northwest high school

December 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Virginia Teenager Sentenced to Four Life Terms for Double Homicide of Northwest Graduates

A Virginia teenager, who was charged in February with the double homicide of two Northwest High School graduates, has been sentenced to four consecutive life terms plus 18 years. Mohamed Aly, who was 18 at the time, was arrested Feb. 13 and charged with killing Ayanna Munne Maertens Griffin, 18, and Ntombo Joel Bianda, 21, […]

Read more

December 14, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Northwest Football Coach Mike Neubeiser Steps Down After 10 Years

Mike Neubeiser is stepping down after 10 years as the head football coach at Northwest High School, according to a statement he made on Twitter. “I believe we accomplished our goals,” Neubeiser wrote on Twitter. “We turned Northwest into a respectable program and, most importantly, helped many young men become more disciplined and productive members […]

Read more

October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

Read more

October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

157 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists in the 2021 competition Wednesday, Sept. 9. 157 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Montgomery Blair (39), Richard […]

Read more

August 6, 2020 | Tori Bergel

3 Food Distribution Events Happening Saturday

Three food distribution events are scheduled for Saturday, August 8. Two in Silver Spring and one in Germantown. All three will begin at 10 a.m. and operate until noon. The first in Silver Spring, taking place at Francis Scott Key Middle School at 910 Schindler Drive, is a drive-thru style “grab & go.” They have […]

Read more

July 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Eight MCPS Students Awarded College-Sponsored Scholarships

Eight Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have received college- and university-sponsored scholarships in the final round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Each sponsoring college or university selected scholarship winners from among finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four […]

Read more

June 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

33 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

33 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 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The awards provide recipients between $500 to $2,000 annually for up to […]

Read more

June 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Announces Virtual Graduation Ceremonies (See Full List Here)

COVID-19 has caused a disruption in many festivities, including graduation ceremonies. To honor their graduates, Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a virtual universal graduation on June 7 at 6 p.m. This ceremony can be viewed on MCPS-TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36, RCN 89) and on NBC COZI TV (Broadcast Digital 4-2 and on Cable). […]

Read more

May 22, 2020 | Staff Writer

Husband, Wife Teacher Tandem at Northwest High School Make Creative Music Video for Graduates

A husband and wife team – both English teachers at Northwest High School – have come up with a very creative way to congratulate high school graduates. Charles and Lynn Hodgson – with help from their baby – made an uplifting commencement song for the Northwest High School class of 2020. A message from the […]

Read more

May 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

24 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

24 Montgomery County students have earned National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nationwide and were among 50 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. The winners and their […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter