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May 13, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

4A West MPSSAA Lacrosse Playoffs Off to a Great Start

Bethesda, MD, Walt Whitman High School, Friday, May 10 Skies threatened, rain came, then so did the sun as advancing rounds of MPSSAA lacrosse playoffs got off to a great start. In the opener it was the local as a boys visitor, Walt Whitman against the higher seed and home team, Bethesda-Chevy Chase (BCC).  In […]

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May 12, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Churchill Dominates Walter Johnson 13-1 in 4A West LAX Playoff

Churchill High School Potomac, Maryland May 10th 2019 The lacrosse game at Churchill High school began with the Bulldogs scoring three goals in a little over one minute.  What began at a blistering pace for Churchill unfolded as total domination of all aspects of the 4A West MPSSAA playoff lacrosse game.  Churchill’s lacrosse team has […]

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May 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 24

More than 10,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Friday, May 24, and will end Thursday, June 13.  Sixteen graduation ceremonies will be held at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. Those ceremonies can be viewed live on […]

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April 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for April 23 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 23. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council Back in Session: Recess is over and the Montgomery County Council is back in session. The council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Office Building in Rockville. 2. MCPS Boundary Assessment Community Conversation: Montgomery County Public […]

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April 16, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ Actress and WJ Alum Georgia Engel Dies at 70

Actress Georgia Engel, best known for playing Georgette Baxter on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” in the 1970s, passed away Friday in Princeton, New Jersey at age 70. The five-time Emmy Award nominee was born in Washington, D.C. and attended Walter Johnson High School in the 1960s. Following her graduation from the University of Hawaii […]

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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 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

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MCPS Hosts Boundary Assessment Community Conversations

Montgomery County Public Schools is hosting four community conversations to seek input about a systemwide school boundary analysis. The school board requested that MCPS’s superintendent use “external consultants to conduct an in-depth review an analysis of how existing school and cluster boundaries support or hinder the effective use of school facilities in MCPS.” The conversations […]

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January 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Posse Foundation Awards Eight MCPS Students with Full-Tuition Scholarships

Eight Montgomery County Public School Students (MCPS) are recipients of full-tuition, four-year scholarships awarded by the Posse Foundation. According to a news release, the students were honored at a ceremony held at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C. The Posse program identifies public high school students with extraordinary academic and leadership potential that may have been […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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October 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Riemer Meets the Media

Montgomery County Council President Hans Riemer meets the media and discusses Metro, the threat to Walter Johnson High School, small cell towers and a proposed outdoor smoking ban.

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