Dietz Named KCF Director

The Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) has named Kentlands resident Carrie Dietz as its newest director. Dietz replaces Bridget Ryder, who served in the post for seven years. Ryder resigned last month to take a new job. “The Foundation is all…

Back to the Books

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomed approximately 144,000 students — an increase of 2,200 students over last year — for the start of the 2010-2011 school year on August 30. “We have a busy and exciting year ahead at MCPS,”…

Weast Announces Retirement

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jerry Weast plans to retire when his contract expires next year. Dr. Weast is one of the nation’s longest-serving school district superintendents. “It has been an incredible honor to serve this system as superintendent…

RCES Shuffles Classes and Schedule

Late enrollment made for some last minute shuffling of classrooms just hours before students met their teachers at the sneak peek event at Rachel Carson Elementary School (RCES). Traditionally students get postcards mailed to them letting them know who their…