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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.

RM Madrigals Partners with Glenview Mansion for Holiday Concert

RM Madrigals Partners with Glenview Mansion for Holiday Concert

Recently, Rockville’s Glenview Mansion had an open house event to celebrate the community spirit and friendship for the holiday season. Glenview Mansion is an elaborate house known for its elegant architecture…

Dr. Starr Releases Recommendations for FY 2015-2016 Budget

Dr. Starr Releases Recommendations for FY 2015-2016 Budget

As 2014 draws to a close, plans for a new fiscal year are already underway. Earlier this month, Dr, Starr, superintendent of MCPS, released his recommendations for the 2016 Fiscal…

Candy Cane, Caroling, and Candlelight for Holidays in MoCo

Candy Cane, Caroling, and Candlelight for Holidays in MoCo

MCPS treasures its diversity. As late December approaches, students of different ethnicities begin preparing for the holiday celebrations with a few customs of their own culture. Many African American students…

Minority Students in MCPS Show Improvement on AP Exams

Minority Students in MCPS Show Improvement on AP Exams

According to recent data released by MCPS, the percentage of passing AP scores (3 or above) in Montgomery County public schools has been constant over the past five years, fluctuating…

ESOL Students Face Numerous Challenges when Transitioning into MCPS

ESOL Students Face Numerous Challenges when Transitioning into MCPS

Moving to a new country is an ongoing challenge for immigrants. Foreign-born students face the difficult task of learning both a new language and curriculum when transitioning to MCPS. To…

Dr. Starr Encourages Students’ Support for Proposed MCPS Budget During MCR-MCJC Assembly

Dr. Starr Encourages Students’ Support for Proposed MCPS Budget During MCR-MCJC Assembly

At a joint MCR-MCJC regional student government General Assembly that drew over 370 delegates from middle and high schools across the county, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Joshua Starr implored students…

On Diversity of Teachers in MCPS

On Diversity of Teachers in MCPS

On a typical Thursday morning at Richard Montgomery High School, my third period AP Statistics class is working on conditional probability. Although all of the students in my class are…

MCPS Students Protest Police Brutality and Racial Profiling

MCPS Students Protest Police Brutality and Racial Profiling

Following the recent succession of publicity about racial profiling and police brutality incidents across America, high school students across Montgomery County voiced their frustration and demand change through marches, demonstrations,…

Pottery in Montgomery

Pottery in Montgomery

Montgomery County is a place full of high-achieving schools, sports teams, and education programs, but something that often gets overlooked is the arts. According to Katherine Stanton, a Rockville-area art teacher,…

Healing the Athletic Community

Healing the Athletic Community

Athletes are passionate and aggressive, but with success also comes a safety risk. RG3, a Redskins quarterback, has encountered multiple injuries on the field where a trained medical professional was…

The Costs and Benefits of Turf Fields

The Costs and Benefits of Turf Fields

Even though many do not know it, turf fields are what injure athletes the most. As an athlete, I would have to say that I very much admire the turf…