shady Grove middle school

September 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Talks School Security and Safety Measures

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando spoke to MyMCMedia about new school safety and security measures in place on Tuesday at Shady Grove Middle School. Jawando noted that this is the first year that all of Montgomery County Public Schools’ buses are equipped with cameras to improve pedestrian safety in the county. Also, Jawando said Montgomery […]

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September 3, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Arranca el Año Escolar con Más Alumnos Hispanos en Montgomery

Este nuevo ciclo escolar 2019-2020 comenzó este martes con nuevos maestros, directivos y alumnos. Se estima que hay más de 11,000 nuevos alumnos entre los grados 1ro a 12vo, y más de 1,000 alumnos sólo para Kindergarten, la mayoría del nuevo alumnado son estudiantes hispanos o de padres inmigrantes.  El condado  de Montgomery tiene uno […]

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July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Truck Catches Fire Near Shady Grove Middle School

Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services, tweeted Wednesday that a contractor’s truck caught on fire by Shady Grove Middle School in Gaithersburg. According to Piringer, the fire was extinguished and no one was injured. 8100 Mid County Highway, Shady Grove Middle School. Vehicle fire next to bldg, Contractors truck burned […]

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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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July 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Adventist Healthcare Student Mental Wellness PSA Contest Results

The results are in for Montgomery Community Media’s Mental Wellness student video contest sponsored by Adventist Healthcare. The video contest challenged youth in middle school and high school to create an original Public Service Announcement (PSA) that highlights the mental wellness issues impacting their lives. Examples of those issues inlcude bullying, depression, stress, anxiety, and […]

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April 19, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Forest Knolls Educator Receives MCPS Teacher of the Year Award

A Kindergarten and First Grade teacher from Forest Knolls Elementary School in Silver Spring, has been named the 2017-2018 Montgomery County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. Kristen Kane, who has taught at the school for more than 11 years, was awarded teacher of the year during the annual Champions for Children Awards Celebration on Wednesday […]

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June 27, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

UPDATED: School Board Approves New Principals For Next Year (PHOTOS)

UPDATE: Montgomery County’s Board of Education approved the appointments of the following principals and staff at its June 26 meeting: Standing room only here at tonight’s @mocoboe meeting. @mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/byVlcCFoSn — Mitti Hicks (@MittiMegan) June 26, 2017 Appointments and recognition of awards happening now. @mymcmedia @mocoboe pic.twitter.com/f7v2hW8Cox — Mitti Hicks (@MittiMegan) June 26, 2017

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May 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Michael Williams Named MCPS Teacher of the Year (PHOTO)

A social studies teacher from John F. Kennedy High School has been named the 2016-2017 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Teacher of the Year. Michael Williams, who has worked for MCPS for 14 years, will now compete for Maryland Teacher of the Year. Williams was named Teacher of the Year on Tuesday night during the 14th annual Champions […]

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May 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Teacher of the Year to be Announced at Champions for Children Event (PHOTO)

UPDATED Three Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers have been named finalists for the 2016–2017 Teacher of the Year award. The winner will be revealed at the Annual Champions for Children Awards celebration on May 3rd at Wheaton High School. MCPS announced the finalists in a news release and the honorees are: Andrea Segovia, is a […]

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November 29, 2012 | Staff Writer

Dr. Joshua Starr

Community Day

Superintendent of Schools Joshua P. Starr will hold his first Community Day event of the 2012-2013 school year on Thursday, November 29, 2012 in the Damascus, Gaithersburg, Magruder and Watkins Mill clusters. Dr. Starr will spend the day meeting with staff, visiting schools and hearing from parents. The Community Day will culminate with a Town […]

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