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Weathering the Weather: Snow Tomorrow?

Weathering the Weather: Snow Tomorrow?

From about 4 AM to 10 AM tomorrow, we will be grazed by the northern edge of a storm that will slam southern Virginia head on. Around 2-4…

Significant Snowstorm Monday Night

Significant Snowstorm Monday Night

Monday night, a low passing to our south through the Carolinas will create a period of moderate to heavy snow over the area. Expect snow to start around…

Two MCPS Students Named Intel STS Finalists

Two MCPS Students Named Intel STS Finalists

Yizhen Zhang and Michael Winer, two MCPS seniors, were named finalists in the 2015 Intel Science Talent Search. They will receive $7,500 in scholarships in addition to an…

MoCo Snow Founder Considers Political Candidacy

MoCo Snow Founder Considers Political Candidacy

Since the snowmageddons of 2014 that left MCPS students frantically checking their phones for last-minute school cancellations on more than two dozen days, MoCo Snow, a weather forecast organization…

MCPS

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Richard Banach

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Richard Banach

SMOB candidate Richard Banach is a junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. This article is the sixth part in a series of personal interviews with the six SMOB…

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Cameron Reed

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Cameron Reed

SMOB candidate Cameron Reed is a junior at Springbrook High School. This article is the fifth part in a series of personal interviews with the six SMOB candidates…

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Rachit Agarwal

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Rachit Agarwal

SMOB candidate Rachit Agarwal is a junior at Richard Montgomery High School. This article is the third part in a series of personal interviews with the six SMOB…

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Zachary Williams

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Zachary Williams

SMOB candidate Zachary Williams is a junior at Montgomery Blair High School. This article is the fourth part in a series of personal interviews with the six SMOB…

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Harris Baylin

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Harris Baylin

SMOB candidate Harris Baylin is a sophomore at Wheaton High School. This article is the second part in a series of personal interviews with the six SMOB candidates…

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Eric Guerci

Q&A with SMOB Candidate Eric Guerci

SMOB candidate Eric Guerci is a sophomore at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. This article is the first part in a series of personal interviews with the six SMOB…

Arts and Culture

All State Honors Orchestra Welcomes New Musicians

All State Honors Orchestra Welcomes New Musicians

After a series of trials, a select group of people were chosen to participate as musicians in the prestigious Maryland’s All State Honors Orchestra. Richard Montgomery junior Eileen…

Valentines for Veterans

War is a traumatic experience for everyone, whether you or your loved one is serving in the military. One of the hardest aspects of service can be the transition…

Exclusive: MoCo Student Community Editor Talks the Creative Process

Exclusive: MoCo Student Community Editor Talks the Creative Process

Emily Zhang, editor of the Community Section for the MoCo Student, recently received two nominations for the prestigious American Voices Medal from the Scholastic Arts and Writing Awards. Here, Emily…

Preview: Black History Month Events for MoCo Students

Preview: Black History Month Events for MoCo Students

Across the nation in February, people honor and pay homage to the African American heroes like Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and Frederick Douglass. In Montgomery County,…

Politics

Special Education Burden of Proof Bill Returns to MD Legislature

Special Education Burden of Proof Bill Returns to MD Legislature

Special education students in Maryland receive an individualized education program, called an IEP, detailing the services that will be provided to…

Disaster at L’Enfant Plaza Metro

At 3:06pm on January 12, smoke filled the Yellow Line at L’Enfant Plaza Metro due to an electrical malfunction, continuing for…

PG County Debating Higher Sales Tax for School Construction

PG County Debating Higher Sales Tax for School Construction

In the past few years, there has been a serious lack in school construction for Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), causing…

Opinions

Evaluating Semester Exams: Excuse Me, Please

Evaluating Semester Exams: Excuse Me, Please

Final exams are not the highlight of the school year, especially during the bleak mid-January cold, or the sunny warm days of June. Thus, the question of…

Push Back Start Times

Push Back Start Times

Every morning, hundreds of students yawn as they enter the school building. Why are they so drowsy? Are they tired of schoolwork? Are they bored of classes?…

Opinions

Confessions of a High Schooler

Confessions of a High Schooler

Contrary to the popular belief of most John Hughes movies, most people, including me, do not, if I may quote Beyoncé, “wake up, flawless”. At 6:15 a.m.,…

Honing in on Hogan’s ‘Second Thoughts’

Honing in on Hogan’s ‘Second Thoughts’

Equality. The term has evolved over time to encompass many different things–religious equality, racial equality, gender equality, and more recently, equality for LGBT citizens. I personally am…

Opinions

Bookish v. Sociable

Bookish v. Sociable

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Every day, thousands of students use social media to entertain themselves as well as to connect with friends and family. In recent years,…

Superintendent Starr Deserves Another Term

Superintendent Starr Deserves Another Term

Rumors have swirled this past week that the Montgomery County Board of Education may not agree to a new four-year contract for Dr. Joshua Starr to continue…

Guest Contributions

Guest Contribution: Dr. Starr’s Contract and the Inner Politics of the BOE

Guest Contribution: Dr. Starr’s Contract and the Inner Politics of the BOE

Dr. Joshua Starr is no Dr. Jerry Weast. Dr. Weast was not a communicator, he benched the Board and made three pointers with only a few misses…

AIU High School Diplomats: An unforgettable summer

AIU High School Diplomats: An unforgettable summer

A distinctive cultural exchange between the U.S. and Japan for sophomores and juniors “This is going to be the best ten days of your life!” I sat…