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September 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Over a Thousand MCPS Students Still Need Vaccinations; Deadline is Sept. 23

About 1,100 MCPS students in 7th through 12th grades are not compliant with Maryland immunization requirements. All Maryland school students in the 7th through 12th grades must show proof of one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Those students who do not provide proof will be excluded from attending school starting September 23. […]

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May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Compete in Invention Challenge

More than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet Saturday during the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Summit. The invention challenge and competition was held at Gaithersburg High School. For a full year, the students worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from […]

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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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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Free Lunches For Children and Teens During Summer Months

Montgomery County Public Schools Division of Food and Nutrition Services is providing free meals to children and teens during the summer months, according to a news release. Students 18 years old and under can visit any of the nine designated locations, Monday through Friday, to receive a lunch. No appointment is necessary and the meal […]

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April 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

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African American Health Program Community Day Planned for April 16

In celebration of National Minority Health Month, Montgomery County’s African-American Health Program (AAHP) will host it’s 3rd Annual Community Day in Silver Spring. The event is set to take place on April 16 and will have a full line up of activities for members of the community. Activities include, a 5K walk and run, healthy […]

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March 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Three Teachers Named Finalists for MCPS Teacher of the Year

Three MCPS teachers have been named finalists for the 2015–2016 Teacher of the Year award. The three educators are recipients of the Veteran Teacher Award by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund. The finalists are: Josephine Luster, a Grade 5 teacher in the Highly Gifted Center at Chevy Chase Elementary School in Chevy Chase. She is […]

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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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June 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

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A Lesson in Robotics (Video)

Students at Argyle Middle School in Silver Spring got a chance to show off their skills in robotics to the Montgomery County Council. They received an award from Council members who were very impressed by inventions such as a candle-blowing robot named Firebot.Take a look.

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