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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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August 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, and it’s the 74th anniversary of the U.S. victory over Japan. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Takoma Park Meets: The City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave. 2. Disaster Loans Available: The Small Business Administration is making […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Northwest Runner Records Longest Triple Jump in Maryland History

Taylor Wright’s career at Northwest High is officially over but that did not stop her from continuing to assert her dominance in high school track and field competition. Wright capped off her accolade-filled career with a Maryland state record performance last weekend. At the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, NC, the Northwest High School alumnus […]

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May 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Northwest 9th Grader Wins ‘Doodle for Google’ Competition

Northwest High School student Maggie Slaughter was announced as the Maryland state winner of the “Doodle for Google” competition at a surprise assembly Thursday morning. Slaughter’s digital art teacher Ms. Siewert submitted the winning entry on the student’s behalf.  The assembly was hosted by Google representatives Jake Chalkley and Alexis Artis. Students from Northwest advanced […]

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May 8, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Northwest Defeats Sherwood in 4A Softball Season Finale

Sherwood High School Sandy Springs Maryland Monday May 6th 2019 The two best 4A softball teams in Montgomery County faced one another at Sherwood Monday evening.  The clash of Warriors and Jaguars did not disappoint fans of Montgomery County softball.  Northwest struck first with a lead off double, followed by a home run by #20 […]

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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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March 5, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Richard Montgomery Rockets Blast Northwest 63-47 in 4A Playoffs

Rockville, Maryland Richard Montgomery High School March 4th 2019 Playoff basketball is always exciting and regular season games sometimes predict outcomes in the playoffs.  During the regular season Northwest lost both games to Richard Montgomery by a total of three points.  I decided this match up had the most potential for a very close hard […]

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February 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Three Montgomery County Students Selected to Attend NAACP Image Awards

Three Montgomery County Public School high school students are headed to the NAACP Image Awards in Hollywood this March. Only twenty students in the country are selected for this honor. The students — Gabrielle Cramer of Northwood, Fredrica Deegbe of Northwest, and Patrick Kirwin of Albert Einstein — are all seniors involved in NAACP’s Montgomery County […]

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