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Movie Premiere Highlights Clemente Middle’s Rock Band Program (PHOTOS)

The rockstars were in the audience at Seneca Valley High School Tuesday night, but the movie played on the stage was all about them. House Studios, D.C. launched its world premier of Best Day of My Life, a 50-minute documentary mostly about the Robert Clemente Middle School Rock Band program and the effort to spread […]

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Somerset Elementary Wants to Raise Funds for Artificial Turf

Somerset Elementary School is taking its poor field issues into its own hands hoping to raise more than a half million dollars to install an artificial turf at the school in Chevy Chase. The Montgomery County Board of Education is expected to vote today on whether to allow the group called the Somerset Elementary School Education […]

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Drives for Supplies Campaign Gearing Up

It’s almost that time to clear out school lockers and desks and donate unused school supplies to families in need. The Montgomery County Public Schools is asking unused school supplies be donated through the annual Drive for Supplies campaign. Drive for Supplies also is an opportunity to educate students about recycling. The collected supplies are […]

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Montgomery College Celebrates Four National Scholarship Recipients (VIDEO)

Some Montgomery College received national scholarships and awards that honor their hard work and could change their lives. 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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Harness the Stars Kids Opera Company on Stage (VIDEO)

Harness the Stars Kids Opera Company, a student run opera at Stedwick Elementary School, showcased its original opera “Strike N’ Spare” earlier this month. MCPS-TV was on the scene with the performers. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming. For a look behind, read Mary Ruth McGinn’s blog, Learning […]

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School Board to Review Proposed Calendar Change Tuesday

If you have made spring break plans already for the next school year, you better pay attention to a proposed change to the Montgomery County Public Schools calendar scheduled to be voted on Tuesday. The 2015-2016 calendar adopted by the Board of Education had included a professional day on April 4, the day before Primary Election […]

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O’Neill Releases Statement on PARCC Changes

The Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) recently voted to consolidate the PARCC assessment’s two testing windows into one and cut total test time by about 90 minutes overall beginning in the 2015-16 school year. Here’s what Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education President Patricia O’Neill had to say […]

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Montgomery College Graduation Held Friday (PHOTOS)

Montgomery College recognized the class of 2015 in commencement ceremonies May 22 at 10 a.m. on the Rockville Campus. Graduates from the College’s three campuses, along with apprenticeship graduates in the Workforce Development and Continuing Education programs, will be honored. In addition, the Board of Trustees paid tribute to community leaders and College benefactors. Honorary degrees […]

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Good Counsel Names First Honorary Graduate (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

For the first time Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney has named someone an Honorary Graduate. Tom Kolar, who has dedicated the past 50 years to the school, was awarded a school ring and a diploma recently, according to Stephanie Wilson, the school’s director of marketing. Kolar is a teacher at the […]

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PARCC Testing Changes Mean Less Testing Time for Students

Maryland students in grades 3-8 and high school will spend less time taking State assessments next year as a result of changes approved unanimously by the multi-state consortium governing the tests the Maryland Department of Education announced this week. The Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC) yesterday voted to consolidate […]

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