Springbrook High School

May 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Former Springbrook Football Great Shawn Springs Helps Ring In New Sports Hall of Fame

Wednesday marked the launch of the new Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame. Several county councilmembers, MCSHF board members and former Springbrook football star Shawn Springs were on hand for the opening ceremony at Povich Field at Cabin John Regional Park in Bethesda. Springs, the featured guest and speaker, moved around the country during his […]

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May 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

New Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Announced

It was a beautiful day for a baseball game at Shirley Povich Field at Cabin John Regional Park in Bethesda. But there was no game scheduled. Instead, members of the board of directors of the brand new Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame, several Montgomery County councilmembers and former Springbrook High School football star Shawn […]

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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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April 5, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

Meetings Set to Explain MCPS Equity Accountability Model

MCPS Office of School Support and Improvement (OSSI) plans to host a series of community meetings at nine different MCPS high schools in the county to learn about the MCPS Equity Accountability Model. Members of the community are invited to attend and participate in a community conversation about how to improve existing strategies that are […]

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January 27, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Springbrook Easily Defeats Paint Branch 84-61

Silver Spring, Maryland Springbrook High School January 25, 2019 Watching two rival teams go after one another is always exciting basketball, there are always bragging rights involved as to who is the best.  Friday night Springbrook left no doubt with an 84 -61 drubbing of Paint Branch in front of a packed gym.  The Blue […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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December 6, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Springbrook High Student Arrested For Bringing Unloaded Handgun to School, Police Say

A 17-year-old from Silver Spring was arrested and charged for possessing of an unloaded handgun on school property, according to police. Police say the incident occurred on Tuesday at around 10 a.m. at Springbrook High School. That morning, administrative staff and security personnel received a tip about the incident. Therefore, they notified the School Resource Officer […]

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October 20, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Magruder Defeats Springbrook 44-20 Friday Night

The game at Magruder Friday night showed all who were there that the Colonels were in complete control of the line of scrimmage during the first half.  Magruder scored first with 3:58 remaining in the first quarter and the two-point conversion made the score 8-0 as the quarter ended. Picking up where they left off […]

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September 17, 2018 | Staff Writer

MCPS Employee Faces Sex Charges

A man who worked at a child care company and for Montgomery County Public Schools faces sex charges, Montgomery County police said Monday. Thomas Henry Ridges, 38, of Chase Terrace in Beltsville, has been charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a minor and a fourth-degree sexual offense, according to online court records. Police […]

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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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