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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.

County Executive Backs School Funding

County Executive Backs School Funding

It looks like funding for MCPS school construction is set to increase. Earlier today, County Executive Ike Leggett released his recommendations for Montgomery County’s new Capital Improvements Program, which pays…

Whitman students campaign against cancer with Kisses4Kayla

Whitman students campaign against cancer with Kisses4Kayla

Kisses For Kayla, or “Kisses4Kayla,” is a well-known slogan among freshmen at Walt Whitman High School. The saying is dedicated to Kayla Wenger, a cousin of ninth grader Justin Pollack.…

The College Admissions Struggle for Academic Perfection

The College Admissions Struggle for Academic Perfection

The Struggle for Academic Perfection: Trying to Become the College Admissions “Ideal, Well-Rounded” Student “Here is the ultimate guide to getting into the top college of your choice!” If you…

Few Merits to Standardized Testing

Few Merits to Standardized Testing

While kids kicked off their winter break, excited to finally take their minds off school and enjoy the company of loved ones, they still found themselves haunted by the stressful…

Counties work to improve school security

Counties work to improve school security

On December 14, 2012, a gunman opened fire on innocent elementary schoolchildren attending class in the pristine, bucolic suburb of Newtown, Connecticut, resulting in the deaths of 26 children and…

State of the Schools 2013

State of the Schools 2013

On Monday, November 11, 2013, Superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr delivered his second State of the Schools address. The speech was given at the Music Center at Strathmore, with more than…

Westland MS views “Girl Rising”

Westland MS views “Girl Rising”

The film Girl Rising “showcases the problems girls have in developing countries,” says Lara McMurray, an 8th grader at Westland Middle School in Bethesda, Maryland.  Lara was part of the…

Celebrating the Holidays with Heartwarming Foods

Celebrating the Holidays with Heartwarming Foods

It’s that time of the year again, filled with family, friends… and food! During the holidays, some families get together and celebrate another eventful year, some go to parties, some…