Youth

February 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Holy Child Over Walt Whitman in Girls’ Basketball, 47-42 (PHOTOS)

Two top 20 Washington Post ranked varsity girls’ basketball teams met tonight in Potomac for a non-conference game.  Number 11 ranked Holy Child Tigers battled the #9 ranked Walt Whitman Vikings. Holy Child took an early lead and finished the game over Whitman, 47-41.   PHOTOS | Phil Fabrizio   Whitman falls short 47-42 after […]

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February 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Civil Rights Bus Tour Open for Registration (VIDEO)

Register now for the annual Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience bus tour. The tour, hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, retraces the steps of Civil Rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and Medgar Evers. This year’s bus tour is scheduled during Montgomery County Public Schools spring break […]

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February 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

For the Love of Theatre (VIDEO)

Thespians and drama department students from 13 middle and high schools gathered this month at James Blake High School to hone their skills and share their talents at the sixth annual MCPS Theater Festival. MCPS-TV has the story, below:

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February 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith Discusses Federal Executive Orders (VIDEO)

At a recent visit to Silver Spring International Middle School with Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, MyMCMedia caught up with Montgomery County Public School Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith to discuss his reaction the recent federal executive orders signed by President Donald Trump regarding immigration. You can hear Dr. Smith’s response in this MyMCMedia Extra video:  

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February 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Comptroller Discusses Upgrades to School’s Heating and Cooling System (VIDEO)

Upgrades are coming to some Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) which is why Maryland’s Comptroller Peter Franchot joined MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, Board of Education At-large Member Jill Ortman-Fouse, and other school leaders for a tour of Silver Spring International Middle School early Monday. Franchot is one of three members that sits on Maryland’s […]

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February 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students to Discuss Public Policy Issues at Emerging Leaders Public Policy Forum on Feb. 7 & Feb. 8

Staff from the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE) are inviting residents and school leaders to the Student Emerging Leaders Program (SELP) Public Policy Forum on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. More than 70 sophomores across Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will discuss proposed solutions during the two-day event. “The Student Emerging Leaders Program […]

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February 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Buddy Bench Helps Students Make New Friends at Jones Lane Elementary School (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

There is a new addition at the Jones Lane Elementary School playground, and it’s helping students look out for each other and make new friends. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You may have heard of the Buddy Bench. They are showing up on playgrounds across the country and now there is one at Jones Lane Elementary […]

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February 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Governor’s Office for Children Launches Program to Connect Disconnected Youth to Job Opportunities

“Disconnected youth,” are young people ages 16 to 24 who are neither working or in school. About 1 in 10 of Maryland youth is considered disconnected, according to staff from the Governor’s Office for Children. Also referred to as “opportunity youth” because of their potential value to the economy, the Governor’s Office for Children announced […]

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February 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 3 – Feb. 5 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Mansion at Strathmore has two exhibits on display now through Feb. 19. The La Vie en Bleu exhibit explores the color blue. The Crossfade exhibit includes works by young Baltimore artists. A closing reception and film screening for […]

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January 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Need Your Help to Find a Missing Germantown Teen (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers are asking for your help in locating a missing Germantown teenager. According to police, 15-year-old Christina Chenet-Edwards has been reported missing by her family. She is described by police as 5′ 6” tall, and weighing 110 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes, police said, and is known to visit […]

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