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January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Announces Two Hour Delay for Tuesday

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced a two-hour delay Tuesday, Jan. 15  because of weather conditions. An announcement will be made by 7 a.m. if the school system decides to close. According to the MCPS website, bus service will be provided on a two-hour-delayed schedule. Morning prekindergarten, morning half-day Head Start, other morning […]

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January 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Schools to Hold Job Open Houses for Furloughed Federal Employees and Contractors

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is holding two open houses for furloughed federal employees and contractors seeking employment. The open houses are scheduled for Jan. 15 and Jan. 18. Job seekers are asked to bring their resume and federal identification to the open house. Applications will be accepted and interviews conducted during the open house. MCPS is […]

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January 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Weather Delays and Closings Monday in Montgomery County

The winter storm is resulting in delays and closings at many offices and schools across Montgomery County. The National Weather Service is reporting unofficial snowfall amounts over one foot for Damascus, Germantown, and Washington Grove. Montgomery County Public Schools are closed today. All activities in school buildings are canceled. Administrative offices are opening with a […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Resources Available to Assist Residents Affected by Federal Shutdown

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a list of resources for residents affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Navarro encourages all residents impacted negatively by the shutdown to seek assistance. She also encourages residents who can afford to do so, to give to fundraising efforts to support those experiencing financial hardship. “As bills […]

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January 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Montgomery County Public Schools and Offices Close Monday, Jan. 14

UPDATE Monday, Jan. 14: Administrative offices are now closed Monday rather than operating on a two-hour delay due to emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings are canceled, including childcare. Montgomery County Public Schools are closed Monday, Jan. 14 because of emergency weather conditions. All school and community activities in school buildings […]

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January 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Posse Foundation Awards Eight MCPS Students with Full-Tuition Scholarships

Eight Montgomery County Public School Students (MCPS) are recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships awarded by the Posse Foundation. According to a news release, the students were honored at a ceremony held at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential that may have been […]

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January 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Will Provide Meals to Students Financially Hurt by Government Shutdown

Montgomery County Public Schools has announced that students whose parents or guardians are furloughed because of the federal government shutdown are eligible to receive meals through the Dine With Dignity program. The program started this past November and allows students with a negative balance in their dining account to still enjoy breakfast or lunch at […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Boys Basketball Defeats Wootton

Quince Orchard beat host Wootton 52-50 in varsity boys basketball Thursday night in Rockville. MCM was there to capture these images.

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January 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know For Jan. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 3, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Know Before You Go: Check out this guide to what’s open and what’s not during the partial federal government shutdown. 2. Student Board Member Nominations: Any student enrolled in a Montgomery County public school in grades 6 through 12 may nominate a sophomore […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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