Carolyn Komatsoulis filed this request with the Maryland Department of Education of Maryland.


From: Carolyn Komatsoulis

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All estimates and/or actual costs spent on school mascots by Montgomery County Public Schools. This includes money spent on the costume or on designing images of the mascot.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 calendar days, as the statute requires.


Carolyn Komatsoulis

From: Maryland Department of Education

Hello Carolyn-

You recently sent MSDE a PIA request for the costs involved with Montgomery
County's mascots.

These are local costs. MSDE does not have any information regarding this.
You may be able to find this information from the Montgomery County Public
School System.


Bill Reinhard
Director of Communications


Bill Reinhard

Director of Communications

Maryland State Dept. of Education

200 W. Baltimore Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

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