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May 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Twenty-one MCPS Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

Twenty-one Montgomery County Public Schools students have earned  National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nation wide and were among 48 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. On […]

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June 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Police Looking for More Than One Suspect in Double Homicide Case, Still Need More Tips (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Police Captain Darren Francke held a news conference on Friday morning to release new information about the double homicide investigation and to ask the community for more tips. The shooting happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. on June 5. Police said they received only one 9.1.1 call for shots fired on Gallery Court in […]

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June 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 9 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 9, in Montgomery County: 1. It was EPIC: MCM celebrated all forms of community media Thursday night at a gala at the Fillmore in Silver Spring. Read about it in our blog. 2.  Peddling pedaling: Capital Bikeshare holds its Start of Summer event from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

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

Here are your five things to know today, May 26, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Commencements: Two schools hold graduation ceremonies today: Paint Branch High School, Burtonsville, will hold its graduation ceremony at 9 a.m. at the school. Stephen Knolls School, Silver Spring, will hold its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, also […]

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November 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Watch County Report This Week for coverage of the Stand Up for the Montgomery Way rally, an update on taser use by the Montgomery County Police Department, and more:

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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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June 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 7, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s graduation day for the Class of 2016 at Springbrook and Northwest high schools. 2. The city of Rockville has appointed a new acting chief of police, Major Bob Rappoport. 3. A community meeting will be held at Walt Whitman High School to discuss the […]

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June 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

Fifteen MCPS Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools students have earned college- and university-sponsored National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees are selected by each sponsoring college or university from a group of finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. The awards provide recipients between $500 to $2,000 […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

BOE President Michael Durso Addresses B-CC Controversy in Blog Post

In a blog posted on the Board of Education website last Friday, BOE President Michael Durso pledges to work with parents and staff to combat underage drinking and substance use by students attending Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The post follows a Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School controversy where the interim superintendent of MCPS overturned a […]

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June 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Damascus High School Continues Tradition, Holds Graduation at Football Stadium (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rain didn’t get in the way of tradition at this year’s  Damascus High School graduation ceremony, where nearly 300 students received their diplomas. Damascus High is the only Montgomery County Public School to host graduation at their football stadium. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Presentation of the diplomas happening now.@mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/GwC4nhHAUh — Maureen Chowdhury (@MediaMaureen) June 3, […]

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