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August 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

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Report: Montgomery County Has Top High Schools in Maryland

A new report by Niche revealed that the top public high schools for 2019 throughout the state of Maryland are in Montgomery County. Out of the more than 200 schools evaluated, Poolesville High School is ranked as the best in the state. Winston Churchill High School came in second, Walt Whitman High School ranked third,  and […]

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June 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 8 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Capitals for winning the 2018 Stanley Cup Thursday night against the Vegas Golden Knights. #ALLCAPS! Here are five more things to know for Friday, June 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Education Award: Councilmember Craig Rice will be recognized with the Cornerstone Award for Education and Leadership at the Annual Black and […]

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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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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

21 MCPS Students Win National Merit Scholarships

Recipients are judged to have the strongest record of accomplishments and greatest potential for success in college 21 students from Montgomery County Public Schools have been awarded National Merit Scholarships, according to a news release. Of the more than 15,000 students who applied, these students are among 48 high school seniors in the state of […]

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May 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Twenty-one MCPS Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

Twenty-one Montgomery County Public Schools students have earned  National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nation wide and were among 48 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. On […]

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March 29, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday, March 29 in Montgomery County: 1. River Road intersection: The State Highway Administration hosts an open house tonight at Walt Whitman High School to share proposed upgrades to an intersection near the school. 2. Sister Cities Annual meeting: The Montgomery Sister Cities board presents a panel discussion […]

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November 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County High School Student Died Monday Night, Principal Reveals in an Email

A Montgomery County high school student died Monday night, reports Bethesda Beat. Jordana Greenberg was a sophomore at Walt Whitman High School. The school’s principal, Alan Goodwin, sent an email to parents informing them of Greenberg’s death. The email was forwarded by Goodwin’s office to Bethesda Beat. According to Bethesda Beat, police could not comment […]

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Landon Wins Season Opener Against Whitman in Nonconference Play (PHOTOS)

Two Bethesda high school varsity football teams began their season with a nonconference match this afternoon. It was the Walt Whitman Vikings against the Landon Bears, the game was played at Landon’s Triplett Field at Bordley Stadium. The final score was 34-0, Landon. The Bears returned the kickoff with a touchdown run in the first […]

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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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June 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 5 in Montgomery County

Expect showers on Monday. Here are five more things to know today, June 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Raskin talks: A Conversation with Jamie Raskin starts today at 8 a.m. at the Universities of Shady Grove Conference Center, Building II, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville. For information, call Barbara Henry at Committee for Montgomery, at 301.960.5263. 2. Water […]

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