Bethesda-Chevy Chase High

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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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s a Look at Freshmen Orientations at MCPS High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools welcomed thousands of new freshmen students to its many high schools Thursday. Here’s a look at the many freshmen orientations across MCPS high schools. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Freshmen getting to know one another—expanding their circles of friendship..working together..building connections—phenomenal @BCCLinkCrew pic.twitter.com/zgMUZo2oDx — Donna Redmond Jones (@BCCprin) August 29, 2019 Tons […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Headlines from the 2018-2019 School Year

With today being the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students, MyMCMedia looks back at the headlines from the 2018-2019 school year. The year was marked by the assault scandal at Damascus High School, and a number of hate incidents. MyMCMedia coverage included a number of student achievers, whether they were excelling […]

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April 30, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Whitman Ranked in U.S. Top 100 High Schools

The U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best High Schools rankings Tuesday. At #93, Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda was the only high school in Maryland to make the top 100 nationally. Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville was the next Maryland school ranked, coming in at #125. The schools are […]

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April 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Toxicity Pop-Up Museum Navigates Complicated Lives of Teens

Montgomery County Public Schools International Baccalaureate students have organized a pop-up museum to highlight how toxic behavior can be pervasive to a teen’s upbringing. The museum, which is open to the public in Bethesda on April 26 through April 28, explores the theme “Coming of Age in Toxicity.” View this post on Instagram MCPS’s IB […]

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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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March 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Principal Responds to List Circulated ‘Rating’ Senior Girls

Last week, the principal of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High emailed parents about a list that ranked senior girls. Principal Donna Redmond Jones said in an email on March 9 that “the administrative team received a report that several students had created and circulated a list of approximately 18 senior girls’ first names with a ‘rating’ beside […]

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March 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board agenda items include a preliminary plan for the redevelopment of the Westwood Shopping Center, among many other items. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Student Protests: Students from the region are planning to walkout of school and march from the White […]

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March 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Down 16, Churchill Girls Fight Back But Lose to B-CC in Overtime

The Churchill girls’ basketball has consistently been the best team in Montgomery County all season. The 10th ranked girls (22-2) were expected to beat B-CC in the section final and advance to the West Region final but the Barons had other plans. B-CC dominated on Churchill’s home floor for most of the game leading by […]

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February 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Pays Tribute to Teenagers Killed By Guns

One year after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School paid tribute to those killed by senseless acts of gun violence. As a memorial to those victims, 671 white T-shirts were hung on a fence outside of BCC’s campus, along East-West Highway in Bethesda. Each of these shirts had the […]

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