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February 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

La Nueva Escuela Northwood Aumentará 1,200 asientos

Se planea renovar la Escuela Secundaria Northwood High School en Silver Spring, y abrirá sus puertas como “New Northwood” en 2025. La semana pasada, la Junta Escolar del Condado de Montgomery aprobó planes preliminares para el proyecto. La directora Mildred Charley-Greene dijo que actualmente hay 10 salones portátiles en la escuela secundaria, y que un […]

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February 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

New Northwood High School Will Add 1,200 Seats

Northwood High School in Silver Spring is planned to be renovated and open its doors as the “New Northwood” in 2025.  Last week, the Montgomery County school board approved preliminary plans for the project. Principal Mildred Charley-Greene said there are currently 10 portables at the high school, and a new building would benefit the crowding.  […]

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January 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Jan. 29, and we should expect partly cloudy weather. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Job Fair:  Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hiring people for current and summer position. There will be a job fair from 3 to 7 p.m. at Plum Gar Neighborhood […]

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January 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 28 in Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Jan. 28 and it’s National Data Privacy Day. Celebrate by going through the settings on your web browser and clearing your cookies. While you’re at it, check out your social media settings and review the information you’re agreeing to share with third party applications. The Washington Post made an explainer video to […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM Joins Silver Spring Community for Fox 5 Zip Trip

Montgomery Community Media’s Education Team was there for Fox 5 DC’s Zip Trip to Silver Spring on Friday morning. Check out some of our live social media coverage from the eventful morning. MCM is repping our Media Lab signs as Councilmember @tomhucker is about to be interviewed by @fox5dc! pic.twitter.com/76B4cVT4RF — MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) May 24, […]

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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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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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February 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Hosts ‘Safety and Security Conversations’ Series

Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) announced that it is hosting a series called “Safety and Security Conversations.” The first meeting was Thursday evening at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. It featured Ed Clarke, the chief safety officer for MCPS, and Dr. Christina Conolly, the director of […]

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August 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Back to School: Food, Sleep, Sports Equipment and Chrome Books Are on Students’ Minds (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students head back to class on Aug. 29. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, students tell us what they would like to see when they return to school.

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July 26, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of Montgomery County Council Committee on Education receiving Feb. 2 briefing on Child Abuse and Neglect

Education Committee to Discuss Code of Conduct Policy and Enrollment

The Montgomery County Council’s Education Committee is scheduled to meet at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 27th to receive a briefing on the Montgomery County Public Schools Code of Conduct. That policy, which was implemented in the 2014-15 school year to replace the previous student disciplinary policy, sought to reduce out-of-school suspensions. Information that will […]

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