Winston Churchill High School

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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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Churchill Grad Dubick’s OT Goal Lifts Maryland Lacrosse in Dramatic Fashion

The Maryland Terrapins are not used to being unseeded in the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament yet that’s exactly the position they found themselves in heading into Sunday’s first round match-up with longtime rival and sixth seeded Towson. The game, played at Johnny Unitas Stadium, was a back and forth affair. The Terps trailed 13-12 late in […]

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May 12, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Churchill Dominates Walter Johnson 13-1 in 4A West LAX Playoff

Churchill High School Potomac, Maryland May 10th 2019 The lacrosse game at Churchill High school began with the Bulldogs scoring three goals in a little over one minute.  What began at a blistering pace for Churchill unfolded as total domination of all aspects of the 4A West MPSSAA playoff lacrosse game.  Churchill’s lacrosse team has […]

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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 30, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Whitman Ranked in U.S. Top 100 High Schools

The U.S. News & World Report released their annual Best High Schools rankings Tuesday. At #93, Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda was the only high school in Maryland to make the top 100 nationally. Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville was the next Maryland school ranked, coming in at #125. The schools are […]

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April 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Churchill Student Hospitalized After Vaping THC

A student at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac was hospitalized Tuesday after ingesting “THC through a vaping device,” according to a letter emailed home from Principal Brandice Heckert. The National Institute of Drug Abuse says that “[t]he main psychoactive (mind-altering) chemical in marijuana, responsible for most of the intoxicating effects that people seek, is […]

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March 25, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Senator Susan C. Lee

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Senator Susan Lee is the Deputy Majority Whip on Maryland’s State Senate, the first Asian American elected to the State […]

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March 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Down 16, Churchill Girls Fight Back But Lose to B-CC in Overtime

The Churchill girls’ basketball has consistently been the best team in Montgomery County all season. The 10th ranked girls (22-2) were expected to beat B-CC in the section final and advance to the West Region final but the Barons had other plans. B-CC dominated on Churchill’s home floor for most of the game leading by […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Superintendent Says Schools Are Not ‘Desensitized’ to Hate

Jack Smith, the superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools, addressed the recent acts of hate that have occurred in the high schools. Since December, there have been four known instances of hate at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, and Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. Richard Montgomery’s principal confirmed that in January, the school […]

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February 13, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

MCPS: Churchill Responds to Racist ‘Pass’

Officials say some students at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac participated in the distribution of “n-word passes” Friday. An email sent out by the Principal, Brandice Heckert  revealed that after further investigation, paper passes were given to some students; giving them permission to use the “n-word.” In the email that was sent to parents, Heckert […]

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