Poolesville High School

June 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

33 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

33 students have earned college- and university-sponsored National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees are selected by each sponsoring college or university from a group of finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The awards provide recipients between $500 to $2,000 annually for up to […]

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June 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Announces Virtual Graduation Ceremonies (See Full List Here)

COVID-19 has caused a disruption in many festivities, including graduation ceremonies. To honor their graduates, Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a virtual universal graduation on June 7 at 6 p.m. This ceremony can be viewed on MCPS-TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36, RCN 89) and on NBC COZI TV (Broadcast Digital 4-2 and on Cable). […]

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May 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

24 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

24 Montgomery County students have earned National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nationwide and were among 50 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. The winners and their […]

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April 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cinco Escuelas Secundarias de Montgomery entre las Mejores de Maryland

Según un informe publicado el lunes, cinco escuelas secundarias del condado de Montgomery están clasificadas entre las 10 mejores escuelas públicas del estado. U.S.News and World Report clasificó a Poolesville High School como la mejor escuela de Maryland y la 90a mejor escuela del país. Walt Whitman en Bethesda sigue a Poolesville como el segundo […]

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April 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five MCPS Schools Top Best High Schools in Maryland List

Five Montgomery County High Schools are ranked among the top 10 public schools in the state according to a report released Monday. U.S. News and World Report ranked Poolesville High School as the best school in Maryland and 90th best school in the country. Walt Whitman in Bethesda follows Poolesville as second best in the […]

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January 30, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Montgomery County Students Honored at State House

17 students from Maryland – including five from Montgomery County – were honored Monday night at the Maryland State House. The students were recognized for being finalists in the 2019 National History Day competition. The annual competition, which occurs at the University of Maryland, involves more than 3,000 students from around the world. The group […]

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January 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

2012 MCPS Graduate Running for Board of Education

Gaithersburg resident Cameron Rhode filed to run for the at-large seat on the Montgomery County Board of Education Thursday. He is the first and only person to file candidacy for the position thus far. Jeanette Dixon, the current at-large board member, will not run for reelection.  Currently a tutor at Everest Tutors & Test Prep […]

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November 22, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Northwest Student Declared Councilmember of the Day

Adjo Evonlah, a student at Northwest High School in Germantown, has won the Councilmember of the Day challenge. Councilmember Craig Rice created the contest to challenge students to “become more engaged in public policy issue, learn about local government and become more involved with the community.” Evonlah is the fourth winner of Councilman Rice’s annual […]

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October 21, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

photo of Jim Brown Poolesville Town Commissioner

Poolesville Residents Continue Quest for New High School Facility 

Portions of Poolesville High School are nearly 70 years old and frustrated residents – many of whom who feel their town has been underserved for years – continue to make the case that they need a new facility. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay spoke with residents and local elected officials about their concerns and a possible solution. […]

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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan Receives Award at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Amy Tan won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Achievement in American Literature at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival at Glenview Mansion in Rockville on Saturday. Tan is the 24th to be honored at the festival. During the festival, Tan was interviewed by her friend and fellow writer, Mark Childress. Childress told MyMCMedia that […]

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