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September 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

School Board Passes Resolution to Excuse Absences For Protest Participation

Montgomery County’s Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday on a resolution that would allow high school students to receive excused absences for participating in civic engagement activities. The Board’s vote comes amid concerns from parents and the community regarding MCPS students’ involvement in protests and organized walkouts from school last year. As a result, The Montgomery […]

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February 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County

Here’s five things you need to know for Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Hypothermia Alert: Montgomery County has issued a hypothermia last night that continues until 9 a.m. 2. Solar Production: The Montgomery County Council is expected to introduce a bill to expand solar production. 3. New Member Mixer: Montgomery County League of Women Voters will have […]

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December 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Board of Education Elects Officers, Appoints Committee Members

At its recent meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Education has elected Michael Durso to serve his third team as the Board’s president and Shebra Evans has been elected as Vice President. In addition to board officers, committee members were appointed. Below is the list of appointments to Board Committees: Fiscal Management Committee: Jeanette Dixon […]

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December 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Dec. 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Montgomery County: 1. Board of Education Meeting: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith will discuss the framework of his Fiscal Year 2019 Operating Budget recommendations. The Montgomery County Board of Education will meet on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Open session will begin at […]

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November 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Annual Snow Summit: The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will hold a press conference for its annual winter preparedness “snow show” to demonstrate the latest technologies they’re using to combat winter weather. 2. Blast in Bethesda: Weather permitting, single controlled blasts […]

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August 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown of five stories and events happening today, Aug. 31, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Hoggle Case: It’s been almost three years since siblings Sarah (6) and Jacob (5) Hoggle disappeared from their Clarksburg home in Sept. of 2014. Their mother, Catherine Hoggle, is the last known person to have seen them, and […]

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