Spring Break

August 26, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery College Will Stay Mostly Virtual Until Spring Break 2021

Montgomery College President Dr. DeRionne Pollard announced Monday that instruction will remain mostly virtual until at least the end of spring break in March 2021.  Pollard said in a statement that summer enrollment shows that students like the virtual model and the flexibility it offers. Spring classes will be seven weeks long instead of 15. […]

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April 7, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

No MCPS Free Meals Will Be Distributed From April 9-13

Montgomery County Public Schools will not be distributing free meals from April 9 through April 13, due to Spring Break. On Wednesday, there will be free breakfast, lunch and dinner meals for all county children. On that day, families can get an additional meal bag for use on Thursday. The extra meal bag will include […]

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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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