Winston Churchill High School

July 7, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Severe Storms Cause Mass Power Outages

More than 1,000 homes are without power in Montgomery County thanks to severe weather early Tuesday morning. The announcement, by Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Spokesperson Pete Piringer on his Twitter page, was made less than two hours after he had posted a message to residents, warning them at 5:55 a.m. of potential outages […]

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June 3, 2020 | Michelle Queen

33 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

33 students have earned college- and university-sponsored National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees are selected by each sponsoring college or university from a group of finalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The awards provide recipients between $500 to $2,000 annually for up to […]

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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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May 20, 2020 | Michelle Queen

24 Montgomery County Students Earn National Merit Scholarships

24 Montgomery County students have earned National Merit Scholarships in the latest round of awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Awardees were selected from more than 15,000 students nationwide and were among 50 awardees chosen in Maryland. The awards provide recipients with a one-time award of $2,500 for college tuition. The winners and their […]

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April 24, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Cinco Escuelas Secundarias de Montgomery entre las Mejores de Maryland

Según un informe publicado el lunes, cinco escuelas secundarias del condado de Montgomery están clasificadas entre las 10 mejores escuelas públicas del estado. U.S.News and World Report clasificó a Poolesville High School como la mejor escuela de Maryland y la 90a mejor escuela del país. Walt Whitman en Bethesda sigue a Poolesville como el segundo […]

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April 21, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Five MCPS Schools Top Best High Schools in Maryland List

Five Montgomery County High Schools are ranked among the top 10 public schools in the state according to a report released Monday. U.S. News and World Report ranked Poolesville High School as the best school in Maryland and 90th best school in the country. Walt Whitman in Bethesda follows Poolesville as second best in the […]

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April 8, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Three Eastern Middle School Students Win First Place in C-SPAN’s National Video Competition

Three Eastern Middle School students won first place in this year’s StudentCam national video documentary competition open to students in grades 6-12 contest. Over 5,300 students participated in the competition which was organized by C-SPAN television network. Students were asked to create a 5-6 minute-long documentary that addressed the theme, “What’s Your Vision in 2020?” […]

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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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