Youth

July 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

First Look Inside Silver Creek Middle School (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

The start of the 2017-18 school year is weeks away and construction is in full swing at Silver Creek Middle School  in Kensington. In just a few weeks, hundreds of sixth and seventh grade students will fill the hallways of this new school. This $42 million dollar project will help to alleviate over-crowding at Westland […]

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July 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of exterior of Adventure Theatre in Glen Echo Park

Adventure Theatre MTC’s 66th Season to Feature Judy Moody and More

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) announced its upcoming season to include five main stage productions featuring two world premieres. The children’s theater is located in Glen Echo Park. The new season kicks off with How I Became a Pirate, based on the book of the same title by Melinda Long and illustrations by David Shannon. Jenny Male directs the […]

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July 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Meet Silver Creek Middle School’s New Principal (VIDEO)

In just a few weeks, Montgomery County Public Schools will open one of its newest schools in Kensington. Silver Creek Middle School, located at 3701 Saul Road, will welcome more than 500 sixth and seventh grade students in September. Traci Townsend was appointed principal of the new school by the Montgomery County Board of Education […]

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July 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

More Than 4,000 Pounds of School Supplies Donated From MCPS Students and Staff (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools partnered with Learn Shop, Inc. early Monday for the 18th annual Drive for Supplies event at Richard Montgomery High School. Dozens gathered in the school’s cafeteria to pick up crayons, pencils, paper and more for students and families in need. MCPS students and staff donated supplies after cleaning out their lockers […]

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July 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPS To Provide Free School Supplies to Families in Need

Montgomery County Public Schools will hold its annual Drive for Supplies event on July 17 in Richard Montgomery High School’s cafeteria, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive in Rockville. Each year, MCPS distributes new and gently used school supplies to families in need, according to a news release. The supplies come from students, teachers and staff who […]

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July 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

City of Gaithersburg to Host 5th Annual Sports Fest for Youth

The City of Gaithersburg will host its fifth annual Sports Fest at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Avenue, on July 15. Youth entering grades K through 8 will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and activities free of charge. “This is a celebration of youth sports in our community to show […]

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July 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Invited to Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Reopening of Kemp Mill Urban Park on July 12

After almost two years of construction, Kemp Mill Urban Park in Silver Spring is available to the public and officials from the Montgomery County Parks Department are inviting residents to attend a special re-opening celebration on July 12. The park was closed entirely in 2016 for renovations to improve the park amenities. “The park had […]

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July 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Ingleside at King Farm Partners To Partner With Link Generations for Summer Storytelling Series

In an effort to connect youth and older adults by a creative outlet, Ingleside at King Farm Retirement Community and Link Generations are partnering up this summer for a storytelling series for high school students and older adults, according to a news release. The summer storytelling series is an inter-generational activity that is centered around […]

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Announces New Initiative to Reduce Lead Poisoning, Asthma Cases

Lead poisoning and asthma are two conditions related to housing. In an effort to ensure that Marylanders have access to safe and healthy housing, The U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved an application by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to launch a $7.2 million initiative to reduce lead poisoning and asthma, […]

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Aspen Hill Library Branch to Reopen on July 15 (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is inviting residents to a grand re-opening of the newly renovated Montgomery County Libraries’ Aspen Hill Branch located at 4407 Aspen Hill Road in Rockville on July 15, according to a news release. The renovated library includes new carpeting, redesigned public restrooms to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

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