May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council Recognizes Montgomery’s Top Science Talent (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council members recognized three high school students for being among the among the top 40 national finalists in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search competition. During the ceremony, Whitman High School student Rohan Dalvi (see photo) explained the project he worked on to aid Georgetown University researchers in developing a faster and more […]

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November 28, 2016 | Elaine Blackman

Harry’s Complaint Letters Didn’t Go Viral – Until Now

While preparing today’s blog post, I happen to pick up an AARP “Bulletin” newspaper with an article titled “How to Complain”. It suggests we can post our complaint on Twitter. On Twitter and other social media a complaint can “go viral”, and the company – whose products or services disappointed us – can see it, […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

The Class of 2016 Graduates in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Over 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students are graduating as part of the Class of 2016. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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May 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts County Report This Week, which includes reports on the budget, a crime spike in Germantown, Water Safety Day and much more. You can watch the show, below:

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April 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Firefighters Rescue Dog in Silver Spring (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

UPDATED April 19 It took over seven hours but Montgomery County firefighters have successfully rescued a small dog from a a six-inch pipe  that was buried about 12′ below ground, according to a Montgomery County fire official. Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the call for help came in from the Pomeranian’s owner around 6:30 p.m. […]

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December 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Latin Dance Competition (VIDEO)

The annual Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Latin Dance competition was recently held at the Music Center at Strathmore. Dozens of energetic dancers took the stage to compete in both couple and team categories. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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September 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

Photo of Richard Montgomery High School

Thirteen MCPS High Schools Have National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Montgomery County Public Schools has 133 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists this year coming from 13 of the county’s high schools. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in the spring. The competition is sponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The MCPS semifinalists come from 13 high schools: Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Montgomery […]

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July 8, 2014 | Staff Writer

Top High Schools (PHOTO)

The 2014 U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools rankings included 11 Montgomery County schools that were ranked among the best in Maryland. Those schools were recognized for their achievements by the County Council on July 8. At the ceremonies in Rockville were, left to right: Councilmember Phil Andrews; Board of Education members Christopher […]

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March 12, 2014 | Staff Writer

Blair Student Finishes 10th, Intel Science Talent Seach

Ishaun S. Datta, a student at Montgomery Blair High School, took top honors in the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search, one of the most rigorous and prestigious science competitions for high school students in the nation.  Datta finished 10th overall in the competition, which culminated Tuesday night, and receives a $20,000 award. Datta was one […]

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