Winston Churchill High School

March 23, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Churchill High Students Find Creative Way to Spend Time Together

If you’re a high school student and you want to hang out with your friends while social distancing, how do you do it? These Winston Churchill High School students figured out a very creative way. With in-person classes cancelled through at least March 27, these students found a way to see their friends again while […]

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March 4, 2020 | Michelle Queen

MCPS Announces Three Teacher of the Year Finalists

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced its three finalists for the 2020-2021 MCPS Teacher of the Year Award by the Marian Greenblatt Education Fund. Anne Moore from Farmland Elementary School, Inge Chichester from Sligo Middle School, and Rodney Van Tassell from Winston Churchill High School. The Greenblatt Education Fund is also honoring Joanna Martinez-Mack from […]

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February 21, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Four MCPS Teachers Honored With Greenblatt Award

Four Montgomery County teachers received the Marian Greenblatt Excellence in Education Award on Thursday. Three of the teachers were recognized as Master Teachers, representing high school, middle school, and elementary school. One received the Rising Star award, with fewer than five years of experience. The Master Teacher Award recipients receive $2000 and Rising Star winners […]

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January 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Churchill Alum Named Rutgers’ First Black President

Winston Churchill High School alumnus and former football star Jonathan Holloway has been named the first black president of Rutgers University in its 254 year history. He is also the first person of color ever to be named president at the New Jersey school. Holloway, 52, will be the 21st president at Rutgers. He will […]

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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan Receives Award at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Amy Tan won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Achievement in American Literature at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival at Glenview Mansion in Rockville on Saturday. Tan is the 24th to be honored at the festival. During the festival, Tan was interviewed by her friend and fellow writer, Mark Childress. Childress told MyMCMedia that […]

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September 6, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Churchill Drops ‘No Zero Policy’ for Grades

Winston Churchill High School in Potomac has scrapped its “No Zero Policy” on tasks and assessments after realizing it did not comply with Montgomery County Public Schools’ grading and reporting policy. The “No Zero Policy” prohibited teachers from giving students zeros on assignments even if no work was done. This was different than the county-wide […]

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July 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Meet Local National Spelling Bee Finalist Anson Cook

What does it take to be a finalist in the National Spelling Bee? According to Anson Cook, a rising ninth grader at Winston Churchill High School, it takes a lot of studying and a little luck. Cook should know as he was one of the final 50 contestants in the recent 92nd Scripps National Spelling […]

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July 25, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Lista revela las mejores escuelas de Maryland que están en Montgomery

El condado de Montgomery es el hogar de algunas de las mejores escuelas del país. Niche.com publicó la nueva lista de 2019 sobre las cuáles son las mejores escuelas en términos de preparación de estudiantes que se dirigen a la universidad. La lista con las mejores 75 escuelas de Maryland tiene 14 escuelas públicas y […]

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July 24, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Montgomery County Public and Private Schools Ranked Best in Maryland

Montgomery County is home to some of the best schools in the country. Niche.com released a new list for their 2019 ranking of the best schools at preparing students for college; specifically a list of the top 75 Maryland schools featuring 14 public schools and 12 private schools in Montgomery County. The top ranked public […]

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May 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Richard Montgomery, Churchill Students Named Presidential Scholars

Two Montgomery County Public Schools seniors were recognized among 161 students as U.S. Presidential Scholars. Both Garyk Brixi of Winston Churchill High School and Addele Hargenrader of Richard Montgomery High School were selected by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars for their successes based on academics, the arts, transcripts, community service, leadership, essays, leadership, […]

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