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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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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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January 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Poolesville High, Eastern Middle Students Honored at Maryland State House

The Maryland State House honored 10 high school and middle school students from Poolesville High School and Eastern Middle School on Monday. The students were recognized for awards and honors they received at the 2018 National History Day competition in June 2018. Last year, over 3,000 students from around the world competed in the academic competition […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Green Recognizes Green Champions with Awards at Annual Gala (VIDEO)

Bethesda Green hosted its 7th annual gala at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club on Oct. 6. The highlight of this event is the 2016 Bethesda magazine “Green Awards.” Find out more about this year’s event and the Bethesda Green organization, in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: The awards included: Innovation Award-Business: Blessed Coffee […]

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January 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

Children of the Dream Awards (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, the Children of the Dream awards are announced at the Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute and celebration at Strathmore. Meet Ekiomoado Olumese of Poolesville High, Malachi Stoll of Walt Whitman High and the Dance Marathon Group at Clarksburg High. Related posts:      

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January 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Strathmore (Photos & Video)

UPDATED This is the 20th year that Montgomery County has celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a formal tribute and musical celebration at Strathmore. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can watch the entire two-hour program on the Montgomery Channel 21 beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 26. Here is […]

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May 1, 2013 | Staff Writer

Poolesville HS Participates in ‘Every 15 Minutes’ (New Video)

The Poolesville High School Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) sponsored ‘Every 15 Minutes’ today (May 1). This morning Montgomery County Police and Fire Departments worked with the group to recreate a car accident on W. Willard Road with actual emergency and police vehicles responding. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services (MCFRS) posted this video of […]

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April 29, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Two MCPS Students Awarded Gates Scholarships

Two MCPS high school students have been named recipients of the Gates Millennium Scholarship. These good-through-graduation scholarships can be used at any accredited college or university in the United States. Funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the amount of the scholarship is based on the cost of tuition, fees, books and living expenses […]

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