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May 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Officials Call National High School Rankings List ‘Inaccurate’

MCPS Says U.S. News & World Report Has ‘Discrepancy’ in School Data Montgomery County Public Schools emailed families Wednesday evening about U.S. News and World Report‘s 2019 national high school rankings list. School officials are claiming that the data U.S. News & World Report used to compile the list is faulty. In the email, MCPS […]

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April 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Navarro Calls Whitman Students’ Racist Social Media Post ‘Severely Disturbing’

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a statement Tuesday about the two Walt Whitman students who published a racist social media post over the weekend. The social media post, according to Whitman’s principal, Robert Dodd, included a picture of the two students wearing blackface; the caption for the post included the n-word. “This incident […]

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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Magruder Student Serves as Councilmember for a Day

Chloe Appel, a sophomore at Col. Zadok Magruder High School in Derwood, served as an honorary Montgomery County Councilmember Tuesday. Appel is the third student to win Councilmember Craig Rice’s annual “Councilmember for a Day” contest. The contest calls for students to submit either a video or written essay reflecting on important policy issues facing young […]

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May 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

County Council Honors ‘Legendary’ High School Football Coach Bob Milloy (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council recognized “legendary” high school football coach Bob Milloy at its Tuesday meeting. During his 47 years on the sidelines, 73-year-old Milloy has won more high school football games than any other football coach in Maryland. He recently announced his retirement. In his remarks at the Council meeting, Milloy described being a […]

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May 10, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council Recognizes Montgomery’s Top Science Talent (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council members recognized three high school students for being among the among the top 40 national finalists in the 2017 Regeneron Science Talent Search competition. During the ceremony, Whitman High School student Rohan Dalvi (see photo) explained the project he worked on to aid Georgetown University researchers in developing a faster and more […]

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January 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

High School Ice Hockey: Churchill Over Whitman, 4-1, at Rockville Ice Arena (PHOTOS)

In high school ice hockey action on Friday night, it was the Churchill Bulldogs over the Whitman Vikings, 4-1, at the Rockville Ice Arena. According to The Washington Post, Churchill is ranked number three. Photographer Phil Fabrizio captured these photos of the game, below: Final. 4-1 Churchill over Whitman in Ice Hockey. @HockeyMSHL @mymcmedia @DawgsSports […]

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June 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on the Pepco – Exelon merger, the 6th annual World Elder Abuse Day workshop at Holiday Park Senior Center,  graduating inmates at the Montgomery County Correctional Center, and more.

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November 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Councilmembers and Planning Board Chair Question MCPS About Capacity Plans (VIDEO)

Local leaders are asking questions in hopes of assuring constituents there is room for more development in the Bethesda area. Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal, Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, District 1 Councilmember Roger Berliner and Planning Board Chair Casey Anderson sent a letter to Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Acting Superintendent Larry Bowers […]

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August 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

Memorial Service for Late Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran (VIDEO)

More than 2,000 people among them students, parents, educators, and county officials gathered at a memorial service to pay tribute to Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran. Doran died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. Former and current students sang songs to honor the principal’s Irish roots and shared memories of a man who they say cared deeply […]

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August 20, 2015 | Aline Barros

BOE Members Honor Late Wootton High School Principal (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) district continues to celebrate the life of beloved Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran, who passed away on Aug. 19. Montgomery County Board of Education members honored the late educator with a moment of silence at Thursday’s meeting. In this MyMCMedia Extra video,  BOE Vice President Michael Durso said Doran […]

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