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November 2, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Blair High School Graduate Goes Viral on Jeopardy

Not only did Erik Agard have a three day winning streak on jeopardy, he also went viral on YouTube, causing Alex Trebeck to quote a famous internet meme: “What is you doing baby?” Agard, a Montgomery Blair High School alumnus who graduated in 2011, appeared in four episodes of jeopardy in October. Ultimately, he won more […]

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August 20, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Davidson Institute Awards Two Montgomery County Teens College Scholarships

Two Potomac Teens Named Davidson Fellows Two Potomac teens, David Wu and Garyk Brixi, are among 20 students recognized nationally as Davidson Fellows for 2018. The Davidson Institute for Talent Development annually awards students, 18 or younger, with $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 college scholarships. Students enter a completed project that has the potential to benefit […]

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November 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Signs Posted at Montgomery Blair Prompt Letter Home to Parents

Signs stating “it’s okay to be white” were posted on 10 external doors of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, prompting a letter home to parents. Similar signs have been reported around the country. The signs were first seen at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday on 10 exterior doors by school staff, according to a letter […]

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September 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Assistant Chief Retiring With More than 30 Years with Montgomery County Police

Montgomery County Police Assistant Chief Betsy Davis completes her last tour of duty Friday, retiring after more than 30 years with Montgomery County police.  Davis joined the Montgomery County Police Department in 1985 as a member of academy session 15. “Betsy has served her community with compassion, humility, and integrity.  Her ten years as an […]

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March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Bundle up and hold onto your hat! It’s going to be cold and breezy today. Cool and breezy today! Temps falling over the next few hours; the map shows the max temps expected after 8AM today. #dcwx #mdwx #vawx #wvwx pic.twitter.com/fa66aekmUM — […]

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October 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 14, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 14, in Montgomery County: 1.  School News: MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith has released his recommendations to address school boundaries, capacity and facility issues in the district.   2. Vote 2016: The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) will be registering voters and signing up election judges from 2 p.m.- 6 […]

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August 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

One on One with the Student Member of the Board of Education (VIDEO)

A senior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Eric Guerci is serving his second term as the student member of the Board of Education. And this school year, he has new voting privileges. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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August 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Back to School: Food, Sleep, Sports Equipment and Chrome Books Are on Students’ Minds (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students head back to class on Aug. 29. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, students tell us what they would like to see when they return to school.

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June 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

MyMCMedia‘s Sonya Burke hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on Metro’s SafeTrack and what Montgomery County is doing to help commuters, a recent visit by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at Montgomery Blair High School, the importance of protecting the Chesapeake Bay, a visit by the founder of […]

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June 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Graduation Caps thrown in sky photo

The Class of 2016 Graduates in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Over 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students are graduating as part of the Class of 2016. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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