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December 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Dec. 13, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Meeting: The Planning Board meets today and has their final work session on the Veirs Mill Corridor Master Plan, as well as other items. The meeting agenda may be found, here. 2. Takoma Park Police Active Shooter Training: The police will be conducting active shooter […]

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November 3, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Rain and Mud Makes QO a Winner

North Potomac, MD Friday, November 2 The field was a sea of mud as the rain only added to the fun or misery depending on which team you rooted for. Ultimately, the slick field favored the faster Quince Orchard Cougars as they improved their record to 9-1 and secured home-field advantage in upcoming MPSSAA playoffs. Despite […]

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August 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Back to School: Gaithersburg HS Initiative Attempts to Ease Transition to High School

Montgomery County Public Schools introduced a new initiative this summer at Gaithersburg High School. The initiative referred to as the Trojan Experience, attempts to ease the transition for students from middle to high school. One hundred twelve incoming ninth-graders participated in the week-long program which focused on creating a sense of community and maintaining positive mental health. […]

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July 27, 2018 | Laura Rowles

My Perspective as a GGCC Intern

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to our Summer intern Juliana Guerra, a rising senior at Gaithersburg High School. As the Director of Marketing, I mentor students and instill valuable first-hand knowledge of potential future career paths. Part of their experience is to share with you their perspective in hopes of inspiring future interns to learn […]

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May 31, 2018 | Staff Writer

City of Gaithersburg Awards More Than $10,000 in Scholarships to Students

Four Gaithersburg High School seniors were selected to receive a total of $10,300 from the the city of Gaithersburg’s Character Counts! Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic school year. The scholarships, presented in partnership with the W. Edward Bohrer Memorial Fund, City of Gaithersburg Holiday Giving Donors, the Gaithersburg Student Union, and Rotary Foundation, are named […]

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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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May 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

High School Employee Faces Assault, Sex Offenses

A building services employee at Gaithersburg High School has been charged with assault and sex offenses related to repeated inappropriate touching of three victims, two of whom are juveniles, a Montgomery County police statement said. Bail was set at $10,000 for Ancelmo Osmin Diaz, 59, of Longmeadow Drive in Gaithersburg, according to online court records. […]

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May 4, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Trone Targeted at 6th District Candidate Forum

Seven of the eight Democrats who want to succeed Rep. John Delaney answered questions Thursday night ranging from nuclear war to Israel, from transportation to marijuana. But the main target wasn’t the Republicans that Democrats hope to defeat to win back Congress, but one of their own. Millionaire David Trone, who is making his second […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Candidates’ Forum Monday at Gaithersburg High

The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, Montgomery County Council of PTAs and the  NAACP (Montgomery County Chapter) hosted a Board of Education candidates forum at Gaithersburg High School Monday, April 23. The forum included Ryan Arbuckle, Timur Edib, Marwa Omar Ibrahim, Julie Reiley, Brandon Orman Rippeon, John A. Robertson, Karla Silvestre, and Stephen Sugg […]

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March 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Principals Departing from Gaithersburg, Quince Orchard High Schools

Two high school principals in Gaithersburg are leaving. Quince Orchard High School Principal Carole Working is retiring and moving to Italy. Christine Handy has been elected president of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, in Reston, Va. Handy, in a letter to the Gaithersburg Mayor and Council, said she was taking a leave of […]

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