Richard Montgomery High School

March 26, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Councilmember Glass Advocates for Transportation Accessibility to Future Vaccine Sites

Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass sent a memorandum on Thursday regarding transit accessibility to future vaccination sites to the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security. In the memo, Glass wrote that he wants to ensure “vaccination sites operated by the county are easily accessible to those dependent on riding transit,” citing a […]

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March 10, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Grandson Vaccinates Grandmother He Hasn’t Seen Since Pandemic Began

It has been hard for Montgomery County Career Firefighter and Paramedic Mike Rechen, who hasn’t seen his 90-year-old grandmother in at least year due to the pandemic. But that all changed March 9 as he joyfully administered her dose of COVID-19 at Richard Montgomery High School. Rechen, 28, grew up frequently seeing his grandmother, Shirley […]

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March 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Dr. Gayles Tells ’60 Minutes’ He’s ‘Extremely Frustrated’ With Lack of COVID Vaccine Doses

Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles was interviewed on the latest “60 Minutes” episode that aired Sunday on CBS. While at Richard Montgomery High School’s vaccine clinic, Gayles told correspondent Bill Whitaker and a a national audience he was “extremely frustrated and exhausted,” because Montgomery County is receiving so few doses of the COVID-19 […]

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February 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Two Richard Montgomery Juniors are Finalists for Student Member of the Board

It appears that Richard Montgomery High School is the hot bed of student activism among Montgomery County Public Schools. The current Student Member of the Board of Education is a Richard Montgomery student as are the two finalists competing for his job. When Nick Assante ends his term, he will be replaced by either Henry […]

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February 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Elrich Addresses Chaotic Vaccine Lines at Richard Montgomery, Quince Orchard

The coronavirus vaccination lines at Richard Montgomery and Quince Orchard High Schools were chaotic on Thursday because people with appointments were sharing their confirmation links to people who did not have an appointment. County Executive Marc Elrich addressed the problem in a statement Friday: “It is extremely important that residents do not share the vaccination […]

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February 9, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiante de Richard Montgomery fue Asesinado Mientras Ayudaba a un Amigo

El sospechoso arrestado en relación con el tiroteo fatal de un estudiante de Richard Montgomery High School el 6 de febrero le dijo a la policía del condado de Howard que le disparó a Simeon Mbuyu Mukuna, porque “sentía como si la víctima lo estuviera mirando con malicia y pensaba que la víctima le iba […]

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February 9, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Richard Montgomery Student Killed While Helping a Friend

The suspect arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Richard Montgomery High School student Feb. 6 told Howard County Police that he shot Simeon Mbuyu Mukuna, because “he felt as though the victim was looking at him with malice and thought the victim was going to try to harm him.” He also told […]

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February 8, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiante de la Escuela Richard Montgomery es Asesinado a Tiros

Simeon Mbuyu Mukuna, un estudiante de Richard Montgomery High School quien recibió un disparo mortal el 6 de febrero, fue recordado por su director como “un estudiante maravilloso que tuvo un impacto positivo en quienes lo rodeaban, y lo extrañaremos mucho”. El director Damon Monteleone recordó “su sonrisa magnética, sentido del humor y amor por […]

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February 8, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Richard Montgomery Student Athlete Fatally Shot Feb. 6

Simeon Mbuyu Mukuna, a Richard Montgomery High School student who was fatally shot Feb. 6, was remembered by his principal as “a wonderful student who had a positive impact on those around him, and he will be greatly missed.” Principal Damon Monteleone recalled “his magnetic smile, sense of humor, and love of soccer.” Mukuna, 18, […]

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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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