November 9, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Former Wootton Quarterback Indicted in Fatal North Potomac Crash (VIDEO & PHOTO)

Samuel Ellis, a former Wootton High School quarterback, is being formally charged for the fatal North Potomac car crash in June, which resulted in the deaths of two Wootton High School graduates. Ellis is charged with five counts, including two counts of vehicular manslaughter while driving under the influence. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery […]

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September 28, 2015 | Aline Barros

Family of Wootton Teen Killed in Crash Releases a Statement

David and Pamela Murk, the parents of 18-year-old Alex Murk who died in a car crash on June 25 in Potomac, released a statement on Sept. 21 in response to a Montgomery County police report. The crash also killed Calvin Li, 18, of Rockville. Murk and Li were both members of Wootton High School’s class of […]

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August 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

MCPS Appoints Kimberly Boldon as Wootton High School Acting Principal

The Montgomery County Public Schools executive leadership staff and administration at Wootton High School have appointed Kimberly Boldon to serve as Wootton’s acting principal for the 2015-2016 school year. This decision comes after the loss of school’s beloved principal Michael Doran who died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. “As difficult as it may be, we must continue to […]

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August 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Memorial Service Honors Beloved Wootton High School Principal (VIDEO)

A crowd of more than 2,000 people among them students, parents, educators, and county officials gathered at today’s celebration of life to pay tribute to Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran. Doran died unexpectedly on Aug. 19. In this video recap, MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers, Board of Education Vice President Michael Durso, and Sebrena Pitts, […]

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August 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Wootton PTSA Creates Dr. Doran Memory Book, Service Set for Friday Evening

As part of the healing process, the Wootton PTSA has created a Dr. Doran Memory Book where students, staffers, parents and others can share their thoughts about their beloved principal who passed away on Wednesday. Anyone is welcome to share their stories, thoughts and prayers, according to a note on the PTSA website. The Memory Book […]

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August 20, 2015 | Aline Barros

BOE Members Honor Late Wootton High School Principal (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) district continues to celebrate the life of beloved Wootton High School Principal Michael Doran, who passed away on Aug. 19. Montgomery County Board of Education members honored the late educator with a moment of silence at Thursday’s meeting. In this MyMCMedia Extra video,  BOE Vice President Michael Durso said Doran […]

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August 19, 2015 | Aline Barros

MCPS Spokesperson on Dr. Doran’s Death: “It’s a Difficult Day” (VIDEO)

The Wootton community is grieving the loss of principal Michael Doran. Montgomery County schools officials said Dr. Doran passed away on Wednesday. A memorial service is planned to celebrate Doran’s life on Friday, Aug. 21 at the school’s athletic field. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, MCPS spokesperson Dana Tofig says Doran left an impact “wherever he went.” […]

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August 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Outpouring on Social Media for Wootton Principal Michael Doran

There’s been an outpouring of condolences on social media following the death of Wootton High School principal Michael Doran. The beloved Montgomery County principal passed away on Aug. 19. Dr. Doran, Thank you for everything. You’ve impacted not only Wootton but the whole community. You will be missed. pic.twitter.com/amlfdjvGiU — Rachit Agarwal (@r_agarwal22) August 19, […]

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July 2, 2015 | Krista Brick

Student Member of School Board Talks About Wootton Car Crash (VIDEO)

Eric Guerci, the new Student Member of the Board of Education, shared his thoughts about the car crash that killed two recent graduates from Wootton High School in this MyMCMedia Extra. Related:

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June 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Wootton High School to Host Memorial For Alex Murk and Calvin Li Tonight

Wootton High School is hosting a memorial tonight for the two students who died in a fatal car crash last week. The memorial for Alex Murk and Calvin Li is planned for 7 – 9 p.m. tonight (June 30th) in the high school’s auditorium, according to a note posted on the school’s website. The media […]

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