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May 16, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Chris Van Hollen Visits Newport-Mill Middle School To Talk About Nutrition. Featured on County Report This Week on Montgomery Community Media.

Newport Mill Middle School Receives Green Ribbon Award

Newport Mill Middle School was one out of two schools selected in the state of Maryland to receive the 2018 Green Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education.   Manchester Valley High School in Carroll County was the other school selected among the 46 schools in the nation to receive the prestigious honor. The […]

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May 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Magruder High School Takes New Flight with Aviation Program

A new program implemented at Magruder High School allows students to get a head start on careers in aviation. Out of the more than 70 schools selected to implement the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s Aviation STEM curriculum in the 2018-2019 school year, Magruder is the only school in the school district that will offer […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 MCPS Students Win National Merit Scholarships

Recipients are judged to have the strongest record of accomplishments and greatest potential for success in college 21 students from Montgomery County Public Schools have been awarded National Merit Scholarships, according to a news release. Of the more than 15,000 students who applied, these students are among 48 high school seniors in the state of […]

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May 11, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Receives Average Rating on School Breakfast Report Card

When it comes to how well Montgomery County Public Schools is ensuring that low-income students have access to a nutritious school breakfast, the school district is just average, according to a new study. The report was released by Maryland Hunger Solutions, a nonprofit based in Baltimore and includes a breakfast report for the 24 school […]

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May 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Wants Your Feedback on the School Year Calendar

Montgomery County Public School officials wants the public’s input for the 2019-2020 school year calendar. Back in November of 2017, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously on a resolution that would allow a comprehensive survey from staff, parents, and the community, regarding their desired operational closures.  The resolution was introduced and adopted in to […]

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May 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

New Principals Announced At School Board Meeting

Montgomery County’s Board of Education approved the appointments of the following principals at its May 8 meeting: Congratulations to Matthew A. Devan and Elizabeth L. Thomas on their appointments during the @mocoboe‘s meeting today. pic.twitter.com/rAbiTr0sjm — MCPS (@MCPS) May 8, 2018

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April 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

Jessica Theis Receives EPIC Award for Youth Content

Jessica Theis is a 9th grade student within Montgomery County Public Schools system. At just 15-years old, Theis is already working towards her goal in becoming a film director.  Through Montgomery Community Media’s training classes, she has become certified in Backpack Journalism, Studio Technician, Studio Directing, Non-Linear Editing, and Field Producing. Theis was awarded the EPIC […]

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April 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Special Education Summit Planned for April 28 in Gaithersburg

Parents, educators, and community members are invited to the fifth annual Special Education Summit on Saturday, April 28. The conference, hosted by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), takes place at Quince Orchard High School located at 15800 Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg. The summit will feature keynote speakers Robin and Wayne Evans, MCPS parents of […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Brandon Rippeon (D) Participates in Board of Education Candidates’ Forum

Brandon Rippeon, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large | District 3, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. Rippeon made the following closing statement: The forum included Ryan Arbuckle, Timur Edib, Marwa Omar Ibrahim, Julie […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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John Robertson (D) Participates in Board of Education Candidates’ Forum

John Robertson, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large | District 3, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. Robertson made the following closing statement: The forum included Ryan Arbuckle, Timur Edib, Marwa Omar Ibrahim, Julie […]

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