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Spring Semester Info Round Up

PARENTS, MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ACTIVATED PARENTVUE: This school year, Synergy ParentVUE replaced the Parent Portal as the primary home-to-school communication vehicle for schools to share information regarding grades, attendance, scheduling, log into myMCPS Classroom, and more.   You can activate your account online.  If you need assistance with your activation code please email or   Login to […]

5th Graders: Westland MS Course Registration Now Open

The online portal for course registration for current 5th grade students (2021-2022 incoming Westland middle school 6th graders) is now open.   Please reference the information on the Westland Middle School course registration page for directions. There are links to the slides and zoom recordings for the meetings held on January 14th, 2021. If you have additional questions, please contact Caryn Fischer at

BE Boundary Study Updates

On November 19, 2020, the Board of Education adopted a resolution that a boundary study be conducted for the Bethesda, Somerset and Westbrook elementary schools to relieve the over utilization at Bethesda and Somerset elementary schools.  The Board of Education will take action on the superintendent of schools’ recommendation in November 2021.  We anticipate the following four sets […]

Return to In-Person Learning Updates

This week Govenor Hogan announced during a press conference that he is calling all Maryland school to open for hybrid in-person learning by March 1st. The state’s guidance for reopening has been updated also this month (January 2021) and can be read here.  MCPS has issued a statement in response and can be read here.  The current BOE resolution from January 12th […]

Minted Holiday Fundraiser

Are you getting ready to make and send out your holiday cards? Looking for gifts for grandparents, friends and family? Need personalized 2021 calendars or looking for new art or room decor for your home? If you shop at now through December 31st and use the BE promocode (FUNDRAISEBETHESDA) at check out you will get […]

Red Ribbon Week – October 26-30

Red Ribbon Week is a time for schools and communities across the country to demonstrate a commitment to a healthy and drug-free life. At Bethesda, students will be participating in activities to learn ways to stay healthy. Let’s do our part to encourage students to be safe, healthy, and make good choices. Of course the […]