Poolesville High School

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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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s a Look at Freshmen Orientations at MCPS High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools welcomed thousands of new freshmen students to its many high schools Thursday. Here’s a look at the many freshmen orientations across MCPS high schools. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Freshmen getting to know one another—expanding their circles of friendship..working together..building connections—phenomenal @BCCLinkCrew pic.twitter.com/zgMUZo2oDx — Donna Redmond Jones (@BCCprin) August 29, 2019 Tons […]

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July 25, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Lista revela las mejores escuelas de Maryland que están en Montgomery

El condado de Montgomery es el hogar de algunas de las mejores escuelas del país. Niche.com publicó la nueva lista de 2019 sobre las cuáles son las mejores escuelas en términos de preparación de estudiantes que se dirigen a la universidad. La lista con las mejores 75 escuelas de Maryland tiene 14 escuelas públicas y […]

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July 24, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery County Public and Private Schools Ranked Best in Maryland

Montgomery County is home to some of the best schools in the country. Niche.com released a new list for their 2019 ranking of the best schools at preparing students for college; specifically a list of the top 75 Maryland schools featuring 14 public schools and 12 private schools in Montgomery County. The top ranked public […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New School Board Appointments Include Damascus Principal

The Montgomery County Board of Education made new Montgomery County Public Schools leadership appointments, including confirming Kevin Yates as the new principal of Damascus High School. Yates, who was previously the principal intern at Julius West Middle School, started serving as the acting principal of Damascus on May 13. He was immediately appointed to the […]

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May 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

‘Work Hard and Dream Big’ – Poolesville Grad Makes History at Yale

Kahlil Greene, a Germantown native and Poolesville High School graduate, has been elected the first ever African-American president of Yale University’s student body. He spoke to FOX5 news about his time as a Poolesville student and his future in politics. Greene says that his political aspirations came from his experiences with student government and his […]

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