Walter Johnson HS

June 15, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Students Sing Touching Tribute in Memory of Walter Johnson High School Teacher

During Walter Johnson High School’s virtual graduation last week, the school choirs performed a touching rendition of Bob Dylan’s “To Make You Feel My Love,” in memory of their teacher Jonathan Bos, who died six days after being critically injured in a car accident in March. Bos taught AP Literature and Composition, directed musicals and […]

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January 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Attendees Weigh in at Final Boundary Study Meeting

An estimated 650 people filled two rooms at the final Montgomery County Public Schools Boundary Analysis meeting at Walter Johnson High School on Thursday night. MyMCMedia spoke to attendees about their perspective on the boundary study. Here’s what they had to say: Previous Post: Skeptical Crowd Fills Two Rooms for Boundary Analysis Meeting

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January 23, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Skeptical Crowd Fills Two Rooms for Boundary Analysis Meeting

Montgomery County Public Schools had its largest boundary analysis meeting yet on Thursday night at Walter Johnson High School. A spokesperson for MCPS told MyMCMedia that about 650 people showed up to the meeting. There were so many people, that the group was split up into two rooms so that two boundary meetings were happening […]

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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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December 17, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

BLOG: We’ve seen a thing, or two. Glory Day Players of 2019.

I, along with two other associates, have initiated an inaugural standout players of the year football season compendium.  Together we have photographed for Montgomery Community Media covering over 30 football games during the season which began in mid-August and ended in early December. We have photographed on private and public high schools’ sidelines that call […]

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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 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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March 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Inside the ropes on the PGA Tour with Golf Channel’s Steve Sands

When it comes to golf, NBC Sports and Golf Channel announcer/reporter Steve Sands has seen it all. Sands shares stories about the Tiger Woods’ phenomenon, growing up in Montgomery County and his dream foursome on this MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff.     Available Now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify […]

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March 10, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Richard Montgomery Defeats Walter Johnson 55-51 to win 4A West Regional Championship

Rockville Maryland, Richard Montgomery High School, March 10th 2019 The Rockets of Richard Montgomery are a tenacious resilient team and I have seen them face and overcome hurdles three times this week.  After receiving a first round bye in the MPSSAA 4A West region the Rockets easily defeated Northwest 63-47.  Next up the only team […]

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