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June 7, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

photo of Gabe Albornoz

Concejal Albornoz ofrece discurso para la misma escuela donde se graduó

El Concejal Gabe Albornoz, hijo de padres inmigrantes, y quien ha sido residente del condado de Montgomery durante toda su vida, ofreció un discurso a los estudiantes de graduación de la escuela secundaria Walt Whitman, en el DAR Constitution Hall el jueves 6 de junio, la misma escuela donde el Concejal se graduó de secundaria.   Albornoz, en su cuenta de twitter expresó que “acabo de tener una experiencia surrealista y maravillosa. 25 años después de mi graduación de Walt Whitman HS, ¡acabo de dar el discurso de graduación a la clase de 2019! Súper impresionante grupo de jóvenes!    Just had a surreal and wonderful experience. 25 years after my graduation from Walt Whitman HS, I just gave the commencement speech to […]

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May 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Officials Call National High School Rankings List ‘Inaccurate’

MCPS Says U.S. News & World Report Has ‘Discrepancy’ in School Data Montgomery County Public Schools emailed families Wednesday evening about U.S. News and World Report‘s 2019 national high school rankings list. School officials are claiming that the data U.S. News & World Report used to compile the list is faulty. In the email, MCPS […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Navarro Calls Whitman Students’ Racist Social Media Post ‘Severely Disturbing’

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a statement Tuesday about the two Walt Whitman students who published a racist social media post over the weekend. The social media post, according to Whitman’s principal, Robert Dodd, included a picture of the two students wearing blackface; the caption for the post included the n-word. “This incident […]

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April 30, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Whitman Students Post Blackface Photo, Use N-Word in Description

The principal of Walt Whitman High School sent a letter to parents and students Monday morning addressing a “hate-bias incident” involving two students. The letter stated that the two students posted a picture on a private social media account over the weekend of themselves in blackface and used the N-word in their description, which disturbed […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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May 21, 2018 | Daryl Schultz

Whitman Girls Lacrosse Falls to Delaney 12-6 in MPSSAA State 4A Playoffs

Gaithersburg, Maryland Saturday May 19th 2018 MPSSAA 4A Girls Lacrosse Semifinal The Whitman girls lacrosse team played the Dulaney Lions of Baltimore County Saturday in the 4A MPSSAA state semifinal at Gaithersburg High School. The Whitman squad played hard but ran into a very good Dulaney goalkeeper who stopped many of the shots the Vikings […]

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October 27, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

County Golf Stars at State Championship (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County High Schools in the 3A/4A division took many top honors this week in the MPSSAA State Golf Championship. Over the period of three days the University of Maryland Golf Course hosted the state championship with the 3A/4A playing on Monday, 1A/2A playing on Tuesday and the top low score finishers all competing on […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel’s Bob Milloy Retires After 47 Years of Coaching Football (VIDEO)

After more than 47 years of coaching high school football here in Montgomery County, Bob Milloy has announced he is hanging up his whistle. The Olney resident has been the head coach at Good Counsel High School for the past 16 years, and that’s where Susan Kenedy caught up with this legend to talk about […]

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February 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Holy Child Over Walt Whitman in Girls’ Basketball, 47-42 (PHOTOS)

Two top 20 Washington Post ranked varsity girls’ basketball teams met tonight in Potomac for a non-conference game.  Number 11 ranked Holy Child Tigers battled the #9 ranked Walt Whitman Vikings. Holy Child took an early lead and finished the game over Whitman, 47-41.   PHOTOS | Phil Fabrizio   Whitman falls short 47-42 after […]

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June 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council met on June 14, and the elected officials appointed a new Planning Board member and a new Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) member. Susan Kenedy has more about that and more in this episode of Council in Brief:

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