Silver Creek Middle School

March 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 5 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 5. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s today’s agenda. 2. Safety and Security: Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations is hosting a conversation on safety and security tonight at 7 p.m. […]

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February 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Hosts ‘Safety and Security Conversations’ Series

Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery County Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (MCCPTA) announced that it is hosting a series called “Safety and Security Conversations.” The first meeting was Thursday evening at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. It featured Ed Clarke, the chief safety officer for MCPS, and Dr. Christina Conolly, the director of […]

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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 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Anqoinette Crosby hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on a bill introduced to raise the minimum wage. Other stories in this week’s show include a bill to continue the county’s Human Trafficking Task Force, preventing trash fires by being aware of proper disposal of hazardous materials, a […]

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July 28, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Top 10 from July 21-27

Never underestimate the power of a sunflower. For the fourth week in a row, our coverage of the blooming sunflowers was among our top stories based on web traffic. Our stories about the relocation of the Confederate soldier from the Red Brick Courthouse grounds in Rockville to White’s Ferry also ranked high. Rounding out the […]

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July 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

First Look Inside Silver Creek Middle School (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

The start of the 2017-18 school year is weeks away and construction is in full swing at Silver Creek Middle School  in Kensington. In just a few weeks, hundreds of sixth and seventh grade students will fill the hallways of this new school. This $42 million dollar project will help to alleviate over-crowding at Westland […]

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July 21, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Meet Silver Creek Middle School’s New Principal (VIDEO)

In just a few weeks, Montgomery County Public Schools will open one of its newest schools in Kensington. Silver Creek Middle School, located at 3701 Saul Road, will welcome more than 500 sixth and seventh grade students in September. Traci Townsend was appointed principal of the new school by the Montgomery County Board of Education […]

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April 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New Kensington Middle School Named

At a recent meeting, the Montgomery County Board of Education selected a name for Bethesda-Chevy Chase Middle School #2. The Board voted to name the new school Silver Creek Middle School, according to a news release. The naming process for the school began in February with the following names suggested by the Board: Dr. Paul […]

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