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June 17, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cientos de libros en español para que los estudiantes de Montgomery lean este verano

Llegaron las vacaciones de verano, y durante estos meses no todos los estudiantes tienen fácil acceso a campamentos donde se fomentan aspectos académicos como la lectura, y muchos de estos estudiantes quedan al cuidado de sus familiares. Por ello, es importante que lo niños y jóvenes estén motivados, por sus padres y familiares, a realizar […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Headlines from the 2018-2019 School Year

With today being the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students, MyMCMedia looks back at the headlines from the 2018-2019 school year. The year was marked by the assault scandal at Damascus High School, and a number of hate incidents. MyMCMedia coverage included a number of student achievers, whether they were excelling […]

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June 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 14 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, June 14 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Summer Vacation: It’s the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students. Today is an early release day for MCPS. 2. Councilmember for a Day challenge: Today is the last day to submit an entry in Councilmember Rice’s contest […]

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May 28, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

MCPS Schools Recognized for Sustainable Practices, Environmental Curriculum

Maryland Green Schools Awards were recently presented to Redland, Roberto Clemente and Rosa Parks middle schools. This award signifies a commitment to education practices that work to increase environmental awareness for students in prekindergarten through 12th grade. Schools earn this award by integrating sustainable practices and environmental education curriculum, as well as professional development and […]

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May 22, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Política de Bienestar de los Estudiantes y Seguridad Escolar de MCPS

En el esfuerzo de mantener un ambiente seguro y ordenado para todos los estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), en 2017 el sistema escolar lanzó una revisión comprensiva de los protocolos, prácticas e infraestructura.   Los resultados y recomendaciones fueron reportados al Consejo de Educación de MCPS y basado en ese informe encontró que, “a pesar de que las […]

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May 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Teacher on Leave for Attending Party With Underage Students

A Quince Orchard teacher attended a graduation party, where underage students drank alcohol. Principal Elizabeth Thomas sent a letter home to families, saying the incident occurred on  Thursday, May 16. “[A] Quince Orchard High School staff member attended a private graduation party where QOHS students openly consumed alcohol and participated in alcohol-related games,” Thomas said. […]

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May 20, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for May 20 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, May 20. Chance of rain today, Thursday and Friday. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council meet at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. A District 17 wrap-up is on the agenda. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. The Poolesville Town […]

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May 16, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Concejal Jawando responde al reporte de MCPS sobre incidente en Damascus

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) anunciaron la tarde del martes, que su investigación interna sobre los incidentes, que tuvieron lugar el 31 de octubre en el vestuario de niños de la Escuela Secundaria Damascus, se completó.    Durante la conferencia de prensa, se anunciaron los siguientes pasos:   Se han tomado medidas disciplinarias, pero no se dieron […]

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May 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Councilmember Jawando Responds to MCPS’ Report on Damascus Incidents

Late Tuesday afternoon, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced that their internal investigation into the horrific incidents that took place in the boy’s locker room at Damascus High School on October 31 was complete. Some of the next steps announced at the news conference: disciplinary action has been taken but no specifics were released the […]

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May 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 15 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, May 15. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Peace Officers Memorial Day: Flags have been lowered to half staff today, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. 3. Senior Housing […]

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