The following document is the Montgomery County Board of Education’s official announcement regarding the feasibility study for the Rock Creek Hills Park middle school site.
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From: Dennis F. Cross, AIA, , Project Manager
Subject: Bethesda Chevy Chase Middle School # 2 – New School
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is about to conduct a
Feasibility Study for a new middle school to be located at Rock Creek
Hills Local Park, 3701 Saul Road, Kensington, MD 20895, a former
The design is being conducted by a Facility Advisory Committee (FAC)
that is chaired by the Westland Middle School Principal; Mr. Daniel J.
Vogelman. The FAC will include representatives of the schools, PTA,
neighbors, government agencies, the design architects, Samaha
Architects, and staff from MCPS Division of Construction.
The purpose of these meetings is to develop a preliminary design for
the school project. It is an evolving process whereby input from the
previous meeting is incorporated into the ongoing proposed design.
These meetings are to determine spatial relationships within the
school’s interior, the pedestrian and traffic flow of the site and how
the school will fit into the community at large.
As shown below, the FAC meeting/work sessions are scheduled in the
afternoons and evenings to allow maximum community involvement.
FAC Work Session Meeting #1 Wednesday, June 8, 2011 7:00 pm BCC HS
FAC Work Session Meeting #2 Wednesday, June 22 2011 2:00 pm BCC HS
FAC Work Session Meeting #3 Wednesday, July 13, 2011 7:00 pm BCC HS
FAC Work Session Meeting #4 Thursday, July 28, 2011 2:00 pm BCC HS
FAC Work Session Meeting #5 Wednesday, August, 10, 2011 7:00 pm BCC HS
FAC Work Session Meeting #6 Wednesday, August, 17, 2011 2:00 pm BCC HS
FAC PTA/Community Presentation Thursday, September, 8, 2011 7:00 pm
This letter is to inform you of the schedule for the design process
and to encourage you to participate. While all are invited, the
community is encouraged to send representatives from their respective
streets, areas, and community associations. Everyone present will hear
about the design process, its timetable, and the plans for keeping
people informed about the project.
Dennis F. Cross, AIA