Jeanette Dixon

December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Find out what happened in Montgomery County this week by watching the latest episode of County Report This Week.  This week’s show, video below, includes reports on the Council’s new officers, a rally to increase the minimum wage to $15, a dementia friendly initiative, an innovative new condominium building in Silver Spring, the swearing in of […]

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December 5, 2016 | Sonya Burke

New School Board Members are Sworn in, Two Others Say Goodbye (VIDEO)

There are some new faces on the Montgomery County school board. Newly elected school board members Jeanette Dixon and Shebra Evans were sworn into office, alongside incumbent member Rebecca Smondrowski, on Dec. 1st at a Board of Education (BOE) meeting in Rockville. They join Michael Durso, Judith Docca, Patricia O’Neill, Jill Ortman-Fouse and student member […]

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December 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Newly Elected BOE Member Jeanette Dixon Looks Forward to Serve (VIDEO)

Newly elected Montgomery County school board member Jeanette Dixon was sworn into office on Dec. 1. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Dixon said she is looking forward to serve the district. ICYMI VIDEO: @mocoboe swearing in ceremony w @RebeccaOnBoard @dixon_jeanette @ShebraEvans. @mymcmedia @MCPS pic.twitter.com/1zn0kgLopr — Sonya Burke (@SonyaNBurke) December 2, 2016 New @mocoboe member @dixon_jeanette […]

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December 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

One-on-One with Former BOE Member Christopher Barclay (VIDEO)

Former Montgomery County school board member Christopher Barclay was honored at his last school board meeting on Dec. 1st. After serving more than two terms on the Board of Education (BOE), Barclay decided not to run for reelection this year. On Nov. 8th, Shebra Evans was elected to his District 4 seat. In this MyMCMedia Extra […]

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December 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

School Board Members Say Hate Will Not Be Tolerated (VIDEO)

UPDATED Montgomery County school board member Rebecca Smondrowski, a Gaithersburg resident, describes recent hate-related incidents at local schools as “heartbreaking.” Just this week, a swastika was found drawn on a tile in a boys bathroom at Quince Orchard High School, where Smondrowski’s daughter attends school. “It has to stop,” said Smondrowski. “It breaks my heart.” […]

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November 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MoCo Vote 2016 Blog (VIDEO)

This is your source for the latest election news in Montgomery County. For more election news, visit our Vote 2016 page. We hope you will contribute your election updates and photos for this blog as well. You can email photos to pix@mymcmedia or Tweet images and updates @MyMCMedia, #MoCo #vote. You can also follow us […]

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November 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

School Board Member Rebecca Smondrowski Looks Forward to Continuing Work (VIDEO)

Rebecca Smondrowski was reelected as the District 2 member of the Board of Education, defeating opponent Brandon Rippeon. In her first post-election interview, Smondrowski talks about the board’s future work, and she has some advice for the board’s newest members.

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November 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

BOE At-Large Member-Elect Jeanette Dixon Says Board Needs to Listen in First Interview After Election (VIDEO)

Jeanette Dixon won the At-Large school board seat on election night, defeating incumbent Board of Education member Phil Kauffman. In an exclusive interview at MCM’s studios, Dixon talked about what’s next. Dixon said she will be sworn into office on Dec. 1, and she is planning to celebrate her win at that time. Looking forward […]

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November 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Dixon, Evans and Smondrowski Win School Board Races (VIDEO)

Jeanette Dixon, Shebra Evans and Rebecca Smondrowski won their school board races on election night, according to unofficial election results. Dixon, a former teacher and principal, upset incumbent Board of Education member Phil Kauffman with over 55 percent of the vote in the at large race. Smondrowski was reelected to the Board of Education with […]

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October 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Board of Education Candidates Forum (VIDEO)

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs  and the  NAACP (Montgomery County, MD Branch Parents’ Council) held a Board of Education candidates forum Sept. 28 at John F. Kennedy High School. The forum included Jeanette Dixon and Phil Kauffman in the at large race; Brandon Rippeon and Rebecca Smondrowski in […]

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