February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Respond to Nonviable Threats at Wheaton, Thomas Edison High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) sent an email to parents and guardians this afternoon about threats made at Wheaton High School and the Thomas Edison High School of Technology.  At around 11:05 a.m on Thursday, a man walked into the front office of Wheaton and said something that implied he had a weapon. The man […]

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March 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

School Goes on Lockdown as Police Search for Teen with Gun

Northwest High School in Germantown was on lockdown for a time last week while Montgomery County police searched for a teenager riding a skateboard and carrying what appeared to be an M-16 style rifle, according to Twitter posts from police and the school’s principal. Police were told that a male teenager with the gun was […]

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March 11, 2015 | Krista Brick

UPDATED: Teen Arrested for Having a Knife at Seneca Valley High

UPDATED, March 11, 1 p.m. – Students at Seneca Valley High School in Germantown are still being ordered to shelter in place as of 1 p.m. Wednesday. The shelter in place was issued at about 8:50 a.m. The school day ends at 2:10 p.m. ORIGINAL –  Montgomery County Police arrested at 16-year-old Seneca Valley High […]

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March 15, 2013 | Sonya Burke

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QOHS Put on Lockdown

Students at Quince Orchard High School (QOHS) were put on lockdown shortly before dismissal today (March 15) because of an incident near the school. Montgomery County Police Officer Rebecca Innocenti said police received a report at 2:11 p.m. of a weapon displayed from a car in the vicinity of the high school. Montgomery County Public […]

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