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St. Elizabeth Catholic School Makes Guinness World Record Attempt

At St. Elizabeth Catholic School in Rockville there were hats on heads.. one, two, three.  And a Guinness World Record to break….said Principal Vincent Spadoni.  The school had parents, staff and students, brother and sisters and relatives too, each wearing Dr. Seuss hats for a world record attempt- it’s true. The event was to fall on […]

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Rock in Schools Program (VIDEO)

Music teacher Randi Levy and the students at Roberto Clemente Middle School are featured in this video about the Rock in Schools program. Take a look: You can follow the students on Twitter @RCMSMusicROCKS.

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USG Students Present Solutions to Fight Hunger in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

They are hungry for solutions. Students from The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) presented a series of proposals to fight hunger in Montgomery County. The Hungry for Solutions Expo took place April 16 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and the program was part of USG’s Civic Engagement Series 2015. “Today we’re talking about who is […]

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Montgomery College Touts Wellness for Employees (VIDEO)

Montgomery College’s wellness program is popular with employees. Rachel Moskal reports. MC Wellness Honored from Montgomery College CBT Dept on Vimeo.

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School Buses Collide on River Road in Bethesda

Two school buses collided on River Road between Bradley Boulevard and Newbridge Drive on Wednesday afternoon, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer said EMS evaluated eight passengers and two drivers involved in the collision. He said there were two cars involved in the collision as well. According […]

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School Board Backs off English Manor as Option for Alternative Education Program

The Montgomery County School Board stopped short of ordering a feasibility study on the former English Manor Elementary School as a possible location for the county’s Alternative Education Program Tuesday, instead opening up the options to about a dozen county sites and commercial facilities. The board did vote to go ahead with a revised feasibility […]

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Bill to Allow Student Member of School Board Full Voting Rights Dies in General Assembly

Like Cinderella at the ball, time ran out for the Student Member of the Montgomery County Board of Education last night. At the stroke of midnight the General Assembly closed up shop for another year and with it went the Montgomery County Delegation bill to allow the student representative on the county’s board of education […]

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Full House To Discuss the Wheaton Library and Recreation Center (PHOTOS)

UPDATE It was a full house at the meeting regarding the new Wheaton Library and Recreation Center Project. Residents asked questions about the quantity of books in the library, computer labs, children space, gymnasium, and traffic. County officials expect to break ground on the new Wheaton Library and Recreating Center July 2016, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open […]

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MCPS Search Finds Blair Ewing or English Manor Sites as Options for Alternative Education Program

photo of rally by SaveBlairEwing group at Council Office Building

Both the Blair G. Ewing Center and the former English Manor Elementary School site are the two locations proposed to be evaluated for the county school system’s Alternative Education Program. The Montgomery County Board of Education is expected to vote on a proposal by Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers Tuesday that suggests that feasibility studies should be […]

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Meet Sherman Ealey: A Gaithersburg Crossing Guard for 25 Years (VIDEO)

There are plenty of folks who stay at their jobs for 25 years but, in this story, Susan Kenedy catches up with a gentleman who has also touched thousands of lives during the quarter century he has spent helping students cross the road safely in the city of Gaithersburg. Visit our PEG partner County Cable […]

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