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State of Montgomery College (Video)

Dr. DeRionne Pollard, president of Montgomery College, recently delivered her third “State of the College” address, which she entitled, “What MC Students Need.” Pollard took questions from the audience, as well as via email and Twitter #whatMCStudentsneed. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College […]

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Two MC Students Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Scholarships (Video)

Montgomery College students Trinh Nguyen and My Duyen “Grace” Le have been awarded the 2014 Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Both were meeting with faculty when they found out about their awards. Take a look at their reaction and find out how this scholarship will change each of their lives.

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Writer’s Center Workshops at GBF

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If you are looking to learn about screenwriting, craft the perfect mystery or generally sharpen your writing skills, the Gaithersburg Book Festival and The Writer’s Center (TWC) can help. TWC will be leading a series of free writing workshops during the fifth annual Gaithersburg Book Festival, taking place Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to […]

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Liquor Control Stresses Underage Drinking Prevention

Representatives from Montgomery County’s Department of Liquor Control (DLC), Montgomery County Police and the Keeping It Safe on Under 21 Alcohol Use Coalition visited St. Mary’s School in Rockville on April 15 in an effort to help prevent and reduce underage alcohol use through an initiative, called “Keeping It Safe.” The initiative targets 5th through 8th graders and […]

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BOE Seeks to Fill Position on Ethics Panel

The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) is seeking to fill one vacancy on its five-member Ethics Panel. The vacancy is for a three-year term beginning on July 1. Applicants must be Montgomery County residents. Members serve without compensation. Among the Panel’s responsibilities are: (1) interpreting the Board of Education’s Ethics Policy and issuing advisory […]

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Travilah Elementary Nominated for 2014 Green Ribbon Award

Travilah Elementary School has been nominated by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for the National Green Ribbon Schools Award. The North Potomac school was one of two schools nominated by MSDE. The Green Ribbon Schools Award program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and recognizes schools that save energy, reduce […]

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Raising Awareness of Cyber Civility (Video)

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Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is working to raise awareness about cyber civility. MCPS-TV has the story: Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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Final Used Book Sale at Stone Ridge School

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Stone Ridge’s 46th annual Used Book Sale will take place April 11-14 in the three gyms on campus, 9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda. This will be the final used book sale at Stone Ridge. Catherine Ronan Karrels, Head of School explains the decision to not continue the book sale after this year. Read her letter here. […]

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Springbrook Student Wins National Slogan Competition (Video)

One local high school student was honored in a special ceremony marking his accomplishments in a national contest aimed at encouraging teens to stay away from drugs and alcohol. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has the story of Springbrook High School senior Santiago Romero and his award winning slogan. Santiago Romero was was given a challenge by […]

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“Success is My Addiction” (Video)

Springbrook High School is celebrating  the success of senior Santiago Romero whose slogan, “Success is My Addiction,” won first place in a national advertising competition sponsored by retail clothing chain H&M and Mentor Foundation. Romero entered this national slogan contest through his marketing class. The contest was sponsored by the Swedish retailer who owns the […]

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