April 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Community Members Divided Over Montgomery School Boundary Analysis

More than 100 Community Members Offer Feedback on School Boundaries at Kennedy High School Montgomery County Public Schools’ second boundary assessment community conversation at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring brought out students activists, parents, and teachers. Derek Turner, a spokesperson for MCPS, estimates that between 65 to 70 people attended the first […]

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November 22, 2013 | Nancy Frieder

A Different Twist on the Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

This is the year of some significant 50th anniversaries, first with Martin Luther King Jr’s historic march on Washington and now with the JFK anniversary. I recently came across Kennedy’s college application to Harvard and thought it would be interesting to share. Kennedy may have been a fine President, but what do you think about […]

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April 17, 2013 | Diana Belchase

Boston: Be Not Afraid

  Boston. The city’s name used to conjure up such happy images.  Following the 1776 patriotic trail as a child.  An extended weekend as teenager with my mother – buying craft stamps at Faneuil Hall that are still in the original plastic packaging, too precious in memory for me to ever use.  Strolling the cobbled […]

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