Montgomery Blair High School

May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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April 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

Commission for Women Announces Winners of 2019 Girl Power Writing Contest

The Montgomery County Commission for Women (CFW) announced winners for the third annual Girl Power Writing Contest. All county residents were encouraged to submit a short story, poem, or drawing that addresses the following question: “If you had a super power, how would you use that power to help girls and women?” “Congratulations to the […]

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April 5, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Meetings Set to Explain MCPS Equity Accountability Model

MCPS Office of School Support and Improvement (OSSI) plans to host a series of community meetings at nine different MCPS high schools in the county to learn about the MCPS Equity Accountability Model. Members of the community are invited to attend and participate in a community conversation about how to improve existing strategies that are […]

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March 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Students Awarded First Place in National C-Span Competition

Thirty-nine teams of Montgomery County students were honored in a national documentary competition sponsored by C-SPAN, the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, which encourages youth to produce short documentaries on issues of national importance. Participants, grades 6th through 12th, created five to seven minute-long video documentaries to answer the question, “what does it mean to be […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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February 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 28 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Feb. 28. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCM’s February Small Business Network:  David and Mikel Blair talk with host Kelly Leonard about “Navigating Life as a Couple in Business” at today’s event. Learn more and get your ticket, here. 2. Black History Month: Ralph Buglass will explain […]

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February 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Weeks After Government Re-Opens, Federal Workers Attend Potluck at Blair

Two weeks since the federal government re-opened Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services organized a potluck dinner for those community members who were hurt by the shutdown. The event took place Friday night at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring. Charles Bailey, division chief for the Fire and Rescue Services, said Lt. Irvin Smith, Capt. […]

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February 8, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Feb. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Feb. 8. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Tax-Free Week: Comptroller Peter Franchot will be at Nolan’s Apache Appliance in Aspen Hill at 11:15 a.m. to highlight Shop Maryland Energy weekend, when shoppers can get a break on the state’s 6 percent sales tax on qualifying Energy Star products. […]

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February 7, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Blair High School to Offer Hip-Hop History Class

A new hip-hop history and culture course will be introduced to students at Montgomery Blair High School in the fall of 2019. This class is reported to be the “first of its kind” at Montgomery Blair and was created by social studies teacher Kenneth Smith. In this new course, Smith hopes to teach students about […]

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January 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen Heads to Blair High School

World Central Kitchen is heading to Blair High School on Friday, Feb. 8 to help government workers and contractors who were hurt by the federal government shutdown. The announcement was made before President Donald Trump announced that the government would be re-opened, at least until Feb 15. After the president’s announcement, Montgomery County Fire and […]

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