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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 11., Christmas is in 14 days, and here’s five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich Listening Session: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting a listening session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Poolesville High School. Watch the session live, here. 2. Toy Drive: The Burtonsville Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an […]

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December 10, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 10 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Dec. 10. Hanukkah ends tonight, and there are 15 days till Christmas. 1. Gaithersburg Meets: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. The city will get annual reports from the Multicultural Affairs, Cultural Arts, Economic and Business Development and the Olde Towne Advisory committees. You can find the agenda […]

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December 5, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 5, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Hanukkah Block Party: Shaare Torah and Shaare Torah Early Childhood Center are hosting a number of block parties in different Montgomery County neighborhoods to celebrate Hanukkah together. Today the celebration is coming to Main Street in Gaithersburg. Festivities begin at 6 […]

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December 4, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 4 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 4, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Newly Elected Council In Session: Today is the first day the new County Council will convene in session. The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. Read the agenda for the meeting here. 2. Chanukah Fire Truck Events: It’s the third day of Chanukah […]

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December 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Monday, Dec. 3, and it’s Inauguration Day for county government. 1. The Inauguration: Marc Elrich will be sworn in as Montgomery County’s new county executive and the nine members of the County Council will be sworn in today, in a ceremony that starts at 11 a.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. There’s […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 28, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. See a fun holiday musical: Based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, Elf the Musical is playing at the Olney Theatre. You can buy tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee, or purchase tickets for the 8 p.m. show. You won’t want […]

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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 27 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 27, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Get to know your County Exec-elect: Marc Elrich is holding a listening session tonight at East County Community Center in Silver Spring from 7:30 – 9 p.m. 2. Council is in session: Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 2:30 p.m. The meetings […]

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November 21, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Nov. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 21, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. School’s Out: Today is an early release day for all Montgomery County Public Schools students. 2. Take a Hike: The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club is hosting a five-mile hike at Seneca Creek State Park from 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The […]

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