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October 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Showcases Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Opportunities Saturday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and educational partners are hosting a STEM Festival Showcase from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Northwood High School. Science, technology, engineering and math hands-on activities as well as demonstrations for students in all grades will be the focus of this family-friendly event that is free and open […]

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September 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Cashell Elementary School Welcomes Olympic Champion Helen Maroulis Home (VIDEO)

Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis recently visited Cashell Elementary School in Rockville to share her story with students. Maroulis is a former student of the school and received a warm welcome from students and teachers. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Ride On Food Drive Collects Over 6,000 Pounds of Food for Manna Food Center

Passengers on Montgomery County’s Ride On bus system donated 6,258 pounds of food this year during the annual “Give and Ride” food drive that took place during the week of April 24. You may remember that bus passengers received free rides by donating canned or nonperishable food for Montgomery County school students. “Every year, Ride […]

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December 1, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Officials Plan to Retest 26 Schools for Radon

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials say they plan to retest 26 schools and the Lathrop Smith Environmental Education Center and the Rocking Horse Road Center for radon after elevated radon levels were reported. So far, there is no word on when the retesting will take place. According to information posted on the MCPS website, the […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Take a Stroll at Brown Station Elementary Before Modernization Begins

Montgomery County residents are invited to take one last stroll through Brown Station Elementary School on Nov. 21st before the building is closed for modernization. Principal Mary Jo Powell is inviting the community to walk the halls and reminisce with friends at the 46-year-old building between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday. The school […]

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August 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Meet Sherman Ealey: A Gaithersburg Crossing Guard for 25 Years (VIDEO)

There are plenty of folks who stay at their jobs for 25 years but, in this story, Susan Kenedy catches up with a gentleman who has also touched thousands of lives during the quarter century he has spent helping students cross the road safely in the city of Gaithersburg. Visit our PEG partner County Cable […]

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August 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

More Than 7,000 Gather at the Salvadoran Festival in Wheaton (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The annual Salvadoran-American Day Festival celebrated Montgomery County’s Salvadoran community on Aug. 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Wheaton. The festival, in its sixth year, featured Salvadoran food, vendors, local dance groups and musical entertainment. More than 7,000 people, according to officials, danced at the sound of cumbia, salsa, merengue, Rock in Spanish, and reggaeton. […]

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January 14, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Rosemont Elementary Mourns (Photos & Video)

The Rosemont Elementary School community is mourning the loss of a popular, fourth grade student, D’Angelo Jayvon McMullen, who was pulled from a sediment pond in Gaithersburg on Jan. 13 after he fell through some ice where he was playing with his brother and another friend. Police say the 10-year-old boy was submerged in the […]

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October 12, 2013 | Staff Writer

MCPS May Change School Start Times (Video)

For teens in Montgomery County and the nation, studies show that early morning schedules can negatively impact a high schooler’s sleep cycle. Montgomery County Public Schools is looking into possibly changing school start times. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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