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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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November 30, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Six Honorees Inducted Into Montgomery County’s Human Rights Hall of Fame

Montgomery County’s Department of Human Rights inducted six new honorees into the Human Rights Hall of Fame at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Indeed, the award recognizes individuals who made sacrifices to combat discrimination and promote inclusion. The theme for this years celebration was “Diversity is Working For Our County.” The inductees […]

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November 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Six Residents to be Inducted into Human Rights Hall of Fame

Recognized for their visionary leadership, achievements and their efforts to eliminate discrimination, six residents will be inducted to the 2018 Human Rights Hall of Fame by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights at a reception on Nov. 29. The theme for this year’s event is Diversity is Working for Our County. The event, which […]

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November 2, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Nov. 2 in Montgomery County

Happy Friday! Here are five things to know today, Nov. 2, in Montgomery County 1. Mobile STEM Lab: The Curiosity Cube™ will be making three stops in Montgomery County through Monday, Nov. 5. Today the lab will be at the Boys and Girls Club in Germantown from 3 to 6 p.m. 2. MCM Football Coverage: MCM’s Friday Night […]

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October 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 27 to Honor Pittsburgh Victims

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from Saturday, Oct. 27 to sunset on Oct. 31 in solemn respect for the victims of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff […]

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October 19, 2018 | Laura Rowles

Second MBT Location Opens in Clarksburg

If you are looking for a ballet studio in Montgomery County, then you’re in luck; Metropolitan Ballet Theatre & Academy’s (MBT) Clarksburg location is currently enrolling students. “We are excited to expand into the Upcounty region with MBT’s well-known, exceptional dance education programs and outreach,” says Anita Anderson, President of MBT’s Board of Directors. “Our […]

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October 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 7 in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 7 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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August 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug. 31 – Sept. 3

Glen Echo Park is the place to be this weekend with the 48th Annual Labor Day Art Show, Saturday’s open house featuring free classes and demonstrations, and Monday’s showcase of Irish music and dance. The popular Kentlands/Lakelands 5K race takes place Saturday. Kensington celebrates the Labor Day holiday weekend with their annual art show and […]

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August 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Back to School Countdown: It’s Student Orientation Day for MCPS middle and high school students. 2. BOE Meets: The Board of Education meets in Rockville today. Find the agenda, here. 3. Cone with a Cop: Montgomery County Police department’s fourth district will host […]

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August 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug. 24-26

Got weekend plans? Sunday is your last chance to see Adventure Theatre’s world-premeire production of Tinker Bell in Glen Echo Park. Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County for Aug. 24-26: Friday, Aug. 24  Outdoor Film Festival: Black Panther The 22nd annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival continues through Sunday, Aug. 24-26 at Strathmore. The […]

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