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January 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Posse Foundation Awards 17 MCPS Students with Full-Tuition Scholarships

Seventeen Montgomery County Public School Students (MCPS) are recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships awarded by the Posse Foundation. The students were honored at a virtual ceremony on Jan. 13, according to an announcement from MCPS. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential that may have been overlooked by […]

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November 16, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Former Bethesda Soccer Star Shines for U.S. National Team

“I had a week that I will never, ever, ever forget.” From the soccer fields of Montgomery County to representing his country at the highest level, Nicholas Gioacchini (pronounced joe-uh-KEENY) is making an impact for the U.S. national team. Gioacchini was born in Kansas City, but his family moved around a lot due to his father’s […]

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July 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 9 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 9. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Yoga: Join Olney Library’s talented yoga instructor Amy to explore the benefits of movement, breathing, and meditation today on Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Click here for more information.   2. MCPD Food Drive: Montgomery County Police Department will […]

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June 24, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

More Black High School Students, Alumni Using Instagram to Describe Racial Experiences

Two new Instagram accounts – detailing experiences with racism – recently started among black students and alumni at Walter Johnson High School and Bethesda Chevy Chase High School.  The new Instagram accounts, “BlackAtWJ” and “BlackAtBCC,” started after black students and alumni at Walt Whitman High School first created their page on June 14 in an […]

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June 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

33 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

33 students have earned college- and university-sponsored National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees are selected by each sponsoring college or university from a group of finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The awards provide recipients between $500 to $2,000 annually for up to […]

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June 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Announces Virtual Graduation Ceremonies (See Full List Here)

COVID-19 has caused a disruption in many festivities, including graduation ceremonies. To honor their graduates, Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a virtual universal graduation on June 7 at 6 p.m. This ceremony can be viewed on MCPS-TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36, RCN 89) and on NBC COZI TV (Broadcast Digital 4-2 and on Cable). […]

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February 28, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Dos Estudiantes de MCPS Acusados de Violación de Menores

Dos estudiantes de secundaria del condado de Montgomery están en la cárcel luego de ser acusados ​​de violar a niñas. Ambos incidentes no están relacionados y ocurrieron fuera de las instalaciones escolares. La Policía del Condado arrestó a Jonathan Coreas-Salamanca, de 20 años, residente de Silver Spring y estudiante de la escuela secundaria Montgomery Blair […]

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February 27, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Two MCPS Students Charged with Rape of Minors

Two Montgomery County high school students are in jail after being charged with raping young girls. Both incidents are unrelated and occurred off school property. Arrested were Jonathan Coreas-Salamanca, 20, a resident of Silver Spring and a student at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring; and Ivan Reyes Lopez, 19, who lives in Silver […]

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January 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

B-CC, Walter Johnson Principals Release Joint Statement on Student Arrests

Three students involved in altercations after a basketball game between Walter Johnson High School and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School were arrested at B-CC in Bethesda on Friday night. Shelton Mooney—the acting principal of B-CC—and Jennifer Baker—principal of Walter Johnson—emailed the school communities in a joint letter over the weekend calling the incident “unacceptable.” The principals […]

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October 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Missing Teacher Found Safe, Unharmed

Update, Oct. 20, noon: Deborah Anne Celmer has been located safe and unharmed, according to a Montgomery County police statement. Original post: An English teacher from Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School has been reported missing by her family. Deborah Anne Celmer, 41, of Rockville, was last seen by her family on Oct. 12 at 11 p.m., […]

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