Education

June 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Outbox Pops Up in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Something totally new and different has popped up on the streets of downtown Silver Spring this summer and we have some students from Montgomery College to thank for it. MCTV’s Michael Brown has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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June 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Absenteeism Soars on the Last Day of School in Montgomery County

The last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students was June 20th but 33,496 students did not go to class that half day, according to information obtained by MyMCMedia. You may remember that the last day of school was pushed back from June 17 to June 20th because of the number of […]

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June 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Parkland Middle Student’s Science Experiment to be Tested in Space

A Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) student’s science experiment will be tested on the International Space Center this summer as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP). According to a news release, Parkland Middle School student Alana McCarthy Light designed an experiment to determine how probiotics will react in a microgravity environment. The findings […]

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June 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke and Maureen Chowdhury

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County Executive Says Carver and Westmore Off the Table for School Bus Parking Sites

UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett says he is withdrawing his request for a Declaration of No Further Need for Jeremiah Park, the current site of the Shady Grove Bus Depot. In a memo sent to Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen today, Leggett writes that he has directed his staff to finalize a plan that will […]

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June 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Springbrook High School Celebrates Substitute Teacher With Decades of Experience

Meet a Springbrook High School substitute teacher who celebrated her 90th birthday this week, and who has been subbing for nearly 50 years. MCPS-TV has the story. Congratulations, Mrs Binstock! Maryland teacher celebrates 90th birthday, 50th year in class https://t.co/kHS2CtO77Y pic.twitter.com/gRervAlNDD — NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) June 17, 2016 Mrs. Florence Binstock celebrating 50 yrs w/Montgomery Co […]

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June 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MCPS Students and Staff Celebrate the Last Day of School (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students and staff celebrated the last day of school on June 20th, and before they left for vacation they shared some of their summer plans while looking ahead to the next school year. MCPS-TV captured the good-byes and farewells in this video, below: The first day of school for the […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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County Councilmember Craig Rice on Shady Grove Bus Depot (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council member Craig Rice is reminding residents that there is a bus depot in Clarksburg that is located right next to a community of townhouses. In fact, Rice says the townhouses came after the bus depot. He made his point at a Council meeting on June 21st to discuss plans to relocate the […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Leventhal on Bus Depot and the Shady Grove Sector Plan (VIDEO

At a County Council meeting today, Councilmember George Leventhal said he will not support putting school buses at the Carver Education Services Center. His remarks were greeted with applause from many residents in the audience. During his remarks at the dais, Leventhal also said he wishes he didn’t vote for the Shady Grove Sector Plan. […]

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June 21, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Councilmember Katz Describes Bus Depot Situation As “A Mess” (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council held a meeting on June 21st to discuss plans for relocating hundreds of school buses from the depot on Shady Grove Road. There were dozens of Rockville residents in the audience opposed to plans to relocate the buses to the Carver Educational Services Center parking lot and to another site on […]

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June 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Eight Inmates Graduate from Model Learning Center (Video)

The Model Learning Center is an accredited adult education program at the County Correctional Facility. Recently, eight inmates received their high school diploma. 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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