Arcola Elementary School

September 17, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Arcola Teacher on Virtual Learning: ‘You Wish You Could Give Them a Hug’

“This is just something that was thrust upon us, and we are doing the best we can,” said Arcola Elementary School kindergarten teacher Margaret Norris about her experiences with virtual learning. Despite the technology glitches and remembering to take herself off mute, Norris said she believes her students are learning and still getting the chance […]

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September 9, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Teacher Interviewed by CNN for Helping to Feed Her Students

Margaret Norris, a kindergarten teacher at Arcola Elementary School in Wheaton, realized when Montgomery County Public Schools closed in March because of the global pandemic that her students and their families would have trouble paying for their meals. Arcola is a Title 1 school, meaning it receives federal funds to help low-income students succeed. There […]

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March 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Distribuye Alimentos Gratis en 20 Locaciones

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) proporcionan alimentos gratuitos a todos los niños en edad escolar (18 años y menores) en 20 locaciones, a partir del lunes 16 de marzo. Las comidas estarán disponibles de 11 a.m. a 1 p.m. Los niños de hasta 18 años pueden visitar cualquiera de las 20 locaciones […]

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March 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Schools Provide Emergency Meals at 20 Sites

Montgomery County Public Schools will be providing free meals to all school-aged children (18 years and younger) at 20 locations starting Monday, March 16. The meals will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children up to 18 years old may come to any of the 20 locations Monday through Friday for a nutritious […]

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January 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Attendees Weigh in at Final Boundary Study Meeting

An estimated 650 people filled two rooms at the final Montgomery County Public Schools Boundary Analysis meeting at Walter Johnson High School on Thursday night. MyMCMedia spoke to attendees about their perspective on the boundary study. Here’s what they had to say: Previous Post: Skeptical Crowd Fills Two Rooms for Boundary Analysis Meeting

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October 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 2 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! According to the Capital Weather Gang at The Washington Post, there’s a chance that today could be the hottest day ever on record in October in this area. Anyway, it’s Oct. 2 and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. City of Rockville Candidates Debate: Today from 1 to 2:30 […]

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September 30, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

Montgomery County to Celebrate Walk to School Day at Arcola, Bethesda Elementary Schools on Wednesday

Montgomery County will be celebrating walking to school day at Arcola Elementary School in Silver Spring on Wednesday October 2, 2019.   Faculty, staff, and students will participate in the county’s 22nd annual celebration of National Walk to School Day. In support of students walking and biking to school, on the first Wednesday of October, Walk to […]

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September 4, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Arcola Elementary Gives Update on Year-Round School

Most schools started Tuesday. Arcola Elementary School in Wheaton went to school for 30 days this summer and only got a short Labor Day break. Principal Emmanuel Jean-Philippe tells why:

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July 31, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

School Board Seeks Extended Year for Two Silver Spring Schools

Students at two Silver Spring elementary schools could have longer school years if a plan by the Montgomery County Board of Education gets approval from the state. Arcola Elementary, at 1820 Franwall Ave., and Roscoe Nix Elementary, at 1100 Corliss St., have performed below the county’s level in literacy and mathematics, according to a memo […]

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July 3, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

County Crime Summary Lists Four School Burglaries

Four school burglaries were reported in the Montgomery County police crime summary for June 12 to June 20. The schools hit were Jones Lane, Arcola, Ronald McNair elementary schools, and Montgomery Village Middle School. Rockville: A school burglary occurred at Jones Lane Elementary School at 15110 Jones Lane between about 12 a.m. June 16 and about […]

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