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February 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Weather Delays and Closings Wednesday in Montgomery County

Update: All recreation programs and classes are canceled. UPDATE! Due to inclement weather, all #MoCoRec scheduled programs and classes for today, February 7, are canceled. Senior centers are closed and the senior nutrition and transportation programs are canceled. Recreation and aquatic facilities are open for drop-in activities only. — Montgomery Rec (@MoCoRec) February 7, 2018 […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 25, in Montgomery County

1. MCPS Early Dismissal: It is the end of the second marking period for the public schools, students are dismissed after lunch. 2. Bicycle Master Plan:  The planning board will hold a pubic hearing for the working draft of the new Bicycle Mater Plan at Planning Headquarters in Silver Spring beginning at 6 p.m. A copy of […]

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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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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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June 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Announces Four Appointments to Maryland State Board of Education

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced his picks to fill four vacancies on the Maryland State Board of Education. Hogan’s appointees are David Steiner, Dr. Justin Hartings, Michael Phillips and Kyle Smith. “These talented individuals represent our administration’s continued commitment to ensuring that our already strong education system continues to improve while providing a world-class […]

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March 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Phone Threats at Two Schools, Four Schools Shelter in Place Students

Montgomery County police officers are investigating two phone threats that were made to Argyle Middle and East Silver Spring Elementary schools earlier today. According to police spokesperson Lucille Baur, the first call was received around 9:30 a.m. at Argyle Middle School and included some kind of reference to the Connecticut Avenue area. Montgomery County Public […]

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March 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 15, in Montgomery County

Bundle up! It’s cold outside and the National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory. Here are five more things to know today, March 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County public schools are opening two hours late today. 2. Executive Ike Leggett unveiled his proposed $5.4 billion budget this week. 3. Got a question for […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 14, in Montgomery County

UPDATED Here are five things to know today, March 14, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain until 2 p.m. in Montgomery County. The Winter Storm Warning has been canceled. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has declared a state of emergency because of the […]

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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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March 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: MCPS Close for Snow Day on March 14

Montgomery County Public Schools are closed March 14, 2017 due to emergency weather conditions. More information at https://t.co/VKsDNhdieH. — MCPS (@MCPS) March 14, 2017 ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have not announced the status of schools on Tuesday despite the pending winter storm warning. “We don’t have any information yet but will […]

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