Personal Information:
Magruder HS
PEAC
Scholars
Application for
the
2014-2015 School
Year
Name: __________________________________________ Student ID: __________
Last
Female 
First
MI
Male 
DOB: _____/____/____
Student email address: ________________________________________________________
Home address: _________________________________________________________
Number and Street
Apartment #
____________________________________________________________________
City or Town
State
Zip Code
Home phone: (_______)__________________ Cell phone: (_______)_________________
Current School: ___________________________________
Counselor’s Name: ________________________________
*Pursuing Excellence in the
Academic Curricula*
(If coming from a school outside of MCPS, please attach a copy of your most recent transcript and
note the name of your counselor or advisor from that school.)
Current Math Class (course and level): _______________________________________
For incoming 9th graders only: Would you prefer PEAC Honors Physics or PEAC Honors Matter and Energy? (Contingent
upon eligibility)
Please check one:
PEAC Honors Physics 
PEAC Honors Matter and Energy 
Academic Honors:
Briefly list any academic honors you have received since the sixth grade.
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________________________________
Extracurricular Activities: Please list the extracurricular activities and community service that you are currently involved
in.
Activity
Grade-level
of participation
6
7
8
9
For School Use Only:
Cumulative GPA: ___________ Teacher Recommendations: (1)___
Essay Score: _____________
Committee Decision:
Yes 
Hrs/week
(2)___
Time Commitment
Wks/year
(3)___
Counselor Recommendation: Y
Readers: ___________________ _____________________
No 
Notes:
Page 1
Do you
plan to
participate
in HS?
(y or n)
N
Teacher Recommendations Requested from:
Name
Course
Teacher Initials/Date Received
Counselor Recommendation:
Name
Counselor Initials/Date Received
Important: If you are applying from outside of MCPS, please give the name, address and phone number of your
current school below. Recommendation forms will be mailed to the teachers and counselor you name above.
School: ______________________________________________________
Address: _____________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________
Phone Number: ________________________________________________
Please mail all portions of the completed student application, transcript and Student/Parent Statements to:
Magruder High School
5939 Muncaster Mill Rd. Rockville, MD 20855; Fax # 301-840-4617
Attn: Betty Nataro
Phone # 301 840-4600
Receipt Deadline: November 19, 2013
MCPS prohibits illegal discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, socioeconomic status, age,
disability, physical characteristics, or sexual orientation. Inquiries or complaints regarding discrimination or Title IX issues such as gender equity and
sexual harassment should be directed to the Office of the Deputy Superintendent of Schools at 301-279-3126, via the Maryland Relay at 1-800-735-2258,
or addressed to that office at 850 Hungerford Drive, Room 129, Rockville, MD 20850.
Magruder High School—Connect, Achieve, Excel
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Attachment A
Col. Zadok Magruder High School
PEAC Scholars
Pursuing Excellence in the Academic Curricula
PEAC Scholars Course Requirements and Sequence
Grade
English
Social
Studies
Science
Freshman/9
PEAC Honors
English 9
AP NSL
PEAC Honors
Matter &
Energy
Elective
Seminars
Or
PEAC Honors
Physics*
Sophomore/10
PEAC Honors
English 10
AP US
History
Junior/11
AP Language
AP World
History
PEAC Honors
Biology
Each
Semester
AP Science or
Math
Quarterly
–Student’s
Choice
Senior/12
AP Literature
PhilosophySemester 1
Quarterly
+
Honors
Seminar in
Peace Studies
Semester 2
All courses are required as shown except as noted below:
*Optional; if student does not qualify or does not want to take PEAC Honors Physics, they will take
PEAC Honors Matter & Energy
Application Procedures and Checklist
Attachment B
Requirements:
1. Student must be eligible to attend Magruder High School in the 2014-2015 school year; as a home school
program, students cannot apply to the program if they do not live within the official Magruder boundaries.
2. Student must be currently enrolled in Algebra 1 or higher.
3. Student must currently be in 8th or 9th grade.
4. Student must request submission of recommendations from three academic teachers and their current
counselor.
a. Required recommendation forms can be found in the application packet.
5. Student must include a copy of his/her final 7th grade report card. (This is not required for rising 10th grade
applicants)
6. All student application paperwork must be at Magruder no later than 2 pm, Tuesday, November 19,
2013 (this is the deadline for arrival at Magruder, not for a postmark). No late applications will be
considered.
a. This includes the application and the parent and student statements.
b. It is the student’s responsibility to get the completed application to Magruder High School by the due
date. It is also the student’s responsibility to request his/her recommendations in a timely manner. If
not submitted at least one week prior to the application deadline, they may not be considered by your
middle school counselors and/or teachers who will be sending their recommendations to Magruder
under separate cover.
7. Students must sit for an on-site essay in December; dates and times will be arranged with each middle school.
Arrangements will be made for individual students currently attending Parkland, Argyle or Loiederman Middle
Schools, Magruder High School or a school outside of MCPS.
a. Essay prompts will not be released prior to the on-site visit.
b. Students with current IEP or 504 Accommodations that apply to such tasks must work through their
middle school prior to the writing session to make sure they will be in place.
Checklist:
 1. Requirements read and understood.
 2. Teacher recommendations requested and noted on application (Attachment D)
Teacher # 1 ___________________ Date Requested: ___________________
Teacher # 2 ___________________ Date Requested: ___________________
Teacher # 3 ___________________ Date Requested: ___________________
 3. Counselor recommendation requested and noted on application (Attachment E)
Counselor: ____________________ Date Requested: ___________________
 4. Student application completed (Pages 1 & 2)
 5. Copy of final 7th grade report card made (8th graders only*)
 5. Student Statement read, signed and dated. (Attachment C)
 6. Parent Statement read, signed and dated. (Attachment C)
 7. Application, report card*, Student Statement and Parent Statement submitted to Magruder HS
Date mailed: _____________________
Date: Delivered: ____________________
(Remember: they must be delivered to Magruder by November 19, 2013)
 8. Spoke with Counselor about accommodations for essay session (if applicable) ________________
-this may be done after submission of the completed application but no later than November 25,
2013
Magruder High School, 5939 Muncaster Mill Rd. Rockville, MD 20855; Fax # 301-840-4617
Attachment C
Col. Zadok Magruder High School
PEAC Scholars
Pursuing Excellence in the Academic Curricula
Important improvements have been made to the PEAC Scholars Program. Please make sure to read all the
information provided, including that in the PEAC Scholars brochure which can be found on the PEAC
Scholars page of the Magruder website.
A. Student Statement:
I have read and accept all the requirements and responsibilities related to my application to the Magruder
High School PEAC Scholars Program (please see Cover Letter, Attachments A and B).
-
Maintain of a 3.5 weighted GPA over the four years at Magruder H.S.
Successfully complete all required courses (Please see Attachment A)
Successfully complete 2 senior Capstone courses (1 each semester-Please see Attachment A)
Attend all required seminars (beginning in sophomore year-Please see Attachment A)
Adhere to MCPS and Magruder codes of conduct.
If accepted into the program, I will notify Magruder High School of my intentions in a timely manner.
Student Name: _______________________________ID # ____________
Date:___________________
Signature: _______________________________________________
B. Parent Permission Statement:
I hereby approve of the submission of this application to Magruder High School’s PEAC Scholars
Program for the 2014-2015 school year by my child, __________________________________________.
I also give my permission for school officials to report my child’s achievement and grades when required.
I understand that the teacher information will be maintained in confidence by the PEAC Scholars
Admissions Committee and will not be made available to the parent and/or student. I also understand and
accept that, if accepted and enrolled in the PEAC Scholars Program, my student will be required to:
-
Maintain of a 3.5 weighted GPA over the four years at Magruder H.S.
Successfully complete all required courses (Please see Cover Letter & Attachment A)
Successfully complete 2 senior Capstone courses (1 each semester-Please see Attachment A)
Attend all required seminars (beginning in sophomore year-Please see Attachment A)
Adhere to MCPS and Magruder codes of conduct.
Parent/Guardian Name: ________________________________________ Date: ___________________
Signature: ___________________________________________________
MCPS prohibits illegal discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, socioeconomic status, age,
disability, physical characteristics, or sexual orientation. Inquiries or complaints regarding discrimination or Title IX issues such as gender equity and
sexual harassment should be directed to the Office of the Deputy Superintendent of Schools at 301-279-3126, via the Maryland Relay at 1-800-735-2258,
or addressed to that office at 850 Hungerford Drive, Room 129, Rockville, MD 20850.
Magruder High School, 5939 Muncaster Mill Rd. Rockville, MD 20855; Fax # 301-840-4617
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