Col. Zadok Magruder High School

October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

157 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists in the 2021 competition Wednesday, Sept. 9. 157 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 Montgomery Blair (39), Richard […]

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July 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Sarah Cooper, That Woman From TikTok Lip-Syncing to Trump, Grew Up in Rockville

Comedian Sarah Cooper is taking the world by storm one TikTok at a time. The year 2020 has come with a number of unexpected twists and turns. It’s a year of grief for the country because of the coronavirus and racial unrest, but despite the hardships,  Cooper is keeping people laughing. Many in Montgomery County […]

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June 25, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Magruder Students Petition for School Name Change

Students at Colonel Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood are petitioning the Montgomery County Board of Education to change their school name after discovering their namesake was a slaveowner. The petition comes a little over a week after Richard Montgomery High School students launched a similar initiative that garnered over 3,100 signatures. “Our high school […]

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June 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Announces Virtual Graduation Ceremonies (See Full List Here)

COVID-19 has caused a disruption in many festivities, including graduation ceremonies. To honor their graduates, Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a virtual universal graduation on June 7 at 6 p.m. This ceremony can be viewed on MCPS-TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36, RCN 89) and on NBC COZI TV (Broadcast Digital 4-2 and on Cable). […]

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March 20, 2020 | Veronica Canales

MCPS Expands Food Distribution

Montgomery County Public Schools has expanded its food service during the COVID-19 emergency. MCPS had established various locations where children up to 18 years old and MCPS students could receive grab-and-go meals. As an additional step, they will begin backpack distribution at many schools in the county, including Damascus High School, Quince Orchard High School […]

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February 3, 2020 | Daryl Schultz

BLOG: Watkins Mill Boys Defeat Magruder in Crucial 3A Game

Watkins Mill High School, Montgomery Village, Jan. 31, 2020 The game at Watkins Mill Friday night brought back memories of basketball games I coached in that very gym years ago. The biggest difference between then and now wasn’t how hard both teams competed. That was very apparent. The very noticeable difference was once upon a […]

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November 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Maestro de Magruder es Acusado por Abusar Sexualmente a Estudiante

La policía del condado de Montgomery arrestó a un maestro de la escuela secundaria Magruder por presuntamente abusar sexualmente a una estudiante de 17 años. Una declaración policial identificó al maestro como Peter Mason, de 42 años, de New Market. Mason enseña educación especial en Magruder y ha sido empleado de las Escuelas Públicas del […]

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November 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

UPDATE: Magruder Teacher Charged with Sexually Abusing Student

Montgomery County police arrested a Magruder High School teacher for allegedly sexually abusing a 17-year-old female victim who was a daily student in his class. A police statement identified the teacher as 42-year-old Peter Mason of New Market. Mason teaches special education at Magruder and has been employed by Montgomery County Public Schools since 2011. […]

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November 5, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Investigan a Maestro de Magruder por “Conducta Inapropiada” con Estudiante

Según Leroy Evans, director de Magruder, un maestro de la escuela secundaria Coronel Zadok Magruder en Derwood esta suspendido debido a “acusaciones de conducta inapropiada” con un estudiante. Evans envió un correo electrónico el lunes sobre las acusaciones  y señaló que las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery “están cooperando completamente con el Departamento de […]

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