Rosa Parks Middle School

September 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Academic Year Kicks off at Rosa Parks Middle School

Rosa Parks Middle School students were excited to return to the classroom after summer vacation. Check out these photos of Rosa Parks students arriving at school in Olney on Tuesday morning.

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June 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MoCo’s Got Talent Student Winners Announced

More than 160 students participated in the MoCo’s Got Talent finals Sunday, June 9th at The Fillmore. The annual talent show features middle and high school students in the visual and performing arts. Congratulations to the five first-place winners including vocalist Jeanne Lubika, the band Karousel, dancer Ankit Guliani, artist Mya Simpson, and artist Larisa […]

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May 28, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

MCPS Schools Recognized for Sustainable Practices, Environmental Curriculum

Maryland Green Schools Awards were recently presented to Redland, Roberto Clemente and Rosa Parks middle schools. This award signifies a commitment to education practices that work to increase environmental awareness for students in prekindergarten through 12th grade. Schools earn this award by integrating sustainable practices and environmental education curriculum, as well as professional development and […]

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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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December 11, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Middle School Rankings Based on Maryland Report Card Scores

Last week, every school in Montgomery County received a Maryland School Report Card, which serves as an education “accountability system” for Maryland’s public schools. The report cards measure test results, curriculum access, absenteeism rates, school climate, college and career readiness, and student growth. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance compared […]

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August 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council President Nancy Floreen Says Fall Agenda is Packed (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council is now on summer break but when Council members return after Labor Day their agenda is packed. That’s the word from County Council President Nancy Floreen. At her August news briefing earlier this month, Floreen previewed the Council’s agenda, which she said includes some land use public hearings and the subdivision […]

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September 17, 2013 | Staff Writer

Naturalization Ceremony at Rosa Parks (Video)

Rosa M. Parks Middle School hosted a naturalization ceremony on Sept. 17 and over two dozen citizenship candidates were sworn in as U.S. citizens. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Associate Director Rendell Jones presided over the event. The school’s eighth grade students attended the ceremony as part of learning about the government and the […]

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February 24, 2013 | Staff Writer

Rosa Parks Middle School Honors Namesake (Video)

Students, staff and parents gathered at Rosa Parks Middle School in Olney on February 13 to honor the school’s namesake on what would have been her 100th birthday and to celebrate African American History month. The event included dinner, song and dance performances and an inspiring speech by Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett. Take a […]

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