MPS Schools

MPS Announces Students Will Return to the Classroom

  Montgomery Public School Officials have announced students will be returning to face-to-face learning in April.  After a long break back and fourth tug of was or sorts, students are officially going back into the classrooms. This news comes just a few days after MPS announced they would be giving out vaccinations to employees. Teachers are scheduled to return March…

MPS Parents React to Virtual Learning Decision

On Monday, Jan. 26, the Montgomery Public School board held a press conference announcing all school will go to virtual learning beginning Feb. 1. Superintendent Dr. Ann Roy Moore announced that schools would not return to in-person learning until there is a COVID-19 vaccine available for their employees. For more information visit here. Categories: Montgomery, News Tags: covid-19, Dr. Ann…

Voters and Community Leaders React To Tax Increase Passing

On Tuesday, Nov. 3, 61% of Montgomery County voters voted for the property tax hike that will increase funding of MPS schools. After months of waiting, residents were able to let their voices be heard. “What are you voting for when you vote against these things,” says Montgomery resident, Jeffrey Bern, “that will do nothing but help our community.” Chairman…

Montgomery and Religious Leaders Encourage Voters to Turn Over Ballots

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, several Montgomery and religious leaders met at the state’s capitol to encourage voters to vote for Amendment 382. If the referendum is passed, it would increase Montgomery’s millage tax from the state’s minimum of ten mills to over 18 mills. Officials say that could generate 33 million more dollars for the school system. Election day is…

Groundbreaking for New Booker T. Washington High School Set for July 23

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UPDATE: DA Bailey wants Bond Raised and Restraints Against MPS Teacher Accused of Sexual Abuse Against 12-Year-Old Student

Courtesy: Floyd Middle School website Montgomery County District Attorney Daryl Bailey requested that Michael Bradley’s bond be changed from $8,000 to $250,000. Bradley, a teacher at Floyd Middle Magnet, is charged with two counts: One for Sexual Abuse and the other for a School Employee Having Sexual Contact with a Student. Both are Class C felonies with a recommended bail…

Crumbling Classrooms: A Look Inside MPS Schools & the Millions It Will Take to Repair

Two hundred million dollars in deferred maintenance… That’s just the estimate for Montgomery Public Schools, but one board member said that number could actually be higher. Unusable classrooms, faulty heat and A.C. units… and numerous schools that need new roofs. Now, we’re taking you inside the schools to see these issues up close. It is no secret that Montgomery Public…

Electrical Problems Force Montgomery School to Send Students Home

Mechanical issues at a Montgomery Public School sent students home early Tuesday. Students at Floyd Middle Magnet school were left without air conditioning and lights. “They did a phone call to let us know that there are some kind of electrical problems,” parent Tiffany Stephens said. Students were let out at 11:30 Tuesday morning. But parents were in line sooner…