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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 […]

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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). […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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April 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Local Non-Profit Offers Support During Pandemic Through STEM and Arts

Northwest High School junior Amber Briscoe has always had a love for STEM and arts. She decided to start the Arts and STEM 4 Hearts Foundation. Today, the non-profit organization is helping people in need during the COVID-19 health crisis. So far, about 50 volunteers ranging from elementary school aged to post graduates have helped by […]

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March 16, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

MCPS Distribuye Alimentos Gratis en 20 Locaciones

Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) proporcionan alimentos gratuitos a todos los niños en edad escolar (18 años y menores) en 20 locaciones, a partir del lunes 16 de marzo. Las comidas estarán disponibles de 11 a.m. a 1 p.m. Los niños de hasta 18 años pueden visitar cualquiera de las 20 locaciones […]

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March 16, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Public Schools Provide Emergency Meals at 20 Sites

Montgomery County Public Schools will be providing free meals to all school-aged children (18 years and younger) at 20 locations starting Monday, March 16. The meals will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children up to 18 years old may come to any of the 20 locations Monday through Friday for a nutritious […]

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March 2, 2020 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: My Perspective as a GGCC Intern

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) is delighted to introduce you to its 2019-2020 academic school year intern Megan Causey. The Chamber is so honored to be able to participate in the Montgomery County Public Schools Internship program. It is a wonderful opportunity for the students to get hands-on experience and learn about the “real world”. If you have […]

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February 27, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Feb. 27 in Montgomery County

Good morning! Today is Thursday February 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Town Hall Meeting: Montgomery County Councilmembers Andrew Friedson, Sidney Katz and Gabe Albornoz are hosting a town hall called “A Discussion of Security for Our Faith Communities” to discuss safety and security issues in the local community. The […]

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February 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

First African-American ‘Councilmember for a Day’ Winner Recognized

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice presented a proclamation recognizing the first African-American Councilmember for a Day contest winner. The opportunity is meant to give high schoolers access to local government operations. Adjo Evonlah is a senior at Northwest High School in Germantown and the CEO of Pouchful, a company that provides environmentally-sustainable lunch bags for […]

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