student protests

March 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Student Walkout Against Gun Violence: The Story on Social Media

MCM’s reporter Jordan Lindsay is covering the student walkout against gun violence. Check out her videos and photos on social media from the event below. If you have any photos or videos from today’s march feel free to email them to Deirdre Byrne at dbyrne@mymcmedia.org. You can also tag us in your pictures on Facebook, […]

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September 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

School Board Passes Resolution to Excuse Absences For Protest Participation

Montgomery County’s Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday on a resolution that would allow high school students to receive excused absences for participating in civic engagement activities. The Board’s vote comes amid concerns from parents and the community regarding MCPS students’ involvement in protests and organized walkouts from school last year. As a result, The Montgomery […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Julie Reiley Supports/Opposes Students’ Right to Protest During School Day

Julie Reiley, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education District At-Large race, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. Reiley responded to this question: Yes or No. Do you support students’ rights to protest during school hours? The […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Karla Silvestre Supports/Opposes Students’ Right to Protest During School Day

Karla Silvestre, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education District At-Large race, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. Silvestre responded to this question: Yes or No. Do you support students’ rights to protest during school hours? The […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Stephen Sugg Supports/Opposes Students’ Right to Protest During School Day

Stephen Sugg, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education District At-Large race, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. Sugg responded to this question: Yes or No. Do you support students’ rights to protest during school hours? The […]

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April 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Timur Edib Supports/Opposes Students’ Right to Protest During School Day

Timur Edib, candidate for Montgomery County Board of Education District At-Large race, participated in the April 23, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by League of Women Voters of Montgomery County. Tracie Potts of NBC 4 moderated the forum. Edib responded to this question: Yes or No. Do you support students’ rights to protest during school hours? The […]

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March 15, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Students Join Lawmakers on Capitol Hill to Demand Action on Gun Violence

Thousands of students from Montgomery County Public Schools took to the streets in Washington D.C. to participate in a nationwide demonstration condemning gun violence. The students joined U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), along with Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-8), and other lawmakers demanding legislative action from Congress:

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November 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery College Students Protest President-Elect Trump

Students from Montgomery County Public Schools have protested President-elect Donald Trump this past week. Early Thursday, students from Montgomery College took to the streets to protest also. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, one student explains why:  

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November 15, 2016 | Mitti Hicks

MCPS Students Protest President-Elect Donald Trump in Silver Spring (Video & Photos)

Instead of being in class on Monday morning, hundreds of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students decided to exercise their first amendment right and protest President-elect Donald Trump by staging a walkout in Silver Spring. “We’re protesting because we don’t want Donald Trump as our president. I mean we can’t change that but we got to […]

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