Education

September 24, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Cambian Protocolos Debido al Suministro de Pruebas de Covid-19 en las Escuelas de MCPS

Los últimos datos muestran un aumento en los casos de COVID-19 entre los jóvenes del condado de Montgomery. “Los casos de COVID han seguido aumentando entre los estudiantes, que ahora representan casi el 30% de todos los casos reportados en todo el estado”, dijo el ejecutivo del condado de Montgomery Marc Elrich durante su reunión […]

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September 24, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

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Karla Silvestre: ‘Nos Hará Mucha Falta Patricia O’Neill’

Karla Silvestre, miembro de la Junta de Educación del Condado de Montgomery habla de lo que significa la reciente pérdida de Patricia O’Neill, quien falleció el pasado 14 de septiembre, y quien fuese la persona con más años como miembro de la Junta. Nota Previa Fallece Miembro de la Junta Escolar de MCPS, con más […]

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September 24, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiantes de Minorías y Bajos Recursos Gravemente Perjudicados por Clases Virtuales

Tras casi un año y medio de clases virtuales, debido a la pandemia Covid-19, los estudiantes desde kínder hasta segundo grado de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery, están significativamente menos preparados para cumplir con los parámetros de competencia en matemáticas y alfabetización, comparado con los resultados obtenidos en años anteriores previos a la […]

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September 24, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Mes de la Herencia Hispana: Alicia Deeny Hace Historia en Montgomery

Montgomery Community Media y Hola Montgomery celebran el Mes de la Herencia Hispana destacando a hispanos que han hecho la diferencia en el condado de Montgomery. Este es el caso de Alicia Deeny, directora de la escuela secundaria Richard Montgomery, que se convirtió en la primera mujer en ser directora de esta escuela y la […]

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September 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Apply to Montgomery Community Media’s Mentorship Program 

Montgomery Community Media is accepting applications for our new media mentorship program. The myMCMedia Mentorship Program will train 10 older adults (ages 55+), veterans and returning citizens in media production, providing them with mentorship opportunities they can use to build skills and launch sustainable careers within the COVID-19 recovery. Participants will receive free access to […]

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September 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Elrich: ‘COVID Cases Have Continued To Increase Among Students’

The latest data shows an uptick in COVID-19 cases among youth. “Public schools are now in for live sessions five days a week, in-person instruction. COVID cases have continued to increase among students who now account for nearly 30% of all cases reported state-wide,” said Elrich during his weekly virtual media briefing on Wednesday. Along with […]

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September 22, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

School Bus Gets Stuck in ‘Sinkhole’, Several Students Removed With No Injuries 

Several students were safely evacuated after a school bus was stuck in a small “sinkhole” in Layhill, County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer shared. One person was evaluated but there were no injuries, he said. MCFRS responded to Leclair Court around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning and Piringer said the “sinkhole” was […]

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September 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

231 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has 231 semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition this year from 16 of the county’s high schools. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in the spring. The competition is sponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The semifinalists attend 16 high schools: Bethesda-Chevy Chase, […]

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September 17, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

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Public Can Honor Patricia O’Neill with Contributions to MCPS Foundation

A visitation to pay respect to the late Patricia O’Neill, who died Tuesday at 71, is set for Saturday, according to her obituary. The family of O’Neill has suggested, in lieu of flowers, that the public honor her memory by making a contribution to the Montgomery County Public Schools Educational Foundation. The MCPS Educational Foundation […]

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September 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Will Mandate COVID-19 Vaccinations for Staff and Students

Montgomery College will require staff and students to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, per a release from the college. Exemptions are possible for medical and religious reasons. All faculty and staff must verify full vaccination status by Nov. 8 and all students by Jan. 7, 2022. Students who do not submit verification must apply for […]

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