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SMOB Candidates: Final Look

With the SMOB elections taking place this week, we sat down with the two candidates to give you a final look at what they have to say:…

Student Feature: David Edimo

We sat down with David Edimo, the current MCR President and a finalist candidate for the position of state-level SMOB. Here’s what he had to say:…

New Members of MCR’s Executive Board Just Elected

This Tuesday, April 12, 2016, student representatives across the county determined which leaders would best represent them to larger organizations like the board of education, MD’s legislative branches, among others. …

AP vs SAT Subject Tests: A Comparison

All across the globe at any given second, high school students are sitting hunched over textbooks with pen and highlighter in hand. It is a routine that Montgomery County students…

Board of Education Meeting Officially Names Jack Smith as Finalist for Superintendent

Today, a meeting at the Montgomery County Board of Education officially announced Jack Smith as the finalist in its search for a new superintendent. Smith currently serves as the interim…

MCPS PARCC Testing Results and Student Opinions

Last year, MCPS students in grades three through eight replaced their Maryland standardized tests (Maryland State Assessment) with the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests, a…

Peerless Rockville: The Rich History of Education in Montgomery County

As students, we walk into school every morning across Montgomery County, passing through halls and sitting in classrooms for seven hours, five days a week. Yet many of us remain…

Report on Allocation of School Funds Causes Controversy

A recent Montgomery County Office of Legislative Oversight (OLO) report on resources and staffing in MCPS concluded that compensatory state funding should only be used in higher-need schools. It was…