Thomas S. Wootton High School

April 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Nine MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Nine Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) seniors from five high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored scholarships in the first round of the annual National Merit Scholarships. These scholarships, which range from $1,000 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. The scholarships may either be renewable for four years […]

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January 25, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Posse Foundation Awards 18 MCPS Students with Full-Tuition Scholarships

Eighteen Montgomery County Public School Students (MCPS) are recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships awarded by the Posse Foundation. The students were honored at a virtual ceremony on Jan. 13, according to an announcement from MCPS. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential that may have been overlooked by […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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June 18, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Richard Montgomery Students Petition to Change School Name

Some Richard Montgomery High School students are petitioning to replace the school’s name, the latest initiative amid an ongoing debate over county school names which began in 2019. In a change.org petition created Wednesday, members of the school’s Super Political Activism Club called on the MCPS Board of Education to replace the school’s namesake with […]

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June 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Announces Virtual Graduation Ceremonies (See Full List Here)

COVID-19 has caused a disruption in many festivities, including graduation ceremonies. To honor their graduates, Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a virtual universal graduation on June 7 at 6 p.m. This ceremony can be viewed on MCPS-TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36, RCN 89) and on NBC COZI TV (Broadcast Digital 4-2 and on Cable). […]

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April 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cinco Escuelas Secundarias de Montgomery entre las Mejores de Maryland

Según un informe publicado el lunes, cinco escuelas secundarias del condado de Montgomery están clasificadas entre las 10 mejores escuelas públicas del estado. U.S.News and World Report clasificó a Poolesville High School como la mejor escuela de Maryland y la 90a mejor escuela del país. Walt Whitman en Bethesda sigue a Poolesville como el segundo […]

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April 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five MCPS Schools Top Best High Schools in Maryland List

Five Montgomery County High Schools are ranked among the top 10 public schools in the state according to a report released Monday. U.S. News and World Report ranked Poolesville High School as the best school in Maryland and 90th best school in the country. Walt Whitman in Bethesda follows Poolesville as second best in the […]

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March 10, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Wootton, Robert Frost Principals: School Community Not at Risk for Coronavirus

Thomas S. Wootton High School Principal Kimberly Bolden and Robert Frost Middle School Principal Joey Jones sent school-wide emails stating that individuals from their community attended an event at The Village at Rockville days after a coronavirus patient attended an event at The Village on Friday, Feb.28. Despite this, both principals have stated that the […]

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March 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Miles Urgen a MCPS Tomar Medidas Contra el Coronavirus

Más de 3.600 personas han firmado una petición para que las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) tomen medidas concretas para proteger a los estudiantes y maestros contra el coronavirus. La petición, publicada en Change.org hace dos días, le pide a MCPS que tome seis pasos para prevenir la propagación del coronavirus (COVID-19) dentro […]

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March 9, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Nearly 4000 Sign Petition Urging MCPS to Take Action on Coronavirus

Over 3,600 people have signed a petition calling for Montgomery County Public Schools to take concrete action to protect students and teachers against the coronavirus.  The petition, posted to Change.org two days ago, asks MCPS to take six steps to prevent spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) within public schools. Concern comes from possible student exposure to […]

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