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Interview with SMOB Candidate Stephan Fornah-Ovaa

Interview with SMOB Candidate Stephan Fornah-Ovaa

This article is the first part in a series of individual interviews with the three pre-Nominating Convention SMOB candidates. Candidates were interviewed by MoCo Student MCPS Editor Matthew Zipf and…

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.…

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…

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…

Carmen Huynh Guided Solid Year for MCR

Carmen Huynh Guided Solid Year for MCR

Carmen Huynh, President of the Montgomery County Regional Student Government Association (MCR-SGA), had big plans for the 2013-14 school-year. During the first semester, Huynh gathered information from students through a…

Freshman Guitar Sensation at BCC

Freshman Guitar Sensation at BCC

In the economic recession, many schools across Montgomery County were forced to slash classes and activities. Music and arts departments were often hard hit, leading many to bemoan a lack…