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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Yale Student Body President Kahlil Greene

At 19-years-old, Kahlil Greene of Germantown is already a Montgomery County Black History-maker. Greene was elected the first black student body president of Yale University. His term as student body president started in May 2019 and it concludes in May 2020. MyMCMedia caught up with Greene, who is currently a junior studying U.S. History and […]

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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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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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January 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Boys Remain Undefeated with Win Over Poolesville, QO Girls Fall to Poolesville 44-14 (PHOTOS)

The Poolesville Falcons host the Quince Orchard Cougars Thursday night for varsity basketball. First, the lady Falcons take an early lead and win 44-14. The boys game ends in a Quince Orchard win, 40-32. The QO boys team remains undefeated this season. Final. QO Boys remain undefeated winning over Poolesville 40 to 32. @mymcmedia @QOAthletics […]

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May 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Twenty-One MCPS Students Win National Merit Scholarships

Twenty-one Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have been awarded National Merit $2,500 Scholarships financed by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The students are among 51 high school seniors in Maryland to be selected in the latest group of National Merit Scholarship Program recipients. The scholars were selected from a pool of more than 15,000 […]

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February 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Poolesville Students Compete in Design Challenge (Videos & Photos)

The AbilityOne® Design Challenge is a national competition for high school students that inspire students to develop assistive technologies to empower people with significant disabilities in the workplace. Among the five finalists are two teams from Poolesville High School. A team from Poolesville High School was the 2012 winner, and this year the high school […]

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February 7, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Poolesville Forensics Team Wins Competition (Video)

Students at Poolesville High School beat out more than 1,200 teams from 53 countries to win the Department of Defense Digital Forensics Challenge for 2012. During a Feb. 1 ceremony, the Poolesville team was recognized by officials from the Department of Defense and leaders from the cybersecurity industry. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to […]

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May 21, 2012 | Staff Writer

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MCPS High Schools Shine in National Rankings

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) earned exceptional results on two national rankings of high school performance released on May 20. MCPS placed five schools in the top 100 of the Washington Post’s 2012 High School Challenge rankings. All 25 MCPS high schools appear in the rankings, which represents the top eight percent of the nation’s […]

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