Education

July 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS Cancels Back to School Fair (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia has learned that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has canceled its annual Back to School Fair, which typically takes place the weekend before the first day of school. Students head back to class on August 29. Former MCPS interim superintendent Larry Bowers informed the Board of Education of the decision in a memo back […]

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July 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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MCPS’ Give Backpacks Campaign is Now Underway (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students head back to class on Aug. 29 and some of those students do not have school supplies. That’s why MCPS’ 2016 Give Backpacks Campaign is so important. Find out how you can make a difference in this year’s campaign, below: You can find out more about the 2016 Give […]

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July 19, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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MCPS Officials and Councilmember Navarro to Visit Weller Road Elementary School

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith, School Board President Michael Durso, and County Councilmember Nancy Navarro will visit¬†Weller Road Elementary School in Silver Spring on Wednesday to assess the impact of the “Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)” program. According to a news release, the¬†BELL program is a public-private funded data driven summer […]

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery College’s Chautauqua Focuses on Masters of Their Craft (VIDEO)

Montgomery College recently completed their annual humanities program known as Chautauqua with three performances at Globe Hall on the Germantown campus. This year, the program focused on Duke Ellington, Gwendowlyn Brooks and Ernest Hemingway, all masters of their craft. MCTV’s Carolina Galeano reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see […]

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

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MCPS Annual Drive Provides School Supplies to Students in Need (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) held its annual drive for student supplies at Wootton High School this month. The drive provides free school supplies to families and non-profit organizations. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming. Thank you to Kenny & Danielle – 2 of the 60+ student […]

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July 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Council Seeks Applicants for Nominating Committee for College’s Board of Trustees

The Montgomery County Council is seeking applicants for the nominating committee for the Board of Trustees of Montgomery College. The term of Dwayne Leslie expires on Sept. 14. Leslie has indicated he will apply for reappointment. Letters of application must be received no later than 5 p.m. on July 20. The committee consists of two […]

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July 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Eric Guerci Sworn In for Second Term As Student Member of the Board (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery County Board of Education swore in Eric Guerci, a rising senior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, as the 39th Student Member of the Board. Guerci is only the third student in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) history to run and win a second SMOB term. He is also the first SMOB to have […]

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July 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Meet MCPS Teacher of the Year Michael Williams (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools employs more than 12 thousand teachers, and each year the schools choose one of these educators as teacher of the year. This year the winner is a social studies teacher from Kennedy High School whose teaching ability has been described as invigorating. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner […]

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July 11, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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MCPS Kicks Off School Supply Drive (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Public Schools kicked off its drive for school supplies today at Wootton High School. Families and representatives from nonprofits had the opportunity to pickup supplies at the annual drive. According to the MCPS website, supplies were donated by students and staff from 81 MCPS schools and several offices. Superintendent Jack Smith, School Board […]

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July 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

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County Executive’s Hispanic Gala Needs Sponsors (VIDEO)

Students from our diverse community who meet the requirements could be selected to obtain a one-time $2,000 scholarship from the County Executive’s Hispanic Gala Scholarship Program. Learn more a the Montgomery Hispanic Gala website.    

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