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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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January 2, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s a List of Martin Luther King Day of Service Projects

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is considered a day of service in Montgomery County. On Jan. 15, thousands of residents will participate in service projects throughout the county to help those in need. Here’s a list of some projects happening throughout the county. MLK Day at the Marriott Conference Center Organized by the Montgomery County […]

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January 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Slavin Ends His 61-Year Membership at the Woodmont Country Club (VIDEO)

Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin, a lifelong member of the Woodmont Country Club, has ended his 61-year membership at the club following a controversy about if President Obama should be invited to join the club. On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Slavin sent an open letter to the club’s general manager with news of his decision […]

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January 12, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Jan. 13 – Jan. 16 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Observe the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday at the MLK Celebration & Tribute at Strathmore Monday afternoon or at the City of Rockville’s celebration in the morning. Both events include performances and awards. Art: Take a guided tour of […]

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January 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Watch Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Live on Montgomery Channel 21

Montgomery Community Media (MCM) is broadcasting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at The Music Center at Strathmore on Jan. 18 live on Montgomery Channel 21. The program, which begins at 3:30 p.m., will also be live streamed on the MyMCMedia website. The theme of the 2016 program is “Renewing the Dream: Hope in Today’s […]

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January 15, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Interfaith Service Celebrating Life of Dr. King Planned for Sunday in Bethesda

The Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church will host an interfaith service to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event will take place on Sunday, January 17. Members of Montgomery County’s Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh, Muslim and Unitarian Universalist communities will come together for prayer, reflection, singing and dancing. Rev. […]

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January 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 15, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Jan. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Board of Elections is looking for registered voters to serve as judges at polling places for the Presidential Primary Election, which will be held on April 26. 2. You can view the latest County Report This Week Week, […]

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January 12, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

WalletHub Recognizes Maryland as Fourth Most Racially Integrated State

With Martin Luther King Jr. Day coming up, WalletHub analysts took a look at which states have advanced in terms of racial progress. Maryland ranks number four overall compared to other states for Racial Integration and number five for Racial Progress. The report only examines the differences between blacks and whites in light of recent high profile […]

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January 20, 2015 | Aline Barros

Local Residents Give Back on MLK Day of Service (VIDEO)

It was a day of service to honor Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday. MyMCMedia’s Aline Barros has the story on how Montgomery County residents spent MLK Day giving back to the community. Related:

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January 20, 2015 | Aline Barros

Residents From All Over the County Celebrate MLK Day of Service (PHOTOS)

UPDATED: MLK Day of Service in Montgomery County ended with a special tribute at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda with music presentations and remarks from Montgomery County elected officials. If you missed the live show, you will have a chance to watch on Montgomery Channel 21 on Jan. 22 at 9 p.m., […]

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