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March 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New Summer Program Allows MCPS Students to Explore Careers Before College

Some high school students will now have the chance to explore careers and get paid for it thanks to a new summer program announced by WorkSource Montgomery on Tuesday. Starting in July, rising juniors and seniors will have the opportunity to participate in the Summer R.I.S.E program. This new program will allow students to interact […]

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March 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Meet the Three Finalists for MCPS Teacher of the Year Award (PHOTOS)

Three teachers from Montgomery County Public Schools  have been named finalists for the 2016–2017 Teacher of the Year Award by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund. The three finalists are: Nancy Shay, is a English resource teacher at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville. As the English Department head, she has elevated the work of other […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police and MCPS Officials Address Rockville High PTSA Following Rape Report (VIDEO)

UPDATED: The Rockville High PTSA met Tuesday night receiving a presentation from Montgomery County Police officers and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials about safety and security at Rockville High School. Principal Billie-Jean Bensen began the meeting and she explained that it would be structured in three parts. She said parents were going to hear from […]

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March 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Superintendent Discusses Immigration Status of Suspect in Alleged Rape of Student (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public School Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith is speaking out for the first time following the alleged rape of a 14-year old Rockville High School student by two male students. During a news conference on Tuesday evening, Smith stated how some people are turning this incident into a political issue following reports that one […]

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March 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Superintendent Says Students’ Safety is Top Priority (VIDEO)

It remains unclear how a 14-year-old student at Rockville High School was allegedly raped by two male students during school hours. School officials notified the Montgomery County Police Department on Mar. 16 that an unidentified female student was sexually assaulted in a boy’s bathroom, according to a police statement. Two students were charged by police […]

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March 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 21st, in Montgomery County: 1.  The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is a resolution asking Congress to reject President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal. 2. It’s Election Day in the town of Somerset. 3. In Takoma Park, Mayor Kate […]

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March 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 20, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Happy spring! Here are five things to know today, March 20th, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council has a busy week ahead. The Bethesda Downtown Plan, Montgomery College and school bus cameras are just some of the topics the elected leaders will be addressing this week. Find out more, here. 2. Parents and […]

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March 17, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories for March 10-16

Snow, if you had any doubt, was big news in Montgomery County last week, at least according to our web traffic data. Five stories — six if you include the downed traffic pole during Tuesday’s storm — covered the snow covering our county. Two Men Arrested for Montgomery Village Homicide UPDATED: MCPS Close for Snow […]

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March 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New Contest Announced for MCPS Students Aimed to Combat Hate

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith announced the launch of a new contest for MCPS students to aimed to combat hate at a recent Board of Education meeting. The contest titled, “United We Learn,” is in response to recent hate-based incidents around the county and country, according to Smith. Students will have […]

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March 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest edition of County Report This Week. The show begins with a report on the county executive’s proposed budget and includes County Council reaction. There are also reports from Montgomery College, Montgomery County Public Schools and more. You can watch the show, below:

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