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January 20, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Niño de 8 años de Gaithersburg Destacado en la Celebración de Inauguración

Cavanaugh Bell, un niño de ocho años de Gaithersburg que se ha destacado por proporcionar paquetes de alimentos y otros suministros a los menos afortunados durante la pandemia, se unirá a celebridades como el compositor de Hamilton Lin-Manuel Miranda y los músicos Jon Bon Jovi, Ant Clemons, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen […]

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January 20, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

8-Year-Old from Gaithersburg Featured in Prime Time Inauguration Celebration

Cavanaugh Bell, an eight-year-old from Gaithersburg who has been providing food packages and other supplies to those less fortunate than him during the pandemic, will join with celebrities including Hamilton composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and musicians Jon Bon Jovi, Ant Clemons, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen and Justin Timberlake during tonight’s Inauguration special. […]

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January 18, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

El Condado Honra a MLK con Programa de Artes Escénicas en Vivo

El condado de Montgomery llevará a cabo un homenaje y celebración al Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. el lunes 18 de enero a partir de las 5 p.m. a las 6 p.m. en honor al cumpleaños del gran líder de los derechos civiles. El programa de transmisión en vivo de artes escénicas se titula “En […]

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January 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Honors MLK With Live Stream Performing Arts Program

Montgomery County is holding a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute and Celebration program Monday, Jan. 18 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in honor of the great civil rights leader’s birthday. The live stream performing arts program is titled, “In His and Their Own Words,” and will reflect on this country’s past with forecasts […]

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January 15, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Former UMD Student Sentenced to Life for 2017 Murder of Bowie State Student

Sean Urbanski, the former University of Maryland student who was charged with fatally-stabbing Richard Collins III on-campus in 2017, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday with the possibility of parole. Urbanski, 25, could be considered for parole after he serves 15 years, The Washington Post reported. The governor would have to approve if […]

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January 14, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS: Las Vacunas Infundirán Confianza en el Regreso a la Escuela

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) retrasaron el regreso a la instrucción en persona hasta el 15 de marzo de 2021 porque no se cumplieron las métricas de salud específicas. El superintendente de MCPS, Dr. Jack Smith, llevó a cabo el miércoles una sesión informativa virtual para los medios para discutir el plan […]

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January 13, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Hopeful Vaccines Will Instill Confidence for Students’ and Teachers’ Return to School

Montgomery County Public Schools delayed the return to in-person instruction until March 15, 2021 because specific health metrics have not been met. MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith held a virtual media briefing on Wednesday to discuss the plan for students’ return to in-person learning. School district officials shared their COVID-19 vaccination plan. People under the age of […]

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January 13, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Board of Education Seeks More Community Input on School Resource Officer Program

The Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously for MCPS officials to go back into the community to seek additional input regarding the School Resource Officer (SRO) Program. During a virtual board meeting on Tuesday, members discussed options including: keeping the existing SRO Program, getting rid of it, or modifying it. Some members have expressed […]

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January 12, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Delays Conditional Return to In-Person Learning Until March 15

The return to in-person learning for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has been delayed from Feb. 1, to March 15, 2021, but only if health metrics are met or guidance on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution is adjusted. MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith, along with Deputy Superintendent Dr. Monifa McKnight, made recommendations regarding the return to […]

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January 7, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Will Provide Support for Students Following Chaos in D.C.

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will offer safe spaces for students to discuss Wednesday’s events in Washington, D.C., when supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building. In a letter to the school community, MCPS leaders supported the right to peacefully protest and condemned inciting violence. MCPS encouraged parents and guardians to discuss the […]

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