Councilmember for a Day

June 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rice Extends Deadline for Councilmember for a Day Challenge to July 16

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice announced an extension to submit applications to his Councilmember for a Day Challenge. Submission will be accepted until July 16. Rice invites students to submit short videos or written essays about the following topic: In your opinion, what is the most important public policy issue facing young people today? What […]

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May 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, May 29, in Montgomery County: 1. Warrior Pose: Gaithersburg continues its Yoga in the Park on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion, 31 S. Summit Ave. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Beginners are welcome. For information, call 301-258-6350. […]

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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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April 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Report this Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: White Oak Library celebrates its grand re-opening; The expansion of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services could mean faster service for residents; The County is offering free training to administer Naloxone to […]

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March 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, March 6 in Montgomery County: 1. Public Unions: The Montgomery County Council is expected to vote on a resolution in support of public employee unions during its regular scheduled session. 2. Life Guards: Montgomery Recreation is looking for lifeguards for its outdoor pools and swim centers. 3.Councilmember for […]

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November 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Blair Student Is Selected as Winner of Montgomery County “Councilmember for a Day” Challenge

Moira Johnson, a student at Montgomery Blair Johnson, was selected by Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice as the winner of the 2018 “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Rice is the chairman of the Council’s Education Committee. Johnson’s winning essay submission centered around her mother’s fight with breast cancer as well as the topic of mental […]

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November 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wootton High School Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice  selected Wootton High School student Angela Wu as the winner of his “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Wu served as an honorary Councilmember today and participated in the Council’s session. “It’s just really unique to be able to sit with all the councilmembers and to see what it’s really like upfront […]

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October 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Wootton High School Student Angela Wu Wins Councilmember for a Day Challenge (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice has selected Angela Wu as the winner of his “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Wu, a Wootton High School student, will shadow Rice this fall to learn what it’s like to be a Councilmember. Find out more in this video report, below: Read Wu’s winning essay, here.    

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June 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 8, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are five things to know today, June 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police are investigating a fatal Damascus collision where three teenagers were killed. 2. Deadline for the County’s “Councilmember for a Day” contest is just one week away.  Students in grades 8-11 are eligible to enter. 3. It’s graduation day for […]

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April 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Councilmember Rice Launches Contest for High School Students (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice is hoping to inspire area high school students to participate in a contest entitled, “Councilmember for a Day.” Rice, who serves as the chair of the Council’s Education Committee, is asking students in grades 8 -11 (in high school in the 2016-2017 school year) to answer one of the following […]

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