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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.

MCCPTA Unveils Reflections Winners

MCCPTA Unveils Reflections Winners

Art. So many different things can be defined as art, yet they’re all unified under one harmonious category. Some artwork inspires, sparking capable individuals to turn dreams and thoughts into…

MoCo Celebrates Black History Month

MoCo Celebrates Black History Month

In the 1920s, Harvard-trained historian, Carter G. Woodson, founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH) and announced a Negro History Week in order to raise…

Is Our Sleep Deprivation Deadly?

Is Our Sleep Deprivation Deadly?

Fatal familial insomnia is a very rare inherited disease characterized by progressively worsening insomnia, which leads to hallucinations, delirium, and symptoms similar to dementia. The average survival span for patients…

Building Friendships with Whitman’s Best Buddies

Building Friendships with Whitman’s Best Buddies

With chapters at almost 1,700 schools, Best Buddies is an international nonprofit organization that creates opportunities for one-on-one friendships and leadership for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Walt Whitman…

Interview with Candidates for 37th Student Member of the BOE

Interview with Candidates for 37th Student Member of the BOE

Every year, the MoCo Student interviews candidates for Student Member of the Board of Education to help inform students and student government leaders about the candidates’ ideas and backgrounds. This…

The Case of Curriculum 2.0

The Case of Curriculum 2.0

Curriculum 2.0. What do students in this county know about it? “I’ve got no clue what it is,” “It integrates technology into our everyday educational lives,” “I know absolutely nothing.…

Blair Student Shares Experiences as a Young Woman in STEM

Blair Student Shares Experiences as a Young Woman in STEM

When Jessica Shi, a senior at Montgomery Blair High School, discovered that she had been named a finalist in the 2014 Intel Science Talent Search, she was, like the forty…

No School? How MCPS Makes Weather Closures

No School? How MCPS Makes Weather Closures

On January 7, a polar vortex and sub-zero wind chills forced nearly every major school system in the Washington, DC area to close except one: Montgomery County Public Schools. Students…

New 2014 Newseum exhibits display the art of journalism

New 2014 Newseum exhibits display the art of journalism

The Newseum is one of D.C.’s top attractions. The popular permanent exhibits, such as the Interactive Newroom and the Pulitzer Prize Photo Gallery, revolve around news and journalism. There are…

RM holds 2014 One Act Festival

RM holds 2014 One Act Festival

I have seen a few plays before, but I must say I have never laughed, cried, or been more shocked in my life as much as I was by a…

The Last Hour Before

The Last Hour Before

  Clocks tick and twitch second after second as the keyboard ricochets like rainfall. 11:15… brush up intro… 11:32… quickly patch conclusion… 11:48… sprint to Common App… 11:58… cover up…