Education

April 29, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Kalimah Arabic After School Program Teaches Students About Arabic Culture and Language (VIDEO)

The Kalimah Arabic After School program began last year under the direction of Layali Eshqaidef and the program has grown to include two different schools in Montgomery County. In this video, MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman talks with Eshqaidef, students, and parents about the after school program. To find out more, visit the Kalimah After School Program […]

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April 27, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Eric Guerci Reelected as Student Member of MCPS Board of Education (PHOTO)

Eric Guerci, a junior from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School was reelected today as the Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) for the 2016-2017 school year. According to a news release, Guerci is only the third student in Montgomery County Public Schools history to run and win a second SMOB term. Guerci beat Alex Abrosimov, a […]

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April 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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SMOB Candidates Turn to Social Media Ahead of Election

On the eve of the Montgomery County Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) election, candidates have turned to social media to garner support. Eric Guerci, current SMOB and junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, urged supporters to retweet his banner on Twitter and asked students to stand with him on Facebook. Tomorrow is […]

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April 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Linkages to Learning Holds Recognition Ceremony (VIDEO)

Linkages to Learning recently held a recognition ceremony to celebrate individuals and organizations who donate time and funding to the program. The ceremony was held at VisArts in Rockville. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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April 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Montgomery College Holds Mass Casualty Disaster Drill (VIDEO)

Montgomery College’s Takoma Park/Silver Spring Health Sciences Department recently held a mass casualty drill to prepare student healthcare providers. MCTV’s James McClain reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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April 22, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Montgomery College Visiting Professor Lectures on the Future of Latinas in the U.S.

Montgomery College visiting professor, Lorenley Baez, recently held a lecture about Latinas in the U.S. at the Takoma Park campus. MCTV’s Carolina Galeano reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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April 21, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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Students Learn Arabic Culture and Language After School (PHOTOS)

Every Thursday after school, several students gather for an Arabic language and culture class at College Gardens Elementary School in Rockville. Organized by Kalimah LLC, an organization that aims to educate children about Arabic culture, the class provides an outlet for young children to learn a new language or brush up on their Arabic language […]

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April 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery College Hosts Mid-Atlantic Guitar Festival

Montgomery College’s Performing Arts Department is hosting the Mid-Atlantic Guitar Festival on April 22nd and 23rd. A full day of entertainment and master classes will take place in the Music Building on the Rockville Campus. Featured artists include faculty members Matthew Palmer, Adam Levin, Matthew Rohde, Jake Sheffer, Adam Kossler and Scott Borg. Also featured: […]

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April 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Mayor Newton Opposes Interim Bus Depot Plan in Rockville

Rockville Mayor Bridget Newton testifed in opposition of a plan to move 100 buses from the Shady Grove Bus Depot to the Carver Educational Center Services parking lot, during Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting. “We’re very interested in working with you and all of our Montgomery County partners to find you a solution for a problem […]

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April 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Principal of Northwest High School Announces She is Leaving for New Job

The principal of Northwest High School announced this week that she is taking a new job within the school district. “It is with mixed emotions that I announce that I will be leaving Northwest High School,” Lance Dempsey wrote in an April 19th email to parents, staff and students. “I will be the new Associate […]

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