Richard Montgomery HS

June 14, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

MCPS Sophomores Win First Prize In National Documentary Competition

Two Montgomery County high school students won first prize in C-SPAN’s annual national documentary competition, pocketing the $3,000 prize. Ida Chen, a sophomore at Winston Churchill High School, and Evelyn Shue, a sophomore at Richard Montgomery High School, won first prize for their documentary “High Stakes.” The documentary analyzed the recent history of standardized testing […]

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May 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces High School Graduation Dates, Speakers

More than 11,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Last year, MCPS held virtual graduation ceremonies, but this year each school’s commencement ceremony will be in person and […]

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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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April 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Three Eastern Middle School Students Win First Place in C-SPAN’s National Video Competition

Three Eastern Middle School students won first place in this year’s StudentCam national video documentary competition open to students in grades 6-12 contest. Over 5,300 students participated in the competition which was organized by C-SPAN television network. Students were asked to create a 5-6 minute-long documentary that addressed the theme, “What’s Your Vision in 2020?” […]

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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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December 17, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

BLOG: We’ve seen a thing, or two. Glory Day Players of 2019.

I, along with two other associates, have initiated an inaugural standout players of the year football season compendium.  Together we have photographed for Montgomery Community Media covering over 30 football games during the season which began in mid-August and ended in early December. We have photographed on private and public high schools’ sidelines that call […]

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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 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Richard Montgomery, Churchill Students Named Presidential Scholars

Two Montgomery County Public Schools seniors were recognized among 161 students as U.S. Presidential Scholars. Both Garyk Brixi of Winston Churchill High School and Addele Hargenrader of Richard Montgomery High School were selected by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars for their successes based on academics, the arts, transcripts, community service, leadership, essays, leadership, […]

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March 15, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Richard Montgomery Rockets Grounded in Maryland 4A Semifinals

The Richard Montgomery boys’ team had only one loss all season heading into the Maryland state 4A semifinals against Broadneck. The Bruins from Annapolis used their size advantage for a convincing 72-57 win over the Rockets (24-2) at Xfinity Center, the home court of the University of Maryland Terrapins. Che Colbert and Logan Vican led […]

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