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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

138 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifnalists in the 2020 competition Tuesday. 138 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Richard Montgomery (39), Montgomery Blair (36), […]

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September 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Maestra Puertorriqueña Nominada como Finalista al Premio Maestra del Año de Maryland

La puertorriqueña Madeline Hanington, maestra de desarrollo de facultad en Hallie Wells Middle School en Clarksburg, ha sido seleccionada como finalista para el premio Maestra del Año de Maryland 2019-2020. El Departamento de Educación del estado Maryland nombró a Hanington y a otros seis educadores a través del estado como finalistas, así reveló a través […]

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September 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hallie Wells Educator Named Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Madeline Hanington, a staff development teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg, is a finalist for the 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year Award. Hanington, named the 2019-2020 Montgomery County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year in April at the annual Champions for Children celebration, is continuing to earn recognition as an educator, as […]

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August 31, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Introduces Brand New Snowden Farm Elementary School in Clarksburg

School bells will be ringing for Montgomery County Public School Students on Tuesday. Yolanda Allen, who is the Principal of the newly opened Snowden Farm Elementary School in Clarksburg says they expect about 650 students this year. The school will come with a lot of cool features, all of them geared towards encouraging students to […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Strong Storms Displace Two Families

Lightning strikes cause at least two house fires Thursday evening Strong storms passed through Montgomery County Thursday evening, resulting in numerous collisions, a motorcycle crash, wires down, and two house fires, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue (MCFRS) spokesman Pete Piringer. Thursday about 7:45 p.m. MCFRS responded to a report of a house fire […]

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August 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries Sustained in Clarksburg Collision

Update (Aug. 21): Montgomery County Police said the motorcycle collision on Frederick Road (MD 355) near Comus Road in Clarksburg is now fatal. Jeremy Cross, the 22-year-old motorcyclist from Silver Spring, died from injuries he sustained in the collision, police say. The Collision Reconstruction Unit is continuing to investigate this incident and urge anyone with information […]

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August 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 16 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 16. 1. Moonlight Movies at the Mansion:  It’s movie night in Gaithersburg. Bring a blanked and enjoy The Greatest Showman under the stars on the front lawn of Kentlands Mansion from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Admission and […]

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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Animal Adoption Fees Waived for ‘Clear the Shelters’ Event

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is waiving adoption fees this weekend. Clear the Shelters is a nationwide pet adoption initiative whose goal is to find animals good homes. The event will take place on Aug. 17 at the county’s animal services and adoption center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood, and will […]

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August 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

NWS Issues Flood Warning for Central Montgomery County Wednesday

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning until 9 p.m. for central Montgomery County. According to the warning, up to two inches of rain have already fallen over a large area. Additional rainfall amouts of one to three inces are possible. The locations that will experience flooding include Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Montgomery Village, North […]

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August 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central Montgomery County Wednesday

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning from now until 2:45 p.m. for  portions of Montgomery County, including Germantown, Rockville, Gaithersburg, Olney, Damascus, Clarksburg, Aspen Hill, Potomac, North Bethesda, Montgomery Village, North Potomac, Great Falls, Wheaton-Glenmont, and Wheaton. This storm may have wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and […]

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