Bethesda Magazine

August 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 29. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Board of Education to Meet: This meeting will be held at the Carver Educational Services Center [850 Hungerford Drive] in Rockville and will begin at 9 a.m. – with public agenda items beginning at noon. The public portion of the meeting […]

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August 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 28 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 28. There are six more days of summer vacation until public school students return to school. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Live from the Lawn: Tonight its the final Live from the Lawn concert for Strathmore’s outdoor summer concert series. Pianist and soul […]

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July 12, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Escuelas públicas de Montgomery consideran menos requisitos para maestros sustitutos

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery están considerando minimizar los requisitos para maestros sustitutos. Hasta ahora, el Condado de Montgomery requiere que los sustitutos tengan al menos una licenciatura o hayan recibido la certificación de un programa acreditado. Si se reducen las calificaciones, las personas necesitarán un título de Asociado o un mínimo de […]

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July 11, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

MCPS’ Answer for Substitute Teacher Shortage Met with Mixed Reviews

Montgomery County Public Schools are considering loosening the requirements for substitute teachers. Until now, Montgomery County has required potential substitutes to have at least a Bachelor’s degree or received certification from an accredited program. If the qualifications are lowered, individuals will need an Associate’s degree or a minimum of 60 college credits beginning in the […]

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December 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Officials Address Committee for Montgomery at Legislative Breakfast

Maryland and Montgomery County officials spoke at the Committee for Montgomery’s 2018 Annual Legislative Breakfast. The Committee for Montgomery consists of county leaders who promote policies to increase opportunities for county residents. More specifically, they support education policies and promote economic and infrastructure development that would benefit the county. At the breakfast, Senator Chris Van […]

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October 19, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Gala Honors Going Green

The 2018 Bethesda Magazine Green Awards were handed out at a gala Thursday night, highlighting efforts to increase sustainability. The winners are: Innovation Award: Business: Green Generation Solutions. The Bethesda-based company, founded in 2011, helps property owners reduce energy consumption. Innovation Award: Nonprofit: Audubon Naturalist Society. The Chevy Chase organization was chosen for its Creek […]

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November 13, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Bethesda Essay & Short Story Contest Open for Entries

As part of the Local Writer’s Showcase, which will take place April 19 – 20, 2018 the Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc. (BUP) invites local writers to enter the essay contest for a chance to win $500 and be published in Bethesda Magazine’s July/August  issue and honored at a special event on April 20, 2018. The […]

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October 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bethesda Green Honors Sustainable Businesses During Gala (VIDEO)

Bethesda Green, a local green business incubator, held its eighth annual Green Gala, in partnership with Bethesda Magazine, to honor organizations and businesses in the county for their sustainability initiatives. “Sustainability means acting in a way that provides for the needs of the current generation without sacrificing the ability of future generations to meet their needs,” Stu […]

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April 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Social and Scientific Systems Are MCAEL’s Adult Spelling Bee Champions (VIDEO)

For the second year in a row, Social and Scientific Systems won the adult spelling bee sponsored by the Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy on Wednesday evening. MCAEL promotes access to English language services across Montgomery County. The adult spelling bee is not only an annual fundraiser for the organization, but a way to […]

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March 30, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Spelling Bee Puts Competitors in non-English Speakers’ Shoes

It’s an annual fundraiser where native English speakers put themselves in the shoes of those who are not.  The Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy is hosing their fourth annual Grown-up Spelling Bee on April 5. “Learning and mastering English is a life-long process,” Monica Buitrago, community outreach coordinator for Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy […]

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