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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Athletic Association Details Second Semester Plan for High School Sports

The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) released its “Roadmap for Return to Interscholastic Athletics and Extracurricular Activities” on Friday detailing a two-semester plan for high school sports.  The MPSSAA decided that during the second semester, which begins Feb. 1, 2021 and ends June 19, competitions will be allowed and seasons will operate on […]

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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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September 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Talks School Security and Safety Measures

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando spoke to MyMCMedia about new school safety and security measures in place on Tuesday at Shady Grove Middle School. Jawando noted that this is the first year that all of Montgomery County Public Schools’ buses are equipped with cameras to improve pedestrian safety in the county. Also, Jawando said Montgomery […]

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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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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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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Sidwell Friends Fifth-Grader Dies in Sri Lanka Bombings

A fifth-grade student who attended Sidwell Friends School was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Sunday, according to school officials. WJLA was first to publish the letter Mamadou Guèye, principal of Sidwell Friends’ upper school, emailed home to middle school parents. In the email, Guèye confirmed Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa died in the Easter […]

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January 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Poolesville High, Eastern Middle Students Honored at Maryland State House

The Maryland State House honored 10 high school and middle school students from Poolesville High School and Eastern Middle School on Monday. The students were recognized for awards and honors they received at the 2018 National History Day competition in June 2018. Last year, over 3,000 students from around the world competed in the academic competition […]

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January 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Offers Assistance to Furloughed Residents Struggling Financially

The City of Gaithersburg has adopted a resolution which allows “fee waivers for its residents, providing them free access to select recreation programs during the shut-down period.” Gaithersburg residents who are struggling financially—because they are either a furloughed government employee or a federal contractor—are eligible to use the waiver. In a press release, Gaithersburg Mayor […]

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March 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Investigate Phone Threats at Two Schools, Four Schools Shelter in Place Students

Montgomery County police officers are investigating two phone threats that were made to Argyle Middle and East Silver Spring Elementary schools earlier today. According to police spokesperson Lucille Baur, the first call was received around 9:30 a.m. at Argyle Middle School and included some kind of reference to the Connecticut Avenue area. Montgomery County Public […]

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November 15, 2016 | Staff Writer

Students Learn at Frontiers In Science and Medicine Day (VIDEO)

Hundreds of seventh grade students from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Montgomery Village middle schools took part in Frontiers In Science and Medicine Day at the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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