Youth

May 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MoCo’s Got Talent Winners Announced (PHOTOS)

After two rounds of auditions over the last several weeks, winners of the fourth annual MoCo’s Got Talent contest were selected during the final round on Sunday evening at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. The contest, coordinated by the Montgomery County Department of Recreation’s Youth Development team, is a way to keep youth healthy, productive […]

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May 22, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students Recognized for Their Recycling Efforts (VIDEO)

It’s Recycling Awareness Week here in Montgomery County and some private schools across the county were chosen to help Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection Division of Solid Waste Services kickoff their campaign. Because of their recycling efforts during the school year, St. John’s Episcopal School was one out of dozens of schools chosen by […]

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May 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students Design Multicultural Bookmarks For Montgomery County Public Libraries

Students at Wheaton High School and Loiederman Middle School are using art to express how they feel about community and culture here in Montgomery County. Dozens of students gathered at Montgomery County Public Libraries Wheaton Interim Branch Thursday evening to debut their new artwork that will be displayed in the libraries. “I designed a multicultural […]

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May 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

State Superintendent Discusses School Security Concerns (VIDEO)

School security is a hot topic this year in Montgomery County after the arrest of two school security officers from Montgomery County Public Schools. “We certainly do take it very seriously,” said Karen Salmon, who is the State Superintendent of Schools in Maryland. In fact, Salmon who chairs the Maryland Center for School Safety, said her […]

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May 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Ronald McNair, Farmland Elementary Receive Blue Ribbon Honor (VIDEO)

“It’s like winning the Oscars,” said Ronald McNair Elementary School Principal Sherry Moses. Moses response comes during a special ceremony at the school early Wednesday featuring Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon. Out of 1,500 schools in the state of Maryland, Ronald McNair and Farmland […]

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May 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Child Prodigy Jose Andre Montano to Kids: ‘You Can Do All The Things You Want to In Life’ (VIDEO)

Bob Murad, assistant director of the youth orchestra at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club described Jose Montano as, “a very special kid,” during the youth orchestra practice on Monday night. Dozens of kids are giving up roughly three hours after school every Monday to learn about Blues and Jazz under the direction of local […]

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May 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Two Local Elementary Schools to be Honored by State Superintendent on May 17

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith is expected to join Montgomery Board of Education President Michael Durso and Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, Karen Salmon, in a special ceremony to honor Farmland and Ronald McNair Elementary Schools for their Blue Ribbon accomplishments, according to a news release. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a […]

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May 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithesburg Book Festival Set for May 20 at City Hall (VIDEO)

The 8th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival returns to the grounds of City Hall on May 20th. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of this literary festival and he tells MyMCMedia that this year’s lineup includes about 130 authors, and that’s a record. He is also hoping to see a record crowd in Olde Towne […]

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May 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Rickie Fowler, Billy Hurley III, to Compete at Quicken Loans National at TPC Potomac This Summer (VIDEO)

The Quicken Loans National golf tournament returns to Montgomery County this summer but it will be played at a different course than last year. For the first time in the tournament’s eleven-year history, golfers will tee off at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more. Last year’s winner, Billy Hurley, III, won […]

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May 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bullying and Depression Are Concerns Expressed by Students During Town Hall

“I would like her to be involved in what’s going on to get active with her peers and get involved in what’s going on around the County,” said parent Faith Gill. Like Gill’s daughter, dozens of students from across the county gathered at Veteran’s Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring Wednesday evening for a youth town […]

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