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February 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Pays Tribute to Teenagers Killed By Guns

One year after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School paid tribute to those killed by senseless acts of gun violence. As a memorial to those victims, 671 white T-shirts were hung on a fence outside of BCC’s campus, along East-West Highway in Bethesda. Each of these shirts had the […]

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February 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Debate Continues Over Post-Labor Day School Start

Gov. Larry Hogan held a press conference Thursday, pushing back against Maryland Senate Democrats, who started a debate on overturning the mandate that requires schools to begin the academic year after Labor Day. In 2017, Hogan’s executive order to start Maryland public schools after Labor Day went into effect. Since then, Montgomery County Board of […]

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December 6, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Springbrook High Student Arrested For Bringing Unloaded Handgun to School, Police Say

A 17-year-old from Silver Spring was arrested and charged for possessing of an unloaded handgun on school property, according to police. Police say the incident occurred on Tuesday at around 10 a.m. at Springbrook High School. That morning, administrative staff and security personnel received a tip about the incident. Therefore, they notified the School Resource Officer […]

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October 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students Tackle Immigration in New Documentary

Issues surrounding immigration reform hits home for Montgomery County Public Schools student Alyssa. “Most of my family came here from Mexico and El Salvador undocumented,” she said. “Them living here in the United States is an amazing feeling but all the hate that they get […] I don’t like it.” Which is why Alyssa teamed […]

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June 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

School Bus Driver Makes His Final Ride ( PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It was the last day of school for Montgomery County Public School students and it’s the day that a beloved bus driver made his final route. Behind the wheel of bus 4221, is Melvin Frizzelle, who is retiring after 20 years. “It’s been a pleasure,” Frizzelle said. “I’m going to miss you so much […] […]

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February 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Civil Rights Bus Tour Open for Registration (VIDEO)

Register now for the annual Maryland Civil Rights Educational Freedom Experience bus tour. The tour, hosted by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, retraces the steps of Civil Rights leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and Medgar Evers. This year’s bus tour is scheduled during Montgomery County Public Schools spring break […]

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January 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Residents Invited to Voice Concerns on Possible Pool Closing

In an effort to address the growing student population in the County, Montgomery County Public School officials are discussing way to evaluate space needs and options. Piney Branch Elementary School (PBES) will be the subject of a feasibility study and one option on the table is to close the pool at PBES to make room […]

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November 16, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

RMHS Students Protest in Rockville, One Student Injured

Updated: Rockville City Police Department confirmed they have identified a suspect who faces second degree assault. One student was injured during a protest in downtown Rockville on Wednesday morning. WTOP initially reported the incident. According to Rockville City Police, students from Richard Montgomery High School began protesting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. According to police, […]

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September 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Parents Celebrate that the Kids Are Back in School (VIDEO)

The first day of school can be bittersweet for parents. We talked to some Gaithersburg parents outside Rachel Carson Elementary School about their thoughts on the first day of school. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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February 9, 2016 | Sonya Burke

RMHS Gym Closed Until March Following Snow Damage Last Month

The gymnasium at Richard Montgomery High School (RMHS) is closed this month after the floor was damaged last month during the blizzard. That means sporting events and Physical Education classes at the school have to be relocated for the next three weeks. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Spokesperson Derek Turner said repairs are now underway […]

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