Latino students

March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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September 11, 2015 | Aline Barros

Leggett Sends a Message to Donald Trump at the 2015 Hispanic Gala (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett shares open remarks during the Montgomery County Executive’s Hispanic Gala on Sept. 10 at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Seventy seven Maryland students were this year’s recipients of the 2015 Maryland Hispanic Achievement Scholarships. It was a night of celebration where students received a one-time $2,000 scholarship award. But in […]

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March 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

After “I, Too, Am BCC,” Students Plan to Produce “I, Too, Am MCPS” (VIDEO)

To highlight a pattern of racial stereotyping, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Students released a video called “I, Too, Am B-CC.” The students also plan to produce “I, Too, Am MCPS.” “They shared things that I was sort of shocked to hear. Things they seem to think as normal to me seemed the opposite,” said Sarah […]

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