seventh graders

April 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Vape Pen Confiscated at Cabin John Middle School

A vape pen was confiscated at Cabin John Middle School in Potomac on Tuesday, according to police and officials with Montgomery County Public Schools. Cabin John Middle School is about a mile away from Churchill High School, where a student was hospitalized Tuesday for a medical emergency after ingesting “THC through a vaping device.” Gboyinde […]

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July 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Back to School: Immunizations Reminder (VIDEO)

Montgomery County public school students head back to school on Aug. 29th and local parents are being reminded to make sure their children’s immunizations are updated. You can find out more, here. Immunization Requirements for the 2016-2017 School Year. Learn more here: — MCPS (@MCPS) July 16, 2016

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September 15, 2014 | Krista Brick

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State Grants More Time for Seventh-Graders to Get Immunized

Montgomery  County Public Schools has applied for a 45-day waiver from the state Health and Human Services Department to allow seventh-graders who have not yet complied with the new state immunizations requirements another 45 days to get the vaccinations they need. “At this point we are continuing to work with families to ensure students get the immunizations […]

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August 17, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Immunizations for 7th Graders Available at MCPS Fair on Aug. 23 (Video)

Parents of students entering the seventh grade are reminded of the new Maryland State immunization requirements. The county’s Department of Health and Human Services will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations during the MCPS Back to School Fair on Saturday, August 23 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information or to make an […]

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July 29, 2014 | Staff Writer

Health Update for Montgomery County Maryland on Montontgomery Community Media

New Immunization Requirements for 7th Graders (Video)

Parents of students entering seventh grade are reminded that new immunization requirements announced earlier this year require students to have one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services staff will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming seventh-grade students at the Montgomery County Public Schools’ […]

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