The county school board is exploring using the former Charles W. Woodward High School in Rockville for the first countywide secondary-level arts magnet program and has turned to the former chief executive of the Strathmore arts center to lead a committee studying options.
Woodward, on Old Georgetown Road, is the current home for Tilden Middle School students while their building is being remodeled and expanded.…
County Council President Hans Riemer and Catherine Leggett are teaming up to propose renaming the former Woodward High School after the Rev. Josiah Henson, who was enslaved on a plantation near the North Bethesda school.
Montgomery County Public Schools plans to overhaul and reopen the high school on Old Georgetown Road to relieve crowding in the Walter Johnson High School cluster and in the Downcounty Consortium.…
Number 2. Walter Johnson High School, Bethesda, MD
Walter Johnson High School is a really diverse school, students there have all the types of background history and speak different languages. With over 2400 students, it can be overwhelming, at times, but with so many clubs, arts programs, and athletics, there is a way for every student to get involved, make friends, and feel at home.
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As a former Woodward Wildcat, it gives FOWF executive director Amy Ginsburg great pleasure to announce that the Board of Education last week approved a $1.83 billion school construction plan that includes reopening Woodward High School.
The board also approved a resolution to begin the site selection process for a new elementary school in the Walter Johnson Cluster in the spring of 2018.…
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Curious about the re-opening of Woodward High School? Want to learn more about what MCPS is considering for Woodward? Then scroll through their presentation from a May 31, 2017 meeting of the Woodward High School Reopening and Nontraditional Facilities Study Group.
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On February 16, the Planning Board held a joint Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Work Session to discuss schools. You can see the slides from the staff presentation here.
Some quick, interesting tidbits from this work session:
1) The projected enrollment of students from the Rock Spring, White Flint 2, and Grosvenor-Strathmore plans: 655 additional elementary students, 277 additional middle school students, and 377 additional high school students.…