February 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Elections Needs Student Volunteers for ‘Future Vote’ Program

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is seeking school-age students from grades 6-12 to participate in the “Future Vote” program. Future Vote students will serve as Election Day student aides during the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election on Tuesday, June 26. There is also an opportunity to participate in many other activities with the Board of […]

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November 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

School Board Votes to Redraw Boundaries for Five Elementary Schools in Rockville

Construction on the fifth Rockville elementary school in the Richard Montgomery High School cluster is proceeding. The new school, located on West Edmonston Drive, will replace the original Hungerford Elementary School which most recently was used by the Child Resource Center. The new school, known as Richard Montgomery #5, will open on Tuesday, Sept. 4, […]

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October 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Newport Mill Middle School Receives $100K Fitness Center Makeover (VIDEO)

UPDATED: Students at Newport Mill Middle School are celebrating a new $100,000 fitness center thanks to the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils. Newport Mill was one of three Maryland schools selected as a “DON’T QUIT Fitness” winner this year for demonstrating innovative ways of promoting student wellness and the school’s prize was a fitness […]

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October 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

School Board Faces Challenges for 2018-2019 School Year Calendar

The Montgomery County School Board will have to make a tough decision for the 2018 -2019 school year calendar if Governor Larry Hogan denies the board’s request to extend the school year calendar. An executive order by Hogan requires Maryland schools to start after Labor Day and end by June 14 with a minimum of […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

BOE President Jim Shalleck Sets the Agenda (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Elections meets one week from today, July 17. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, BOE President Jim Shalleck explains his role on the board. The Montgomery County Board of Elections includes the following members: Shalleck (president), Nahid Khozeimeh (vice president), Mary Ann Keeffe (secretary), Alexander Vincent, David Naimon and substitute […]

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July 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Countdown to 2018: Board of Elections Prepares for Primary Election (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is counting down to the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election, which takes place in less than one year on June 26, 2018. From registering voters to ordering supplies to filing candidates paperwork to finding polling places to training election judges, the staff at the Board of Elections is busy. MyMCMedia’s […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Matthew Post Sworn in as New SMOB (PHOTOS)

Matthew Post, a rising senior at Sherwood High School, was sworn in as the 40th Student Member of the Board of Education July 6. He was sworn in by Karen Bushell, chief deputy clerk, Montgomery County Circuit Court. On his Twitter account, Post said he is “excited to officially get to work.” Post was elected […]

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June 26, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 26, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 26, in Montgomery County: 1. MoCo Votes: One year from today, Montgomery County voters will cast their ballots in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election. Follow our #MoCoVotesMCM coverage online for everything you need to know about this historic election. 2. Metro Changes: Be prepared. New Metrorail fares and schedules are […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 25, in Montgomery County: 1. Opioid Crisis: Maryland officials are warning residents about a carfentanil threat after three deaths in Anne Arundel and Frederick counties. 2. Westbard Rally: Members of the Macedonia Baptist Church are planning to demonstrate at 10 a.m. at the County Executive Office building to […]

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April 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy commute: Don’t leave the house without an umbrella as rain showers are in the forecast today and tomorrow. 2. Free Fares: The 30th annual Give and Ride food drive campaign is underway this week. You can ride for free by donating […]

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