Articles by Jasmine Boyd

April 19, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

MCM Wins Three ACM Awards Including Overall Excellence

Montgomery Community Media was announced as the recipient of three ACM Hometown Media Awards Wednesday. One of the awards include the 2019 Overall Excellence Award presented by The Foundation of the Alliance for Community Media (ACM). This award is described to be one of the “highest” awards to win. The Foundation of the Alliance for […]

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April 5, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Meetings Set to Explain MCPS Equity Accountability Model

MCPS Office of School Support and Improvement (OSSI) plans to host a series of community meetings at nine different MCPS high schools in the county to learn about the MCPS Equity Accountability Model. Members of the community are invited to attend and participate in a community conversation about how to improve existing strategies that are […]

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April 4, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Meet the Artist Behind Montgomery County’s Women’s History Quilt Project

Montgomery County resident and fiber artist, Anne Sanderoff-Walker helped to design and create two “Women’s History” quilts honoring 40 women for the Montgomery County Women’s History Project. The first quilt was completed in 2002, honoring 30 women of historical significance in Montgomery County. The second quilt, made in 2012, honors ten women in the county. […]

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March 29, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Stuck: Commuters Share American Legion Bridge Nightmares

The inner loop northbound on I-495 American Legion Bridge in Virginia was reportedly shut down for almost 13 hours Thursday evening due to an overturned tanker. At approximately 2 p.m., Virginia resident Harold Smith, managed to catch the accident on video as it overturned on the bridge with his dash camera. Smith described what he […]

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March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Summer Break Could End Early for Maryland Public School Students This Year

Summer break could end early for Maryland public school students this year if legislation moved by the General Assembly on Wednesday is passed to begin the school year before Labor Day. Governor Larry Hogan’s 2016 order for public schools to begin their academic year after Labor Day is now threatened. He believes that his order […]

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March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Richard Montgomery Rockets Grounded in Maryland 4A Semifinals

The Richard Montgomery boys’ team had only one loss all season heading into the Maryland state 4A semifinals against Broadneck. The Bruins from Annapolis used their size advantage for a convincing 72-57 win over the Rockets (24-2) at Xfinity Center, the home court of the University of Maryland Terrapins. Che Colbert and Logan Vican led […]

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March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

B-CC Barons Girls’ Season Ends in State Semifinals

The 20th ranked B-CC girls’ basketball team had a chance to send their state semifinal game against Old Mill to overtime but their last second shot missed sparking a celebration for the Patriots. Old Mill held on for a 57-55 win at the SECU Arena at Towson University. The Barons fall to Old Mill 55-57. Even […]

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March 1, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

The Montgomery County Commission for Women Announces 2019 Girl Power Contest

In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Montgomery County Commission for Women invite residents to participate in its third annual Girl Power Contest. All county residents ages 5-105 are encouraged to submit a short story, poem, or drawing that addresses the following question: “If you had a super power, how would you use that power […]

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March 1, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg will Deliver University of Maryland’s Spring Commencement Address

University of Maryland’s president, Wallace D. Loh, announced Thursday that Michael R. Bloomberg will deliver UMD’s commencement speech on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Xfinity Center in College Park. “He is a champion of education,” said president Loh in a statement. “He has a compelling story to share with the thousands of graduates, and […]

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February 28, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

High School Students’ Suicide Prevention PSA’s Will Air in Local Movie Theaters

Beginning in early March, local theaters will air BTheOne contest winners public service announcements videos highlighting suicide prevention efforts. The winning PSA’s will air at Regal and AMC theaters in Montgomery County throughout the month of April as well. The two winning PSA’s were submitted by Northwood High School students Sophia Geiger, Rowan Arnold and […]

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