Burnt Mills Elementary School

February 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Board of Education Approves Major Building Plans at Burnt Mills Elementary, Poolesville High

Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education members unanimously approved plans for a new Burnt Mills Elementary School and a renovated Poolesville High School. Together, the projects will cost close to $100 million. During the BOE’s Jan. 28 meeting, board members listened to details about the proposed work which includes completely tearing down and building […]

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September 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Employee Faces Sex Charges

A man who worked at a child care company and for Montgomery County Public Schools faces sex charges, Montgomery County police said Monday. Thomas Henry Ridges, 38, of Chase Terrace in Beltsville, has been charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a minor and a fourth-degree sexual offense, according to online court records. Police […]

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March 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Action in Montgomery Advocates for After School Programs (PHOTOS)

Over 200 people turned out for a meeting at Gaithersburg Elementary School on Monday night to discuss funding for the Child First after school program. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and Montgomery County Councilmember Sidney Katz attended the meeting to hear concerns from parents and advocates. Child First is an initiative organized by AIM, Montgomery County […]

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