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May 12, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Department of Environmental Protection to Host First ‘Digital Solar Happy Hour’

Montgomery County’s Department of Environmental Protection will be hosting a “Digital Solar Happy Hour” focused on bringing solar energy and electric vehicle charging to homes and small businesses. The digital happy hour will be held on Thursday, May 14 live online from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event is in partnership with local breweries […]

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April 1, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Strathmore Brings Harmony with Virtual Concerts

Strathmore, the powerhouse arts center in North Bethesda, is offering virtual experiences during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, like Facebook Live concerts. Director of Education Lauren Campbell spoke to MyMCMedia about what Strathmore is doing to unite and connect people during a distant time.

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March 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

UMD Offers All Undergraduate Classes as Pass/Fail

All undergraduate classes at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) will be pass/fail (P/F) for the spring 2020 semester unless the student chooses to receive a letter grade, Senior Vice President and Provost Mary Ann Rankin said in a letter Thursday.   The decision comes after the COVID-19 outbreak led the university to cancel in-person […]

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March 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

MCPS Awaiting Guidance from State on School Closures

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education is awaiting guidance from state officials about whether to extend the current school closures, Deputy Superintendent Monifa McKnight said during a board meeting Monday.    McKnight said MCPS is planning for an extension just in case COVID-19 circumstances require it. MCPS is designing plans for remote […]

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March 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

College Board Confirms At-Home AP Exams

The College Board confirmed Friday that face-to-face Advanced Placement (AP) exams will not happen this year due to the coronavirus outbreak.  In a statement, the board said that it will administer 45-minute online exams at home that students can take on any device they have including a computer, tablet or even smartphone. A photo of […]

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March 4, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

MCPS Announces Plan in the Event Schools Close Due to Coronavirus

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is preparing to provide instructional activities for all students online in the event that schools must close due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. MCPS sent out a letter to parents and guardians Wednesday stating the district will be meeting with all principals to review the emergency procedures in the event of […]

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January 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Elrich’s Virtual Town Hall Scheduled for Feb. 13 is Cancelled

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Update: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich’s February online chat has been cancelled. The next online chat is scheduled for March. Original post: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting an online chat from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, via the Montgomery County website. This live, […]

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January 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Elrich to Host First 2020 Virtual Town Hall Jan 9

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting an online chat from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9, via the Montgomery County website. This live, online discussion gives residents a chance to send questions, or comments, directly to the county executive. You may submit questions before […]

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December 2, 2019 | Michelle Queen

UPDATE: Elrich’s Dec. 11 Virtual Town Hall Canceled

Submit Questions Online for County Executive Marc Elrich UPDATE: The online chat originally scheduled for Dec. 11 is canceled. Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is hosting an online chat from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, via the Montgomery County website. This live, online discussion gives residents a chance to send questions, or […]

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November 8, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Elrich Sostendrá Reunión Virtual, Envíe sus Preguntas en Línea

Envíe preguntas en línea para el Ejecutivo del Condado Marc Elrich El Ejecutivo del Condado de Montgomery, Marc Elrich, está organizando un chat en línea de 2pm a 3 p.m. el jueves 14 de noviembre, a través del sitio web del condado de Montgomery. Esta discusión, en vivo, en línea brinda a los residentes la […]

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