Spring Break

April 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Butler’s Orchard is Hoppin’ with Easter Spirit

Children and families gathered at Butler’s Orchard in Germantown enjoy the beautiful spring weather and farm. Butler’s Orchard had their Bunnyland activities set up which got children and families into the Easter Spirit!

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April 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Spring Break: Nice weather has arrived just in time for spring break for students! MCPS students and teachers have the day off from now through Monday, April 22. 2. 4Business Public Hearing: County Executive Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Students Now Required to Attend School June 5

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith said at a press conference Tuesday that, as of now, the last day of school is still June 14. Last Wednesday, schools were closed because of inclement weather for the fourth time during the academic calendar. Because MCPS has already used its three free snow days, the […]

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March 29, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Free Sports Camp Offers Opportunities for At-Risk Youth

The 480 Club has teamed up with Identity Inc., a nonprofit in Montgomery County, to offer a free sports camp for students during the school district’s spring break. “We organized a camp for 80 kids, those who are at risk, to make new friends and learn new skills,” said Joesph Hooks, founder of the 480 Club. […]

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March 26, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Monday, March 26 in Montgomery County: 1. Municipal Monday: Rockville has the day off, but Gaithersburg has a work session. Here’s the agenda. 2. Spring Break Starts: Montgomery County Public Schools students have the day off. 3. Need Something to Do?: Montgomery Parks has its Eye Spy Trains […]

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April 12, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 12, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 12, in Montgomery County: 1. The county’s departments of environmental protection and transportation are celebrating Transportation Week with a Bikeshare promotion in Friendship Heights from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ride On Customer Appreciation at the Lakeforest Transit Center from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and an […]

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April 11, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, April 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 11, in Montgomery County: 1. The 2018 General Assembly session ended at midnight. You can expect to see a tide of post mortems flooding the news as bleary-eyed lawmakers stand in front of television cameras. 2. State’s Attorney John McCarthy said cell phone, hotel and financial records helped prove […]

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April 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Today is the first day of spring break for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students. 2. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the state flag to half staff in honor of a Montgomery County firefighter who passed away on Friday. 3. Germantown […]

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April 7, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 7, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s a day off for Montgomery County Public Schools students and a professional day for teachers. The school district’s spring break is scheduled for next week. Students return to class on April 18th. 2. The Gaithersburg Skate Park opens for the season. 3. […]

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March 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Community Media Introduces New Spring Break Class: YouTube You for Teens

Does your teen want to be the next YouTuber? If so, MCM is offering a new class for youth titled “YouTube You.” The class is scheduled for the week of April 10 through 14, and coincides with the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) district’s spring break week. The class will cover creating professional videos using green […]

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