Springbrook High School

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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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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November 16, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Students Continue Anti-Trump Protests

High school students across Montgomery County continue to protest President-elect Donald Trump. Officials from the Montgomery County Public Schools have confirmed these schools that had a walk out or some sort of manifestations Wednesday morning: Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville Seneca Valley High School in Germantown Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg Paint Branch High […]

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November 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Girls Field Hockey: Springbrook Blue Devils Advance After Win Over Clarksburg Coyotes (PHOTOS)

The Springbrook Blue Devils are advancing to the Maryland 4A girls field hockey playoffs after a Wednesday night win, 1-0, against the Clarksburg Coyotes. The Blue Devils will play the Churchill Bulldogs on Nov. 9th at Paint Branch High School in the 4A state semifinal playoff match. Springbrook advances in 4A MPSSAA FH region. Defeats […]

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June 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Springbrook High School Celebrates Substitute Teacher With Decades of Experience

Meet a Springbrook High School substitute teacher who celebrated her 90th birthday this week, and who has been subbing for nearly 50 years. MCPS-TV has the story. Congratulations, Mrs Binstock! Maryland teacher celebrates 90th birthday, 50th year in class https://t.co/kHS2CtO77Y pic.twitter.com/gRervAlNDD — NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) June 17, 2016 Mrs. Florence Binstock celebrating 50 yrs w/Montgomery Co […]

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June 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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

Here are five things to know today, June 7, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s graduation day for the Class of 2016 at Springbrook and Northwest high schools. 2. The city of Rockville has appointed a new acting chief of police, Major Bob Rappoport. 3. A community meeting will be held at Walt Whitman High School to discuss the […]

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