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In 2012, Student Member of the Board of Education John Mannes created a countywide press network to help build a conduit to share fresh and relevant information written by youth to the wider Montgomery County student body.

The State of American Soccer

With soccer growing in popularity and recently being declared the second most popular sport between 12-24 year olds (according to the ESPN Sports Poll, run by social scientist Rich Luker),…

Richard Montgomery Rockets Launch into World Robotics Championships

Richard Montgomery Rockets Launch into World Robotics Championships

While puzzling together nuts and bolts and perusing over eye-boggling computer codes may not typify the lunchtime preoccupations of a high school student, such precisely portrays the commitments of a…

Rockville Science Day Celebrates 25 Years

Rockville Science Day Celebrates 25 Years

Rockville, Md., March 28 – Launch rockets, meet animals, program robots or take part in hands-on experiments to experience science first hand at the 25th annual Rockville Science Day. This…

After two decades, Clarksburg continues to debate Ten Mile Creek development

After two decades, Clarksburg continues to debate Ten Mile Creek development

In 1994, the Montgomery County Planning Commission launched a development plan for the Clarksburg area which involved Ten Mile Creek, a tributary of the Potomac River and Little Seneca Reservoir.…

Dr. Starr Releases Funding Proposal for MCPS

Dr. Starr Releases Funding Proposal for MCPS

­Superintendent Joshua Starr released his Fiscal Years 2015-2020 recommendations on October 28, 2013, proposing 14 new classroom addition projects – twelve of which would be at elementary schools – that…

“Meet the Candidates” 2014

“Meet the Candidates” 2014

MCPS recently released the 2014 version of the “Meet the Candidates” video, presenting Student Member of the Board of Education candidates Dahlia Huh and Calvin Yeh to middle and high…

Let Your Voice be Heard! Participate in the MCR Bell-Times Survey!

Let Your Voice be Heard! Participate in the MCR Bell-Times Survey!

The Montgomery County Regional Student Government Association has organized a county-wide student survey on the controversial subject of bell times changes. Complete the short questionnaire to have your perspectives be…

Guest contribution: Day of the Girl

Guest contribution: Day of the Girl

I could quote you statistics for days about the gender inequality that exists both in our own community and the world at large. I could tell you 1 in 5…

Cybercivility Task Force gears into action

Cybercivility Task Force gears into action

During a bout of cold weather, some students and parents fired a round of harsh tweets directed toward MCPS Superintendent Dr. Joshua P. Starr for his refusal to close schools.…

Celebrating Purim with Spiels and Hamantaschen

Celebrating Purim with Spiels and Hamantaschen

Shalom, Montgomery County! Many Jewish students in the area are celebrating Purim, a holiday that commemorates an ancient victory over Haman, a Persian royal advisor who unsuccessfully tried to wipe…

A Summer of Arts

A Summer of Arts

Do you enjoy music and the arts? If so, take the initiative this summer to participate or intern at the numerous programs available! Come join the prestigious Interlochen Arts Camp…