Tell us about the great things you are seeing by using the hashtag #whatsgoodMCPS or by email or by submitting this form when you hear about other good news.
Díganos sobre todo lo bueno que está pasado en MCPS usando la etiqueta #whatsgoodMCPS, por correo electrónico o a través de este formulario.
He looks the part and performs it admirably as a seasoned young wrestler. Pierre Jean's rise up the rankings of wrestling's best in the state of Maryland is a testament to his patience and commitment.
Meet Derek Ritzenberg. He creates technology products that make life easier and bring people together. https://t.co/QbZTnurFKF— MCPS (@MCPS) November 13, 2019
Meet Derek Ritzenberg. He creates technology products that make life easier and bring people together. https://t.co/QbZTnurFKF
Hallie Wells students perform The National Anthem at our Flag Raising Ceremony on this Veteran's Day. pic.twitter.com/yZmHTPQm6w— HallieWellsMS (@HallieWellsMS) November 11, 2019
Hallie Wells students perform The National Anthem at our Flag Raising Ceremony on this Veteran's Day. pic.twitter.com/yZmHTPQm6w
We were honored to have a presentation from the Gaithersburg HS Color Guard at today's MCPS Board of Education meeting in honor of Veteran's Day. pic.twitter.com/cu2tSMcbVa— Brenda Wolff (@brendawolff1) November 12, 2019
We were honored to have a presentation from the Gaithersburg HS Color Guard at today's MCPS Board of Education meeting in honor of Veteran's Day. pic.twitter.com/cu2tSMcbVa
Community day of caring at Hoover Middle School! Focusing on service, wellness, and paying it forward through acts of kindness. @MCPS @mcpsdsfss #BeWell365 pic.twitter.com/JeHckxfLt1— Peter Moran (@PeterOMoran) November 8, 2019
Community day of caring at Hoover Middle School! Focusing on service, wellness, and paying it forward through acts of kindness. @MCPS @mcpsdsfss #BeWell365 pic.twitter.com/JeHckxfLt1
Great to visit with students and staff at Forest Knolls Elementary School, including Kristen Kane’s kindergarten class! ~JRS pic.twitter.com/Hq1ZwHlB4N— MCPS (@MCPS) November 8, 2019
Great to visit with students and staff at Forest Knolls Elementary School, including Kristen Kane’s kindergarten class! ~JRS pic.twitter.com/Hq1ZwHlB4N
They’ve collected books and raised money for a scholarship. Now, the two Montgomery County men who created “Brothers With Books” are awarding their first $250 scholarship to a student at Julius West Middle School in Rockville, Maryland. Isaac Cudjoe, one half of Brothers with Books, explains that the goal is to give young readers books that reflect their own experiences.
Montgomery County Public Schools held a Mental Health Fair at Gaithersburg High School on Saturday. Students, families and community members came out to learn more about how they can take care of their mental health.
Two staff members at Arcola Elementary School are being credited with saving a choking student’s life. Special education paraeducator Yanette Bravo said she heard students calling for help on Tuesday as a 9-year-old boy choked on his lunch. Bravo, a seven-year employee at Arcola, rushed to the table and immediately began the Heimlich maneuver.
With funding secured and writers ready to pitch ideas, a new student-run magazine in Montgomery County is poised to publish its first issue this year. The Amplifier will be a news outlet that covers schools across the county and includes feature stories, student profiles, opinion pieces and school news.
Montgomery County Public Schools invited students, families and locals to its STEM Festival Showcase. The showcase featured student-lead projects in science, technology, engineering and math.
MCPS recently opened a new Upcounty Early Childhood Center at Emory Grove. Studies show 90 percent of brain development happens from birth to 3 years old. Officials aim to target children at an early age for better educational outcomes. Montgomery County announced a $7 million plan to invest in the future education of these young students.
Teams from all 25 MCPS high schools tumbled, jumped and danced through the 32nd annual cheerleading competition on October 26, held at Montgomery Blair High School. The competition showcased the talent of the squads, and gave fans an opportunity to cheer on and support the teams.
Students at Roberto Clemente Middle School got a visit from Luis Clemente, the son of the school’s namesake, on Oct. 24. Clemente was in town to present the Roberto Clemente Humanitarian Award to the Major League Baseball winner during a World Series game at Nationals Park. He spoke to students about the importance of helping others.
More than 12,000 fifth graders throughout the county attended blues concerts at the Music Center at Strathmore from Oct. 22-25. These annual performances are now in their 15th year.