What is some information concerning Montgomery County Public Schools?


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Montgomery County Public Schools is a school district within Maryland. Some schools within the district include Brown Station Elementary School, East Silver Springs Elementary School, Carderock Springs Elementary School, Great Seneca Creek Elementary School and North Chevy Chase Elementary School. Clarksburg and Damascus are two high schools in the district.

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The Board of Education oversees the system, including a president, vice president and district heads. The board also has a student member. The Montgomery County Public Schools website has a list of school board meetings, as well as a district calendar that lists winter break times, holidays, professional days for teachers, marking periods and report card distribution days.

Subject areas at the schools include English Language Arts, Secondary Literacy, World Languages, Mathematics and ESOL/Bilingual Programs. Special programs include the Magnet Programs, Signature Programs, Consortia Programs and Special Education.

Information on the Montgomery County Public Schools website include lunch menus, a parent academy and online homework resources. The website also lists athletic teams for the district, which as of 2015 include cross country, golf, tennis, soccer and field hockey.

The district also has an online portal that students and staff can log in to. Users can log in with screen names and passwords. Users need activation codes to sign in.

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