December 9, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

MCPS ACT Scores Drop Slightly, Still Above State Average

Students attending Montgomery County public high schools scored three points higher on the 2019 ACT standardized test than the national average.   The MCPS Class of 2019 averaged a composite score of 25.3 out of 36 on the test, surpassing the state average of 22.3. That’s 1.3 points lower (a drop of 4.89%) than the 2017 average, according to MCPS.   The test is designed to measure students’ […]

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September 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Damascus Over Quince Orchard, 21-13 (PHOTOS)

High school football is back. Our coverage of Friday night under the lights begins at Quince Orchard High School where the Cougars took on the Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets, who are defending their 2015 3A state championship title. After the first quarter of play, the game remained scoreless. Then the Cougars scored the first points of […]

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November 6, 2015 | MCPS

PARCC Results Set New Baseline for Student Performance on Rigorous Exams

The first results from new state assessments show that Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are performing better than their peers across the state, but demonstrate the urgent need to remain focused on closing persistent achievement gaps and improving student performance in literacy and mathematics. “These results provide a new starting point for how we […]

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September 29, 2015 | Staff Writer

Wheaton Wins Homecoming Game Against Einstein, 22-7 (PHOTOS)

Our coverage of high school football takes us to Silver Spring where the Wheaton Knights host the Einstein Titans for their homecoming game. The final score Wheaton 22, Einstein 7. The knights come out with a victory 22-7 against Einstein !! — WHEATON FOOTBALL (@WHS_Knightss) September 26, 2015 Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for more high […]

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September 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Northwest Over Blair, 58-23 (PHOTOS)

Our coverage of Friday night under the lights continues in Silver Spring where the Montgomery Blair Blazers take on the Northwest Jaguars. The Jaguars took an early lead and finished the game with a win over the Blazers with a score of 58 to 23. Great game tonight! Northwest takes home the win 58-23 ?? […]

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September 4, 2015 | Staff Writer

Damascus Over Quince Orchard, 39-17 (PHOTOS)

High school football is back. Our coverage of Friday night under the lights begins in Damascus where the Hornets took on the Cougars. It was the Hornets who took an early 14-0 lead but the Cougars were on the board soon after that. At halftime, the score was 27-14, Damascus. Damascus Senior Jake Funk had […]

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October 7, 2014 | Krista Brick

MCPS Graduates Outperform the State and the Nation on SAT

The Montgomery County Public Schools Class of 2014 earned a combined average SAT score of 1650, a two-point increase over the previous year and significantly higher than graduates from across the state of Maryland and the nation, according to a press release from the county school system. You can read the full report here. The […]

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