Richard Montgomery High School

April 23, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

SMOB Election Date Postponed Due to School Closures

The Student Member of the Board of Education election date has been changed due to the extended  closure of Montgomery County Public Schools, according to MCPS. The election was originally scheduled to take place in schools on April 22, 2020. As a result of the school closures, MCPS has developed two plans for the elections […]

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April 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five MCPS Schools Top Best High Schools in Maryland List

Five Montgomery County High Schools are ranked among the top 10 public schools in the state according to a report released Monday. U.S. News and World Report ranked Poolesville High School as the best school in Maryland and 90th best school in the country. Walt Whitman in Bethesda follows Poolesville as second best in the […]

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April 20, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Former Richard Montgomery High, Baltimore Colts Great Mike Curtis Dies

Mike Curtis, the hard-nosed linebacker who grew up in Rockville and starred at Richard Montgomery High School, Duke University and the Baltimore Colts in the 60’s and 70’s, died Monday morning in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was 77. Known as “Mad Dog,” Curtis made a huge play in Super Bowl V picking off a pass […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 7 and it is World Health Day. World Health Day aims to bring awareness to health issues around the world. Because of the coronavirus, this year, more than others, we understand why this is an important day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  […]

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March 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

‘MoCo Students for Change’ Provides Platform to Cope with Coronavirus Crisis

Cancellations and closures have become commonplace the last couple of weeks. Social distancing guidelines have been put in place to help prevent the spread of the virus and with schools closed, students are adapting to the new way of life just like the rest of the population. “MoCo Students For Change” is an organization made up […]

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February 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

John Lewis Receives Well Wishes from Richard Montgomery Student Leaders

Student leaders involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program (JSLP) have nothing but respect for the civil rights icon John Lewis. In March 2019, Jerome Price, the faculty coordinator and founder of JSLP, took his student leaders on a field trip to the U.S. Capitol to meet with U.S. Rep. Lewis (D-Ga.). […]

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November 22, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Northwest Student Declared Councilmember of the Day

Adjo Evonlah, a student at Northwest High School in Germantown, has won the Councilmember of the Day challenge. Councilmember Craig Rice created the contest to challenge students to “become more engaged in public policy issue, learn about local government and become more involved with the community.” Evonlah is the fourth winner of Councilman Rice’s annual […]

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October 30, 2019 | Cindy Peña

Special Guest Announced for DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading

Her poems about the tragic realities of life – gun violence and opioid addiction – have won her international acclaim, and yet this award-winning poet, Lydia Wei is still in high school.  Wei, a senior at Richard Montgomery County High School, is a special guest at DiVerse Gaithersburg on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m., at […]

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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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