Michael Durso

September 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with school news. County schools began the new school year on Sept. 5 with record enrollment. There are also reports on mass shooter training for Montgomery College students and faculty, improvements to Stringtown Road in Clarksburg, and more. Watch the show in […]

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September 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Advice for Students From Montgomery County School Board Members (VIDEO)

The first day of school is often the most memorable. For some students, it’s the start of a new educational journey. And for other students, it’s a day filled with anticipation as they begin to count down the days until graduation to embark on their next venture. “There’s nothing quite like the first day of […]

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August 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 29, in Montgomery County

Below are five things to know today, Aug. 29, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Rainy Day:  Don’t leave the house without your umbrella. There’s rain in the forecast, and it will be breezy. Most of this evening should be dry. Rain moving in after midngt. Rain, wind gusts up to 25 mph Tue, continuing into […]

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May 19, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week.  This week’s show includes reports about the county’s new maintenance depot, a new bill by Councilmember Tom Hucker that addresses abandoned properties,  a one on one interview with County Executive Ike Leggett and more. Watch the show, below:

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May 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Ronald McNair, Farmland Elementary Receive Blue Ribbon Honor (VIDEO)

“It’s like winning the Oscars,” said Ronald McNair Elementary School Principal Sherry Moses. Moses response comes during a special ceremony at the school early Wednesday featuring Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon. Out of 1,500 schools in the state of Maryland, Ronald McNair and Farmland […]

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May 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Two Local Elementary Schools to be Honored by State Superintendent on May 17

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith is expected to join Montgomery Board of Education President Michael Durso and Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, Karen Salmon, in a special ceremony to honor Farmland and Ronald McNair Elementary Schools for their Blue Ribbon accomplishments, according to a news release. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a […]

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May 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Jack Smith Discusses Security in Wake of Developments in Rockville High Case (VIDEO)

In the wake of Friday’s announcement that charges had been dropped in the Rockville High School rape case, School Superintendent Jack Smith met with the members of the media. Here’s the video of his discussion with MyMCMedia.org: School Board President Michael Durso said the incident brings home the fact that school safety is important, whether […]

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April 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Hogan Responds to Durso’s Request About Extending School Calendar End Date

When it comes to the school calendar, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has some advice for the president of the Montgomery County school board. “Considering the series of recent troubling incidents reported in Montgomery County schools, I suggest you and your colleagues consider shifting your focus from arguing over which 180 days class is in session […]

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March 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Police Chief Tom Manger and Montgomery College President DeRionne P. Pollard will discuss civility and compassion. The dialogue begins at 7 p.m. at the Theatre Arts Arena at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus. 2. Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro, school board President Michael Durso, School […]

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March 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 8, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s International Women’s Day as well as “A Day Without a Woman.” Prince George’s County has closed schools, but Montgomery County Public Schools are open. 2. For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, distinguished social theorist Patricia Hill Collins presents “Black Feminism, […]

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