Hallie Wells Middle School

June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Clarksburg Teacher Drops Final Rap Video to Students

Since March 24, Michael Doggett has been connecting with students through rap and hip hop videos filmed from the comfort of his home. Wednesday marked the final installment of the sixth-grade teacher’s popular rap videos titled “Hey Students,” posted weekly to his YouTube channel and other social media platforms in an effort to motivate and […]

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April 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Cloudy today with a high temperature near 60 degrees. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, April 17. 1. Council Tele-Town Hall: Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass, Will Jawando and Hans Riemer are hosting a remote town hall today at 1 p.m. Click here to register […]

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April 6, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Hallie Wells Hip Hop Teacher Drops Third Rap for Students

As students transition to online learning due to the COVID-19 health crisis, one teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School is sharing weekly messages with his students by rapping. Michael Doggett is an English teacher at the Clarksburg school, and is the creator of the Hallie Wells Hip Hop program. Doggett uses rapping to express himself […]

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April 1, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Rapper’s Delight: Clarksburg Teacher Uses Rap to Educate and Entertain

While students continue to be at home because of COVID-19, one teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School is sharing educational messages every week by rapping to his students virtually. Michael Doggett, an English teacher at the Clarksburg school, is the sponsor of the Hallie Wells Hip Hop program. Doggett uses fun lyrics to express how […]

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September 24, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

La Conmovedora Historia de Madeline Hanington, Finalista a Maestra del Año

La maestra latina de padres puertorriqueños, Madeline Hanington, fue la primera en su generación en asistir a la universidad y ahora está nominada como finalista al premio de maestra del año en Maryland.    Esta es su historia:

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September 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the Hallie Wells Educator Nominated for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Madeline Hanington, an English teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg, is having a year many educators dream of. In April, she was named a finalist for the 2019-2020 Montgomery County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year. Now, she’s one of seven educators in the state nominated for the Maryland Teacher of the Year […]

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September 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Maestra Puertorriqueña Nominada como Finalista al Premio Maestra del Año de Maryland

La puertorriqueña Madeline Hanington, maestra de desarrollo de facultad en Hallie Wells Middle School en Clarksburg, ha sido seleccionada como finalista para el premio Maestra del Año de Maryland 2019-2020. El Departamento de Educación del estado Maryland nombró a Hanington y a otros seis educadores a través del estado como finalistas, así reveló a través […]

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September 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hallie Wells Educator Named Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Madeline Hanington, a staff development teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School in Clarksburg, is a finalist for the 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year Award. Hanington, named the 2019-2020 Montgomery County Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year in April at the annual Champions for Children celebration, is continuing to earn recognition as an educator, as […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Headlines from the 2018-2019 School Year

With today being the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students, MyMCMedia looks back at the headlines from the 2018-2019 school year. The year was marked by the assault scandal at Damascus High School, and a number of hate incidents. MyMCMedia coverage included a number of student achievers, whether they were excelling […]

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April 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

Commission for Women Announces Winners of 2019 Girl Power Writing Contest

The Montgomery County Commission for Women (CFW) announced winners for the third annual Girl Power Writing Contest. All county residents were encouraged to submit a short story, poem, or drawing that addresses the following question: “If you had a super power, how would you use that power to help girls and women?” “Congratulations to the […]

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