Eastern Middle School

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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May 13, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Among those at the ceremonies in Rockville were, in front, left to right: Tom Kevhas, executive director of the Historical Society; Councilmember Phil Andrews; and Elizabeth Keaney, the program’s volunteer coordinator for the Historical Society.

History Day Winners (Photo)

Montgomery high school and middle school students who were selected as winners in the 2014 History Day competition sponsored by the Montgomery County Historical Society were honored by the County Council May 13. A significant number of the winners came from Eastern Middle School in Silver Spring and The Bullis School in Potomac.

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March 6, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Silver Spring Students Awarded in C-SPAN Competition

Two teams of Montgomery County students were honored in a national documentary competition sponsored by C-SPAN which encourages youth to produce short documentaries on issues of national importance.  This year, students used video cameras in the C-SPAN StudentCam documentary contest to answer the question, “what’s the most important issue U.S. Congress should consider in 2014?” […]

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May 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Keeping It Safe Student PSA Contest Results (Videos)

The Under Twenty-one Alcohol Prevention Coalition of Montgomery County sponsored the Keeping It Safe student video contest in January. Middle School and High School student teams were invited to create a 30 second public service announcement on the risks and dangers of under 21 alcohol use. The coalition received over 90 videos. Winners were announced […]

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April 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

MCM Student Volunteer Recognized by C-SPAN (Video)

Congratulations to Montgomery County resident and MCM volunteer Timothy Zhou for his second place middle school prize in C-SPAN’s Student Cam 2013 contest. An annual competition, C-SPAN invites middle school students (grades 6-8) and high school students (grades 9-12) to produce a five to eight minute documentary on a national issue. This year, students used […]

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February 4, 2013 | Staff Writer

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YAC to Testify at Takoma Park Meeting (Video)

The Young Activist Club will be giving public testimony at the Takoma Park City Council Meeting on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The students in the Young Activist Club are concerned about the health of people when they are exposed to polystyrene, a toxic product. They would like a ban of all polystyrene at […]

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