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August 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Wootton High Community Mourns Death of Assistant Principal

UPDATED The Wootton High School community is mourning the death of 53-year-old Joseph Duboyce, an assistant principal, who passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 7 at his home in Frederick County. In a letter posted on the school’s website, Principal Kimberly Bolden described Duboyce as “an exceptional educator and leader,” and said, “he will truly be […]

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August 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Shop Maryland Tax Free Week, Aug. 13 – 19 (VIDEO)

Have you done your back to school shopping? Shop Maryland tax free week from Aug. 13 – 19 in Maryland. Find out more in this video, below: What’s better than a shopping spree? A shopping spree without paying sales tax! ?#ShopMDTaxFree Aug 13-19! https://t.co/xR4i13K8G1 pic.twitter.com/wvBcLYB7uY — Peter Franchot (@peterfranchot) July 31, 2017

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April 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Nancy Shay Named MCPS Teacher of the Year

An English resource teacher from Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, has been named the 2017-2018 Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year funded by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund, according to MCPS Spokesperson, Melissa Rivera. Nancy Shay, who has worked for MCPS for 29 years, was awarded teacher of the year during the 15th annual […]

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March 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Board of Elections to Add 11th Early Voting Site for 2018 Election (VIDEOS)

The Board of Elections is meeting this month and one of the topics board members will discuss is adding an 11th early voting center for the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election. “The legislature passed a law that we are going to have one additional early voting site so Montgomery County will now be up to eleven,” […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council Recognizes Montgomery College’s 70th Anniversary (VIDEO)

The 70th anniversary of Montgomery College (MC) was recognized by the Montgomery County Council today as College President DeRionne Pollard and members of the faculty and staff joined the tribute. County Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice led the ceremonies. “[The College] has helped to change our community, our society, our world,” said Rice. MC […]

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December 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Police Close Vandalism Investigation at Westland Middle School

UPDATED 12.13.16 Montgomery County police officers have closed the vandalism investigation at Westland Middle School, according to Captain Paul Starks. Last month, staff notified police that a student reported that swastikas were drawn on the mirrors and walls of a bathroom stall inside a boys restroom. Starks said that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) staff […]

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November 16, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Students Will Start School After Labor Day Next Year (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools students will start school after Labor Day next year. That’s the latest from school board members who approved the start and end dates for the 2017-2018 school year calendar at a board meeting on Tuesday. According to the calendar, students will report to class on Sept. 5 and the last day […]

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October 28, 2016 | Carey Heller, Psy.D.

Helping Your Teen Keep Better Track of their Assignments

Many schools these days, whether public or private, offer students an online portal where they can view assignments as well as grades. While in theory this should be immensely helpful, not all online portals are very good. Contrary to popular belief, most portals don’t present assignments in a manner that allows students to use the […]

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October 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Modern Montgomery Tour of Mid-Century Architecture (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Planning Department’s Historic Preservation Office is working to raise awareness for mid-century modern architecture in Montgomery County. Recently, the department organized a bus tour of some examples of residential and public mid-century architecture, locally. Find out more in this report, below: Find out more about Modern Montgomery, here.

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September 1, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rachel Carson Elementary, ablue ribbon school, in Montgomery County , Maryland

Parents Celebrate that the Kids Are Back in School (VIDEO)

The first day of school can be bittersweet for parents. We talked to some Gaithersburg parents outside Rachel Carson Elementary School about their thoughts on the first day of school. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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