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January 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

B-CC, Walter Johnson Principals Release Joint Statement on Student Arrests

Three students involved in altercations after a basketball game between Walter Johnson High School and Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School were arrested at B-CC in Bethesda on Friday night. Shelton Mooney—the acting principal of B-CC—and Jennifer Baker—principal of Walter Johnson—emailed the school communities in a joint letter over the weekend calling the incident “unacceptable.” The principals […]

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January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Postponed Boundary Analysis Meeting Rescheduled for Jan. 23

The MCPS districtwide boundary analysis meeting originally scheduled for Jan. 7 at Walter Johnson High School (WJHS), but postponed by snow, has a new date. The re-scheduled meeting will now take place on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 7-9 pm at WJHS. The boundary analysis is meant to assess MCPS’ geographic boundaries by evaluating student demographics, […]

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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 7 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Jan 7. Will we get the first snow of the year today? Tune in. Find out. 1. MCPS Superintendent Meets with Media: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith is meeting with members of the media this morning at 10:30 a.m. to answer questions. According […]

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December 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

‘Bad Horror Movie’: Ex-Walter Johnson Coach Alleged to Be Part of Kidnap-Murder Plot

To a federal prosecutor, the scheme seemed “like the script of a bad horror movie,” but it ensnared a former Walter Johnson High School lacrosse coach. The coach, Gary B. Reburn, is awaiting extradition from the United Kingdom to answer for his role in a plot to kidnap five children and kill their parents, according […]

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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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