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September 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Enthusiasm Rules First Day of School For MCPS Students, Staff

MCPS students brought in their first day of school with lots of excitement. Superintendent Dr.Jack Smith, and School Board members say they are also looking forward to this year and all the new things it has to offer. Some County Councilmembers also showed up for the big day. Watch the video for more details.   […]

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September 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

A Picture Perfect First Day Back at School

School buses started rolling out of their depots before the sun came out on the first day of school for Montgomery County. MCPS set a new record for enrollment with more than 164,000 students. The county’s newest school, Snowden Farm Elementary School in Clarksburg, greeted students for the first time Tuesday. Throw in nice weather […]

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September 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Academic Year Kicks off at Rosa Parks Middle School

Rosa Parks Middle School students were excited to return to the classroom after summer vacation. Check out these photos of Rosa Parks students arriving at school in Olney on Tuesday morning.

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September 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Safety Patrol Back in Full Force at Cashell Elementary

The safety patrol was out Tuesday morning to help Cashell Elementary School students make their way back to the classroom for the first day of classes. Check out these photos of students arriving at school in Rockville.

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September 3, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Kids Ride Free Program Will Be ‘Game Changer’ According to Glass

New this school year, all students under the age of 18 will be able to take Ride On and Metro buses for free. Councilmember Evan Glass who spearheaded this initiative during the last budgeting session says this is a game changer for the environment and will hopefully encourage more use of public transit for kids. […]

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September 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Back to School Means Last Minute Supply Shopping For Some

Tuesday marks back to school day for MCPS. For procrastinators or those in denial that summer is officially ending, that meant last-minute back-to-school supply shopping. Staples on Rockville Pike in Rockville Monday afternoon was bustling with students and their parents buying up school supplies and waiting in long checkout lines.

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September 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

End of Summer Means Back to School

Those familiar yellow school buses are lined up and ready to go for the first day of school for MCPS on Tuesday. Bethesda School Bus Depot September 2, 2019

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August 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 29. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Board of Education to Meet: This meeting will be held at the Carver Educational Services Center [850 Hungerford Drive] in Rockville and will begin at 9 a.m. – with public agenda items beginning at noon. The public portion of the meeting […]

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August 21, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Todos los Autobuses Escolares de MCPS se equiparán con Sistemas de Cámaras

El programa de cámaras para los autobuses escolares del condado de Montgomery comenzó como un programa piloto en 2014, y luego se implementó en octubre de 2016. Desde ese momento, se han emitido más de 100,000 multas. Cuando el nuevo año escolar comience el 3 de septiembre, todos los autobuses escolares del Condado de Montgomery […]

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August 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Every MCPS School Bus To Be Equipped With Camera System

Montgomery County’s school bus camera program began as a pilot in 2014 and then was implemented in October 2016. Since that time, more than 100,000 citations have been issued. When the new school year starts on September 3, all Montgomery County School Buses (MCPS) will be outfitted with a camera system. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports: […]

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