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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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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Boys Basketball Defeats Wootton

Quince Orchard beat host Wootton 52-50 in varsity boys basketball Thursday night in Rockville. MCM was there to capture these images.

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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May 13, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Wootton Girls Lacrosse Advances in Playoffs

The Wootton High School girls lacrosse program is moving on to the next round of the Class 4a Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association playoffs. The girls varsity team ousted Northwest Friday night with a 8-4 win. The team moves on to face Quince Orchard High School on Monday in the next round. Here’s a look […]

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October 27, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

County Golf Stars at State Championship (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County High Schools in the 3A/4A division took many top honors this week in the MPSSAA State Golf Championship. Over the period of three days the University of Maryland Golf Course hosted the state championship with the 3A/4A playing on Monday, 1A/2A playing on Tuesday and the top low score finishers all competing on […]

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June 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

Timothy Zhou Receives EPIC Youth in Media Award (VIDEO)

Timothy Zhou was awarded the EPIC Youth in Media award at The Fillmore on June 8th for his work on Explorer Post 1921 and Explorer Club 995. MCPS teacher Nancy Shay presented Zhou with the award. Find out more in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POSTS Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Receives EPIC Award for […]

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June 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 1st, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, June 1st, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Bethesda Plan: The Planning Board meets today, and on the agenda is the Bethesda Downtown Design Guidelines. 2. In Memory: The Wootton community will dedicate the Dr. Michael J. Doran Memorial Bridge in memory of the school’s beloved principal. The […]

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May 31, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 31, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Lawsuit Settled: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett said he is pleased that a lawsuit has been settled to recover taxpayer costs associated with the remediation and repair work at the Silver Spring Transit Center. “This is very much in the public interest,” Leggett said […]

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April 25, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Churchill High School

Churchill High School Makes Top 100 Schools in the Country List

Winston Churchill High School has been named one of the top 100 schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report.  The Montgomery County school is number 75 on the annual list that ranks schools on their performance on state-required tests and how well they prepare students for college. These rankings identify the top-performing […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel’s Bob Milloy Retires After 47 Years of Coaching Football (VIDEO)

After more than 47 years of coaching high school football here in Montgomery County, Bob Milloy has announced he is hanging up his whistle. The Olney resident has been the head coach at Good Counsel High School for the past 16 years, and that’s where Susan Kenedy caught up with this legend to talk about […]

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