Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Tag Archives: MCPS

What Happened at Last Night’s White Flint 2 Planning Meeting on Schools

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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 PlaRecommendations

July 28, 2016   Preliminary Draft Plan Recommendations to PlanninBoard

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.…

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What Happened at Last Night’s White Flint 2 Schools Meeting

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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.…

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Don’t forget — Meeting Tonight on Schools and White Flint 2

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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.…

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Tell MCPS What You Think About the Options for Alleviating Overcrowded WJ Cluster Schools

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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.…

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Potential relief for overcrowded White Flint area schools

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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.

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What happened at last night’s Meeting on Schools and the White Flint 2/Rock Spring Master Plans

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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.…

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September 17 Meeting on Schools and the White Flint 2/Rock Spring Master Plans

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This is a reminder about the 7:00 pm Thursday, September 17 meeting at Walter Johnson High School for the Rock Spring and White Flint 2 master plan efforts.  The Planning Department staff and staff from MCPS will spend the first part of the meeting describing how their agencies address schools in the planning process. 

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