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May 17, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Montgomery College Class of 2018 to Graduate Friday Morning

Nearly 3000 students will walk at the Montgomery College graduation ceremony Friday morning on the Rockville campus athletic field.   Ninety-seven percent of those projected graduates will receive their Associate’s Degree, and seven percent will receive Certificates.   Students who graduated last summer, last fall, and this spring will celebrate their graduation tomorrow. Ten percent of […]

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May 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Chris Van Hollen Visits Newport-Mill Middle School To Talk About Nutrition. Featured on County Report This Week on Montgomery Community Media.

Newport Mill Middle School Receives Green Ribbon Award

Newport Mill Middle School was one out of two schools selected in the state of Maryland to receive the 2018 Green Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education.   Manchester Valley High School in Carroll County was the other school selected among the 46 schools in the nation to receive the prestigious honor. The […]

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May 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Magruder High School Takes New Flight with Aviation Program

A new program implemented at Magruder High School allows students to get a head start on careers in aviation. Out of the more than 70 schools selected to implement the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Aviation STEM curriculum in the 2018-2019 school year, Magruder is the only school in the school district that will offer […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Contest Gives Students a Chance to be Councilmember for a Day

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice’s office is accepting entries in the 2018 Councilmember for a Day Challenge from now through June 15. This is the third year Rice will host the winner of the contest as an honorary Councilmember for a Day. Rice, who serves as the chair of the Council’s Education Committee, is asking […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 MCPS Students Win National Merit Scholarships

Recipients are judged to have the strongest record of accomplishments and greatest potential for success in college 21 students from Montgomery County Public Schools have been awarded National Merit Scholarships, according to a news release. Of the more than 15,000 students who applied, these students are among 48 high school seniors in the state of […]

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May 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

Twenty-one MCPS Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

Twenty-one Montgomery County Public Schools students have earned  National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nation wide and were among 48 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. On […]

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May 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Receives Average Rating on School Breakfast Report Card

When it comes to how well Montgomery County Public Schools is ensuring that low-income students have access to a nutritious school breakfast, the school district is just average, according to a new study. The report was released by Maryland Hunger Solutions, a nonprofit based in Baltimore and includes a breakfast report for the 24 school […]

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May 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Churchill High School

Winston Churchill Ranked Top High School in Maryland

Winston Churchill was rated the top high school in Maryland, according to the 2018 Best High School Rankings by the U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News evaluated more than 20,500 public high schools nationwide to identify schools that best serve all their students, including historically undeserved populations.  Top-performing high schools received gold, silver, and […]

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May 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Hogan Signs Legislation That Offers Free College Tuition

Hogan Signs Community College Promise Scholarship Legislation  A bill signed by Gov. Larry Hogan Tuesday aims to make college more affordable for residents. Dozens of lawmakers gathered in Annapolis as Hogan signed the Near Completers and Maryland Community College Scholarships bill into law, which allocates $15 million per year in need based tuition aid for […]

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May 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

New Principals Announced At School Board Meeting

Montgomery County’s Board of Education approved the appointments of the following principals at its May 8 meeting: Congratulations to Matthew A. Devan and Elizabeth L. Thomas on their appointments during the @mocoboe‘s meeting today. pic.twitter.com/rAbiTr0sjm — MCPS (@MCPS) May 8, 2018

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