Eastern Middle School

October 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Blair Principal Announces Sudden Death of Student

A twelfth-grade student at Montgomery Blair High School died unexpectedly Monday. Renay Johnson, principal of Blair, tweeted a letter sent home to the school community on Tuesday evening. In the letter, Johnson confirmed the passing of 18-year-old Moses Hailom. “For those of you who knew Moses, we ask that you remember and celebrate his life. […]

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May 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 22 in Montgomery County

We’re officially halfway through the week! It’s Wednesday, May 22 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. 4Business Public Hearing: County Executive Marc Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz are continuing their 4Business series tonight from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Here’s more information. 2. Navarro […]

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March 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Students Awarded First Place in National C-Span Competition

Thirty-nine teams of Montgomery County students were honored in a national documentary competition sponsored by C-SPAN, the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, which encourages youth to produce short documentaries on issues of national importance. Participants, grades 6th through 12th, created five to seven minute-long video documentaries to answer the question, “what does it mean to be […]

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January 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Poolesville High, Eastern Middle Students Honored at Maryland State House

The Maryland State House honored 10 high school and middle school students from Poolesville High School and Eastern Middle School on Monday. The students were recognized for awards and honors they received at the 2018 National History Day competition in June 2018. Last year, over 3,000 students from around the world competed in the academic competition […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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March 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Eastern Middle School Students Honored for Documentaries on Social Issues (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

More than 30 students at Eastern Middle School were recognized on Wednesday for winning C-SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition titled, “StudentCam.” “We’ve had a lot of winners from Eastern which is why we’re here to recognize them in front of their families, friends and peers,” Doug Hemmig, spokesperson for C-SPAN said. C-SPAN’s StudentCam competition […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up and hold onto your hat! It’s going to be cold and breezy today. Cool and breezy today! Temps falling over the next few hours; the map shows the max temps expected after 8AM today. #dcwx #mdwx #vawx #wvwx pic.twitter.com/fa66aekmUM — […]

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February 18, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Lorette Farris headlines Small Business University’s networking event at MCM today. You can watch this event live streamed on the MyMCMedia website. 2. The Montgomery County Board of Education is meeting with Blair Cluster schools tonight at 7 p.m. at Eastern Middle […]

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March 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

The Search for the Next MCPS Superintendent (VIDEO)

This month, parents, students, and community members attended public forums to share their views on what they wish to see in the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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July 3, 2014 | Sonya Burke

13-Year Old Struck and Killed at Soccer Game

UPDATED at 1:30 p.m., July 3: A Silver Spring woman who does not have a Maryland driver’s license was behind the wheel of the car that struck and killed a 13-year-old girl as she watched a soccer game at Eastern Middle School, police said in a news release Thursday. Police said Esperanza O. Vasquez, 33 of the 800 […]

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