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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 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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February 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

High School Ice Hockey: Churchill Over Wootton, 4-2, at Rockville Ice Arena

In high school ice hockey action on Friday night, it was the Churchill Bulldogs over the Wootton Patriots, 4-2, at the Rockville Ice Arena. Churchill is ranked number one and Wootton number two in the Maryland Student Hockey League for their conference (Montgomery Hockey Conference Montgomery 1). Next up for Churchill is a Feb. 7 […]

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December 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Wise Wins 4A State Championship, 38 – 20, Over Quince Orchard (PHOTOS)

The Wise Pumas took home the state 4A championship trophy with a 38-20 win over the Quince Orchard Cougars on Friday night. The football game was played on the first night of December at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. From the start, it was a hard fought game. With just seconds left in the […]

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July 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Northwest High Community to Discuss Cell Antenna Proposal Tonight in Germantown

The Northwest High School community is meeting tonight to discuss a proposal to place a telecommunications antenna on the school’s roof. According to a notice on the NWHS PTSA page, representatives from Montgomery County Public Schools and T-Mobile will be providing more information about the cell antenna proposal. MCPS spokesperson Gboyinde Onijala said these types […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

It’s Plan D for WSSC Water Storage Tank in Damascus, Painting Begins this Week

Instead of Damascus High School’s Swarmin’ Hornet mascot, the WSSC water storage tank at 9950 Damascus Boulevard is going to sport a large D in the school’s colors on the tank overlooking the athletic fields. Work to paint the D was scheduled to begin after crews finish painting the word “Damascus” on the side of […]

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May 23, 2017 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Rehabs Damascus Water Tower, Community Launches Fundraiser for Paint Job

The talk of the town in Damascus is swirling around the water tower. A local landmark, the Damascus Water Storage Tank is getting a $1.2 million rehab, according to an official with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. WSSC spokesperson Luis Maya said crews are currently rehabbing the tank, which was built in 1990, and is […]

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March 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Superintendent Sends Message to Parents About Security Procedures

Dr. Jack Smith, the superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), is updating parents about school security in the district. According to Smith, officials are reviewing school safety and security protocols following the report of a rape in a bathroom at Rockville High School, two weeks ago, on March 16. “The recent tragic incident at […]

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January 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Cougars Over Trojans, 59-56, in Hoops Action (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard (QO) Cougars are celebrating a close one after they defeated the Gaithersburg Trojans, 59-56, on the road Friday night. With just over two seconds left on the clock, junior Jack Faraone sunk a three-pointer to clinch the win for the Cougars and improve the team’s record to 16-1. QO’s only loss this […]

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January 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

High School Ice Hockey: Churchill Over Whitman, 4-1, at Rockville Ice Arena (PHOTOS)

In high school ice hockey action on Friday night, it was the Churchill Bulldogs over the Whitman Vikings, 4-1, at the Rockville Ice Arena. According to The Washington Post, Churchill is ranked number three. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured these photos of the game, below: Final. 4-1 Churchill over Whitman in Ice Hockey. @HockeyMSHL @mymcmedia @DawgsSports […]

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