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October 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cadets Attend Magruder’s JROTC’s Eagle Battalion Golf Event

More than 30 students involved in Magruder High School’s Army Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program came out to the first-ever Eagle Battalion Charity Golf Event at Blue Mash Golf Course in Laytonsville on Wednesday. The event was organized by the Eagle Battalion Booster Club, a nonprofit that raises money for the Army JROTC […]

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October 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 9 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Oct. 9 and people of the Jewish faith are continuing to celebrate Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. No School for MCPS Students: Since it’s Yom Kippur, […]

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April 4, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Rockville Skater Rachel Parsons Steps Back From Sport to Focus on Health

U.S. ice dancer Rachel Parsons, a Rockville native, announced Tuesday that she is stepping away from skating to focus on her health. “I’ve been struggling with an eating disorder for years now, and it’s not something I can keep ignoring or trying to manage on my own,” Parsons wrote in a statement posted on her […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Churchill High School

Churchill High School Makes Top 100 Schools in the Country List

Winston Churchill High School has been named one of the top 100 schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report.  The Montgomery County school is number 75 on the annual list that ranks schools on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college. These rankings identify the top-performing […]

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December 17, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. The regional administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Natalia Olson-Urtecho, is the keynote speaker at today’s  Small Business University event at Montgomery Community Media. The event starts at 7 a.m. and will be live streamed on the MyMCMedia website. 2. […]

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November 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Strathmore Hosts Annual MCPS Latin Dance Competition (VIDEO)

The Music Center at Strathmore hosted the 16th annual MCPS Latin Dance Competition. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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May 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Quince Orchard Boys Lacrosse Moving On, Girls Season Ends (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard High School lacrosse program has one team moving on to the next round of the Class 4a Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association playoffs, and another knocked off in round two. The boys varsity team ousted Magruder Friday night. The boys will move on to face Wootton High School on Monday in the […]

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March 10, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

Barons Crowned as Boys Regional Champions (PHOTOS)

Bethesda Chevy-Chase (BCC) Barons escaped with the 4A West Boys Basketball championship with an overtime win over the Magruder Colonels 55-52 at Blair High School. Barons team members and their fever-pitched fans were denied the pleasure of an on the court after game award ceremony because with 1.2 seconds left in overtime the officials and […]

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