October 17, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Junior Achievement Finance Park® Opens at Thomas Edison HS

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington (JAGW) and partner Capital One Bank joined with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to open the new JA Finance Park® at the Thomas Edison High School of Technology Tuesday.  On hand among the dignitaries was Ed Grenier, President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack […]

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October 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCM Game of the Week for Oct. 19 is Walter Johnson at Damascus

MCM’s Game of the Week features three-time defending state champions, Damascus, riding an amazing 49-game winning streak, hosting the Walter Johnson Wildcats Friday, Oct. 19. With a win, Damascus would tie the Maryland state record of 50 consecutive wins, a mark set by Urbana from 1998-2001. Urbana won four straight state titles in that span. […]

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October 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

School System Unveils New Edison High School

School officials showed off the new Thomas Edison High School of Technology on Wednesday, where students can prepare for careers including culinary, health, information technology, cosmetology, construction and automotive industries. The $119.7 million school in Silver Spring also includes a Junior Achievement financial center that will introduce personal budgeting to seventh-graders. Many of the programs […]

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October 10, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Wheaton High School Hosts ESOL Resource Fair

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett joined ninth and tenth grade students at Wheaton High School for a English as a Second Language (ESOL) Resource Fair Wednesday morning. According to the Montgomery County Public Schools’ website, ESOL students come from various cultural, linguistic, socioeconomic and academic backgrounds. Students are tested and placed in classes appropriate to their […]

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October 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Friday Night Football: Quince Orchard at Paint Branch

Continuing this Friday, MCM will bring you coverage of Montgomery County high school football. Powerhouse Quince Orchard Cougars (4-1) are on the road, coming off a win against Kennedy, to take on the undefeated Paint Branch Panthers Oct. 5. In their first five games, QO and Paint Branch combined outscored their opponents 468-56. Kickoff for the game is […]

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October 3, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Tip Line Created to Report Threats in Md. Schools

There’s a new tip line in Maryland that aims to enhance school safety. Governor Larry Hogan joined students, education leaders, and local law enforcement agencies early Wednesday to announce the launch of “Safe Schools Maryland,” a tip line and mobile app designed for residents to report possible threats in schools. “Incidents of targeted violence at […]

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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

More Than $1.6 Million in Scholarships Raised During Leggett Legacy Event

More than $1.6 million in scholarship money was raised for students within Montgomery County Public Schools during a special ceremony titled, “Leggett Legacy Forward”  to honor Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Montgomery County First Lady, Catherine Leggett. In one of his final acts of service before leaving office,  Leggett joined other county leaders and […]

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September 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Update: MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Sept. 28 is Kennedy at Quince Orchard

Update Sept. 28 at 4 p.m.:  MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Sept. 28 is Kennedy at Quince Orchard. Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. Original post: MCM’s Friday Night Football Game of the Week for Sept. 28 is Good Counsel at Northwest. Continuing this Friday, MCM will bring you coverage of Montgomery […]

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September 23, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Ending Tenure by Helping Students

In just a few weeks, residents in Montgomery County will head to the polls to vote for a new county executive. After serving 12 years as county executive, Isiah Leggett announced that he would not seek re-election for a fourth term. As he prepares to leave office, Leggett is marking tasks off his to-do list, […]

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September 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Trainers Called Ambulance 1 Hour After McNair Showed Heatstroke Symptoms

Jordan McNair, the 19-year-old University of Maryland football player who died from heatstroke this summer, exhibited symptoms for more than an hour before athletic trainers called 911 for help, according to news reports. The University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents released the 74-page report Friday, from Walters Inc., after almost three months of investigation, according to […]

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