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September 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Sept. 1-7

Our stories Top 10 stories over the past week ran the gamut: From Dr. Jack Smith’s salary increase to a political story involving Republican county executive candidate Robin Ficker and the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce.

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September 1, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery College Expects Dip in Enrollment

Montgomery College, which started this week, expects the 2017-18 enrollment to slip about 2 percent and 3 percent from last year, campus spokesman Marcus Rosano said. The decline is due in large part to the improving economy, he said. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Rosano describes how the college will handle the dip in enrollment, as […]

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March 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Leventhal on Property Tax Hike (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett released his recommended FY17 operating budget today, and it includes a property tax hike. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Councilmember George Leventhal shares his thoughts on the proposed tax increase:

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October 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 13, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Check it out: Montgomery County’s website has a new look. 2. The Board of Education meets today and one of the topics on the agenda is the district’s growing enrollment. There are currently more than 156,000 students enrolled. That’s about 2,500 […]

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September 1, 2015 | Aline Barros

School Officials Hope To Better Engage With Spanish-Speaking Families (VIDEO)

Bienvenida a los estudiantes or Welcome students– that’s the first message parents, teachers, and students will see at Montgomery County Public Schools new Spanish website. MCPS also launched on Tuesday a Facebook page, and mobile app- all in Spanish- to develop a better relationship with the Latino population. “MCPS is committed to finding more innovative and effective […]

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August 31, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Leaders Kick Off First Day of School at Wheaton Woods (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools officials welcomed more than 156,000 students on the first day of school. That’s the largest enrollment in the district’s history. At a news conference to kick off the first day, local leaders discussed the need for more school construction funding.    

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August 31, 2015 | Aline Barros

Wheaton Woods Principal Says “It’s Time That We Get A New Facility” (VIDEO)

Wheaton Woods Elementary School in Rockville is expected to get a brand new building by August 2017. David Chia, the school’s principal, said the facility’s core capacity is under 400 students. “We’re well over 550 students,” he said. Take a look:

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August 31, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leggett Shares a Personal Photo at Back to School Kickoff (VIDEO)

The 2015-2016 school year begins with the highest enrollment in Montgomery County’s history. According to school officials, enrollment in Montgomery County Public Schools is increasing by more than 2,600 students this year, the eighth straight year of growth greater than 2,000 students. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett says although the numbers […]

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August 31, 2015 | Staff Writer

MCPS Welcomes Largest Enrollment Ever (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) welcomed more than 156,000 students for the first day of the 2015–2016 school year on Monday, the largest enrollment in the district’s history. Enrollment in MCPS is increasing by more than 2,600 students this year, the eighth straight year of growth greater than 2,000 students. School, state and county officials […]

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August 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Back to School: Enrollment Up, Start Times Moved Back, Superintendent Search Resumes

Montgomery County students head back to school on Aug. 31 and there may be more students in our district than ever before. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials expect to welcome 156,654 students, an enrollment increase of more than 2,800 students over last year, according to MCPS Spokesperson Dana Tofig. So what else is new […]

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