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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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February 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Police Say 15-Year-Old Posted Threat Against Northwest High

A 15-year-old Northwest High School student has been identified as the person who made an online threat aimed at the Germantown school, a police spokesman said Friday morning. Because the 15-year-old is a juvenile, the student was not identified, said Capt. Paul Starks of Montgomery County police. The threat, which was shared with police by […]

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February 1, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Northwest Defeats Rival Quince Orchard 61-53 Jan. 29

Monday night saw a clash between rivals Quince Orchard and Northwest High Schools.  The contest can be best described as closely contested but low scoring for the first three quarters of the game.  Each team seemed as though they faced an invisible barrier on the basket which led to missed shots that normally fall.  The […]

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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Make Fourth Arrest in June Killings of Students

Montgomery County police announced Friday evening that a fourth person had been arrested in the June 5 killing of two Northwest High School students, slaying that occurred the day before the two victims were to graduate. Rony Alexander Galicia, 25, of the 19500 block of Frederick Road in Germantown was arrested and charged with two […]

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November 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Advance in 4A State Playoffs with Win Against Northwest Jaguars, 31-20 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard high School varsity football team hosts the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for the 4A West regional championship game Friday night, Nov. 17. Northwest scores first with minutes left in the first quarter, making the score 0-7, Northwest. Northwest stops QO’s ground game and at the end of the […]

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October 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Over Northwest Jaguars, 38-29 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard High School varsity football team hosted the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for a hard fought game between the two rivals Friday night, Oct. 27. On the first play of the game, Northwest threw a 80-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Woods making the score 7-0, Northwest. Quince Orchard didn’t […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Health Officials Announce Flu Vaccination Campaign

Montgomery County Health officials have announced the dates for the county’s annual flu vaccination campaign. County-sponsored seasonal flu vaccination clinics will be held beginning in late October, according to a news release. Below are the dates and times: Oct. 30 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Universities at Shady Grove 9630 Gudelsky Drive Rockville For anyone […]

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August 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the orientation of 900 new public school teachers. There are also reports on immunization clinics for incoming seventh graders, school bus camera program to keep students safe, and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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August 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Recruits Graduate From Montgomery County’s Public Safety Training Academy

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined law enforcement chiefs in congratulating the new graduates of the Montgomery County Police Entrance Level Training Session 64 at Northwest High School in Germantown on Aug. 4, according to a news release. The recruits began their training on Jan. 9 of this year. The training session included recruits joining the […]

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July 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 18, in Montgomery County: 1. On the Agenda: The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is a resolution to oppose a new Potomac River bridge crossing, a briefing on the Viva White Oak Project, several public hearings (performance animal violations, roadway maintenance, public campaign […]

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