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Woodward HS Group Wants Your Input

The Woodward High School Reopening and Nontraditional Facilities Study Group prepared many ideas relating to the reopening of Woodward High School that include how the school system could populate the school and the types of programs that could be offered at the school. To help inform the superintendent and Board of Education in the fall, … Continue reading

Upcoming Meetings that May Impact Einstein

There are various upcoming meetings that will impact Einstein High School in the future. Wednesday, April 19, at 7 PM at Northwood High School – Downcounty high school families will have a chance to learn about the Study Group process leading up to the re-opening of Woodward HS and how this may effect Einstein.   This meeting is … Continue reading

Highland Boundary Study Meeting, 1/12

If you look at a map of Sligo’s zone (page 6), you see a small area that receives students from Highland ES, and which is surrounded by students who go to Newport Mills. It is bound by Dalewood Drive, Goodhill Road, Valleywood Drive, and Veirs Mill Road. It includes about 35 students per grade. Highland’s … Continue reading

Sligo Testimony – 1/5 BOE Hearing

A video of testimony from the 1/5 BOE Operating Budget Hearng is now available online.  On the left-hand side of the page, choose “Jan 5, 2017 Operating Budget Hearing,” and then choose the “SwagIt Video” button on the right.  Wheaton’s Mary O’Driscoll starts at 44:45, followed by Northwood’s Michele Moller, Kennedy’s Therese Gibson, Einstein’s Chris Rutledge, … Continue reading

Board of Education Operating Budget Meeting

Please come out to the Board of Education Operating Budget meeting on Thursday, January 5, at 7PM. At that meeting, representatives of Downcounty PTAs and families will testify on issues pertaining to the MCPS Operating Budget. It is very important that the Board of Education see members of the Sligo and entire Downcountry area. Date and Time: … Continue reading