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 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Silver Spring Zombie Walk Set for Oct. 24th (VIDEO)

Zombie alert: The Silver Spring Zombie Walk talks place on Oct. 24 in downtown Silver Spring. Hundreds are expected to participate in this year’s walk, and County Councilmember Hans Riemer welcomes them. “Silver Spring is one the most diverse communities in the nation,” said Riemer in a news release posted on the event’s website. “Each […]

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September 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Sept. 29, in Montgomery County: 1. First things, first: It’s National Coffee Day. 2. Montgomery County Councilmembers meet today and Hispanic Heritage Month figures prominently on their agenda. 3. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot have unveiled a new website that may be good news […]

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