Stone Ridge School

March 27, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Education Goes Virtual at Stone Ridge School

With schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, teachers have had to do a complete 180 on their lesson plans for the rest of the academic year. Teachers are suddenly having to create online curriculums with little notice. It’s a challenge, but teachers at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart in Bethesda are rising […]

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March 12, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Stone Ridge, Landon Announce Move to Virtual Learning

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart—the all-girls kindergarten through 12th grade Catholic school in Bethesda—and Landon, the all-boys private school (grades kindergarten through 12) in Bethesda announced they are temporarily closing school starting Friday and moving learning to a virtual platform. Connie Mitchell, a spokesperson for Stone Ridge, said the virtual learning education model […]

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March 5, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Jeopardy Champion Karen Farrell Revisits Stone Ridge School

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart has welcomed back “Jeopardy!” champion Karen Farrell. Farrell was a student at Stone Ridge in the graduating class of 2005. She returned to the school to speak with the Middle and Upper School girls about her background and experience on the show. She appeared on the show in […]

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September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cokie Roberts, a National Voice With a Presence in Montgomery

The loss of trailblazing journalist Cokie Roberts is certainly felt in Montgomery County. She may have been born in Louisiana, and both parents served in the U.S. House of Representatives. She lived in the county for more 67 years. In 1960, she graduated from the all-girls Catholic school Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart […]

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September 17, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Bethesda Was Where Cokie Roberts Found A Home

Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin remembers growing up near journalist Cokie Roberts. Catherine Ronan Karrels, head of school at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, says Roberts supported the school. Here are there remembrances:  

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September 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

MCM Remembers Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts, the award-winning journalist, bestselling author and Montgomery County resident for more than 68 years, passed away today. Montgomery Community Media is grateful for Roberts’ friendship and support. Here are some of the stories she graciously shared with us: April 2018: Cokie Roberts Receives EPIC Chairman’s Award December 2016: Stone Ridge School Dedicates New […]

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August 12, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Northwest High’s DiCello Wins U.S. Junior Women’s Gymnastics Championship

Northwest High School rising sophomore Kayla DiCello won the all-around title at the U.S. junior women’s gymnastics championship in Kansas City, Missouri on Sunday. DiCello, 15, who clinched the title with a stellar performance in the floor exercise, earned a spot on the 2019-20 Junior National Team. Germantown’s Anya Pilgrim, a 14 year-old rising freshman […]

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August 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Ledecky Arrives Home with Five Olympic Medals (Video)

Montgomery County’s Olympic hero Katie Ledecky(19) is back from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with four gold medals and a silver medal. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury was at the airport as family and friends greeted Ledecky. Take a look.

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October 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: WSSC Fixes Broken Main, Water Service Restored

UPDATED Oct. 15, 7:40 a.m. WSSC reports all road repairs will be complete by 8 a.m. on Thursday. Traffic Update: By 8 AM all SB lanes Rockvilke Pike at Cedar Lane will be open. All NB are open now. Thx for patience we know it was trying. — WSSC Water News (@WSSCWaterNews) October 15, 2015 […]

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August 5, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Ledecky Undefeated in World Championships

Bethesda’s own Katie Ledecky won the 200 meter freestyle in the FINA Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia on Wednesday.  The 18 year old, Stone Ridge School grad is better known as a world class distance swimmer, but beat defending champion and USA teammate Missy Franklin to bring home the gold and remain undefeated in this […]

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