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November 15, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

College Board to Honor Muslim Holiday by Giving Another Exam Date Option

The College Board will be expanding testing options for the Advanced Placement exam to honor the Muslim holiday Eid-al-Fitr next school year. This comes after local students and community members of Muslim faith expressing their concern of  Eid-al-Fitr coinciding with the date of the Advanced Placement exams — Thursday, May 13, 2021. They say as […]

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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Rockville Teen Located Safe, Unharmed

Update (Nov. 13 at 1:40 p.m.): Montgomery County Police Department released a statement Wednesday afternoon, saying that Lemlen Earley has been located safe and unharmed. Original Post (Nov. 13): The Rockville Police Department is searching for a Rockville teenager and is requesting the public’s help finding her. According to a police statement, 13-year-old Lemlen Earley […]

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November 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Meeting Tuesday Includes School Calendar Discussion

Montgomery County Board of Education will meet today at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive in Rockville. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m., with public agenda items beginning at 10 a.m. One item on the agenda is a discussion on the calendar for the next school year. Since 2016, Montgomery County has […]

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November 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Escuelas de Montgomery Organizan Feria de Salud Mental

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery organizarán una Feria de Salud Mental el sábado 9 de noviembre de 10 a.m. a 2 p.m. en Gaithersburg High School. Si desea obtener información sobre formas de ayudar a su hijo a lidiar con el estrés, consejos para ayudarlo en la era de las redes sociales y […]

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November 8, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

MCPS to Host Mental Health Fair

Montgomery County Public Schools is hosting a Mental Health Fair Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School. If you would like to learn about ways to help your child cope with stress, tips to help with your child’s mental health in the age of social media and learn ways […]

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November 7, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich, County Leaders Discuss Kirwan Recommendations for MCPS

The Coalition for the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future held a School Funding and Policy Community Forum Wednesday at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring.  The forum was a space to discuss the Kirwan Commission’s education policy recommendations and what they mean for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The Kirwan Commission, created in 2016, is […]

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November 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Investigan a Maestro de Magruder por “Conducta Inapropiada” con Estudiante

Según Leroy Evans, director de Magruder, un maestro de la escuela secundaria Coronel Zadok Magruder en Derwood esta suspendido debido a “acusaciones de conducta inapropiada” con un estudiante. Evans envió un correo electrónico el lunes sobre las acusaciones  y señaló que las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery “están cooperando completamente con el Departamento de […]

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November 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Investigate Magruder Teacher for ‘Inappropriate Conduct’ with Student

A teacher at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood is on administrative leave because of “allegations of inappropriate conduct” with a student, according to Leroy Evans, principal at Magruder. Evans sent the Magruder community an email about the allegations Monday, and noted that Montgomery County Public Schools “is fully cooperating with Montgomery County Police […]

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November 1, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Some Weekend Treats If You Missed Out on Halloween

Thursday’s weather may have gotten in the way of your trick-or-treating plans, but here’s a list of other Halloween-themed activities going on this weekend: Story District’s Horror Show: Story District is coming to the AMP at Strathmore Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. Join them for a night of eight hilarious, real-life horror stories. Story District […]

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October 31, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

New Early Childhood Center Part of County Care and Education Action Plan

The Upcounty Early Childhood Center at Emory Grove had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 30. The center is part of Montgomery County’s Early Care and Education Initiative, a four-year action plan aimed to make sure all children from birth to 5-years-old can access quality and affordable early child care and education. 

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