social studies

August 31, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

New School Year Begins with First LGBTQ+ Studies Class

A social studies course on LGBTQ issues debuted Monday with the start of the new school year at Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). 10 high schools, including Richard Montgomery, Winston Churchill and Albert Einstein, are offering this one semester course that is for a half credit. It is described in MCPS’ course curriculum as an […]

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May 18, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS Updates Plan for Phase III Online Learning, Kindergarten Registration

MCPS students have been engaged in virtual learning since March 30 and as the school year winds down, more information about future plans is becoming available. According to a letter sent out Sunday from MCPS Superintendent Jack Smith, there’s a comprehensive plan in place geared towards the recovery of learning and the reopening of schools. Important […]

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February 7, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Blair High School to Offer Hip-Hop History Class

A new hip-hop history and culture course will be introduced to students at Montgomery Blair High School in the fall of 2019. This class is reported to be the “first of its kind” at Montgomery Blair and was created by social studies teacher Kenneth Smith. In this new course, Smith hopes to teach students about […]

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February 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Selma Screening (VIDEO)

Some 8th grade students recently attended a screening of the movie, Selma. MCPS-TV reports. Visit our PEG partner MCPS TV to view more of its local programming.

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