clarksburg high

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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April 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate ‘Possible Threat’ to Clarksburg High

The principal of Clarksburg High School sent a message to parents and students today following a “possible threat” to the school that was reportedly posted on Instagram. According to principal Stephen Whiting, Montgomery County police officers are investigating and have determined there is “no credible danger.” When asked for more information, MCPS spokesperson Derek Turner […]

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June 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Clarksburg Community Forum Postponed Because of Tragic Car Crash

UPDATED 6.8.16 In light of a tragic car accident late last night that killed three Clarksburg High School students, Montgomery County officials have announced that the Community Forum for the North County Aquatic and Recreation Center and Senior Center scheduled for this evening is postponed. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date. The @MoCoRec […]

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March 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Vehicle in Clarksburg

UPDATED A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Wednesday night in Clarksburg, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer. It happened at 7:42 p.m. in the 22700 block of Frederick road. Montgomery County Police said the preliminary investigation indicates that a 2002 Volkswagen Golf TDI was traveling northbound on […]

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January 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

Children of the Dream Awards (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, the Children of the Dream awards are announced at the Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute and celebration at Strathmore. Meet Ekiomoado Olumese of Poolesville High, Malachi Stoll of Walt Whitman High and the Dance Marathon Group at Clarksburg High. Related posts:      

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January 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Strathmore (Photos & Video)

UPDATED This is the 20th year that Montgomery County has celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a formal tribute and musical celebration at Strathmore. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can watch the entire two-hour program on the Montgomery Channel 21 beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 26. Here is […]

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September 6, 2013 | Nancy Frieder

College Application Essays Shouldn’t be a Hail Mary Pass

School is back in session, and football season opens tonight! Excitement fills the air! I live close enough to Quince Orchard High School to hear the band practicing in mid-afternoon. Tonight avid members of the QO community will flaunt their Spirit Wear at the opening game, at home, against Clarksburg. The community support QO receives […]

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May 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Keeping It Safe Student PSA Contest Results (Videos)

The Under Twenty-one Alcohol Prevention Coalition of Montgomery County sponsored the Keeping It Safe student video contest in January. Middle School and High School student teams were invited to create a 30 second public service announcement on the risks and dangers of under 21 alcohol use. The coalition received over 90 videos. Winners were announced […]

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April 24, 2013 | Staff Writer

Dancing For Brain Cancer Research (Photos & Video)

On Feb. 8, 41 Clarksburg High School students and six teachers serving as chaperones danced the night away. The main purpose was to raise money for research in memory of Clarksburg freshman Sam Moore, who died last August at age 15 after a long battle with a brain tumor. The all-night dance marathon raised $19,595 […]

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April 7, 2013 | Staff Writer

Cougar Relays (Photos)

The Cougar relays were held on April 6 at Quince Orchard High School. The track meet begins with the annual “Devil Takes the Hindmost” event. Dressed as the devil, QOHS Coach Seann Pelkey tracks the runners until a winner emerges. For the second year in a row, Caroline Beakes of Bethesda-Chevy Chase won the girls […]

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