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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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September 30, 2015 | Aline Barros

Navarro Talks Dual Language Immersion Initiative (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Councilmember shares in this MyMCMedia Extra that she is in “conversations” with Montgomery County Public Schools officials about the creation of a dual language immersion program. “What if we had dual language programs where you can have that low-income Latino student learning English and perfecting their Spanish alongside their peers- who are learning […]

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September 22, 2015 | Aline Barros

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Board of Education Shared Budgetary Interests for FY17

Montgomery County Board of Education met on Monday to discuss ten budgetary interests for Fiscal Year 2017. Among them: ensuring no child “falls through the cracks,” support challenging opportunities to all students, recruit staff who is culturally proficient, provide support to students before kindergarten, among others. These items are a way to guide the Montgomery […]

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August 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Board of Education Approves Construction of Middle School in Kensington (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved on Aug. 20 construction of a middle school in Kensington. According to school officials, the project cost $48 million is could begin as soon as mid-September with an expected opening day of August 2017. In this MyMCMedia Extra, BOE Vice President Michael Durso said, “We are moving […]

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July 14, 2015 | Staff Writer

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MCPS Eliminates Middle School Final Exams

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will make changes to its assessment program beginning this school year in order to increase instructional time and relieve the testing burden on the district’s students. The Montgomery County Board of Education on Tuesday endorsed a district plan to eliminate all MCPS-developed final exams in middle school courses this coming […]

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June 18, 2015 | Aline Barros

Free Rockville Camp Helps Youth Through Theater (PHOTOS)

Team of Starts, a program in Rockville part of the nonprofit Project Change, is offering a free summer camp program to teens who qualify for FARMS- Montgomery County Public School free and reduced meal program. Camp is from June 29 to July 30 and runs Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Debra […]

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April 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rock in Schools Program (VIDEO)

Music teacher Randi Levy and the students at Roberto Clemente Middle School are featured in this video about the Rock in Schools program. Take a look: You can follow the students on Twitter @RCMSMusicROCKS.

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