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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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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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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There’s an Education Budget Meeting at Rockville High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to learn about the FY 2020 Budget. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice attend this meeting with MCPS Superintendent Jack R. Smith […]

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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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May 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Top 10 Stories from May 5 to May 11

Education news was the top story of the week, with Quince Orchard High School students remembering classmate Austin Cohen who lost his battle with bone cancer May 7. Other top stories include Rachel Carson’s Principal Larry Chep is headed to Clopper Mill Elementary School, police conduct sobriety checkpoint on Cinco de Mayo, and developments in […]

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November 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

Westboro Baptist Church Picket Draws More Counter Protesters Outside Rockville High School (VIDEO)

A few protesters from the controversial Westboro Baptist Church picketed outside Rockville High School on Nov. 10 but they were greeted by even more counter protesters. The WBC picket took place for less than an hour along Baltimore Road as students were arriving at the school. Montgomery County Police Captain Paul Starks said officers were […]

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May 28, 2015 | Krista Brick

Health Department to Send Letters to Those at Risk for TB Exposure at Rockville High

Students at Rockville High School should expect to get a letter today that will let them know whether they should be tested for exposure to tuberculosis. On Tuesday, students at the school were informed of an active case of TB confirmed at the high school. Montgomery County Department of Heath and Human Services Spokesperson Mary Anderson […]

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May 30, 2014 | Sonya Burke

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Rockville High Graduation Rocks, Pharrell Williams, John Legend & One Direction Cameos (VIDEO)

UPDATED Lee Leipsner, executive vice president for promotions at Columbia Records, was the keynote commencement speaker for Rockville High School on May 27 at Strathmore Hall and his speech began with some video shout outs from some of music’s hottest stars, including Pharrell Williams, John Legend, J. Cole,  Little Mix, Foster the People and One […]

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May 23, 2012 | Staff Writer

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“Break a Leg” (Video)

Rockville High School recently hosted a Performing Arts Gala starring 75 theater and dance students who are graduating seniors. Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr was in the audience for the show.

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