Poolesville High School

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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October 6, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Investigan a Maestro de Escuela Secundaria por Compartir ‘Imágenes Explícitas’ en su Pantalla

Los funcionarios de las escuelas públicas del condado de Montgomery están investigando un incidente en la escuela secundaria de Poolesville en el que un maestro compartió “contenido inapropiado” en su pantalla al comienzo de la clase. Según el director de Poolesville, Mark Carothers, durante el séptimo período el 2 de octubre, el maestro “tenía contenido […]

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October 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Poolesville High School Teacher Under Investigation for Sharing ‘Explicit Images’ on his Screen

Montgomery County Public School officials are investigating an incident at Poolesville High School in which a teacher shared “inappropriate content” on his screen at the beginning of class. According to Poolesville Principal Mark Carothers, during seventh period on Oct. 2, the teacher “had inappropriate content up on his screen.” In a letter home to school […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

157 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists in the 2021 competition Wednesday, Sept. 9. 157 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Montgomery Blair (39), Richard […]

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July 23, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Poolesville Senior Sworn in as Student Member of Maryland Board of Education

Poolesville High School senior Jason Wu was sworn in on July 15 as the 35th student member of the Maryland State Board of Education. Wu was voted into the position by over 500 middle and high school students and appointed by Governor Larry Hogan. Wu has been active in student government since the sixth grade. […]

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July 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Eight MCPS Students Awarded College-Sponsored Scholarships

Eight Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have received college- and university-sponsored scholarships in the final round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Each sponsoring college or university selected scholarship winners from among finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four […]

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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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