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February 20, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Albert Einstein High School Students Take on Fake News

A recent study published by researchers at Stanford University regarding young people’s ability to reason about the information on the Internet was summed up in one word: “bleak.” In other words, middle school, high school and college students were unable to identify reliable information sources and Standford researchers stated, “at present, we worry that democracy […]

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February 15, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 15, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Bethesda Police Station: The move to the new 2nd District Station will be complete and the station will be open to the public after 5 p.m. today. 2. Virtual Town Hall Meeting: County Executive Ike Leggett will answer questions submitted online today from 1 – […]

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February 13, 2018 | Mary Ruth McGinn

Inspiration . . . Starting a Fire

In order to study an art museum setting for our original opera, we went on an excursion to The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. To visit this beautiful, vast space filled with paintings and sculptures from all over the world was a once in a lifetime experience for many. With eyes wide open, […]

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February 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Montgomery County Schools are Closed Wednesday

UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Wednesday, Feb. 7, due to weather. All school and community activities in school buildings also are canceled. Administrative offices remain on a two-hour delay. Day care programs in school buildings may open at 9 a.m.. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and administrative offices will open two hours late […]

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February 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Schools on Two-Hour Weather Delay Monday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will open two hours late on Feb. 5 due to icy roadways. Bus service will be provided on a two-hour delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at 10:50 a.m. or earlier are canceled. Administrative […]

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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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February 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today Thursday, Feb. 1, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. What Our Kids Need Us To Know About Their Digital Lives workshop:  Parents are invited to attend this session tonight at Robert Frost Middle School. You can register, here. 2. Black History Month: Montgomery County Public Libraries have many programs planned beginning today with a […]

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January 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Schools to Open Two Hours Late on Tuesday

Montgomery County Public Schools will open two hours late on Tuesday, Jan. 30 because of emergency weather conditions. Bus service will be provided on a two hour delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning half-day programs and field trips are canceled. Other activities and programs that begin at 10:30 a.m. or earlier […]

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January 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Hoops Action: Gaithersburg Outscores Clarksburg in Girls’ Basketball, 54-45

It was a close basketball game Friday night but when time ran out, it was the Gaithersburg Trojans outscoring the Clarksburg Coyotes, 54-45. The Lady Trojans were on the road with a 11-5 overall record and recent (Jan. 23) 65-57 loss to Clarksburg. The Lady Coyotes had the home crowd advantage and a better record […]

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January 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: County officials celebrate the new 2nd District Police Station with a ribbon cutting ceremony; County Executive Ike Leggett talks about the County being on Amazon’s short list of possible locations for […]

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