Giving Thanks!

Walter Johnson High School welcomed 160 senior citizens at a Thanksgiving feast on Nov. 19. This was the 40th year that the school has hosted the Senior Citizens Luncheon, which came complete with a traditional turkey dinner, served by students, music and dancing.

Walter Johnson

A Celebration of Latin Dance

Dozens of energetic high school dancers took the stage at the Music Center at Strathmore to represent their schools at the 16th annual Latin Dance Competition on Nov. 23. More than 1,700 MCPS students, families and community members packed the theater to cheer for their favorites and celebrate Hispanic heritage. The event was organized by the After School Dance Fund, whose mission is to build strong Latin dance clubs in MCPS and to support the academic and social-emotional success of students.

Latin Dance

Youth Summit Addresses Teen Concerns

Students at Damascus High School engaged with more than 40 expert presenters to discuss and learn about a range of important social-emotional topics. The youth summit featured sessions on mental health, drug abuse, self-defense, eating disorders, healthy relationships and the new Samaritan Law.

Youth Summit

Edison Students Donate Computer Lab to Nonprofit

The Montgomery County Students Information Technology Foundation, Inc. (ITF) Network Operations class at Thomas Edison High School of Technology presented a computer lab to Carroll House, a Silver Spring nonprofit that helps homeless men regain self-sufficiency. This is an annual project for the students, who rehab and donate a computer lab to a deserving nonprofit.

Edison HS

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