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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 28, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Boys Varsity Lacrosse Outscore Quince Orchard, 14-6

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Outscore Quince Orchard March 28 The Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons boys lacrosse survived a 3rd period rally by Quince Orchard to defeat the Cougars 14-6, Wednesday in Gaithersburg.  The Barons led the entire game but QO found the spirit in the third to narrow the Baron’s lead to five goals at 11-6.  B-CC bounced […]

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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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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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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Announces Five Operating Budget Forums

County Executive Marc Elrich has announced that he is holding five budget forums seeking feedback from Montgomery County residents about the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Operating Budget priorities. “This is the citizens’ opportunity to lay out priorities,” said Elrich. “So even if it’s not on my list, I want to hear it.” Elrich will announce […]

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July 27, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Back to School: Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS Expands Due to Overcrowding

There are 34 more classrooms at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School following a renovation project to ease overcrowding. Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year was 500 over capacity. “With 2,100 students last year we had eight portable classroom units outside,” said Donna Jones, the school’s principal. “With this expansion, the building will have a capacity of 2,400.” […]

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February 11, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

Barons Upend Bulldogs 66-54 in Boys Varsity Basketball (PHOTOS)

It was senior night at Bethesda Chevy Chase (BCC) High School, Feb. 7, as the Churchill Bulldogs visited the Barons. These down county rivals did not disappoint those in attendance in what was a closely contested game with BCC coming out on top 66-54. In the first half, the Bulldogs lead the early going behind […]

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October 3, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Bethesda High School Leaders Confront the Problem of Underage Drinking at Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO)

Underage drinking, especially among high school-aged students, is a growing trend across Montgomery County, according to local officials.  In an effort to confront the problem, leaders from various Bethesda high schools came together for a town hall meeting at Walter Johnson High School Thursday evening to educate both parents and students about the impact of […]

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May 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Twenty-One MCPS Students Win National Merit Scholarships

Twenty-one Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been awarded National Merit $2,500 Scholarships financed by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The students are among 51 high school seniors in Maryland to be selected in the latest group of National Merit Scholarship Program recipients. The scholars were selected from a pool of more than 15,000 […]

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