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January 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

MLK Week of Volunteering Goes Virtual

The Montgomery County Volunteer Center is once again sponsoring a full day of activities in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day but this year the events will be virtual and expanded to one week. The 2021 Volunteer Center’s MLK service event runs from Jan. 16 to 24. Some projects include creating toys for service […]

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December 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

County Public Libraries’ Comic Convention Will Go On, Virtually

MoComCon, Montgomery County Public Libraries’ fifth comic convention, returns as a full day of online activities on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. The virtual event celebrates all things comic, graphic novel, and fandom. This free convention is open to all. More details, including schedule, cosplay, art, and essay contest, are available on the website. Lead-up events include: Author […]

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December 15, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Concierto de Navidad Virtual el 19 de Diciembre

El cantautor venezolano Jonathan Acosta invita a un concierto de navidad que se llevará a cabo de manera virtual el 19 de diciembre a las 7:00 p.m. ET. MyMCM conversó con el artista sobre la importancia de celebrar las fiestas navideñas a pesar de la pandemia, pero de una manera segura, en casa y de […]

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December 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

School Board Postpones Vote on Final Reopening Plan

The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously postponed its vote on a final school reopening plan until Dec. 15. The school board was scheduled to take final action on a phased return to in-person learning at a meeting Thursday. However, members said they want Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to re-evaluate its health metrics and […]

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November 23, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Participe de la Conferencia Virtual ‘Naturally’ Latinos

La Sociedad Naturalista Audubon está organizando la Conferencia “Naturally” Latinos, un evento virtual enfocado al medio ambiente en el condado de Montgomery del 2 al 4 de diciembre. El tema de la conferencia de este año, “Una comunidad, Muchas Voces”, subraya la realidad de que la comunidad Latinx no es monolítica: las perspectivas indígenas, Afro-latinas […]

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November 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Gayles Asks Private Schools to Consider Return to All-Virtual Instruction

On Thursday, Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles asked private schools to consider a return to fully-virtual instruction. In a letter, Gayles said a recent surge in COVID-19 cases in the county will make it hard to maintain the current low rate of transmission in schools. He also cited that as of Tuesday, the […]

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November 12, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Demolition Begins at Old Seneca Valley High School Building

On Monday, demolition began at the old Seneca Valley High School building in Germantown. The new building, which sits on the same site, was set to open this school year, however Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has remained all-virtual so far this semester. On Tuesday, the county board of education tentatively approved a phased-in plan […]

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November 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County School Board Tentatively Approves In-Person Learning Plan

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously to tentatively approve a phased-in return to in-person learning beginning Jan. 12, 2021. A final vote is scheduled for Dec. 3. In-person learning will only begin if public health conditions allow it. On Friday, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials presented a matrix that shows […]

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October 27, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

¿Califica su Empresa para un Auspicio del Programa ‘Reopen Montgomery’?

La Cámara de Comercio Hispana del Condado de Montgomery está organizando un evento virtual en español el viernes 30 de octubre de 12 p.m. a 1:30 p.m. En este evento los dueños de pequeños negocios tendrán la oportunidad de conocer más sobre los beneficios del programa Reopen Montgomery, cuánto auspicio podría recibir el negocio y […]

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October 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Empleados de la Escuela Martin Luther King, Jr. Dieron Positivo de COVID-19

Tres miembros del personal que trabajan en la escuela secundaria Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. en Germantown dieron positivo por COVID-19, dijeron las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS), el lunes. El 15 de octubre fue el último día que uno de los empleados estuvo en la escuela, dijo MCPS en un mensaje comunitario. […]

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