Paint Branch High School

May 21, 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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March 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Public’s Help Sought in Locating 16-Year-Old Wanted in Connection with Shooting

Silver Spring police district officers are asking for the public’s help in finding Damien Jared Fox, Jr., 16. Detectives have obtained a warrant for Fox’s arrest for the Feb. 26 shooting of a 17-year-old boy in the 13900 block of Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville, police said.  The warrant charges Fox with first-degree assault, armed […]

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March 1, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Paint Branch Defeats Springbrook to Move on in State 4A Playoffs

Springbrook High School, Silver Spring, Maryland Wednesday February 28th 2018 Beginning with the tip off the boys 4A playoff game between Paint Branch and host Springbrook was off to a flying start. Springbrook could not find the range and missed many shots they normally make. Those misses allowed Paint Branch to get off to a […]

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February 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Arrest High School Student for Pellet Gun Assaults

An 18-year-old Burtonsville man has been charged with assault using a pellet gun in the Briggs Chaney area, a Montgomery County police statement said. Here is a police statement from Jan. 30 that includes surveillance video. The man, Tyler Neal of the 3800 block of Angleton Court, is being held without bail, according to online […]

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January 15, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Paint Branch Dominates Sherwood 77-40 Win Jan. 12

Sherwood High School, Friday January 12, Sandy Spring. The Panthers of Paint Branch were in control of Friday night’s basketball game from the very beginning and with in the first four minutes were ahead 16-4 over the Warriors of Sherwood. Paint Branch is certainly one of the basketball powers in Montgomery county this season and […]

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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 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know for Sept. 6 in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown for what’s happening today, Sept. 6, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Purple Line Challenge: Opponents of the Purple Line transit project are back in court today to request a restraining order to halt construction on the light-rail project. 2. Coffee with a Cop: Meet 4th district (Wheaton) police officers at Westfield Montgomery […]

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September 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

First Day of School in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

School is officially in session. With backpacks in hand, excitement and even some tears, students here in Montgomery County Public Schools are ready to kick off the 2017-2018 school year. More than 2,000 new students are enrolled in the MCPS school system and third grader, Cyniyah, has a message for the newbies. “Be brave and […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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November 16, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Students Continue Anti-Trump Protests

High school students across Montgomery County continue to protest President-elect Donald Trump. Officials from the Montgomery County Public Schools have confirmed these schools that had a walk out or some sort of manifestations Wednesday morning: Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville Seneca Valley High School in Germantown Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg Paint Branch High […]

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