youth town hall meeting

December 9, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Police Strengthening Community Relations Through a Flag Football Game

While the duties of a police officer include protecting and serving both people and property, some officers from the Montgomery County Police Department had a different responsibility on Thursday night: protect your team’s flags and football. Football players from the Watkins Mill High School football team partnered with officers from Montgomery Village for a game […]

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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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October 31, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Police and Watkins Mill Football Players Talk Race and Perspectives

Their message to the community is they’re not just taking a knee without taking action which is why football players from Watkins Mill High School hosted “Dinner and Discussion” with the Montgomery County Police Department in the school’s media center Thursday night. “I think it’s important so the kids, the football players involved, and some […]

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October 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Wootton High School Student Angela Wu Wins Councilmember for a Day Challenge (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice has selected Angela Wu as the winner of his “Councilmember for a Day” challenge. Wu, a Wootton High School student, will shadow Rice this fall to learn what it’s like to be a Councilmember. Find out more in this video report, below: Read Wu’s winning essay, here.    

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October 10, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Students Express Concerns to County Council at Youth Town Hall Meeting in Rockville (VIDEO)

They may be small in size but their message was loud and clear: youth in Montgomery County care about local government. Dozens of students of all ages and backgrounds expressed their concerns about the school budget, social inequalities and agriculture at the Youth Town Hall Meeting with the Montgomery County Council in Rockville on Wednesday. […]

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October 6, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Watkins Mill Football Team Locking Arms to Support U.S. Military After Receiving Backlash for Kneeling During National Anthem (VIDEOS)

One of the captains from the Watkins Mill High School football team attended the Youth Town Hall meeting in Rockville on Wednesday night where he explained why some members of his team are taking a knee before their Friday night football games. He also said the team is considering locking arms at this week’s game. […]

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October 12, 2012 | Staff Writer

Teen Town Hall Meeting (Video)

The Montgomery County Council recently held a Town Hall meeting for area youth. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Want to hear more? Here is the entire Town Hall meeting: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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