Montgomery Blair High School

July 14, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Local Owner of The Angry Jerk Restaurant: ‘What Better Place Than To Do It In Your Backyard’

The Angry Jerk, an authentic Caribbean restaurant, is hosting a soft opening Wednesday. The restaurant is located at 8223 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring, the previous home of The Big Greek Café. Takoma Park native Jason Miskiri, the owner of The Angry Jerk, told MyMCM, “I love Silver Spring, I grew up in Takoma […]

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July 13, 2021 | Staff Writer

19 County Students Awarded College-Sponsored Scholarships

19 Montgomery County students have received college- and university-sponsored scholarships in the final round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Monday. The winners were selected by the sponsoring college or univresity from amound the finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Progarm who will attend their instituion. These awards provide between $500 and […]

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June 29, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County to Host COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for MCPS Students Wednesday

The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a free vaccination clinic for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students on Wednesday, June 30 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Montgomery Blair High School. The clinic will offer the Pfizer vaccine. The county is restricting initial access to appointments to MCPS families. […]

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June 25, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Five Arrested in Murder of Montgomery Blair Student

Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit charged five men with the murder of 15-year-old Nelson Ramos of Takoma Park. He was a 10th grader at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring at the time of the April 7 murder. William Rivera-Martinez, 20, of Reston, Va.; Jiecsin Marcel Portillo Cruz, 19, of Chillum; Edras […]

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June 2, 2021 | Staff Writer

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26 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

26 Montgomery County students have earned college and university-sponsored National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees are selected by each sponsoring college or university from a group of finalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. The awards provide recipients between $500 to $2,000 annually for […]

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May 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces High School Graduation Dates, Speakers

More than 11,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Last year, MCPS held virtual graduation ceremonies, but this year each school’s commencement ceremony will be in person and […]

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May 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

26 Estudiantes de Montgomery Ganan $2,500 de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito

26 estudiantes de último año del condado de Montgomery han obtenido becas en la segunda ronda de premios de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito (NMSC). Los premiados fueron seleccionados entre más de 16,000 estudiantes en todo el país, y 47 premiados elegidos son de Maryland. Los premios brindan a los destinatarios un premio […]

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May 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

26 Montgomery County Students Earn $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

26 Montgomery County seniors have earned National Merit Scholarships in the second round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Awardees were selected from more than 16,000 students nationwide and were among 47 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. This group of […]

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April 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Nine MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Nine Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) seniors from five high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored scholarships in the first round of the annual National Merit Scholarships. These scholarships, which range from $1,000 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. The scholarships may either be renewable for four years […]

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March 29, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Students Open Dialogue on Making Civic Education More Relatable, Equitable Nationwide

A new social media survey led by local teens aims to make civic education more relatable and equitable for youth nationwide. The #CivicsForUS social media campaign is spearheaded by the Youth As Civic Experts Network. It is designed to start a conversation among young people about how civic education experiences can be more relevant to […]

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