September 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Says All School Systems Have Submitted In-Person Learning Plans

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Thursday that all 24 Maryland jurisdictions have state-approved plans to bring at least some students back into school buildings this fall.  On Aug. 27 Hogan said eight school systems did not include any in-person learning in their fall semester plans, which he said was not acceptable. “It is essential that we […]

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May 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo of Montgomery County Education Association's Doug Prouty

Teachers’ Union Supports Using Interim Superintendent Next Year

The president of the Montgomery County Education Association, one of the organizations helping to select the next Montgomery County Public Schools’ superintendent, says he was disappointed the group only got to meet one candidate for the job. The educators’ union was one of more than a dozen organizations the Montgomery County School Board invited to […]

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March 4, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo of Joshua Starr and Board of Education at press conference following Starr's resignation

MCPS Schedules Public Forums for Superintendent Search

UPDATED – Previously scheduled for March 5 and cancelled due to weather have been rescheduled. The new forum date is March 10 at 7 p.m. at Gaithersburg High School. The Montgomery County Board of Education is searching for a new superintendent and asking the community to provide input at several public forums and on an […]

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April 10, 2014 | Staff Writer

Police Find Missing Teen (PHOTO)

UPDATED Natasha Brianna Young has been safely located, according to police on April 11. ORIGINAL POST Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a teen missing from Kensington. Natasha Brianna Young, age 16, of the 3200 block of University Boulevard was last seen on April 6.  Police describe Young as a […]

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March 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Book Fest Announces Children’s Line Up

The Gaithersburg Book Festival isn’t just for adults. Featuring some of the top authors in children’s literature, hands-on activities and interactive workshops, the festival’s Children’s Village offers an incredible program for younger readers – from the newest book lovers to avid teen readers and writers.  The festival takes place Saturday, May 17  from 10 a.m. […]

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