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September 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

231 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has 231 semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition this year from 16 of the county’s high schools. The semifinalists will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in the spring. The competition is sponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The semifinalists attend 16 high schools: Bethesda-Chevy Chase, […]

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August 27, 2021 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Parts of Montgomery County

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 3,15 p.m. for portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Poolesville, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Redland, Great Falls, Boyds, Wheaton-Glenmont, Wheaton, and Clarksburg. Winds may gust up to 60 mph and may cause […]

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June 23, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Montgomery Parks Adds Selfie Stands Throughout the County

In celebration of National Selfie Day on Monday, Montgomery Parks announced the installation of 16 new selfie stands at 13 scenic park locations. The wooden stands have two different ledges that allow for pictures to be taken at different heights for individual selfies or group photos. “While there is no shortage of beautiful scenery throughout […]

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June 2, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, June 2, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 2 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Graduations Begin: High school graduations begin today for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students. Ceremonies will take place on home school campuses, and June 17 is the last day for graduations. Families are invited to share their graduate’s […]

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June 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, June 1, in Montgomery County

After a long weekend, it is the first week of June. Summer is getting closer and many high school students are already out of school. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Superintendent Retires: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith has officially retired. Starting today Deputy Superintendent Monifa McKnight serves […]

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May 28, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 28, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County Reopens: Montgomery County lifted its COVID-19 restrictions today at 6 a.m. Capacity limits are no longer in place and the county will follow any state requirements or restrictions. Face coverings must still be worn on public transportation, in […]

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May 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Clinics:  Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at six testing sites today, and 10 sites this weekend. Montgomery County clinics are now vaccinating Marylanders age 12 and older. Appointments may be made online here. […]

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May 20, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, May 20, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, May 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics: There are four COVID-19 vaccine clinics scheduled today throughout the county. Click here to view locations and make an appointment. ☀ Good morning! There are #COVID19 vaccine clinics scheduled today around Montgomery County for your convenience. 💻 […]

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May 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5 Things to Know Today, May 19, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 19, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly County COVID-19 Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 […]

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May 18, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, May 18, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 18, and it is National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. Learn about the HIV vaccine development on the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ website. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  The Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. today. […]

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