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March 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Education Goes Virtual at Stone Ridge School

With schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers have had to do a complete 180 on their lesson plans for the rest of the academic year. Teachers are suddenly having to create online curriculums with little notice. It’s a challenge, but teachers at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda are rising […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Recreation, Aquatic, Senior Centers to Remain Closed Through April 24

Montgomery County Recreation Department tweeted Wednesday that all aquatic, recreation, and senior centers are going to remain closed through April 24. The news comes after Maryland Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon announced that state public schools will also remain closed through April 24. Montgomery County originally closed recreation and aquatic facilities through March 27 […]

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April 5, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Meetings Set to Explain MCPS Equity Accountability Model

MCPS Office of School Support and Improvement (OSSI) plans to host a series of community meetings at nine different MCPS high schools in the county to learn about the MCPS Equity Accountability Model. Members of the community are invited to attend and participate in a community conversation about how to improve existing strategies that are […]

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April 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Strathmore Presents Artist in Residence Calista Garcia

Songwriter, Calista Garcia will be combining her fresh, youthful sound with a ’70s folk-rock style during her residency concerts in the Mansion at Strathmore on Wednesdays, April 10 & 24 at 7:30 p.m. This soulful singer’s contemporary, youthful music is reminiscent of some of the most beloved bands of the ’70s, calling to mind performers […]

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April 4, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Pepco Announces Utility Work in Gaithersburg Area Until Late June

Pepco sent out a press release about utility work that’s going to be conducted in Olde Towne Gaithersburg from “early April to late June.” Read the press release below for more details: “Pepco has announced that significant utility work will be taking place in the vicinity of Frederick, Summit and Diamond Avenues in Olde Towne […]

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April 3, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Montgomery County Special Olympics Team to Represent US in World Cheerleading Championships

The JOY Supernovas were chosen to be the first Special Olympics cheerleading team to represent the United States in the World Cheerleading Championships later this month. “It’s huge,” said Marci Ruderman, the JOY team manager. “These girls work really hard year-round and they finally get to compete in this level of competition.” The highest-level team […]

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March 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Students Tinbite and Tishaev Seek Position on School Board

Two Montgomery County juniors are vying to become student members of the Board of Education. Zoe Tishaev, a 17-year-old junior at Clarksburg High School, and Nate Tinbite, a junior at Kennedy High School, each emerged from a nominating session held Feb. 27 at Watkins Mill High School. Thirteen students applied to run for the position. […]

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April 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, April 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Forum: The Woman’s Democratic Club of Montgomery County (WDC) is hosting a forum today for Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates in the June 26 primary. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veterans Place […]

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April 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

School Safety Training Session Takes Place Today and Tomorrow at Fairland Elementary Holding School in Silver Spring

The Maryland Center for School Safety and the ALICE Training Institute are holding a two-day Active Shooter Training session today and tomorrow at Fairland Elementary Holding School in Silver Spring, according to a news release. The training takes place all day, and it is designed for Maryland local public and private school system security/safety directors, […]

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April 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Rainy commute: Don’t leave the house without an umbrella as rain showers are in the forecast today and tomorrow. 2. Free Fares: The 30th annual Give and Ride food drive campaign is underway this week. You can ride for free by donating […]

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