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National Blue Ribbon awarded to Farmland and McNair elementary schools

National Blue Ribbon awarded to Farmland and McNair elementary schools

Farmland and Ronald McNair Elementary Schools in Montgomery County both received the 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Award. Over 8,500 schools nationwide have received this award; this year, recipients included…

Superintendent presents budgetary recommendations for FY 2019

Superintendent presents budgetary recommendations for FY 2019

On October 23, MCPS Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith presented the School Board with his budgetary recommendations for the 2019 fiscal year. His proposal includes a 1.818 billion dollar six-year program…

County campaign “BTHEONE” targets suicide and drug abuse issues

Suicide and Drugs are two issues that have long affected the lives of teenagers across the world. Countless teenagers die every year from suicide and/or drug use. In the face…

Former MCCPTA treasurer charged with embezzlement

The former treasurer of Montgomery County Council of PTAs (MCCPTA) has plead guilty to embezzling $39,015 from MCCPTA. Lisa Betts, 45, of Silver Spring intends to repay this misappropriated money.…

Agitated bee nest injures 32 Quince Orchard High School students

Agitated bee nest injures 32 Quince Orchard High School students

On the morning of October 12th 2017, 32 students were stung by bees across the street from Quince Orchard High School around 8:00 am. Only three students were transported to…

World Space Week at Parkland Middle School

  World Space Week is the largest public space event on Earth. Over 80 countries have celebrated World Space Week in nearly 3,000 events to pay homage to the contributions…

Newport Mill MS opens new fitness center to promote healthy exercise

Newport Mill Middle School’s new fitness center was unveiled on Tuesday, October 10. Students now have access to thirty machines that target cardio, strength, and flexibility workouts, a large upgrade…

Hispanic Heritage Month in Montgomery County

Hispanic Heritage Month in Montgomery County

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15, and it allows Americans to pay tribute to Latin Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation!  Nearly…