Flooding at Silver Spring International Middle School (Video)

Silver Spring International Middle School PTSA President Heather Powers Sauter captured the following video of flooding at the school during exam week on Jan. 8.

A pipe ruptured on the third floor of the school around 4 p.m., displacing a total of 45 classes.

Montgomery County PTA members are in the process of lobbying legislators in Annapolis for $750 million for school construction.

The Maryland General Assembly is expected to take on the issue in March.

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Sen. Forehand on School Construction Funding (Video)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra, Valerie Bonk talks to State Senator Jennie Forehand (District 17) about school construction funding for Montgomery County during the MCC-PTA’s trip to Annapolis. Related posts:

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Mizeur on Schools: 'We Have Mold, We Have Rodents' (Video)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra, Valerie Bonk talks to State Delegate Heather Mizeur about her push to make funding for Montgomery County school construction a priority during the Maryland General Assembly this session. Related posts:

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County PTA Leaders Lobby in Annapolis (Video)

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Freezing rain didn’t keep leaders from the Montgomery County Council of PTA’s from boarding a bus in Rockville on Jan. 10 and heading to Annapolis to rally and lobby for what they say is much needed money for County schools. They are asking for a bill that would give Montgomery County $750 million for new […]

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PTA Leaders Travel to Annapolis to Rally for School Funding (Photos)


The MCCPTA, PTA leaders and members boarded a bus took hit the road to Annapolis Friday morning for one cause – to rally for what they say is much needed money for Montgomery County schools. The group will spend the day rallying and lobbying for County students and schools, hoping to make school funding a […]

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Valerie Bonk

About Valerie Bonk

Valerie Bonk is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media (MCM).


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