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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Resources Available to Assist Residents Affected by Federal Shutdown

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a list of resources for residents affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Navarro encourages all residents impacted negatively by the shutdown to seek assistance. She also encourages residents who can afford to do so, to give to fundraising efforts to support those experiencing financial hardship. “As bills […]

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September 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with school news. County schools began the new school year on Sept. 5 with record enrollment. There are also reports on mass shooter training for Montgomery College students and faculty, improvements to Stringtown Road in Clarksburg, and more. Watch the show in […]

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September 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 for Sept. 1-7

Our stories Top 10 stories over the past week ran the gamut: From Dr. Jack Smith’s salary increase to a political story involving Republican county executive candidate Robin Ficker and the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce.

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September 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New School Year Starts with Record Enrollment (VIDEO)

The start of the 2017-2018 school year kicked off  Tuesday for Montgomery County Public Schools with more than 2,000 new students, two new language immersion programs, 950 new teachers and 26 principals, and record enrollment. According to Dr. Jack Smith, superintendent for MCPS, more than 161,000 students are enrolled this school year: the largest enrollment […]

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May 5, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Jack Smith Discusses Security in Wake of Developments in Rockville High Case (VIDEO)

In the wake of Friday’s announcement that charges had been dropped in the Rockville High School rape case, School Superintendent Jack Smith met with the members of the media. Here’s the video of his discussion with MyMCMedia.org: School Board President Michael Durso said the incident brings home the fact that school safety is important, whether […]

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March 20, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Superintendent Addresses Security in Wake of Rape Arrests at Rockville High

In an open letter on the Montgomery County Public Schools website, Superintendent Jack Smith said the school system cannot provide any more information about an alleged rape that took place at Rockville High School. “I know community members have many questions about this serious incident. To ensure we do not unintentionally prejudice an ongoing investigation, MCPS […]

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February 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith Discusses Federal Executive Orders (VIDEO)

At a recent visit to Silver Spring International Middle School with Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, MyMCMedia caught up with Montgomery County Public School Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith to discuss his reaction the recent federal executive orders signed by President Donald Trump regarding immigration. You can hear Dr. Smith’s response in this MyMCMedia Extra video:  

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December 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Find out what happened in Montgomery County this week by watching the latest episode of County Report This Week.  Lorna Virgili hosts this week’s show, which includes reports on a new law to improve tenant and landlord relations, a bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, the proposed schools operating budget […]

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September 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Superintendent Jack Smith Traverses the County on the First Day of School (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools district welcomed the largest enrollment in its history this year and there’s a new superintendent in charge. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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March 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Board of Education Approves Jack Smith as New Superintendent of Schools

The Montgomery County Board of Education approved the appointment of Jack Smith as superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools on Tuesday, March 8. According to a news release, Smith’s contract spans four-years and includes, a $275,000 salary per year, $40,000 of deferred compensation, and $19,875 toward his retirement plan. Smith will also receive additional benefits […]

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