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August 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Wootton High Community Mourns Death of Assistant Principal

UPDATED The Wootton High School community is mourning the death of 53-year-old Joseph Duboyce, an assistant principal, who passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 7 at his home in Frederick County. In a letter posted on the school’s website, Principal Kimberly Bolden described Duboyce as “an exceptional educator and leader,” and said, “he will truly be […]

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May 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Headlines Business Summit (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan opened the state’s inaugural Governor’s Business Summit before a crowd of more than 700 business, education, and community leaders at the Hilton Baltimore today. “Saying we are ‘Open for Business’ isn’t just a catchy slogan on road signs – it actually defines our mission, and it’s why I ran for governor,” said […]

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December 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Council Recognizes Montgomery College’s 70th Anniversary (VIDEO)

The 70th anniversary of Montgomery College (MC) was recognized by the Montgomery County Council today as College President DeRionne Pollard and members of the faculty and staff joined the tribute. County Councilmembers Nancy Navarro and Craig Rice led the ceremonies. “[The College] has helped to change our community, our society, our world,” said Rice. MC […]

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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

Superintendent on Protests: All Students Expected to Stay in School (VIDEO)

In a video message posted online, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) superintendent Jack Smith said he expects all students to remain in school and participate in the school’s daily educational program as intended. “If students do not comply with these expectations, they may be subjected to the regular disciplinary actions that align with whatever infraction […]

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June 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCPS Students and Staff Celebrate the Last Day of School (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students and staff celebrated the last day of school on June 20th, and before they left for vacation they shared some of their summer plans while looking ahead to the next school year. MCPS-TV captured the good-byes and farewells in this video, below: The first day of school for the […]

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June 6, 2016 | Sonya Burke

BOE President Michael Durso Addresses B-CC Controversy in Blog Post

In a blog posted on the Board of Education website last Friday, BOE President Michael Durso pledges to work with parents and staff to combat underage drinking and substance use by students attending Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). The post follows a Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School controversy where the interim superintendent of MCPS overturned a […]

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January 5, 2016 | Staff Writer

Wheaton High School Students Are Beaming in New Building (VIDEO)

Wheaton High School students and staff are starting off the New Year in a brand new building at 2401 Dalewood Drive in Silver Spring. Find out more in this MCPS-TV report, below: According to the MCPS’s website, Wheaton High School is the first school in Montgomery County to feature a project-based learning environment that will […]

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January 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Investigation Continues After Seizure of 66 Dogs from Rockville Area Home (VIDEOS)

On New Year’s Day, officers from Montgomery County’s Animal Services Division seized 66 dogs from a Rockville area home. Their investigation began after a dog bite complaint earlier in the week and the investigation continues today. So far, no charges have been filed. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Animal Services Division Director Thomas Koenig says […]

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December 7, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rice Surprised to Learn of MCPS Radon Levels (VIDEOS)

Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice said he was surprised to learn of elevated radon levels in 26 schools and two MCPS buildings last week. That’s because as the sponsor of a recently passed radon bill, he said, his staff previously asked the school district for information about radon levels and was assured there was not […]

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