SCHOOL OFFICIALS

The Board of Education holds two meetings a month: at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month and at 8 p.m. on the second Monday following the Tuesday meeting. Most meetings are held at the offices of the Board of Education, at Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Dr., Rockville, Md. 20850. To contact a board member, call 301-279-3617.

The school system's home Web page address is: www.mcps.k12.md.us

SUPERINTENDENT

Jerry Weast

Phone: 301-279-3381

SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS

District 1

Nancy J. King

District 2

Mona M. Signer

District 3

Patricia O'Neill

Vice president

District 4

Kermit V. Burnett

District 5

Reginald M. Felton,

President

At Large

Stephen N. Abrams

At Large

Beatrice B. Gordon

Student member

Laura Sampedro

PUBLIC SCHOOL CALENDAR

Sept. 1: First day of school for students.

Sept. 6: Labor Day holiday.

Sept. 20: Schools closed; Yom Kippur.

Oct. 6: Schools closed; professional development day.

Oct. 22: Schools closed; Maryland State Teachers Association convention.

Nov. 11: Veterans' Day holiday.

Nov. 25, 26: Thanksgiving holiday.

Dec. 24-31: Winter break.

Jan. 3: Students return to school.

Jan. 17: Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Jan. 26: Schools closed; professional day for teachers.

Feb. 21: Presidents' Day holiday.

March 7: Presidential primary election day.

April 17-20: Spring break.

April 21, 24: Easter holiday.

May 29: Memorial Day holiday.

June 15: Last day of school for students.

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Department of Information: 301-279-3391

International Student Admissions: 301-230-0686

School Lunches: 301-840-8170

Transportation: 301-840-8130

Head Start Program: 301-230-0676

School boundary info: 301-279-3331 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

NEW PRINCIPALS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Ashburton: Barbara E. Haughey, former principal intern at Oak View Elementary.

Broad Acres: JoAnn A. Leleck, former principal intern at Rosemont Elementary.

Burtonsville: Melissa F. Smith, former assistant principal at Burtonsville Elementary.

Flower Hill: Lamar Whitmore, former principal at

Logan Elementary in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Kensington Parkwood: Judith Lewis, former principal at Centerville Elementary in Virginia Beach.

Montgomery Knolls: Kathleen A. FitzGerald, former principal intern at Oakland Terrace Elementary.

Seven Locks: Rebecca T. Gordon, former principal intern at Wood Acres Elementary.

Sligo Creek: Michael J. Martirano, former principal at Scotchtown Hills Elementary in Prince George's County.

Thurgood Marshall: Mary J. Wilson, former principal intern at Thurgood Marshall Elementary.

Twinbrook: Carolyn Cobbs, former assistant principal at Woodlin Elementary.

Watkins Mill: Monique T. Felder, former assistant principal at Beall Elementary.

Woodfield: Shawn D. Miller, former elementary intern at Woodfield Elementary.

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

North Bethesda: Geraldine Joan Carroll, former principal at Ashburton Elementary.

Shady Grove: Sylvia Morrison, former assistant principal at Redland Middle.

Silver Spring International: Renee M. Brimfield, former principal at John T. Baker Middle.

HIGH SCHOOLS

Bethesda-Chevy Chase: Katherine Harvey, former principal at Rio Rancho High in Rancho, N. M.

SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOLS

Rock Terrace School: Joan Cisz, former principal at Twinbrook Elementary.

NEW SCHOOLS

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Sligo Creek

MIDDLE SCHOOLS

North Bethesda

Shady Grove

Silver Spring International