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KID Museum Grand Opening on Oct. 26

In this MyMCMedia extra, Cara Lesser, founder and CEO of the Kids International Discovery KID Museum, invites the community to the opening of KID Museum on Oct. 26 at the Davis Library in Bethesda.

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Ready for Tomorrow Summit (VIDEO)

It was a morning to brainstorm ideas about the county’s future on closing the academic achievement gap and preparing young people for jobs. The Ready for Tomorrow: Education and Workforce Summit featured three panels, each with three speakers who talked about labor force, adult education, achievement gap, partnerships between private organizations, nonprofits and government institutions. […]

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Wood Acres Elementary School in Potomac Wins Award for Green Team (VIDEO)

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Wood Acres Elementary School in Bethesda recently was honored with Bethesda Magazine’s Green Champions Award at the Bethesda Green Gala for their Green Team. PTA Green Team representative Danielle Miller Wagner explains in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

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Cell Tower Requested at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown

A communications company has requested a cell tower at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown. Montgomery County Public Schools spokesman Dana Tofig confirmed that a company has approached that school at 18808 Waring Station Road as a potential site for its communications equipment. He did not have specifics about the type of equipment or the […]

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Students Hearing the Blues in Strathmore This Week

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Thousands of fifth-grade students will be hearing the blues this week. To celebrate the Strathmore Music Center’s 10th anniversary, the arts center collaborated with preeminent jazz education organization JazzReach and Montgomery County Public Schools to commission an entirely new Blues program for its annual 5th grade Student Concerts. More than 11,000 students will experience this […]

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Council and Staff to Help Prepare Meals for Kids During Community Service Week

The Montgomery County Council and its staff are joining together for their annual Community Service Week project, which this year will benefit the Helping Kids Eat Backpack Weekend Meal Program. The council and staff will work with the Women Who Care Ministries, Inc., to collect food items that would be appropriate for weekend meals for […]

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‘Montgomery Moving Forward’ Calls for a Single Workforce Development Authority (VIDEO)

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With the goal of creating a single workforce development authority, members of Montgomery Moving Forward recently announced a call to action that details what steps to take during the next two years to close the gap between good jobs and the number of skilled people. A diverse coalition of leaders calls for accountability to ensure […]

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School Resource Officers Update (VIDEO)

The County’s FY 2015 budget included funding for ten new school resource officers. The increase means that all 25 county high schools now have SROs on staff. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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Education Opportunity Centers Help Residents Explore Options (VIDEO)

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The Education Opportunity Center (EOC) provides free assistance to Montgomery County residents that have a desire to attend college or a vocational program. MCTV’s Danielle Stescki has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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Parents Council Kick Off Meeting at RMHS (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County Public Schools and the NAACP recently kicked off another year of collaboration at a meeting at Richard Montgomery High School. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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