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Preventing Teen Substance Abuse

The MCPS Parent Academy will offer a workshop on teen substance abuse on March 1. Parents and community members will learn strategies and techniques to prevent teen substance abuse; learn about the signs of prescription and opioid misuse; and hear about Good Samaritan laws that provide legal protection for students. The session, which will take place from 7–9 p.m. at John F. Kennedy High School, will be presented by the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services.

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Students Shine in Third Annual MCPS Dance Showcase

MCPS held its third annual countywide Dance Showcase on Feb. 24. The showcase featured dance workshops for middle and high school students and evening performances for parents and members of the community. The purpose of the Dance Showcase is to build the capacity of dance instruction in MCPS and expose students to other dance programs and educators throughout the county.

Dance Showcase

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Students Receive $2 Million in Scholarships at HBCU Fair

Admissions staff from several Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) hosted an admissions fair at Richard Montgomery High School on Feb. 17. More than 1,000 students and their families attended the fair. MCPS seniors applied for on-the-spot admissions and scholarships. This year, more than 300 students received acceptances and 60 received scholarships totaling $2 million.

HBCU High School Fair

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