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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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April 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 10 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 10. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Boundary Assessment Community Conversation: Montgomery County Public Schools is hosting another Boundary Assessment Community Conversation from 7 to 9 p.m. at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring. This conversation is an opportunity for people to provide input about a […]

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October 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Save the Date: World of Montgomery Festival Returns Oct. 21 in Rockville

The World of Montgomery Festival is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. at Montgomery College’s Rockville campus. The festival, in its 10th year, celebrates the many diverse cultures of Montgomery County residents through traditional arts, multicultural music, food, dance and hands-on activities. Admission and activities are free. The featured countries in this year’s festival […]

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April 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media

Montgomery Council President Hans Riemer talked to reporters Monday about the fiscal 2019 budget, an effort to provide legal representation to low-income immigrants who face deportation, STEM instruction at the KID Museum, the Costco suit and the capital budget reconciliation.

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April 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Local Students Use STEM to Address Worldwide Problem

Through a series of workshops and hands-on-training, middle school students are building prototypes to address a worldwide problem. “My team decided to make the biomass car because fuel is one of the leading pollution causes in the world,”Arjun, Argyle Middle School student, said.  “We decided it will be good for the environment if we made […]

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January 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 26, in Montgomery County

Friday’s rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Day off for students: Montgomery County Public School students have the day off. The libraries have lots of events scheduled if boredom sets in. Check out their calendar for today, here. 2. Police Polar Bear Plunge: The City of Rockville Police Department officers participate in the […]

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November 30, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

KID Museum Launches New Program to Spark Students’ Interest in STEM (VIDEO)

The KID Museum and Montgomery County Public Schools has teamed up to increase students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math by launching the “Invent the Future Challenge.” This new challenge creates a hands-on learning experience for students to help foster innovation while building problem solving skills. “I feel this is an urgent issue in […]

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September 25, 2017 | Staff Writer

KID Museum and MCPS Partnering to Increase STEM Opportunities for Students

The KID Museum announced during its annual “Kidfest” event that the organization is partnering with Montgomery County Public Schools to increase opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Starting this school year, middle school students will have the chance to work in teams to find a solution to a community problem by […]

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September 28, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

KID Museum Celebrates Innovation at Annual Maker Faire in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

KID Museum celebrated the next generation of innovators at its annual Maker Faire in Silver Spring this week. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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July 14, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 15 – 17 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, July 15:  Enjoy an evening of family fun and bowling while supporting the Washington Humane Society at the Bowl-N-Bark fundraiser from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bowl America in Gaithersburg. Friday Night Live Concert Series at Rockville Town Square features Latin by Mambo Combo at […]

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