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October 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 2 in Montgomery County

Happy Wednesday! According to the Capital Weather Gang at The Washington Post, there’s a chance that today could be the hottest day ever on record in October in this area. Anyway, it’s Oct. 2 and here are five things worth knowing in Montgomery County. 1. City of Rockville Candidates Debate: Today from 1 to 2:30 […]

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September 15, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Blake Stuns Sherwood in Overtime 22-21

Friday the 13th was a lucky day for the football Bengals of Blake High School.  The luck came in the form of a late fourth-quarter block of a Sherwood punt that resulted in a touchdown.  The two-point conversion that followed tied the game 14-14.  Blake trailed the entire game but when it mattered they came […]

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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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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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September 22, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Blake High School Dominates Poolesville High School 42-6 Friday Night

The Blake Bengal defense established its dominance from the first moments of Friday night’s contest as they played host to the Falcons of Poolesville.  When the Bengal defense pushed the Falcons back to near the goal line you knew what was going to happen next.  The first two points (a safety) Blake would score resulted […]

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July 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Adventist Healthcare Student Mental Wellness PSA Contest Results

The results are in for Montgomery Community Media’s Mental Wellness student video contest sponsored by Adventist Healthcare. The video contest challenged youth in middle school and high school to create an original Public Service Announcement (PSA) that highlights the mental wellness issues impacting their lives. Examples of those issues inlcude bullying, depression, stress, anxiety, and […]

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October 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Unity Walk Will Bring Faith Communities Together

Faith communities from across Montgomery County are partnering with the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington and the County Executive’s Faith Community Advisory Council to host a resource fair and unity walk on Oct. 8. The resource fair will include voter-registration opportunities; basic human rights information; getting involved with programs welcoming refugees and immigrants; and a […]

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November 16, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Students Continue Anti-Trump Protests

High school students across Montgomery County continue to protest President-elect Donald Trump. Officials from the Montgomery County Public Schools have confirmed these schools that had a walk out or some sort of manifestations Wednesday morning: Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville Seneca Valley High School in Germantown Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg Paint Branch High […]

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February 24, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Montgomery College, USG and MCPS Help Students Succeed Under ACES Program

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) and Montgomery College are working together to help students excel in school. Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success or ACES, is a program aimed towards high school juniors and seniors as well as college students. The ACES program provides access to academic coaches for 1,710 […]

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March 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Local Teens Win Choose Respect Public Service Announcement Contest (VIDEO)

Five Montgomery County students won prizes for their public service announcements at the sixth annual Choose Respect Conference. Dozens of students from local Montgomery County high schools produced public service announcements bringing attention to the dangers of dating abuse. Cash awards, donated by Verizon Wireless, were presented to the five winning entries at the sixth […]

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