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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for May 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 24 and here is a rundown of five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Commencements: Five schools hold graduation ceremonies today. Paint Branch High School, Burtonsville, will hold its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. at the school. Stephen Knolls School, Silver Spring, will hold its graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. […]

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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

Fifteen MCPS Students Awarded Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships

Fifteen Montgomery County Public Schools seniors from seven high schools have been awarded corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships. These scholarships, which range from $500 to $10,000 per year, are financed by corporations, company foundations, and other business organizations. The students are among more than 1,000 seniors nationwide to be selected as part of the 64th annual […]

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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 8, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Undefeated Whitman Lady Vikings blank Wheaton in Lacrosse

Bethesda, MD:  Saturday, April 6, 2019 Whitman Lady Vikings are showing signs of the lacrosse team to beat this year in the Maryland 4A West Division.  Their 16-0 win Saturday, as visitors on the their home field to Wheaton Knights, makes them 6-0 in league play. This is a very young Lady Vikings team that […]

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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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June 4, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 4 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Monday, June 4, in Montgomery County: 1. Municipal Monday: Rockville’s Mayor and Council have a drop-in session starting at 5:30 p.m. with the formal meeting starting at 7 p.m. The agenda can be found at the city’s website, here. Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet with a full agenda […]

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June 1, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for June 1 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, June 1, in Montgomery County: 1. Atlantic Hurricane Season: County officials provide safety tips to prepare for hurricanes and severe summer storms. 2. Blackmail Bitcoin Scam: Montgomery police alerts county residents not to be taken in by this scam. 3. Pool Safety focus: The 8th annual free Water […]

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May 28, 2018 | Marisa Fried

MCPS Graduation Season Starts May 29

Olympic gold medalist Haley Skarupa, bestselling author Nora Roberts, and Kathryn Sullivan, who was the first woman to walk in space, are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2018 this year. Washington Post journalist Dana Milbank, Congressman Jamie Raskin, award-winning TV producer Andrew Och, and ESPN sportscaster Bram Weinstein will also […]

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May 26, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

MCPS Graduation Season Gets Started Friday

An Olympic Gold Medalist, an ESPN sportscaster and the chairman of the Special Olympics are among the speakers who will address the graduating class of 2017 this year. And several schools will be holding ceremonies at the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland, College Park, saving families the trek into the District to see […]

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May 19, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Students Design Multicultural Bookmarks For Montgomery County Public Libraries

Students at Wheaton High School and Loiederman Middle School are using art to express how they feel about community and culture here in Montgomery County. Dozens of students gathered at Montgomery County Public Libraries Wheaton Interim Branch Thursday evening to debut their new artwork that will be displayed in the libraries. “I designed a multicultural […]

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