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February 19, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Winter Storm Causes Delays and Closings Friday

The National Weather Service expects light freezing rain and snow to end Friday as the storm gradually moves out of the area but warns that untreated roads will remain icy and treacherous. There are numerous delays Friday morning. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan remains in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway […]

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February 18, 2021 | Michelle Queen

What’s Closed, What’s Open Thursday

Thursday’s winter storm is forecast to include snow, sleet and freezing rain throughout the day making surfaces and roads slick and treacherous. This is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel […]

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February 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Teachers Vote No Confidence on Return to School Plans; Superintendent Is ‘Perplexed’

Elected worksite representatives from the Montgomery County Education Association “overwhelmingly passed a resolution stating a lack of confidence” with Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education’s unanimous vote to return to the classroom beginning in March. MCEA also asked for a meeting with the BOE. In the resolution, the teachers union called MCPS’ plans inadequate […]

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February 11, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Espera 40% de sus Estudiantes en las Aulas

La Junta Escolar del condado de Montgomery acordó que los estudiantes de las escuelas públicas del condado (MCPS) podrán regresar a las aulas a partir del 1 de Marzo y de forma gradual. MyMCM conversó con Melissa Rivera, Portavoz de MCPS, sobre los planes del regreso a la escuela, tras el cierre temporal hace un […]

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February 11, 2021 | Staff Writer

What’s Closed, What’s Open After Wednesday’s Winter Weather?

Wednesday’s winter storm that left a wintry mix of snow and ice in the area is causing closings and delays across the county. The Maryland State Police’s snow emergency plan is currently in place for interstates 270, 370, and the beltway in Montgomery County. This means travel on the interstates is strongly discouraged. Also, parking […]

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February 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Regresará al Aprendizaje en la Escuela el 1 de Marzo con un Enfoque Gradual

Los miembros de la Junta de Educación de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) acordaron el martes, por unanimidad, dar a los estudiantes la oportunidad de regresar al aula escolar comenzando con pequeños grupos de los estudiantes más vulnerables el 1 de marzo y continuando hasta el 26 de abril para los estudiantes […]

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February 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Will Return to In-School Learning with Phased-In Approach March 1

Montgomery County Public School’s Board of Education members unanimously agreed Tuesday to return students to the classroom beginning with small groups of the most vulnerable students on March 1 and continuing through April 26 at the latest for seventh and 10th graders. About 500 students in 68 schools are expected to return March 1. The […]

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February 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Council Holds Public Hearing Thursday on Fate of School Resource Officers

A virtual public hearing concerning whether to prohibit the Montgomery County Police Department from having officers in public schools is set for Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. Councilmembers Will Jawando and Hans Riemer sponsored the bill that calls for the removal of school resource officers (SRO). There are 23 such officers stationed in county schools. […]

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February 2, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Monday’s Snowstorm Brings Delays Tuesday

Sunday’s winter storm that dumped two to three inches of snow on the area, followed by Monday’s mixed precipitation is causing closings and delays across the county. Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C. area open with a 2-hour delay. Employees have the option to take unscheduled leave or telework. Maryland State employees working the day […]

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February 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Private Schools Plead to Receive Vaccine at Same Time As Public Schools

When asked why public school employees are receiving COVID-19 vaccines and nonpublic school employees are not, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said it was up to Gov. Larry Hogan to prioritize which groups are eligible to get the injection, not the county. During an interview on WAMU’s  Kojo Nnamidi Show Jan. 29, Elrich said, “How […]

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