Paint Branch High School

September 27, 2021 | Travis Chase

Paint Branch’s Offensive Explosion Ends Blair’s Undefeated Start

Coming into Friday night’s game at Paint Branch, Blair was riding high starting the season 3-0, largely led by their defense. The Blazers’ defense had allowed only 14 combined points in the three previous games, while Paint Branch’s offense had averaged 36 points per game in their first three games. The Panthers’ offense moved the […]

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August 26, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

High School Teacher Placed on Leave for Refusing MCPS Mask Requirement

A Paint Branch High School teacher was placed on paid administrative leave for one day after disobeying face mask requirements more than once at the school, according to a letter posted to the teacher’s Facebook page. Angela Harders announced she had been placed on administrative leave in a video Wednesday. According to the letter she […]

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August 4, 2021 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: NBC4 News Anchor Eun Yang at the Tokyo Olympics

News anchor/reporter Eun Yang has covered popes, inaugurations and everything in between in her decade-plus at NBC4 in Washington DC. For the last couple of weeks, she’s been in Tokyo covering all the DMV athletes — including Montgomery County — competing in the Olympics. Yang was born in Seoul, South Korea but grew up in […]

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May 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces High School Graduation Dates, Speakers

More than 11,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Last year, MCPS held virtual graduation ceremonies, but this year each school’s commencement ceremony will be in person and […]

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May 12, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

26 Estudiantes de Montgomery Ganan $2,500 de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito

26 estudiantes de último año del condado de Montgomery han obtenido becas en la segunda ronda de premios de la Corporación Nacional de Becas al Mérito (NMSC). Los premiados fueron seleccionados entre más de 16,000 estudiantes en todo el país, y 47 premiados elegidos son de Maryland. Los premios brindan a los destinatarios un premio […]

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May 12, 2021 | Michelle Queen

26 Montgomery County Students Earn $2,500 National Merit Scholarships

26 Montgomery County seniors have earned National Merit Scholarships in the second round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Awardees were selected from more than 16,000 students nationwide and were among 47 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. This group of […]

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February 26, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Tasa de Graduación de MCPS Aumentó en 2020, a Pesar del Aprendizaje Virtual

Casi el 90% de la clase de 2020 de las escuelas públicas del condado de Montgomery (MCPS) se graduó después de cuatro años, lo que representó un aumento del 0.6% sobre la clase de 2019, que se situó en el 88.7%. La tasa de graduación de la clase de 2020 fue de 89.3%, según datos […]

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February 26, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Graduation Rate For 2020 Class Increased Despite Shift to Virtual Learning

Almost 90% of Montgomery County Public Schools’ Class of 2020 graduated after four years which was a 0.6% increase over the Class of 2019, which stood at 88.7%. The 2020 class’s graduation rate was 89.3%, according to recently released data from the Maryland State Department of Education. The state graduation rate average is 86.8%. The […]

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January 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Posse Foundation Awards 18 MCPS Students with Full-Tuition Scholarships

Eighteen Montgomery County Public School Students (MCPS) are recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships awarded by the Posse Foundation. The students were honored at a virtual ceremony on Jan. 13, according to an announcement from MCPS. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential that may have been overlooked by […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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