montgomery county public schools

July 20, 2017 | Sonya Burke, Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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July 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

More Than 4,000 Pounds of School Supplies Donated From MCPS Students and Staff (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools partnered with Learn Shop, Inc. early Monday for the 18th annual Drive for Supplies event at Richard Montgomery High School. Dozens gathered in the school’s cafeteria to pick up crayons, pencils, paper and more for students and families in need. MCPS students and staff donated supplies after cleaning out their lockers […]

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July 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPS To Provide Free School Supplies to Families in Need

Montgomery County Public Schools will hold its annual Drive for Supplies event on July 17 in Richard Montgomery High School’s cafeteria, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive in Rockville. Each year, MCPS distributes new and gently used school supplies to families in need, according to a news release. The supplies come from students, teachers and staff who […]

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July 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Three Teens Arrested Following Vandalism During A Party in Bethesda

Three teens have been arrested for the destruction of a rental home in Bethesda during a party earlier this month that resulted in broken windows, doors torn off hinges and walls kicked in. According to a spokeswoman from the Montgomery County Police Department, two males from the District of Columbia and one female from Montgomery […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Matthew Post Sworn in as New SMOB (PHOTOS)

Matthew Post, a rising senior at Sherwood High School, was sworn in as the 40th Student Member of the Board of Education July 6. He was sworn in by Karen Bushell, chief deputy clerk, Montgomery County Circuit Court. On his Twitter account, Post said he is “excited to officially get to work.” Post was elected […]

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July 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Damascus High Presses Fight for Hornet Logo on Water Tower

Damascus High School isn’t giving up on its plan to paint its mascot on a town water tower, though it’s facing opposition from Georgia Institute of Technology. Because the Damascus High Swarmin’ Hornet have some similarities to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket, Montgomery County Public Schools and the Atlanta college inked an agreement in 2016 […]

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June 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

School Bus Driver Makes His Final Ride ( PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It was the last day of school for Montgomery County Public School students and it’s the day that a beloved bus driver made his final route. Behind the wheel of bus 4221, is Melvin Frizzelle, who is retiring after 20 years. “It’s been a pleasure,” Frizzelle said. “I’m going to miss you so much […] […]

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June 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 Stories from June 9-15

Several public safety stories topped our coverage, based on web traffic last week. The number one story, however, was the list of principal assignments by Montgomery County Public Schools.    

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Free Lunches For Children and Teens During Summer Months

Montgomery County Public Schools Division of Food and Nutrition Services is providing free meals to children and teens during the summer months, according to a news release. Students 18 years old and under can visit any of the nine designated locations, Monday through Friday, to receive a lunch. No appointment is necessary and the meal […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Principals Announced At School Board Meeting (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County’s Board of Education approved the appointments of the following principals at its June 13 meeting: It’s a full house @mocoboe Board meeting for @MCPS Appointments this morning!! So excited to see such great talent being recognized. pic.twitter.com/rXUWNxQGsm — Rebecca Smondrowski (@RebeccaOnBoard) June 13, 2017

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