March 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery Blair Student Wins First Place in Intel Talent Search

Michael Hofmann Winer, a student at Montgomery Blair High School, has been named one of three first-place winners in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search. Winer won the First Place Medal of Distinction for Innovation in the prestigious science competition, which culminated Tuesday night, and receives a $150,000 award. One of 40 finalists in this […]

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February 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of montgomery county council president george leventhal at feb 2 media briefing

Leventhal Touts Measles Vaccinations and Has Questions for MCPS (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal touts the importance of getting the measles vaccination and says he has questions for Montgomery County Public Schools officials about policy on this matter and how a family may opt out of the vaccination. Take a look:

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May 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Interactive Go! Kits Available at Local Libraries

Part of Montgomery County Public Libraries’ (MCPL) ACE (All Children Excel) initiative is to help children succeed in school by providing resources that will spark an interest in science. To help meet that need, MCPL has developed educational, interactive Go! Kits to introduce young children to various concepts in science, technology, engineering and math while […]

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October 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

Kid Museum Focus (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, Cara Lesser explains what age group the Kid Museum is designed for and what the focus will be for kids. The Kid Museum is one of the organizers of the World of Montgomery Festival. You can find out more at the festival’s website:

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May 13, 2013 | Staff Writer

Banneker Celebrates STEM Education (Video)

Benjamin Banneker Middle School hosted Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, Discovery Communications, and others to celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education on May 1. Earlier in the day, more than 100 Banneker students toured the White House and shared their views on the importance of STEM educational programs. Learn more in this video. Visit […]

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November 2, 2012 | Staff Writer

Frontiers In Science and Medicine Day (Video)

Hundreds of seventh grade students from Forest Oak and Neelsville Middle School participated in Frontiers In Science and Medicine at the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center at the Universities at Shady Grove. The day was devoted to providing students with hands on “real world” activities connected to the 7th grade science curriculum. For more information […]

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