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October 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Woman Diagnosed With Cancer Strives To Give Back

Going in and out of cancer treatments for almost 10 years, Silver Spring resident Liza Takounakis understands not just the pain and grief that comes with her breast and lung cancer diagnoses, but also the anguish of losing her hair. That is why, only about six months after her initial breast cancer diagnosis in 2011, […]

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October 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Ballot Drop Boxes Available in Montgomery County for 2020 General Election

Montgomery County is offering several ways to drop off mail-in ballots for the 2020 election. For those who request a mail-in-ballot, one option for returning the ballot is by placing it in one of the county’s secure ballot drop boxes. Montgomery County Board of Elections says, “Ballot drop off boxes are monitored and secured by […]

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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 13, 2020 | Staff Writer

Eight MCPS Students Awarded College-Sponsored Scholarships

Eight Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students have received college- and university-sponsored scholarships in the final round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Each sponsoring college or university selected scholarship winners from among finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four […]

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June 2, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Announces Virtual Graduation Ceremonies (See Full List Here)

COVID-19 has caused a disruption in many festivities, including graduation ceremonies. To honor their graduates, Montgomery County Public Schools will hold a virtual universal graduation on June 7 at 6 p.m. This ceremony can be viewed on MCPS-TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36, RCN 89) and on NBC COZI TV (Broadcast Digital 4-2 and on Cable). […]

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February 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Police Respond to Nonviable Threats at Wheaton, Thomas Edison High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) sent an email to parents and guardians this afternoon about threats made at Wheaton High School and the Thomas Edison High School of Technology.  At around 11:05 a.m on Thursday, a man walked into the front office of Wheaton and said something that implied he had a weapon. The man […]

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February 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Council President Katz Sees Walkable Communities As Top Priority

Montgomery County Council President Sidney Katz met with media today to talk about pressing issues for the council. He discussed the pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety town hall that took place at Wheaton High School on Sunday. About 200 people attended the town hall to suggest ways to reduce pedestrian and bicycle accidents in the […]

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February 6, 2020 | Staff Writer

County Council Hosts Town Hall on Pedestrian, Bicycle and Traffic Safety Sunday

The Montgomery County Council will host a pedestrian, bicycle and traffic safety town hall meeting on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at Wheaton High School in Silver Spring. So far in 2020, there have been three pedestrian deaths in the County, and two of these deaths occurred on Maryland Route 355 (Rockville Pike). In […]

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October 28, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Jóvenes de Montgomery Tendrán la Oportunidad de Dar sus Opiniones

El Concejo del Condado de Montgomery será el anfitrión de dos reuniones, dirigidas hacia los jóvenes, que buscan conocer más sobre los problemas que les afectan. El miércoles 30 de octubre en Clarksburg High School y el miércoles 13 de noviembre en Wheaton High School, se llevarán a cabo estas reuniones, de 7:00pm a 8:30 […]

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October 18, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiantes Enfrentan Cargos por Violación de Datos

Dos estudiantes de escuelas públicas del condado de Montgomery (MCPS) están bajo investigación policial por presuntamente irrumpir en las cuentas en línea de los estudiantes de Wheaton High School. Los sospechosos piratearon el sistema de preparación para la universidad Naviance y robaron datos personales, y relacionados con la escuela de 1.344 estudiantes. La información a […]

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