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May 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Bullying and Depression Are Concerns Expressed by Students During Town Hall

“I would like her to be involved in what’s going on to get active with her peers and get involved in what’s going on around the County,” said parent Faith Gill. Like Gill’s daughter, dozens of students from across the county gathered at Veteran’s Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring Wednesday evening for a youth town […]

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February 27, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

League of Women Voters Discuss Resources Available for Youth Experiencing Substance Use and Abuse

By the 12th grade, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that about half of adolescents have abused an illicit drug, which includes the abuse of illegal drugs or the misuse of prescription medications, at least once. In an effort to help parents and community leaders identify resources available to adolescents who struggle […]

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October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Ability Awareness Week at Dufief Elementary School (VIDEO)

DuFief Elementary School is celebrating its 5th annual Ability Awareness Week, Oct. 17 – 21. The program teaches students that each person is special, despite differences or disabilities. Activities include speakers, readings, and a special assembly with the Maryland Ravens wheelchair basketball team. Find out more in this video report from MCPS-TV, below:

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June 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Students Experience Science at Emergent Biosolutions (VIDEO)

Some Montgomery County elementary school students and their families recently got to experience a career in science at the headquarters of Emergent Biosolutions. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS-TV to view more of its local programming.

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November 18, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Joseph Allen on Potomac Valley Shopping Center Annexation Petition (VIDEO)

The city of Gaithersburg held a public hearing on Nov. 16th regarding the Potomac Valley Shopping Center annexation petition. Joseph Allen, Gaithersburg resident, testified at the hearing. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Allen discusses his concerns about intersection safety in the area. You can find out more about the Potomac Valley Shopping Center annexation on […]

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April 10, 2015 | Maureen Stiles

Happy SUVersary

My Dearest Yukon, They said we would never last. We were headed for a few good years at best, if statistics were any indication. On paper, we were a match made in heaven. I had three boys under five years old. You had three rows and a rear that would make any mother swoon. When […]

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