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February 27, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Greg Wims

Black History Month: Montgomery Community Media Spotlights W. Gregory Wims

In honor of Black History Month, MCM is shining the light on some of Montgomery County’s most notable public figures, advocates, historians, and leaders who have driven change and provided representation for African Americans and minorities in our area. Today, we honor W. Gregory Wims, a former county and state NAACP president, the founder of […]

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February 23, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

February 19, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

57th Annual Montgomery County Wrestling Championship (PHOTOS)

Gaithersburg, MD: Saturday, February 16, 2019 MCPS’s Montgomery County 57th Annual Wrestling Championship Tournament was hosted at Gaithersburg High School on February 15 and 16th.  Twenty-five public schools and 254 student-athletes competed across 14 weight classes during the  two day tournament. So much for the general stats on the event, it was my first ever […]

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January 29, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Undefeated Richard Montgomery Falls to Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg, MD: Monday, January 28, 2019 It was a packed house in Gaithersburg for the second varsity meeting between the Richard Montgomery (RM) Rockets and the Gaithersburg Trojans. It will not be the last meeting or the last packed house.  The Trojans took advantage of their home court as they defeated the 10th ranked Rockets […]

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January 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Posse Foundation Awards Eight MCPS Students with Full-Tuition Scholarships

Eight Montgomery County Public School Students (MCPS) are recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships awarded by the Posse Foundation. According to a news release, the students were honored at a ceremony held at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential that may have been […]

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January 6, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Richard Montgomery Remains Undefeated with Win Over Gaithersburg

The early season clash between undefeated Montgomery County 4A basketball teams proved the Rockets of Richard Montgomery are for real with a convincing 70-65 win at home Friday night, Jan. 4.  Richard Montgomery is on everyone’s radar and no longer under the radar of any county coach that faces the Rockets in the weeks to […]

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December 14, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 14 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Dec. 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich Listening Tour: County Executive Marc Elrich’s listening tour will make three more stops; his next session takes place Saturday, Dec. 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. 2. Montgomery Talk:  For the second edition of the new […]

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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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