Youth Collection

Halloween Events Around the County

Halloween is just around the corner and there are a ton of events happening all over the county to celebrate the occasion. Whether you’re looking to participate in a murder mystery or a fun costume party for the kids,...

Read more

Sherwood Remains Undefeated with 27-20 Win Over Paint Branch (PHOTOS)

For a while, it looked like an upset might be in the making. After falling behind by two touchdowns, the undefeated Sherwood Warriors rallied back and held off the Paint Branch Panthers, 27-20, in Burtonsville on Friday night...

Read more

Seminar for Teens Will Address Healthy Friendships and Dating

The Montgomery County Commission for Women is hosting an interactive seminar for teens to address healthy relationships. The event entitled, “Teen Friendships and Dating: What Does a Healthy Relationship Look Like?” will be...

Read more

A Lesson on Equality From Stedwick Elementary School Students (VIDEO)

Students in Montgomery Village are sending a strong video message about judging someone before getting to know them. In fact, this video entitled, “The Lie” has received thousands of views and shares from people across the...

Read more

Students from Gandhi Brigade Youth Media to Premiere Documentary on Police Brutality

Student producers from Gandhi Brigade Youth Media are inviting residents to the premiere of their new short documentary “To Serve and Protect?” on Oct. 27 at the Silver Spring Civic Center from 7:30-9 p.m. The film will shed...

Read more

Organizers Say Montgomery County Community Service Week Highlights Volunteer Spirit

Community Service Week is just days away and Montgomery County leaders are encouraging residents to sign up and volunteer at one of the many service projects planned. Montgomery County’s 30th Annual Community Service Week...

Read more

Youth Mix

SHA Promotes Pedestrian Safety with Vests for Visibility Program (PHOTO)

SHA Vests

We’re just a few days away from celebrating Halloween and while children all over the country will be dressing up as ghouls and goblins to go trick-or-treating, the scariest part of All Hallows Eve is pedestrian safety. That’s why the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (SHA) will be lending reflective safety vests for children, parents/guardians […]

Read more

County Officials Celebrate Opening of North Potomac Recreation Center (VIDEO)

north potomac community recreation center

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the opening of the new Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center on Travilah Road. The facility is named in honor of the late Nancy Dacek who served for 12 years as a member of the County Council from 1990 until 2002. Susan Kenedy reports. ICYMI: Nancy H. Dacek […]

Read more

Moscow Ballet Holding Auditions for Local Student Dancers

photo ballet pointe shoes

Aspiring young dancers will have the opportunity to audition for parts in the Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” in Bethesda this weekend. According to a news release, Moscow Ballet Soloist and Audition Director Olga Aru will be present during the Oct. 23rd audition at host dance studio CityDance at The Music Center at Strathmore. Students […]

Read more

Save the Date: Council Town Hall for Students Scheduled for Oct. 5 (VIDEO)

county council 2016

The Montgomery County Council is holding its sixth annual Town Hall Meeting for students at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5th at the Council Office Building in Rockville. A pre-meeting reception will begin at 7 p.m. in the building’s second-floor cafeteria. At the reception, students will have a chance to meet with Councilmembers and talk […]

Read more

Drumming Program Empowers Youth to Find Their Own Beat (VIDEO)

Rockville Youth Drumming Program

In Rockville, a city employee, Bobby Jones, is showing kids how to dance to the beat of their own drum. Rock 11 Now has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

Read more

View more Youth posts.

Gandhi Brigade News

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County

Five Things List for featured image (4x3-version1-1200x900)

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Early voting begins today in the state of Maryland. Find out more in our MoCo Vote Blog. 2. Clarksburg Premium Outlets is hosting its grand opening today. 3. Luis Reluzco, the man charged with hitting and killing Montgomery County Police Officer Noah Leotta, […]

Read more

Watch Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

Montgomery Week In Review featured on Montgomery Community Media

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Brian Karem, Jane de Winter, Evan Glass and Jeffrey Slavin. Topics discussed this week include a review of the Maryland primary election results with Brian Karem,  the county operating budget with Jane de Winter, the Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Project with Evan […]

Read more

Gandhi Brigade Youth Media Festival Planned for Saturday in Silver Spring

Ghandi Brigade

AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring will host the Gandhi Brigade Montgomery County Youth Media Festival and Competition on Saturday, April 16. The event is a chance for young student filmmakers to show off their films to the public. Over 500 submissions were received for the competition in four different categories; documentary, narrative, environmental and […]

Read more

Media Festival and Competition Open to Montgomery County Youth

Gandhi Brigade

Gandhi Brigade is looking for the next big Hollywood director and photographer in Montgomery County. Middle School and high school students who reside in Montgomery County can now submit video and art submissions for the 2016 Montgomery County Youth Media Festival.  Gandhi Brigade Youth Media is hosting the festival and competition in partnership with  Montgomery County Public […]

Read more

Gandhi Brigade Hosted Its Annual Youth Media Festival in Silver Spring (PHOTOS)

Courtesy of Gandhi Brigade Youth Media

They watched movies produced by local, national and international youth. Gandhi Brigade- a nonprofit that promotes youth development through media productions- hosted its eighth annual Youth Media Festival at the Silver Spring Civic Building from noon to 5 p.m. followed by performances at the Veteran’s Plaza from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. “We had a […]

Read more

Youth Voices, Youth Media

Gandhi Brigade

Teenagers in Montgomery County are a smart group with a lot to say. In recent years their collective voice was unified against a proposed curfew and in support of environmentally friendly food trays at school. Here in Montgomery County we adults take our community activism seriously; it’s apparent that our youth do too. But not […]

Read more

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County


It’s Tuesday! Here are your five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. MCPS students should know by the end of the day when their summer vacation begins. 2. Montgomery County Police headed to Beford County, Va. Monday in connection to the Lyon sisters’ disappearance. 3. The Montgomery County Council meets today and the fiscal […]

Read more

Montgomery County Launches "Young Montgomery" TV Show (VIDEO)


The Montgomery County Office of Public Information (PIO) has launched “Young Montgomery,” a half-hour cable television show geared to highlight the accomplishments and activities of the County’s youth population. “Young people represent our County’s future and they have a lot they want to say. I’m pleased that ‘Young Montgomery’ will be an outlet for hearing […]

Read more

Gandhi Brigade Videos