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Westland Performs “The Comic Book Artist”

Westland Performs “The Comic Book Artist”

The theater team of Westland Middle School in Bethesda has come together once again for another production of The Comic Book Artist, directed by Sherion Cosby. This play follows Stanley…

Oh the Thinks You Can Think: Pyle Performs Seussical

Oh the Thinks You Can Think: Pyle Performs Seussical

Seussical Junior, a fun and lively musical performed by students at Thomas W. Pyle Middle School, brought many stories to life. Lynn Ahrens and Stephan Flaherty wrote the original book…

Testing: “Useless” Results?

Testing: “Useless” Results?

For years, Maryland’s state government has mandated that students in grades three through eight take the Maryland School Assessment (MSA), a test designed to see how students from different schools…

MCPS Schools Experience Increase in Graduation Rates

MCPS Schools Experience Increase in Graduation Rates

Superintendent Joshua Starr is in for an early Christmas present: graduation rates in Montgomery County have not only sustained last year’s substantial precedent, but have experienced a pleasantly unexpected increase.…

MCPS keeps construction on-track

MCPS keeps construction on-track

The Montgomery County Board of Education has approved a six-year $1.74 billion plan to renovate and expand schools, responding to public outcry about the overcrowding and disrepair of some facilities.…

Montgomery County Schools Open for Eid al-Adha

Montgomery County Schools Open for Eid al-Adha

On October 15th, many Muslim students missed school to celebrate Eid al-Adha, also known as the Feast of Sacrifice. The holiday honors Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his young first born…

MCR-SGA Assembles at Springbrook High School

MCR-SGA Assembles at Springbrook High School

On October 8, Springbrook High School hosted the first Montgomery County Regional Student Government Association (MCR) General Assembly (GA) of the year. General Assemblies give students from across Montgomery County…

School Start Times: Lights out, heads down

School Start Times: Lights out, heads down

For years, high school students and their parents have complained about how early school starting times are. So when Superintendent Joshua Starr proposed plans to push back high school start…