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May 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cabin John Student Makes It to National Spelling Bee Finals

An eighth-grade student from Cabin John Middle School made it to the finals of the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee. Anson Cook, 12, was one of the last 50 finalists standing in the spelling bee. This is the second year Cook competed in the bee. Cook was eliminated Thursday for misspelling the word “ergodic” (an […]

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March 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

South Lake Elementary Principal Named Award of Excellence Winner

The principal of South Lake Elementary School, Celeste King is this year’s winner of the Dr. Edward Shirley Award for Excellence in Educational Administration and Supervision. According to the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) website, the award is given by the professional association of administrators and principals, known as Montgomery County Association of Administrators and […]

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March 11, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery Blair Student Wins First Place in Intel Talent Search

Michael Hofmann Winer, a student at Montgomery Blair High School, has been named one of three first-place winners in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search. Winer won the First Place Medal of Distinction for Innovation in the prestigious science competition, which culminated Tuesday night, and receives a $150,000 award. One of 40 finalists in this […]

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March 24, 2014 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg High Principal Named Award of Excellence Winner

Christine Handy-Collins, principal of Gaithersburg High School, is this year’s winner of the Dr. Edward Shirley Award for Excellence in Educational Administration and Supervision. According to the Montgomery County Public Schools website, Handy-Collins is being honored for her work to improve teaching, fostering the growth of her students and staff, and collaborating with parents and […]

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