Wootton High School

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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July 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Adventist Healthcare Student Mental Wellness PSA Contest Results

The results are in for Montgomery Community Media’s Mental Wellness student video contest sponsored by Adventist Healthcare. The video contest challenged youth in middle school and high school to create an original Public Service Announcement (PSA) that highlights the mental wellness issues impacting their lives. Examples of those issues inlcude bullying, depression, stress, anxiety, and […]

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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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April 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Wootton Grad Talks About That Time She Was Almost a Rock Star

It wasn’t high school, and it wasn’t college. It was New Jersey, when — working an important if uncreative job — Stephie Coplan, formerly of Rockville, thought she could be a rock star. With bass player John F. Hebert and drummer Shane Considine, she formed Stephie Coplan and the Pedestrians. With a song in heavy […]

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November 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

Damascus Remains Undefeated with 49-7 Win Over Wootton (PHOTOS)

The Wootton Patriots travelled to Damascus to meet the undefeated Damascus Swarmin Hornets for Friday night football under the lights. Wootton scored first with a touchdown pass from quarterback Grant Saylor to Elijah Trent with 7:40 left in the first quarter, making the score 7-0, Wootton. By the end of the first quarter, Damascus scored […]

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June 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bridge Dedicated to Principal Who Died Unexpectedly (VIDEO)

Family and friends of Dr. Michael J. Doran, who was the principal at Wootton High School for 12 years, gathered Thursday to dedicate a bridge in his name. Doran died unexpectedly in 2015. Those who knew Doran described him as an inspiration. “It’s hard to find a principal that both the staff and students love, […]

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May 23, 2017 | Gabriel Leonard

Memorial Day Madness

Memorial Day weekend means barbeques, family, remembrance and Final Four NCAA lacrosse. The teams are set and the fans are ready for what should be three great games. The two semifinal matchups will be Ohio State vs. Towson and Maryland vs. Denver. All four teams have put up impressive numbers on their way to the […]

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November 3, 2016 | Jeff Holmstead

Quince Orchard Advance in Playoffs with Win Against Wootton, 3-0

  In front of a large and boisterous home crowd – the largest of the season – the QO boys had perhaps their most impressive all-around game of the season on Tuesday night, defeating a good Wootton team by a score of 3-0 in their first playoff game. They won with a dominating performance in […]

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November 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wootton High School Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice  selected Wootton High School student Angela Wu as the winner of his “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Wu served as an honorary Councilmember today and participated in the Council’s session. “It’s just really unique to be able to sit with all the councilmembers and to see what it’s really like upfront […]

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November 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 1, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 1, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council will meet today and on the agenda; Human Rights and Civil Liberties – Earned Sick and Safe Leave – Use of Earned Sick and Safe Leave – Parental Leave. Councilmember Craig Rice will also host Wootton High School student […]

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