March 22, 2017 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: Police and MCPS Officials Address Rockville High PTSA Following Rape Report (VIDEO)

UPDATED: The Rockville High PTSA met Tuesday night receiving a presentation from Montgomery County Police officers and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials about safety and security at Rockville High School. Principal Billie-Jean Bensen began the meeting and she explained that it would be structured in three parts. She said parents were going to hear from […]

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November 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Opens New Public Safety Training Academy (VIDEO)

Local officials recently gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new state-of-the-art Public Safety Training Academy (PTSA), which is located at 8751 Snouffer School Road in Gaithersburg near Montgomery Village. The new PSTA is part of the Montgomery County Multi Agency Service Park (MASP). Its opening marks the completion of the eighth project and final […]

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September 1, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Community Memorializes Four Fallen Clarksburg High School Teens (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Family and friends came together at the Clarksburg High School football field on Thursday night for a memorial dedication ceremony in honor of Cary Greene, Jacob Dennis, Patrick Shifflett and John DeReggi. It was an emotional scene as a memorial rock engraved with the teens names was unveiled. Greene, Dennis, and Shifflett were tragically killed in […]

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September 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Memorial Dedication to be Held for Clarksburg High School Teens

The Clarksburg High School community will be holding a memorial dedication in honor of Jacob Dennis, Cary Greene, Patrick Shifflett, and John DeReggi tonight at the school’s football stadium. According to a Facebook event created by the Clarksburg Parent, Teacher, and Student Assosication (PTSA) a memorial will be unveiled in the teens names. Dennis, Greene, […]

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August 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

MCPS Appoints Kimberly Boldon as Wootton High School Acting Principal

The Montgomery County Public Schools executive leadership staff and administration at Wootton High School have appointed Kimberly Boldon to serve as Wootton’s acting principal for the 2015-2016 school year. This decision comes after the loss of school’s beloved principal Michael Doran who died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. “As difficult as it may be, we must continue to […]

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August 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Memorial Service Honors Beloved Wootton High School Principal (VIDEO)

A crowd of more than 2,000 people among them students, parents, educators, and county officials gathered at today’s celebration of life to pay tribute to Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran. Doran died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. In this video recap, MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers, Board of Education Vice President Michael Durso, and Sebrena Pitts, […]

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August 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Wootton PTSA Creates Dr. Doran Memory Book, Service Set for Friday Evening

As part of the healing process, the Wootton PTSA has created a Dr. Doran Memory Book where students, staffers, parents and others can share their thoughts about their beloved principal who passed away on Wednesday. Anyone is welcome to share their stories, thoughts and prayers, according to a note on the PTSA website. The Memory Book […]

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