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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 7 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, July 7, and today is National Strawberry Sundae Day. Because scattered thunderstorms are expected later in the day, this is something sweeter that we can look forward to. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:30 a.m. […]

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July 2, 2020 | Tori Bergel

MCPS Superintendent Writes Letter Addressing Allegations of School Sexual Assault

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith sent out a letter Wednesday addressing recent allegations of sexual assault and harassment within the county’s schools. The letter, directed at parents, students and MCPS faculty, was the second sent by Smith in the past week. In it, he talks about procedures already in place through MCPS […]

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July 2, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 2 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, July 2, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Yoga: All ages and levels are welcome to join Olney Library’s talented yoga instructor Amy to explore the benefits of movement, breathing, and meditation. This will take place on Zoom from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Click here for more details. 2. Early Child […]

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July 1, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Rising Senior Will Become Newest Member of Montgomery County Board of Education

The newest member of the Montgomery County Board of Education will be sworn in Thursday at the Montgomery County Circuit Court in Rockville. Nicholas Asante, a rising senior at Richard Montgomery High School, will become the 43rd Student Member of the Montgomery County Board of Education for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Asante was elected […]

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June 30, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

‘I Feel Sick’: MCPS Officials Express Disgust About Sexual Assault, Harassment and Racism Allegations

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials expressed their disgust at a board meeting Monday toward recent allegations of sexual assault, harassment and racism made by current and former students. “When I read things by our African American students at schools where they have had really negative experiences and I read a lot of them over […]

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June 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Discuten dos Opciones para Otoño: Aprendizaje Híbrido y Totalmente Remoto

La Junta Escolar de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) y otros funcionarios discutieron dos opciones para el regreso a clases, en una reunión el lunes por la noche. La primera es una opción híbrida basada en la capacidad escolar. Los estudiantes rotarían en ir a la escuela para el aprendizaje cara a […]

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June 30, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 30 in Montgomery County

It is officially the last day of June. Time sure seems to be flying for our unique summer of 2020. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for June 30. 1. Last Day of MCM’s June Fundraiser: Like many other nonprofit organizations, Montgomery Community Media needs your help during this economic time of […]

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June 29, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

School Board and Officials Discuss Two Options for Fall: Hybrid and Fully Remote Learning

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) school board and other officials discussed two options for back-to-school at a meeting Monday evening.  The first is a hybrid option based on school capacity. Students would rotate into school for face-to-face learning while other students learned remotely, and switch.  The second option is a fully remote learning plan, […]

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June 29, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Free Meals Program Will Continue Through the Summer

Montgomery County Public School will provide breakfasts and lunches at almost 100 locations beginning July 6. The meals are free to all Montgomery County children and MCPS students. The meals can be picked up at more than 60 MCPS sites and 30 community-based programs four days a week. They will not be available for pickup […]

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June 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Investiga Múltiples Incidentes de Presunta Agresión Sexual

El Superintendente de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), Dr. Jack Smith, envió un mensaje el viernes, reconociendo que ha comenzado una investigación sobre múltiples incidentes de presunta agresión sexual que involucran a estudiantes. Los estudiantes de varias escuelas secundarias de MCPS se comunicaron con el distrito, los directores y administradores de la […]

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