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BOE Members Honor Late Wootton High School Principal (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) district continues to celebrate the life of beloved Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran, who passed away on Aug. 19.

Montgomery County Board of Education members honored the late educator with a moment of silence at Thursday’s meeting.

In this MyMCMedia Extra video,  BOE Vice President Michael Durso said Doran had a “larger than life personality.” And MCPS spokesperson Dana Tofig said school officials are still “establishing a way” to name a new principal.  In the meantime, an acting principal may be chosen to serve for the upcoming school year.

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MCPS Appoints Kimberly Boldon as Wootton High School Acting Principal

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The Montgomery County Public Schools executive leadership staff and administration at Wootton High School have appointed Kimberly Boldon to serve as Wootton’s acting principal for the 2015-2016 school year. This decision comes after the loss of school’s beloved principal Michael Doran who died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. “As difficult as it may be, we must continue to […]

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Memorial Service for Late Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran (VIDEO)

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More than 2,000 people among them students, parents, educators, and county officials gathered at a memorial service to pay tribute to Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran. Doran died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. Former and current students sang songs to honor the principal’s Irish roots and shared memories of a man who they say cared deeply […]

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Memorial Service Honors Beloved Wootton High School Principal (VIDEO)

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A crowd of more than 2,000 people among them students, parents, educators, and county officials gathered at today’s celebration of life to pay tribute to Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran. Doran died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. In this video recap, MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers, Board of Education Vice President Michael Durso, and Sebrena Pitts, […]

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Wootton PTSA Creates Dr. Doran Memory Book, Service Set for Friday Evening

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As part of the healing process, the Wootton PTSA has created a Dr. Doran Memory Book where students, staffers, parents and others can share their thoughts about their beloved principal who passed away on Wednesday. Anyone is welcome to share their stories, thoughts and prayers, according to a note on the PTSA website. The Memory Book […]

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BOE Members Honor Late Wootton High School Principal (VIDEO)

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The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) district continues to celebrate the life of beloved Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran, who passed away on Aug. 19. Montgomery County Board of Education members honored the late educator with a moment of silence at Thursday’s meeting. In this MyMCMedia Extra video,  BOE Vice President Michael Durso said Doran […]

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Memorial Grows Outside Wootton High for Principal Doran (PHOTOS)

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Bouquets of flowers, school memorabilia and messages of love are being left at principal Michael Doran’s designated parking space in front of Wootton High School. On Wednesday, the Wootton community was shocked to learn that their beloved principal had passed away just two weeks before the start of the new school year. The Montgomery County […]

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Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran Dies

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UPDATED The Wootton High School community is mourning the loss of its beloved principal. Dr. Michael Doran passed away on Aug. 19, according to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) interim superintendent Larry Bowers. For the past 12 years, Dr. Doran served as the principal of Wootton High School. According to Bowers, Doran was found unresponsive in his […]

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MCPS Spokesperson on Dr. Doran's Death: "It's a Difficult Day" (VIDEO)

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The Wootton community is grieving the loss of principal Michael Doran. Montgomery County schools officials said Dr. Doran passed away on Wednesday. A memorial service is planned to celebrate Doran’s life on Friday, Aug. 21 at the school’s athletic field. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, MCPS spokesperson Dana Tofig says Doran left an impact “wherever he went.” […]

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Outpouring on Social Media for Wootton Principal Michael Doran

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There’s been an outpouring of condolences on social media following the death of Wootton High School principal Michael Doran. The beloved Montgomery County principal passed away on Aug. 19. Dr. Doran, Thank you for everything. You’ve impacted not only Wootton but the whole community. You will be missed. pic.twitter.com/amlfdjvGiU — Rachit Agarwal (@r_agarwal22) August 19, […]

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MCPS Board Members Remember Dr. Michael Doran

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Montgomery County public schools officials say they are in shock about the death of Wootton High School principal Michael Doran. Board of Education President Patricia O’Neill and Board Vice President Michael Durso have released a statement about Doran’s death on Aug. 19th. You can read their statement below: “The sudden death of Dr. Michael J. […]

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Sonya Burke

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Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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