Sligo Middle School

May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Middle School Students Compete in Invention Challenge

More than 850 middle school students presented their inventions for preserving the planet Saturday during the 2019 Invent the Future Challenge Summit. The invention challenge and competition was held at Gaithersburg High School. For a full year, the students worked on their ideas, creating solutions and designing prototypes. The team of judges included professionals from […]

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April 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: 12-Year-Old from Silver Spring Located Safe and Unharmed

Update: Roni Diggs has been located; police say she is safe and unharmed. Original Post Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Special Victims Investigations Division are asking the public for help in locating a missing Silver Spring juvenile. Roni Diggs, 12, of 16th Street, was last seen at about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, […]

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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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October 6, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

Sligo Middle School Host S’TEAM Community Day to Teach Residents About Renewable Energy in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Residents gathered at Sligo Middle School early Saturday to learn about renewable energy at the school’s second annual S’TEAM Sligo Community Day. S’TEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Creations like solar ovens, wind turbines and solar-powered cars, were made and presented by students. “This is a celebration and compilation of an amazing […]

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April 30, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sligo Middle School Wins Green Ribbon School Award

Sligo Middle School has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 U.S. Green Ribbon Schools Award. The Silver Spring school is among 47 winning schools from across the nation. The Green Ribbon Schools Award program, established in 2011, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and recognizes schools that save energy, reduce […]

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March 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sligo Middle School Nominated for National Green Ribbon School Award

Sligo Middle School has been nominated by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for the National Green Ribbon Schools Award. The Silver Spring school was one of two schools nominated by MSDE. The Green Ribbon Schools Award program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education and recognizes schools that save energy, reduce costs, […]

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September 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Sligo Middle School Students Host a Day of S’TEAM in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Students from Sligo Middle School in Silver Spring hosted the first S’TEAM Sligo Community Day Festival on Sept 26. The S’TEAM field day was organized by 28 students in seventh and eighth grades who worked throughout the summer on multi-disciplinary projects that included science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Schools officials said students had hands-on experience while […]

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June 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Two Schools Closed With No Power

Montgomery County Public Schools will open on time today (June 14). Sligo Middle School and Blair Ewing Center do not have power and are closed today.

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