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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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November 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Experience Hands-On Science at Montgomery County Campus of Johns Hopkins University (VIDEO)

Hundreds of students from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School and Montgomery Village Middle School recently participated in hands-on science and medicine activities at the Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University. Find out more about the 8th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day in this MCPS-TV report, below:

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September 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Robert Frost Middle School Principal Describes Bus Incident as “Offensive” and “Inappropriate”

Some middle school students were chanting on a Montgomery County school bus this week, and that chant included a racial slur.  The chant was recorded on video and shared on social media. The principal of Robert Frost Middle School in Rockville has written a letter to parents, students and staff to notify them of the […]

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