Category: news

In Person Learning Updates

Here is an overview of the information for in-person learning. We’ve highlighted new/updated information that was sent out since our last newsletter by MCPS or the school with *New* or *Updated*.  THINGS TO COMPLETE PRIOR TO MONDAY: 1. Sign the MCPS attestation for this week – Please feel out by Sunday night. 2. Have your arrival/dissmissal signs 3. Review the daily B.E. In-Person Learning Checklist  **Updated** MEAL CALENDAR FOR THIS […]


Multicultural Story Night – April 15 We are seeking parents to read a story from their culture in a live virtual event to be held Thursday, April 15, at 7 PM. We would like to have at least one (1) representative from each continent.  Volunteer to read a story: Multicultural Story Night Volunteer Sign-up Multicultural Showcase Videos […]

2/17 – Parent Info Mtg – 7pm (reopening)

TONIGHT 7PM – Parents Info Meeting Regarding Reopening of School Buildings. This meeting is for all BE families (in-person and virtual) and is being led by the BE administration.  If you are planning on attending, please RSVP in the link ( to help with planning purposes. We are also planning on having live translation in Spanish, Japanese, […]

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 [email protected] or [email protected].   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 [email protected]

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 […]