Student Member of the Board

May 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: The MCPS Student Voice

As the 41st Student Member of the Board, Ananya Tadikonda, steps down from her MCPS position, she discusses some issues the new student board member will face and how she hopes student activism will move lawmakers in the future – on this episode of Montgomery Talks with Doug Tallman. Available now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple […]

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May 1, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Tinbite Elected Student Member of School Board

Nate Tinbite, a Kennedy High School junior, won election as the new student member of the board. “After seeing the margin of the victory, I’m just overwhelmed an humbled,” Tinbite said Wednesday. Tinbite received 74 percent; his opponent Zoe Tishaev, a Clarksburg High junior, received 26 percent. “The students got my message. They got it […]

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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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January 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know For Jan. 3 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, Jan. 3, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Know Before You Go: Check out this guide to what’s open and what’s not during the partial federal government shutdown. 2. Student Board Member Nominations: Any student enrolled in a Montgomery County public school in grades 6 through 12 may nominate a sophomore […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Matthew Post Sworn in as New SMOB (PHOTOS)

Matthew Post, a rising senior at Sherwood High School, was sworn in as the 40th Student Member of the Board of Education July 6. He was sworn in by Karen Bushell, chief deputy clerk, Montgomery County Circuit Court. On his Twitter account, Post said he is “excited to officially get to work.” Post was elected […]

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March 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Sebastian Johnson Candidate on Running for Board of Election At-Large (VIDEO)

Sebastian Johnson is a former Montgomery County Public Schools student and also a former Student Member of the Board of Education. Johnson is now running for a Board of Election At-Large position. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Johnson says the Board needs a fresh perspective.

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July 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the county’s Sick and Safe Leave Bill, county budget cuts, and more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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April 30, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, April 30, in Montgomery County

It’s the last day of April and it looks like there are some showers headed our way. Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, April 30, in Montgomery County: 1. Azalea Festival: The Landon School Azalea Festival starts tomorrow through the weekend. Find out how to make your plans […]

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April 29, 2015 | Krista Brick

Student Elections Underway for Student Member of MCPS School Board (VIDEOS)

UPDATED, April 29, 6 p.m. – MCPS will announce the results of the election for the next student member of board of education at 8 p.m. tonight, delayed due to a power outage. According to a Facebook post from the Montgomery County Student Government Association,  an electrical problem at one school delayed the count. ORIGINAL […]

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