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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s a Look at Freshmen Orientations at MCPS High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools welcomed thousands of new freshmen students to its many high schools Thursday. Here’s a look at the many freshmen orientations across MCPS high schools. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Freshmen getting to know one another—expanding their circles of friendship..working together..building connections—phenomenal @BCCLinkCrew pic.twitter.com/zgMUZo2oDx — Donna Redmond Jones (@BCCprin) August 29, 2019 Tons […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Navarro Calls Whitman Students’ Racist Social Media Post ‘Severely Disturbing’

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a statement Tuesday about the two Walt Whitman students who published a racist social media post over the weekend. The social media post, according to Whitman’s principal, Robert Dodd, included a picture of the two students wearing blackface; the caption for the post included the n-word. “This incident […]

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April 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Kephart Reveals Why He Kept Cancer Diagnosis Quiet

Kreg Kephart spent more than three decades roaming the sidelines as a football coach and teaching social studies at Gaithersburg High School. He was one of the last of the “old guard” football coaches in Montgomery County. Two weeks ago he suddenly announced his retirement. It was only days later that he revealed to MCM […]

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April 18, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Recently Retired Gaithersburg Football Coach Kephart Being Treated for Cancer

A week ago, longtime Gaithersburg High School head football coach Kreg Kephart announced that he was retiring after 36 years of coaching, 19 as head coach of the Trojans. The announcement was met was an outpouring of love and respect from many in the community whose lives he touched. Today, Kephart revealed to MCM that […]

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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Invited to Racial Equity Forum in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County students are invited to share their thoughts on the county’s initiatives to create a policy for stronger racial equity and social justice in the schools. Students interested can attend a meeting on Monday, April 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Gaithersburg High School’s Cafeteria; any student who attends can earn SSL hours. […]

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December 12, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Stanley Cup’s Tour of D.C. Area Makes Stop at Gaithersburg High

The Stanley Cup made a stop at Gaithersburg High School on Wednesday where members of the BROTHERS program got to pose with the trophy.

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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March 24, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with County Council reaction to the county executive’s recommended fiscal year budget and concerns about President Trump’s proposed federal budget. There are also reports on a health care rally in Gaithersburg, the Capital Bikeshare network expansion in Wheaton, and summer jobs at […]

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September 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Indoor Aquatic Center Remains Closed for Maintenance

The Gaithersburg Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 2 Teachers Way next to Gaithersburg Middle School, remains closed for annual cleaning and maintenance. The annual maintenance includes draining and refilling of the pool, gutter polishing, top to bottom cleaning, touch-up painting, and washer/dryer, HVAC, and door inspections. Plumbing and floor repairs in the women’s locker room […]

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