middle school

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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August 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Superintendent Welcomes New MCPS Teachers (VIDEO)

MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith welcomed hundreds of new teachers at an orientation session earlier this month. MCPS-TV reports, below:  

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May 10, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 10th, in Montgomery County: 1. Don’t leave the house without your umbrella and jacket. Rain is in the forecast again, and today’s wet weather may slow your commute. 2. The Montgomery County Council meets today, and on the agenda is a public hearing on a bill that […]

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February 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sports Insight (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has produced a new web and TV series, Sports Insight, about the district’s high school and middle school athletics program. In this premiere episode, Sports Insight examines the importance of sportsmanship. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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February 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 3, in Montgomery County

Don’t leave the house without an umbrella today. A flood watch has been issued for our area. Here are five more things to know today, Feb. 3, in Montgomery County: 1. Gaithersburg residents can register for the city’s popular summer camps beginning at 6 a.m. today. 2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will deliver his State […]

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