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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan Receives Award at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Amy Tan won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Achievement in American Literature at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival at Glenview Mansion in Rockville on Saturday. Tan is the 24th to be honored at the festival. During the festival, Tan was interviewed by her friend and fellow writer, Mark Childress. Childress told MyMCMedia that […]

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August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Student and Mother Die in Car Wreck in Charles County

Maryland State Police (MSP) from the LaPlata Barrack are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed two people in Charles County on July 27. Police say that 15-year-old Halimatou Diallo and her mother, 49-year-old Fatoumata Binta Diakite, died in the wreck. The two lived in Silver Spring and Diallo was a student at Paint Branch High […]

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May 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Officials Call National High School Rankings List ‘Inaccurate’

MCPS Says U.S. News & World Report Has ‘Discrepancy’ in School Data Montgomery County Public Schools emailed families Wednesday evening about U.S. News and World Report‘s 2019 national high school rankings list. School officials are claiming that the data U.S. News & World Report used to compile the list is faulty. In the email, MCPS […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Churchill Student Hospitalized After Vaping THC

A student at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac was hospitalized Tuesday after ingesting “THC through a vaping device,” according to a letter emailed home from Principal Brandice Heckert. The National Institute of Drug Abuse says that “[t]he main psychoactive (mind-altering) chemical in marijuana, responsible for most of the intoxicating effects that people seek, is […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Superintendent Says Schools Are Not ‘Desensitized’ to Hate

Jack Smith, the superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools, addressed the recent acts of hate that have occurred in the high schools. Since December, there have been four known instances of hate at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, and Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. Richard Montgomery’s principal confirmed that in January, the school […]

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December 17, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich to Visit Potomac for Listening Session

County Executive Marc Elrich is visiting Churchill High School in Potomac tonight from 7:30 t0 9 p.m for his listening session. After this visit, Elrich will bring his listening tour to Kensington, making it his final session of the calendar year. Thursday, December 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Mill […]

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February 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

High School Ice Hockey: Churchill Over Wootton, 4-2, at Rockville Ice Arena

In high school ice hockey action on Friday night, it was the Churchill Bulldogs over the Wootton Patriots, 4-2, at the Rockville Ice Arena. Churchill is ranked number one and Wootton number two in the Maryland Student Hockey League for their conference (Montgomery Hockey Conference Montgomery 1). Next up for Churchill is a Feb. 7 […]

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October 27, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

County Golf Stars at State Championship (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County High Schools in the 3A/4A division took many top honors this week in the MPSSAA State Golf Championship. Over the period of three days the University of Maryland Golf Course hosted the state championship with the 3A/4A playing on Monday, 1A/2A playing on Tuesday and the top low score finishers all competing on […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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Churchill High School Makes Top 100 Schools in the Country List

Winston Churchill High School has been named one of the top 100 schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report.  The Montgomery County school is number 75 on the annual list that ranks schools on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college. These rankings identify the top-performing […]

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January 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

High School Ice Hockey: Churchill Over Whitman, 4-1, at Rockville Ice Arena (PHOTOS)

In high school ice hockey action on Friday night, it was the Churchill Bulldogs over the Whitman Vikings, 4-1, at the Rockville Ice Arena. According to The Washington Post, Churchill is ranked number three. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured these photos of the game, below: Final. 4-1 Churchill over Whitman in Ice Hockey. @HockeyMSHL @mymcmedia @DawgsSports […]

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