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Superintendent Completes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

On Tuesday, Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr got a challenge and stepped up to the plate….err, the ice bucket that is. Lance Dempsey, principal of the Northwest Jaguars in Germantown, challenged Starr to complete the ALS ice bucket challenge, a viral fundraising effort by the nonprofit to raise awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), […]

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School Bus Safety (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials have produced a new public service announcement about school bus safety. Take a look:

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Immunizations for 7th Graders Available at MCPS Fair on Aug. 23 (Video)

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Parents of students entering the seventh grade are reminded of the new Maryland State immunization requirements. The county’s Department of Health and Human Services will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations during the MCPS Back to School Fair on Saturday, August 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to make an […]

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College Prep Workshop Set for Aug. 27 at Davis Library

A free college prep workshop for students entering 10th, 11th and 12th grades on “How to Write a College Application Essay” will be held at Davis Library on August 27 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The library is located at 6400 Democracy Boulevard in Bethesda. The workshop, presented by Kaplan Test Prep, will offer information […]

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Montgomery College is Opening an Office at the Gaithersburg Library (Video)

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Montgomery College is opening a new Community Engagement Center at the Gaithersburg Library this fall. Find out more in this report. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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Hispanic Gala Announces Final 2014 Scholars

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Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and the Hispanic Gala Steering Committee have announced the final list of the 2014 Scholars that will be awarded at the second annual Montgomery County Executive Hispanic Gala that takes place at The Fillmore Silver Spring from 7 – 11 p.m. Thursday, September 18. “All of these Scholars have demonstrated […]

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Montgomery College Courses for Inmates (Video)

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Among Montgomery College’s many efforts to make education available to our county’s under-served populations is a partnership that targets students whose lives need a change in direction. MCTV has the details. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television. Read our post on “Montgomery College President Named […]

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MCPS Student Named Finalist in Scientist Challenge

Katherine Wu, a rising freshman at Montgomery Blair High School, has been named one of 10 finalists in the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. She will now compete for the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist” and a $25,000 prize on October 13-14, at 3M headquarters in Minnesota. A partnership between Discovery Education […]

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Rockville Science Center Opens Offices at Johns Hopkins MoCo Campus

Johns Hopkins University is embarking on a new collaboration with the Rockville Science Center. The university’s Montgomery County campus will house the administrative offices of the Rockville Science Center while the RSC Board of Trustees works to establish a permanent home in the city of Rockville for the center. Meanwhile, the two organizations will work […]

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Viers Mill Elementary School Students Visit Washington (Video)

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Students from Viers Mill Elementary School in Silver Spring recently participated in the U.S. Department of Education’s summer “Let’s Read, Let’s Move” program. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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