A. Mario Loiederman Middle School

April 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Will Test ‘On Demand’ Transit Program

Montgomery County Department of Transportation has plans for a new “on demand” transit program. The Microtransit Pilot Program will be tested in the Rockville, Glenmont, and Wheaton service areas. Similar to UberPool, this program will allow residents to use a mobile app to request trips to and from a designated pickup and drop off area. […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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August 11, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Mixed Student Reactions to Later School Start (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public School students will get extra time to get to classes in the morning when school starts on August 31st.  The starting bells for middle and high schools will ring 20 minutes later this year.  Elementary schools will begin 10 minutes later.  It’s all part of an effort to give adolescents more time to sleep. […]

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April 24, 2015 | Krista Brick

Police: Paraeducator’s Alleged Sexual Abuse of Student Occurred on School Property

Montgomery County Police say a paraeducator who allegedly touched a student inappropriately did so on school grounds. According a news release from police, Robert Otis Wilson III, 23, of Silver Spring, was arrested at a restaurant in White Oak Thursday night after the Special Victims Investigations Division began an investigation into alleged sexual offenses by […]

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December 2, 2013 | Staff Writer

Loiederman Students Speak Up at Student Town Hall (Video)

Students at Loiederman Middle School in Silver Spring were able to voice their opinions with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Joshua Starr and Student Board member Justin Kim at the recent Town Hall meeting. MCPS- TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming. The next […]

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October 25, 2013 | Staff Writer

Frontiers in Science & Medicine Day

In a collaborative effort to make science exciting, Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus and neighbors in the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center are opening their doors and labs to seventh-grade Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) students for a fun-filled, educational day of science and medicine. The 5th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day […]

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June 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Innovation Schools Initiative (Video)

Dr. Joshua Starr, MCPS Superintendent Joshua Starr recently announced the names of 10 “Innovation Schools” that will receive focused attention in the 2014 school year as well as some innovative creative strategies to improve academic achievement and narrow the achievement gap. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its […]

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December 2, 2012 | Staff Writer

Jim Papoulis Visits Loiederman Middle School (Video)

A well known composer, Jim Papoulis, conducted a workshop to teach A. Mario Loiederman Middle School students how to compose a song. Papoulis is developing a commissioned piece for the school, a first for a Montgomery County school. During the workshop, the students helped compose the text and score of the special song. Papoulis says […]

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