Pat O’Neill

February 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Debate Continues Over Post-Labor Day School Start

Gov. Larry Hogan held a press conference Thursday, pushing back against Maryland Senate Democrats, who started a debate on overturning the mandate that requires schools to begin the academic year after Labor Day. In 2017, Hogan’s executive order to start Maryland public schools after Labor Day went into effect. Since then, Montgomery County Board of […]

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July 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

What Six Winning Candidates Had to Say

We invited primary winners to stop by the Montgomery Community Media studios to discuss their victories. Here’s what they had to say: Patricia O’Neill, winner of the nonpartisan primary for Montgomery County Board of Education District 3 Julie Reiley, winner of the nonpartisan primary for Montgomery County Board of Education At-Large: Robert Dyer, winner of […]

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April 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Maryland Public School Sports Association Changes Head Covering Rule (VIDEO)

After some controversy and some support from the community and the Montgomery County Board of Education, the Maryland Public Secondary Athletic Association changed a rule that required student athletes to provide special documentation for wearing head coverings during sporting events. This change comes after referees refused to let Je’Nan Hayes, student at Watkins Mill High […]

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January 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Patricia O’Neill on Superintendent Search (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Board of Education member Patricia O’Neill says that the search for the next superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is still in its early stages. Per state law, the new superintendent must be on the job by July 1. You can see more coverage on this topic below:

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February 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of Dahlia Huh at the press conference following change to school bell times

School Bell Times to Change (VIDEO)

The Board of Education voted to push back school start times for all students beginning next school year. MCPS-TV has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming. Related:

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October 4, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Patricia O’Neill, Board of Education District 3 (Video)

Patricia O’Neill is running for the District 3 Board Of Education seat and recorded this short statement for the residents of Montgomery County. View a map of Montgomery County Board of Education Districts

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