Education

February 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

First African-American ‘Councilmember for a Day’ Winner Recognized

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice presented a proclamation recognizing the first African-American Councilmember for a Day contest winner. The opportunity is meant to give high schoolers access to local government operations. Adjo Evonlah is a senior at Northwest High School in Germantown and the CEO of Pouchful, a company that provides environmentally-sustainable lunch bags for […]

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February 25, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

First-Grader Speaks Out Against Bullying at School Board Meeting

Seven-year-old Cavanaugh Bell asked Montgomery County’s school board to help him put an end to bullying at their meeting Monday night. Bell is a first-grade student at Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School in Germantown. He created the non-profit Cool and Dope in order to make change after being bullied himself. “I’m on a mission to […]

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February 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Trabajo Sí Hay en MCPS

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) están llevando a cabo tres ferias de empleo en marzo para maestros, maestros sustitutos y puestos de servicios de apoyo. MCPS está contratando maestros para todas las materias en todos los grados. Los servicios de apoyo tienen una gran demanda de: apoyo para educadores, servicios de construcción, […]

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February 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Students Work On a Museum About Their Fears

Students from Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Walt Whitman and other high schools are putting together a museum exhibition called “Fear Itself.” Inside an old rectory next to the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, the museum is meant to highlight fears students have today such as climate change, dissociative identities and self-doubt.  The museum will be open March 20-22.

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February 24, 2020 | Staff Writer

School System to Host Job Fairs in March

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is holding three job fairs in March for teachers, substitute teachers and supporting services positions. MCPS is hiring teachers for all subjects at all grades. Supporting services has high demand for: paraeducators, building services, security, clerical, cafeteria staff and bus operators. Interested applicants should visit MCPS Careers webpage online to […]

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February 21, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Black History Month: Montgomery County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Celebrates 50 Years

The Montgomery County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has been dedicated to service in the local community for the past 50 years. As MyMCMedia continues to celebrate Black History Month, we highlight a sisterhood of women committed to serving the people of Montgomery County through a wide range of impact-driven programs. Throughout […]

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February 21, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Four MCPS Teachers Honored With Greenblatt Award

Four Montgomery County teachers received the Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Education Award on Thursday. Three of the teachers were recognized as Master Teachers, representing high school, middle school, and elementary school. One received the Rising Star award, with fewer than five years of experience. The Master Teacher Award recipients receive $2000 and Rising Star winners […]

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February 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiante de Secundaria de Kennedy Arrestado por Amenazas

El Departamento de Policía del Condado de Montgomery arrestó a un joven estudiante de la Escuela Kennedy High School, en Wheaton, por amenazar a la comunidad estudiantil. El jueves a las 2:10 p.m., la policía recibió una llamada al 911 de una persona desconocida que afirmó que había un tiroteo en Kennedy High. El capitán […]

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February 21, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

School Board Committee Proposes No Academic Requirements for MCPS Athletes Freshman Year

In a Policy Management Committee meeting on Feb. 18, the Montgomery County school board committee proposed that high school freshmen should be eligible for sports and extracurricular activities regardless of their grades. The discussion initiated when reviewing the student policy that requires student-athletes to maintain a 2.0 GPA and have no more than one failing […]

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February 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Kennedy High Student Arrested for Threats to School

Montgomery County Police Department arrested a juvenile male student at Kennedy High School in Wheaton for making threats to the school community. On Thursday at 2:10 p.m., police received a 911 call from an unknown person who claimed there was an active shooting situation occurring at Kennedy High. Capt. Tom Jordan told MyMCMedia that police […]

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