Elementary School

September 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Safety Patrol Back in Full Force at Cashell Elementary

The safety patrol was out Tuesday morning to help Cashell Elementary School students make their way back to the classroom for the first day of classes. Check out these photos of students arriving at school in Rockville.

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November 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPS Implements Changes to Elementary School Report Cards

MCPS has made some changes to elementary report cards for the 2017-2018 school year. In a recent video on the MCPSTV YouTube channel, MCPS’ director of elementary curriculum Ms. Niki Hazel, explained the changes. “We found it necessary to make changes to the report cards because over the last five or six years as we […]

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April 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Jimmy Fallon Surprises Fields Road Elementary with a Donation (VIDEO)

Fields Road Elementary School was featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Friday night. That’s because the Gaithersburg-based school recently raised over $13,000 during a record-breaking Read-A-Thon, and the fundraiser caught the attention of Fallon because of its “Egg Roulette” video starring the school’s principals. On Friday night’s show, Fallon played a clip […]

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March 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Phone Threats at Two Schools, Four Schools Shelter in Place Students

Montgomery County police officers are investigating two phone threats that were made to Argyle Middle and East Silver Spring Elementary schools earlier today. According to police spokesperson Lucille Baur, the first call was received around 9:30 a.m. at Argyle Middle School and included some kind of reference to the Connecticut Avenue area. Montgomery County Public […]

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August 30, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Leaders to Celebrate First Day of School at Wheaton Woods Elementary

The first day of school is Aug. 31, and Montgomery County officials want to get off on the right foot. On Monday, at 10:30 a.m., a news conference to talk about strategic priorities for the upcoming year, school improvements, increasing on student enrollment, and Capital Improvement Program (CIP) needs for Montgomery County Public Schools, is scheduled to […]

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June 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Principal Emphasizes Reading Over Homework (VIDEOS)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg Elementary School Principal Stephanie Brant stresses the importance of reading. She also explains how the school replaced homework with reading:

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June 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Principal Brings Book Mobile to Her Gaithersburg Students (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gaithersburg Elementary School Principal Stephanie Brant tells us how she keeps her students reading over the summer. Brant has created a book mobile that she drives to her students’ neighborhoods twice a week to make sure her students have books to read at home. If you would like to donate […]

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June 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Still Looking for a Summer Camp?

You can still sign up for a a few of the City of Gaithersburg’s summer camps. The camps are designed for elementary and middle school aged students and they are offered at several locations throughout the city of Gaithersburg. The city camps offer a variety of activities including sports, team challenges, games, special events, arts […]

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March 13, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Executive Ike Leggett Visits Seven Locks Elementary School (VIDEO)

This week, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett visited Seven Locks Elementary School. The executive was invited as a guest speaker to impart some civic lessons about what he does in county government and also to talk about some of his life experiences. He even signed some autographs. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County […]

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October 16, 2014 | Krista Brick

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New Elementary School Slated for Clarksburg Village

A new elementary school is recommended for the Clarksburg Village community to handle the large influx of new students in that area of the county. Superintendent Joshua Starr released his recommendation Wednesday for a site in Clarksburg to meet that need. His recommendation is in line with a site selection advisory committee who suggested the […]

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