Education

July 8, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

ICE: Estudiantes Extranjeros que Sólo Reciban Clases Virtuales Deberán Salir del País

El lunes 6 de julio la Oficina de Servicios de Inmigración y Aduanas (ICE por sus siglas en inglés), determinó a través de un comunicado, publicado en su página web, que los estudiantes amparados con la visa de estudiantes para extranjeros, deberán salir del país si en el otoño reciben clases de manera virtual y […]

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July 8, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Public Libraries Host ‘Virtual Hire’ Career Assistance Sessions

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting “Virtual HIRE” career assistance sessions on Tuesday, July 14 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Tuesday, July 28 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. During these meetings, career specialists will work one-on-one with individuals who need assistance with making resumes, completing online job applications, doing job research, and […]

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July 6, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

County Public Libraries Begin New ‘Holds to Go’ Service

Despite COVID-19 forcing libraries across the county to close, Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) began its new contact free pick-up service Monday at all library locations except for Noyes and Long Branch.  We are THRILLED to announce the launch of MCPL Holds to Go!, our appointment-based contactless holds service! Starting Monday, July 6th, schedule an […]

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July 2, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

MCPL Hosting Virtual Dry Ice Adventure Event for Children

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will be hosting a virtual fantasy and adventure event with dry ice effects called “Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress” on Wednesday, July 8 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. This is a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) event created for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Elementary age children. “A long […]

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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Glenstone Museum Opening Pavilions July 23

Glenstone Museum in Potomac is scheduled to reopen the Pavilions, its indoor art spaces, at limited capacity beginning July 23. The announcement comes amid the county’s Phase 2 of reopening, which allows some indoor spaces to resume operations. All guests are required to schedule visits in advance, remain six feet apart and wear face coverings […]

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July 2, 2020 | Tori Bergel

MCPS Superintendent Writes Letter Addressing Allegations of School Sexual Assault

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith sent out a letter Wednesday addressing recent allegations of sexual assault and harassment within the county’s schools. The letter, directed at parents, students and MCPS faculty, was the second sent by Smith in the past week. In it, he talks about procedures already in place through MCPS […]

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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Montgomery Parks Extends Open Parkways for Holiday Weekend

Several open parkways for pedestrians and bicyclists will operate for extended hours during the holiday weekend, the Montgomery County Parks Department announced Tuesday. Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway in Silver Spring, Beach Drive in Kensington, and a 1.3-mile stretch of Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda will be open to pedestrian traffic beginning Thursday, July 2 […]

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July 2, 2020 | Samantha Subin

MCPL ‘Holds to Go’ Service Begins July 6

Montgomery County Public Libraries will start contact free pick-up services beginning July 6 at all branches with the exception of the Noyes and Long Branch libraries. “We’re so excited our customers can once again get the physical books they want,” said MCPL Director Anita Vassallo. “The process is easy while being as safe as possible […]

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July 2, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery College Joins Stop Hate for Profit Coalition Against Facebook

Montgomery College is joining several other companies and organizations in suspending the use of paid Facebook advertisements in the Stop Hate for Profit Coalition for the month of July. The growing coalition is made up of civil rights organizations such as, the Anti-Defamation League, the NAACP, and Color of Change who are urging businesses to “hit pause […]

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July 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Montgomery County Recreation Opens Registration For Virtual Summer Programs

Montgomery County Recreation announced in a June 30 press release that they have opened registration for virtual summer programs and classes. All programs will begin the week of July 6. Have you heard? Registration is open for @MoCoRec's virtual summer programs for all ages. Programs will begin next week. Take a look at the activities […]

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