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March 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Coronavirus Deaths at 15, Montgomery County Cases at 341, Maryland Cases at 1,413

The number of Montgomery County coronavirus cases has increased to 341, according to figures the state Department of Health released Monday morning. The cases in the County continue to climb as there were 208 cases on Friday, which increased to 255 on Saturday and 301 on Sunday. As of Monday morning, there are 1,413 confirmed […]

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March 30, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, March 30 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. First Day of Remote School: Montgomery County Public Schools launches the first phase of remote learning today. 2. Online Theatre Classes:  Olney Theatre Center is offering six weeks of free Zoom classes starting today. There will be classes every […]

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March 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Online Learning Starts March 30, Chromebook Distribution Begins Thursday

Montgomery County Public Schools is preparing its move to online learning on March 30. Jack Smith, superintendent of MCPS, said in a video following the statewide announcement that Maryland Public Schools will remain closed through April 24, MCPS will start distributing Chromebooks to students in need starting Thursday. In an email to families on Thursday, […]

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March 23, 2020 | Christen Milstead

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BLOG: Rethinking Quality of Life When Your Loved One has Memory Problems

Rethinking Quality of Life When Your Loved One has Memory Problems Monday, March 30, 2020 6:00pm Isolation for older adults who have dementia and their family caregivers involves more than just loneliness—it’s downright dangerous for their health. Isolation doesn’t just negatively impact physical and mental health, but it also increases the risk that an older […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge, Landon Announce Move to Virtual Learning

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart—the all-girls kindergarten through 12th grade Catholic school in Bethesda—and Landon, the all-boys private school (grades kindergarten through 12) in Bethesda announced they are temporarily closing school starting Friday and moving learning to a virtual platform. Connie Mitchell, a spokesperson for Stone Ridge, said the virtual learning education model […]

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March 5, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month With Performances, Author Talks

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries and the Commission for Women celebrate with author talks, lectures, arts and crafts, story times and more throughout the month of March. The free programs will take place as follows: Saturday, […]

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March 4, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Cherry Blossoms Predicted to Reach Full Bloom in Late March

The National Park Service (NPS) announced that the cherry blossoms will mostly likely reach peak bloom between March 27 to 30. This initial bloom prediction indicates that the blossoms will reach the final stage of bloom progression much earlier than in 2019. This early bloom is due to a warmer-than-typical winter, according to NPS. Last year, […]

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February 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Trabajo Sí Hay en MCPS

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) están llevando a cabo tres ferias de empleo en marzo para maestros, maestros sustitutos y puestos de servicios de apoyo. MCPS está contratando maestros para todas las materias en todos los grados. Los servicios de apoyo tienen una gran demanda de: apoyo para educadores, servicios de construcción, […]

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February 24, 2020 | Staff Writer

School System to Host Job Fairs in March

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is holding three job fairs in March for teachers, substitute teachers and supporting services positions. MCPS is hiring teachers for all subjects at all grades. Supporting services has high demand for: paraeducators, building services, security, clerical, cafeteria staff and bus operators. Interested applicants should visit MCPS Careers webpage online to […]

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March 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 29-March 31

Montgomery Parks and the Clarksburg Foundation host the Annual Kites Over Clarksburg free family fun day Saturday, March 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There will be kite flying, arts & crafts and games for the whole family at Ovid Hazen Wells Recreational Park, which is located at 12001 Skylark Drive in Clarksburg. Please […]

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