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Media related inquiries can be directed to the public information officer at (540) 382-5138 or via email at brendadrake@mcps.org.

October 11
Schools Will Close Early on Oct. 11
10/11/2018
MCPS will close early today, Oct. 11. Middle and high schools will dismiss at 12:30. Elementary schools will dismiss at 1:30.
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redistricting
MCPS Begins Redistricting Process for CES/CPS
10/10/2018
A committee is being formed that will evaluate redistricting for elementary students in Christiansburg. Specifically, the committee will look at the best options to relieve overcrowding at Christiansburg Primary School and Christiansburg Elementary School.
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Hurricane Florence
MCPS Prepares for Hurricane Florence
09/11/2018
MCPS is preparing for potential flooding and power outages due to the effects of Hurricane Florence.
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Pisa
MCPS Outperforms Countries Around the World in PISA Test
08/16/2018
Students in MCPS ranked higher than Singapore, Hong Kong, Canada, Finland and Germany in the Programme for International Student Assessment. The PISA test is a worldwide test in math, reading, and science that is designed to determine how prepared students are to compete and collaborate in a global economy.
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Bus Routes
Bus Routes Now Online
08/05/2018
Bus routes for the 2018-19 school year are now available online.
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VSBA Award
MCPS Receives Workforce Readiness Award
07/17/2018
MCPS received the Workforce Readiness Award from the Virginia School Boards Association for the success of the division’s work-based learning program, a program that prepares students to be the future workforce for our region by exposing them to careers early and providing opportunities to experience careers first-hand.
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O'Dell at Award Event
CMS Math Teacher Honored with Presidential Award for Teaching
07/12/2018
Kathy O'Dell has taught at Christiansburg Middle School for 11 years. Her students know her as an excellent math teacher. In July, she was recognized by the National Science Foundation with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for K-6 Math. This award is the nation's highest honor for math and science teachers.
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