Keeping Up With the Kids

June 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Damascus Student Accrues More than 2,000 Volunteer Hours

Damascus High Junior Brianna Nelson likes to donate her time…lots of it-  2,227 hours to be exact and climbing. As of April, she has the most Student Service Learning hours of all current Montgomery County Public High School students. The number even surprised her. “I knew I had a lot and it wasn’t a specific […]

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May 5, 2015 | Krista Brick

Reeling in the Big Fish in Poolesville

There are always more fish in the sea but in Poolesville Austin Smith caught the biggest one at the town’s fishing tournament on Saturday. The Richard S. McKernon Youth Fishing Tournament was held May 2 at Stevens Park Pond off of Seneca Chase Park Road. It was open to youth between the ages of 6 and […]

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May 1, 2015 | Krista Brick

2015 Michael S. Powell HS Journalist of the Year: Rockville High School’s Greta Anderson

Rockville High School senior Greta Anderson was named the 2015 Michael S. Powell High School Journalist by the MDDC Press Association. Greta is currently the editor-in-chief of Rockville High School’s newspaper, The Rampage. She will be honored at the MDDC Editorial Awards program today. A panel of MDDC editors and reporters, including Angie Price of […]

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April 27, 2015 | Krista Brick

Eagle Scout Candidate Showcases Talent for Food Donations

One Eagle Scout candidate is hoping Rockville “Can” Show Its Talent. Chad Griffiths of Life Scout Troop 447 is organizing a talent show with 20-25 acts at the American Legion Post 86 Building in Rockville on May 2 and the price of admission is a can of food. That food is to be donated to […]

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March 30, 2015 | Krista Brick

Mixing it Up with Quince Orchard’s DJ Dunmyer

He’s been on stage with some big names like Drake and Lil Wayne, but Evan Dunmyer, a Quince Orchard High School student says his goal is to be the disk jockey headliner at a major event. MyMCMedia talked with Dunmyer about his talent. 1- How did you get into DJing? When I was a little kid, […]

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March 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

UPDATED: Good Counsel Wrestler Helps Team Win NCAA Tournament

UPDATED, March 23-  Our Lady of Good Counsel graduate Kyle Snyder placed as National Runner-Up in his weight class at the NCAA Wrestling Tournament in St. Louis this weekend. His team, the Ohio State Buckeyes won their first-ever NCAA National Wrestling Championship. Good Morning, CHAMPS! Stieber, Tomasello lead @wrestlingbucks to 1st-ever team title #GoBucks […]

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March 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel Wins 8th Consecutive Speech Title

Eight times is a charm! The Our Lady of Good Counsel speech team captured its 8th consecutive DC/Virginia State Championship, besting 25 other schools from Prince George’s County, Montgomery County, DC, and Virginia. In each of the six competitive events- Declamation, Dramatic Performance, Duo Interpretation, Extemporaneous Speaking, Oral Interpretation of Literature, and Original Oratory- six Good Counsel students […]

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February 26, 2015 | Krista Brick

Wheaton Ice Arena: It’s a Cool Place! (VIDEO)

The Wheaton Ice Arena is a busy place between open free skate, hockey, the Wheaton Ice Skating Academy and speed skating. Take a look at this little girl as she gets a lesson on how to speed skate. For more information on upcoming events at the Wheaton Ice Arena check out the website.

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February 17, 2015 | Krista Brick

Twenty Ticks on the Clock

Twenty minutes. About two smacks of the snooze bar. That’s the net gain from an effort to start school for upper grade students in Montgomery County later in the morning. Hardly the answer to getting students experts say the additional sleep they need to function well at school. In all, it was much to-do about nothing. […]

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January 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

Quince Orchard Freshman Making Her Point (PHOTO)

Freshman Jordan Odom came to Quince Orchard High School already anxious to get to basketball season. This 15-year-old point guard has already caught the eye of college recruits from her play in tournaments across the nation. Now as a Cougar, Jordan is one of the top freshman point-getters in the county averaging about 15.8 points […]

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