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December 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 13 in Montgomery County

Light rain is expected today, check out the weather forecast. Here’s your Friday the 13th edition of the five things you need to know in Montgomery County: 1. Pedestrian Fatality: A 9-year-old girl was struck and killed yesterday after getting off her school bus in Bethesda. 2. Police Officer Trial Update:  Officer Kevin Moris was […]

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December 9, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

‘We’ll Be Back’: Northwest Comes Up Short in State Title Game

Northwest put up a good fight against Wise in the Maryland state 4A championship game in Annapolis Friday night.  The score was tied 14-14 at halftime but the Pumas asserted their dominance on both sides of the ball in the second half, ultimately winning the game – and their fourth championship in five years – […]

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December 7, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Blog: Northwest’s Good Vibrations End in State Final Loss 35-14 to Wise

December 6, 2019: Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, Annapolis, MD Northwest High School’s football team came to Annapolis on a roll having beaten arch-rivals Quince Orchard the week before in the state semi-finals. Northwest Jaguars expected to take its good vibration excitement turning it into an upset bid of the higher seeded Dr. Henry A. Wise of […]

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December 6, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

Mostly cloudy today with sunshine expected Saturday. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 6. 1. Damascus State Football Champs:  The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets are the Maryland 3A State Football Champs with their 38-0 win yesterday against Linganore Thursday in Annapolis. Congratulations! Final. 3A State […]

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December 3, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Northwest, Damascus Heading to Annapolis for State Title Games

Two Montgomery County teams, Northwest and Damascus, are gearing up for their respective state football title games on back-to-back nights this week at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The Swarmin’ Hornets of Damascus (12-2) take on the Linganore Lancers (12-1) from Frederick in the 3A state championship game on Thursday at 7 pm. The […]

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November 26, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Aspiring Olympic Gymnast DiCello Thankful for Opportunities

Kayla DiCello is a 15-year-old sophomore at Northwest High School who is doing big things. Over the summer, she made a splash at the U.S. National Gymnastics Championships winning three gold medals. And last week, the Montgomery County Council honored her for her accomplishments. Next July – if all goes well – DiCello could be […]

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November 22, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Northwest Student Declared Councilmember of the Day

Adjo Evonlah, a student at Northwest High School in Germantown, has won the Councilmember of the Day challenge. Councilmember Craig Rice created the contest to challenge students to “become more engaged in public policy issue, learn about local government and become more involved with the community.” Evonlah is the fourth winner of Councilman Rice’s annual […]

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November 22, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

County Council Honors Gymnastics Champ from Northwest High School

Kayla DiCello, the Northwest High School sophomore who is also the U.S. Junior Women’s Gymnastics champ, was acknowledged by the Montgomery County Council. “This is a young lady who has truly dedicated herself to her sport,” Councilmember Craig Rice said. Introduced to gymnastics at 2, she was added to the Junior National Team in 2018. […]

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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan Receives Award at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Amy Tan won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Achievement in American Literature at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival at Glenview Mansion in Rockville on Saturday. Tan is the 24th to be honored at the festival. During the festival, Tan was interviewed by her friend and fellow writer, Mark Childress. Childress told MyMCMedia that […]

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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s a Look at Freshmen Orientations at MCPS High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools welcomed thousands of new freshmen students to its many high schools Thursday. Here’s a look at the many freshmen orientations across MCPS high schools. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Freshmen getting to know one another—expanding their circles of friendship..working together..building connections—phenomenal @BCCLinkCrew pic.twitter.com/zgMUZo2oDx — Donna Redmond Jones (@BCCprin) August 29, 2019 Tons […]

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