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July 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Months into Pandemic, County Residents Share Their Greatest Concerns

The COVID-19 pandemic is global and has impacted everyone. The consequences of the virus have raised many questions and concerns. MyMCMedia asked county residents what issues are foremost on their minds.

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June 15, 2020 | Alex Argiris

High School Sports in Maryland Can Resume Practicing in August

High school sports in Montgomery County can resume outdoor practices beginning August 12, Maryland State Superintendent Karen Salmon announced. Sports programs across the county have been completely shut down since March because of the coronavirus pandemic. Most spring sports lost their entire seasons and many seniors did not have the opportunity to complete their high […]

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February 21, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

School Board Committee Proposes No Academic Requirements for MCPS Athletes Freshman Year

In a Policy Management Committee meeting on Feb. 18, the Montgomery County school board committee proposed that high school freshmen should be eligible for sports and extracurricular activities regardless of their grades. The discussion initiated when reviewing the student policy that requires student-athletes to maintain a 2.0 GPA and have no more than one failing […]

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March 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Read Across America Day at Lakewood Elementary (VIDEO)

Lakewood Elementary School students recently celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday on Read Across America Day with student athletes from Wootton High School and the University of Maryland. This annual event is all about promoting literacy. MCPS-TV has the story, below:

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December 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Dec. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Maryland’s electors will meet at 1 p.m. today at the State House in Annapolis to cast their electoral votes for President and Vice President of the United States. For the first time, you can watch this process live, here. 2. Gaithersburg’s elected leaders meet […]

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December 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County to Celebrate Local Olympic Athletes on Dec. 19 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is planning to celebrate the county’s Olympic athletes and their extraordinary accomplishments at a special event at 7 p.m. on Dec. 19 at the Silver Spring Civic Building, and you are invited to attend. County spokesperson Judy Stiles said Olympians Jack Conger, Katie Ledecky, and Ashley Nee have confirmed […]

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July 26, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Free Sports Equipment Keeps Young Athletes in the Game (VIDEO)

What would baseball be without a bat or hockey without skates? Too often the cost of the equipment keeps children in families with limited incomes from participating in sports. Many schools and community groups also cannot afford to provide what kids need to play baseball, hockey, football, soccer, tennis or other sports. That need is where Max Levitt […]

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July 26, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Latino Youth Learn Soccer Life Lessons (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Some Latino youth are exercising their options for the future by taking part in a program sponsored by the City of Rockville. The 7th to 12 graders play soccer in the summer and during the school year as part of the Latino Youth Development Program. MyMCMedia’s Phyllis Armstrong reports the program is about more than scoring […]

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February 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sports Insight (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has produced a new web and TV series, Sports Insight, about the district’s high school and middle school athletics program. In this premiere episode, Sports Insight examines the importance of sportsmanship. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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December 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Top 10 Stories of 2015 (VIDEO)

As we prepare to welcome a New Year, we wanted to take a look back at ten of the top MyMCMedia stories of 2015:

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