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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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November 13, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

Northwest Volleyball Moves onto State Finals

Northwest Volleyball defeated South River in College Park’s Ritchie Coliseum in three straight sets, 25-10, 28-26 and 25-18 to advance to the State Championship Final.  Northwest overcame two deficits in the second set to post a remarkable win against a determined South River team.  Northwest will face Urbana on Monday, November 19th at 8 p.m. […]

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November 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

High School Flu Vaccination Clinics Scheduled for Nov. 13

Montgomery County Health officials will administer three flu shot clinics Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 13 is an early release day for Montgomery County Public School students. Appointments are required and the clinics are open to all school-aged children. High School Clinics Scheduled for Nov. 13 There will be three free flu […]

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October 15, 2018 | Staff Writer

Two Northwest High School Students Struck by Car

Two Northwest High School students were struck by a car Monday afternoon crossing Great Seneca Highway at Richter Farm Road, according to a statement from the school’s principal. Principal Jimmy D’Andrea, on a message distributed on Twitter, said emergency responders took the students to a local hospital where they have non-life-threatening injuries. The students were […]

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October 4, 2018 | Staff Writer

Northwest High School Senior Dies in I-270 Wreck

A 17-year-old senior from Northwest High School died Wednesday afternoon when his car struck a stopped truck on I-270, police and school officials said Thursday morning. Josh Snyder of Boyds was driving a silver Buick Century southbound on the highway when for some reason he veered to the left onto the left shoulder, a Maryland […]

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September 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Sponsored Flu Vaccination Clinics Taking Appointments

Montgomery County Health officials have announced the dates for the county’s annual flu vaccination campaign. County-sponsored seasonal flu vaccination clinics will be held beginning in October, according to a news release. Below are the dates and times. Community Clinics Scheduled for Oct. 15 and 24 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Universities at Shady Grove Building […]

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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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February 16, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Police Say 15-Year-Old Posted Threat Against Northwest High

A 15-year-old Northwest High School student has been identified as the person who made an online threat aimed at the Germantown school, a police spokesman said Friday morning. Because the 15-year-old is a juvenile, the student was not identified, said Capt. Paul Starks of Montgomery County police. The threat, which was shared with police by […]

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February 1, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Northwest Defeats Rival Quince Orchard 61-53 Jan. 29

Monday night saw a clash between rivals Quince Orchard and Northwest High Schools.  The contest can be best described as closely contested but low scoring for the first three quarters of the game.  Each team seemed as though they faced an invisible barrier on the basket which led to missed shots that normally fall.  The […]

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December 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Make Fourth Arrest in June Killings of Students

Montgomery County police announced Friday evening that a fourth person had been arrested in the June 5 killing of two Northwest High School students, slaying that occurred the day before the two victims were to graduate. Rony Alexander Galicia, 25, of the 19500 block of Frederick Road in Germantown was arrested and charged with two […]

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