Walter Johnson HS

May 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces High School Graduation Dates, Speakers

More than 11,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Last year, MCPS held virtual graduation ceremonies, but this year each school’s commencement ceremony will be in person and […]

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April 26, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Nine MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Nine Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) seniors from five high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored scholarships in the first round of the annual National Merit Scholarships. These scholarships, which range from $1,000 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. The scholarships may either be renewable for four years […]

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March 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

MCPS Football Players Rally to Save Their Season

After Montgomery County labeled high school football a “high risk” sport that only can be played when full protective equipment is not worn, more than 100 athletes, coaches and their parents rallied in front of the Montgomery County Council offices in Rockville on Sunday to protest. Soccer and indoor ice hockey were approved but football […]

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March 12, 2021 | Grace Kpetemey

MCPS: Here are the 2021–2022 Teacher of the Year Finalists

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced three finalists designated by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund for the 2021-2022 MCPS Teacher of the Year Award. The finalists include Sara Kopf from New Hampshire Estates Elementary School, Joseph Bostic from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School, and Patricia Richards from Walter Johnson High School.  The fund […]

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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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