sections of the ACT college admissions exam.

The average composite score for MCPS graduates was 23.2 in 2011, compared to 22.1 for Maryland and 21.1 for the nation.