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April 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 24. In addition to the Caps playing a deciding Game 7 against the Hurricanes at Capital One Arena at 7 p.m., here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Ribbon Cutting for Montgomery Community Media’s Silver Spring Media Lab: Today MCM is cutting the ribbon for our new Silver Spring Media […]

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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Invited to Racial Equity Forum in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County students are invited to share their thoughts on the county’s initiatives to create a policy for stronger racial equity and social justice in the schools. Students interested can attend a meeting on Monday, April 8 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Gaithersburg High School’s Cafeteria; any student who attends can earn SSL hours. […]

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April 26, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

SMOB Candidates Turn to Social Media Ahead of Election

On the eve of the Montgomery County Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) election, candidates have turned to social media to garner support. Eric Guerci, current SMOB and junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, urged supporters to retweet his banner on Twitter and asked students to stand with him on Facebook. Tomorrow is […]

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April 27, 2012 | Staff Writer

Mannes Wins Election

John Mannes, a junior at Northwest High School, was elected the 35th Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) on April 25. He will be sworn in on July 2. All secondary school students were eligible to vote in the election and more than 85 percent cast ballots. Mannes received 62.9 percent of the […]

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