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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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December 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Wise Wins 4A State Championship, 38 – 20, Over Quince Orchard (PHOTOS)

The Wise Pumas took home the state 4A championship trophy with a 38-20 win over the Quince Orchard Cougars on Friday night. The football game was played on the first night of December at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. From the start, it was a hard fought game. With just seconds left in the […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

photo of teen receiving immunization

Free Immunizations for Seventh Graders at Germantown, Rockville and Silver Spring Health Centers

Montgomery County health officials are reminding parents of incoming seventh graders to be sure their students show proof of vaccination against Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) prior to the start of the 2017-2018 school year. Students not in compliance with Maryland vaccination requirements will be excluded from attending school until they provide documentation […]

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July 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Northwest High Community to Discuss Cell Antenna Proposal Tonight in Germantown

The Northwest High School community is meeting tonight to discuss a proposal to place a telecommunications antenna on the school’s roof. According to a notice on the NWHS PTSA page, representatives from Montgomery County Public Schools and T-Mobile will be providing more information about the cell antenna proposal. MCPS spokesperson Gboyinde Onijala said these types […]

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June 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Candlelight Vigil to Remember Slain Northwest HS Students Planned for Friday

It’s been a tough month for Northwest High School and principal Jimmy D’Andrea. Within a 48-hour period, the Northwest community lost three teenagers in June. Two of the students were violently murdered. D’Andrea has attended all three funerals. “It’s been devastating,” he said. “Shocking on so many levels.” D’Andrea has attended the funeral services for […]

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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Officials Announce Schools Closed on March 14

Montgomery County Public Schools will be closed on March 14 because of the winter snow storm, according to a note posted on the district’s website. A decision about administrative offices and daycare will be announced by 5 a.m. on Tuesday. Montgomery County Public Schools are closed March 14, 2017 due to emergency weather conditions. More […]

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February 3, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Buddy Bench Helps Students Make New Friends at Jones Lane Elementary School (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

There is a new addition at the Jones Lane Elementary School playground, and it’s helping students look out for each other and make new friends. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You may have heard of the Buddy Bench. They are showing up on playgrounds across the country and now there is one at Jones Lane Elementary […]

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December 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Wise Pumas Take State Football Championship Title Over the Quince Orchard Cougars (VIDEO)

The Wise Pumas took home the state 4A championship trophy with a 42-7 win over the Quince Orchard Cougars on Dec.9th. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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December 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wise Wins 4A State Championship, 42 – 7, Over QO (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED The Wise Pumas took home the state 4A championship trophy with a 42-7 win over the Quince Orchard Cougars on Friday night. The football game was played on a cold night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and, from the beginning, it was all Wise. At halftime, Wise was up 14-0. In the third quarter […]

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