Herbert Hoover Middle School

May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Compete in Invention Challenge

More than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet Saturday during the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Summit. The invention challenge and competition was held at Gaithersburg High School. For a full year, the students worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from […]

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January 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Teacher Dies in Classroom

Montgomery County Public School teacher Deanna Perucci, 24, died suddenly while teaching a class at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac Thursday morning. Herbert Hoover’s principal Dr. Yong-Mi Kim sent a letter home to families. According to Kim, Perucci’s “passing was the result of a medical emergency.” MCPS has already started offering support to students present […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 28, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. See a fun holiday musical: Based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, Elf the Musical is playing at the Olney Theatre. You can buy tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee, or purchase tickets for the 8 p.m. show. You won’t want […]

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October 30, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Equality Topic of Discussion at Chinese American Town Hall in Potomac

Hundreds of residents came together for the first Chinese American Community Town Hall Meeting at Hoover Middle School in Potomac Saturday evening. The event was organized by the Chinese American Parent Association of Montgomery County (CAPA-MC) in an effort to get the community more civically engaged. “We would like to get to know our government […]

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November 8, 2013 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Man Charged with Peeping at Middle School (Photo)

Montgomery County police have charged Josh Andrews Greenberg (28) of Gaithersburg with two counts of visual surveillance with prurient interest. According to police, Greenburg is a building service worker at the Herbert Hoover Middle School where the alleged visual surveillance of students occurred in the girls’ locker room. Police said two female students notified school […]

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