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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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May 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Teacher on Leave for Attending Party With Underage Students

A Quince Orchard teacher attended a graduation party, where underage students drank alcohol. Principal Elizabeth Thomas sent a letter home to families, saying the incident occurred on  Thursday, May 16. “[A] Quince Orchard High School staff member attended a private graduation party where QOHS students openly consumed alcohol and participated in alcohol-related games,” Thomas said. […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

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MCPS Hosts Boundary Assessment Community Conversations

Montgomery County Public Schools is hosting four community conversations to seek input about a systemwide school boundary analysis. The school board requested that MCPS’s superintendent use “external consultants to conduct an in-depth review an analysis of how existing school and cluster boundaries support or hinder the effective use of school facilities in MCPS.” The conversations […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Boys Basketball Defeats Wootton

Quince Orchard beat host Wootton 52-50 in varsity boys basketball Thursday night in Rockville. MCM was there to capture these images.

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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 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Over Sherwood 42 – 7 (Video)

Gaithersburg resident Paul Flickinger was on the sidelines of the Quince Orchard vs. Sherwood high school football game on Oct. 18 and captured these video highlights. Quince Orchard triumphed over Sherwood 42 – 7. You can watch the action here:

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October 19, 2013 | Staff Writer

Police Investigation Leads to Arrests (Photos)

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police – Firearms Investigations Unit (FIU) have arrested six suspects from Gaithersburg and Germantown on firearms and drug-related charges. According to police, in July 2013, FIU detectives received information from the 1st District Investigative Section regarding photos of firearms and drugs posted on an individual’s social media pages.  Based on […]

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October 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Over B-CC 49 – 0 (Video)

Gaithersburg resident Paul Flickinger was on the sidelines of the Quince Orchard vs. Bethesda – Chevy Chase high school football game on Oct. 12 and captured these video highlights. Quince Orchard triumphed over BCC 49 – 0. You can watch the action here:

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October 7, 2013 | Staff Writer

Quince Orchard Over Churchill 52 – 0 (Video)

Gaithersburg resident Paul Flickinger was on the sidelines of the Quince Orchard vs. Churchill high school football game on October 4 and captured the video highlights posted below. Quince Orchard triumphed over Churchill 52 – 0.

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