Comments Off on What Happened at Last Night’s White Flint 2 Planning Meeting on Schools
Okay. The Planning Board just put up the presentations from last night’s meeting, so here is my long summary of what was discussed at last night’s White Flint 2/Rock Spring Planning Meeting on Schools. You can view the presentation here.
Here’s the calendar for the Sector Planning Process:
July 11, 2016 WF2 Community Meeting: Review Preliminary Draft Plan Recommendations
July 28, 2016 Preliminary Draft Plan Recommendations to Planning Board
September 2016 Staff Working Draft Plan to Planning Board
October 2016 Planning Board Public Hearing
October-December 2016 Planning Board Worksessions
January/February 2017 Transmit Plan to County Executive and County Council
Bruce Crispell from MCPS reported on the projected number of students that will be generated by White Flint 2 and Rock Spring.… Read More
Comments Off on What Happened at Last Night’s White Flint 2 Schools Meeting
Did you wake up this morning with the thought, “Hmm. I wonder what happened at the White Flint 2 Schools meeting last night. Oh, I know. I’ll check the Friends of White Flint blog. They always post terrific meeting summaries.” And now you’re on this page, wondering where the heck is the summary.… Read More
Comments Off on Don’t forget — Meeting Tonight on Schools and White Flint 2
Care about White Flint 2? Care about schools? Care about how these two important things intersect?
Then attend tonight’s (Monday, June 6) White Flint 2/Rock Spring Planning Sector Meeting on Schools,
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Luxmanor Elementary School.… Read More
Comments Off on Tell MCPS What You Think About the Options for Alleviating Overcrowded WJ Cluster Schools
This past spring, Montgomery County Public Schools conducted a roundtable community process for the Walter Johnson cluster. The process included PTA representatives from the cluster who explored approaches to address overcrowded elementary, middle, and high schools. MCPS wants community members to share input on the suggestions made by the Roundtable. According to MCPS projections, Walter Johnson,will be overcrowded by more than 500 students in 5 years.… Read More
Comments Off on Potential relief for overcrowded White Flint area schools
Welcome news for Walter Johnston cluster schools, which are universally overcrowded, from MCPS interim superintendent Larry Bowers.
The Walter Johnson Cluster has experienced large enrollment increases during the past eight years, primarily driven by the sale of homes to younger families. Also, new development in the cluster has played a role, although by a significantly smaller amount than demographic changes in existing communities.
Comments Off on What happened at last night’s Meeting on Schools and the White Flint 2/Rock Spring Master Plans
It was a packed house at WJ last night as Gwen Wright, Glenn Kreger, Nkosi Yearwood, and Pam Dunn from Montgomery Planning and Bruce Crispell from MCPS carefully explained how they plan for schools and listened to passionate comments from the audience.
Councilmember Roger Berliner and Planning Board Chair Casey Anderson opened the meeting.… Read More