News – The Saturday Scoop


See Saturday School in action, and hear quick interviews of Dr. Thomas and some of our certified teachers, volunteers and students.

Watch video about the life and work of Dr. George B. Thomas, Sr.

MCPS Spotlight – Saturday School:  Interview with Executive Director, Khadija Barkley

MCPS TV Español – Conozca mejor a los programas de Saturday School

Upcoming Events & Fundraisers

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Archived News

New Pre-K program for select students, ages 3-4

New free program for children ages 3-4 and who live in homes where English is the second language spoken. To support social and emotional development, and help in gaining early English literacy and math skills. 

Register for Saturday School 2018-2019

Register today for Saturday School First day was September 15th, but students can start any Saturday! ( VIEW IN OTHER LANGUAGES ) Español Français Amharic Affordable academic instruction and...

Help Us Contact our County Council – by April 23

Please help us contact members of the Montgomery County Council to prevent a budget cut next year. The cut would increase Saturday School registration fees.... Find an easy sample letter and email links! Thank you!

‘Get To Know Saturday School’ Event – April 21

Visit with us on April 21st during one of our morning sessions. Come learn how our core program model works and see our students in action. The event includes a tour, details about all our programs, plus refreshments. Learn more...

High Achievement Scholarship 2018

DETAILS AND APPLICATION FORM FOR 2018 The Saturday School High Achievement Scholarship is awarded to Montgomery County high school seniors who have been involved with our Saturday School program - either as a student in the program or as a Volunteer Tutor.

Equity in Education Forum 2018

Thank you to all who attended our Equity in Education Forum on January 27, 2018! See video and photos from the event.

Community Foundation Celebration of Giving

Attending from Saturday School/GBTLA were Khadija Barkley, Executive Director (right), Margaret Ward, Director of Development (left), with John Jacklin (center), a Saturday School supporter.

Curiosity Academy: New STEM program at 2 Centers

ONLY A FEW OPENINGS LEFT for CURIOSITY ACADEMY: For Elementary School, Grades 3-5 – Only 7 openings still at our Sandy Spring/Olney center (at Sherwood High School). For Middle School, Grades 6-8 –...

Parent Training this Saturday

TOMORROW – MAÑANA = SATURDAY SCHOOL! Don’t forget our helpful Parent Training tomorrow morning! Offered at each of our 12 Saturday School center locations El programa (Sesión de...

ACES Program for 11th and 12th grade students

Applications for the ACES program are due December 23. Students in 10th grade – don’t miss this opportunity to start your way to college! This program helps students during 11th and 12th...

Troy Horsely featured in MCPS News

Our Lead Tutor Trainer, Troy Horsley, was just featured in the MCPS News. His personal story of academic growth, plus 14 years working with MCPS, makes him an ideal supporter of our students and the...