Col. Zadock Magruder High School

October 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cadets Attend Magruder’s JROTC’s Eagle Battalion Golf Event

More than 30 students involved in Magruder High School’s Army Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program came out to the first-ever Eagle Battalion Charity Golf Event at Blue Mash Golf Course in Laytonsville on Wednesday. The event was organized by the Eagle Battalion Booster Club, a nonprofit that raises money for the Army JROTC […]

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October 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 9 and people of the Jewish faith are continuing to celebrate Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. No School for MCPS Students: Since it’s Yom Kippur, […]

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September 20, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Eagle Battalion Charity Golf Event to Support Local JROTC

On Oct. 9 the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) in Montgomery County is hosting a charity golf event to help fund their program. The event will take place at Blue Mash Golf Course in Laytonsville, Maryland. All proceeds from the event benefit the Army JROTC program at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School, the […]

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April 4, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Rockville Skater Rachel Parsons Steps Back From Sport to Focus on Health

U.S. ice dancer Rachel Parsons, a Rockville native, announced Tuesday that she is stepping away from skating to focus on her health. “I’ve been struggling with an eating disorder for years now, and it’s not something I can keep ignoring or trying to manage on my own,” Parsons wrote in a statement posted on her […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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June 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, June 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Atlantic Hurricane Season: County officials provide safety tips to prepare for hurricanes and severe summer storms. 2. Blackmail Bitcoin Scam: Montgomery police alerts county residents not to be taken in by this scam. 3. Pool Safety focus: The 8th annual free Water […]

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November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPD Detectives Concerned About Missing Teen

Montgomery County Police Department detectives are reaching out to the public for help locating a missing Gaithersburg teen. According to the MCPD news website, 15-year-old Olivia Nadine Martin has been missing since November 7. Martin was last seen in a silver four-door sedan leaving Magruder High School in Derwood. The MCPD website posted a physical […]

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April 13, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

The “Relentless” Coach Paul Foringer

Lunch last week was my treat, Italian hoagies at Gemelli’s Italian Market in North Potomac. I spent the month of March in Florida and missed Quince Orchard’s basketball run to the state finals at the University of Maryland’s Xfinity Center. My luncheon guest was QO’s Coach Paul Foringer. I have known Paul for the better […]

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October 3, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

When eight is not enough

Seneca Valley’s football Coach Fred Kim cajoled his team huddled under the home field goal post before taking the field against Magruder. Under the posts Kim told the Screaming Eagles to “dispatch this team and make quick work of it”. He continued telling them that for tonight Seneca was the better team on the field. […]

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May 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda

14 MCPS Schools on the U.S. News ‘Best High Schools’ List

Fourteen Montgomery County Public High Schools made it on the 2015 Best High Schools list, published by U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday. Eleven MCPS high schools received a gold medal for being among the top 500 schools in the nation and three received a silver medal for being among the top 2,527, according to […]

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