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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rock Musical Spring Awakening at Arts Barn Begins August 4

Arts on the Green is partnering with Wildwood Summer Theatre this summer to present Spring Awakening, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, according to a news release. Based on Frank Wedekind’s play of the same name, Spring Awakening depicts a dozen young people making their way through the thrilling, […]

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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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February 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students to Discuss Public Policy Issues at Emerging Leaders Public Policy Forum on Feb. 7 & Feb. 8

Staff from the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education (MCBRE) are inviting residents and school leaders to the Student Emerging Leaders Program (SELP) Public Policy Forum on Feb. 7 and Feb. 8. More than 70 sophomores across Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will discuss proposed solutions during the two-day event. “The Student Emerging Leaders Program […]

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October 3, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Bethesda High School Leaders Confront the Problem of Underage Drinking at Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO)

Underage drinking, especially among high school-aged students, is a growing trend across Montgomery County, according to local officials.  In an effort to confront the problem, leaders from various Bethesda high schools came together for a town hall meeting at Walter Johnson High School Thursday evening to educate both parents and students about the impact of […]

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July 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Afro Buddhist Performance at Walter Johnson High School (VIDEO)

Over a dozen children from a Buddhist orphanage in Africa are performing African dance moves along with martial arts and traditional Chinese songs. The children, who are performing all over the country, kicked off their tour at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda. Crystal Park reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view […]

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July 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Meet MCPS Teacher of the Year Michael Williams (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools employs more than 12 thousand teachers, and each year the schools choose one of these educators as teacher of the year. This year the winner is a social studies teacher from Kennedy High School whose teaching ability has been described as invigorating. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner […]

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July 4, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

MCPS Promotes Religious Literacy Through Pilot Program for Teachers (VIDEO & PHOTO)

When 37 Montgomery County Public School teachers return to their classrooms they will know much more about the religious beliefs and practices of people in our communities. They are taking part in a pilot program designed to promote religious literacy. Walter Johnson High School teacher Christopher Murray organized the five-day program with Steven Adleberg, the […]

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June 28, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Teachers Learn Religious Literacy at Local Faith Centers (PHOTO)

When 37 Montgomery County Public School teachers return to their classrooms they will know much more about the religious beliefs and practices of people in our communities. They are taking part in a pilot program designed to promote religious literacy. Walter Johnson High School teacher Christopher Murray organized the five-day program with Steven Adleberg, the […]

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June 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, June 3, In Montgomery County

1. Bethesda Outdoor’s main pool will remain closed this weekend for repairs, while the lap, teaching, and tot pools will be open. Admission to the facility is $2. 2. Starting tonight, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will temporarily close two lanes on the outer loop of I-495 from MD 97 (Georgia […]

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May 23, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Five Things to Know Today, May 23, in Montgomery County

Good morning! Rain is in the forecast today. Here are five things to know today, May 23, in Montgomery County: 1. A community meeting will be held tonight to discuss the Rock Spring Master Plan at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda at 7 p.m. 2. Today is the start of Montgomery County Recycling Awareness Week. […]

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