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February 3, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Seeks to Eliminate Street Names Honoring Confederates, Slaveowners

In an attempt to rid Montgomery County of street names tied to the Confederacy and slavery, employees of the Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), currently are researching area street and park names. In Potomac, Jubal Early Court, J.E.B. Stuart Road and J.E.B Stuart Court will be […]

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November 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Bethesda Big Train Returns for Virtual Holiday Events and Auctions

Bethesda Big Train Base Ball will be returning this month, but not to the baseball diamond. In order to stay connected with fans and the community, the organization is launching the virtual Big Train Base Ball & Holiday Auction this week. Streamed on bigtrain.tv, Bethesda Community Base Ball Club will be hosting four one-hour specials on Sunday […]

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October 2, 2020 | Michelle Queen

157 MCPS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists in the 2021 competition Wednesday, Sept. 9. 157 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students are National Merit semifinalists. The semifinalists will now go on to compete nationally for scholarships that will be awarded in the spring. The schools with the most finalists are Montgomery Blair (39), Richard […]

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July 8, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations for 2020 Class

The Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the Class of 2020. Nominees will be selected for the Hall of Fame by the Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors. This will be the second class of inductees for the MoCo Sports Hall of Fame. Last year’s inaugural class featured […]

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May 11, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Rockville Unveils Statue of Walter ‘Big Train’ Johnson

A statue of Walter Johnson, one of the most accomplished major league pitchers of all time, now stands as a centerpiece to Dogwood Park in Rockville in a replica baseball field that represents his more than two-decade career on the mound with the Washington Senators. According to a press release from the City of Rockville, […]

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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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January 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS to Reschedule Boundary Meeting at Walter Johnson

Montgomery County Public Schools announced that the boundary analysis meeting scheduled Tuesday night has been canceled due to impending weather conditions. The meeting will be rescheduled for a later date, which has not yet been set. The districtwide boundary analysis is intended to examine MCPS’s current school boundaries, as well as understand how the boundaries […]

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November 15, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Continues Pursuit of Perfection in Playoffs

The second week of Montgomery County’s football regional playoffs present several great match-ups Friday night. Undefeated Quince Orchard attempts to extend their perfect season with a home game against upstart Walter Johnson. MyMCMedia will provide pictures and score updates on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the Q.O. game plus two other featured games (*). 4A […]

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