School and Community Event Roundup

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 7pm: MCCPTA Community Action Forum on School Safety & Emergency Preparedness
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Carver Educational Services Center Auditorium, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville Md. See flyer for more details.

Friday, January 18, 2013, 8:45-9:45am: “Our Individual Pieces Coming Together” Coffee and Conversation
Twinbrook ES All-Purpose Room
This time provides you the opportunity to meet Twinbrook staff and families in an informal setting. Come with your questions and be ready to form new relationships! Please see the Coffee and Conversation flyer for details.

Monday, January 28, 2013, 7:30–9:00 pm: Town Hall Meeting with Superintendent Starr
Richard Montgomery High School, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20852
January 28 is Richard Montgomery Cluster’s Community Day and Town Hall Meeting. Dr. Starr will spend the day visiting schools in our cluster. At 7:30 p.m., Dr. Starr will hold a Town Hall meeting for parents and community members, where you can ask him questions and share your thoughts. See the link above for more details.

Saturday, February 9, 2013: Builders of the Future
This is a one-day enrichment program offered for students in grades 4 – 6, scheduled for  from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Germantown campus of Montgomery College.

Students will have an opportunity to select two 3-hour workshops from the 8 exciting workshops offered. Workshops include topics on:

  • designing and creating custom-made parachutes and stuff sacks,
  • making soft sculptures and wearables that incorporate light and sound,
  • building whimsical electromechanical gizmos,
  • building LEGO take-home projects and flying machines, and
  • woodworking.

 There is also a special optional two-hour parent workshop available called, “Materials, Tools, and Projects That Rock.” Parents, don’t miss this special opportunity to learn how to use basic hand tools and where to find tested maker projects and inspiration.

Workshops fill quickly, so register right away! For additional brochures or registration information, contact Workforce Development & Continuing Education at 240-567-7264 or 240-567-7917 or access our website at


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