Michael Doggett

June 4, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Clarksburg Teacher Drops Final Rap Video to Students

Since March 24, Michael Doggett has been connecting with students through rap and hip hop videos filmed from the comfort of his home. Wednesday marked the final installment of the sixth-grade teacher’s popular rap videos titled “Hey Students,” posted weekly to his YouTube channel and other social media platforms in an effort to motivate and […]

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May 11, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Chance the Rapper Honors Montgomery County Teacher on Instagram

Chance the Rapper awarded a Hallie Wells Middle School teacher $30,000 during his Instagram Live Twilight Awards, which recognizes teachers who engage students in unique ways.  Michael Doggett is an English teacher at Hallie Wells. His “Hey Students” raps on YouTube help him connect with students while they learn from home. Doggett spoke with MyMCMedia […]

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April 17, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Cloudy today with a high temperature near 60 degrees. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, April 17. 1. Council Tele-Town Hall: Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass, Will Jawando and Hans Riemer are hosting a remote town hall today at 1 p.m. Click here to register […]

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April 6, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Hallie Wells Hip Hop Teacher Drops Third Rap for Students

As students transition to online learning due to the COVID-19 health crisis, one teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School is sharing weekly messages with his students by rapping. Michael Doggett is an English teacher at the Clarksburg school, and is the creator of the Hallie Wells Hip Hop program. Doggett uses rapping to express himself […]

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April 1, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Rapper’s Delight: Clarksburg Teacher Uses Rap to Educate and Entertain

While students continue to be at home because of COVID-19, one teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School is sharing educational messages every week by rapping to his students virtually. Michael Doggett, an English teacher at the Clarksburg school, is the sponsor of the Hallie Wells Hip Hop program. Doggett uses fun lyrics to express how […]

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