March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police and MCPS Officials Address Rockville High PTSA Following Rape Report (VIDEO)

UPDATED: The Rockville High PTSA met Tuesday night receiving a presentation from Montgomery County Police officers and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials about safety and security at Rockville High School. Principal Billie-Jean Bensen began the meeting and she explained that it would be structured in three parts. She said parents were going to hear from […]

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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Remembering Dr. Ulder Tillman (VIDEO)

UPDATED 1.10.17 Funeral services have been announced for Dr. Ulder Tillman. A viewing will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Kensington. The service will follow at 11 a.m. on Jan. 13. For more information, visit the county’s website, here. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County is […]

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January 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Leggett Releases Statement Following Death of Dr. Ulder Tillman

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett released the following statement about the passing of County Health Officer Dr. Ulder Tillman: “I am profoundly sad to announce that Dr. Ulder Tillman, who served 13 years as our County’s health officer and chief of Public Health Services, died this afternoon. “Dr. Tillman was a wise and ardent champion […]

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March 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Dr. DeRionne Pollard, President of Montgomery College, delivers State of the College address April 11, 2012

Montgomery College President to Deliver “State of the College” Address on April 2

Save the date: April 2nd. That’s when Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard is scheduled to deliver the “State of the College” address at 11 a.m. in room 151 of the Bioscience Education Center on the Germantown campus. The topic will be “Achieving the Promise,” and Dr. Pollard will discuss the joint goals of closing […]

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December 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

MCPS to Launch Open Data Portal

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is preparing to launch a new open data portal in January that will allow the public to search, sort, and download a variety of information about the district. According to Superintendent Joshua Starr, OpenDataMCPS will launch on January 5, 2015 and will include the Superintendent’s Recommended Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 […]

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August 1, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Dr. Robert Garry

Fighting the Ebola Outbreak from MoCo (VIDEO)

It’s the worse Ebola outbreak ever. In this MyMCMedia extra, Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University tells MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke earlier this summer about a Montgomery County based company that is helping fight the Ebola outbreak and Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF). You can find out more about Zalgen labs here. Related:

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June 10, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Starr Recommends Against Proposed Changes in Bell Times

Superintendent Joshua P. Starr is recommending that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) not move forward with proposed changes to school starting and ending times, also known as bell times, citing implementation costs of more than $20 million and mixed feedback from the community. While he does not plan to include the additional funding in his […]

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January 21, 2014 | Sonya Burke

A Day to Reflect (Video)

In this short video clip, Montgomery County Councilmember Hans Riemer tells us what Martin Luther King, Jr. Day means to him: Related posts:      

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September 27, 2013 | Sonya Burke

“A Musical Experience” (Photos & Video)

Some University of Maryland students and their professor helped lead an introduction to music composition for a third grade class at Stedwick Elementary in Montgomery Village on Sept. 24. The students and their professor were invited by third grade teacher Mary Ruth McGinn, who was looking for some outside help in teaching her students about […]

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