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Local Students Prepare to Speak at Ford's Theatre

Fifteen students from the Arlington Career Center and Rockville High School will speak about important social issues at the historic Ford's Theatre.

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Montgomery County student 1 of 3 in Maryland named 2019 Presidential Scholar

Hard work is something Addele Hargenrader knows a lot about. The Richard Montgomery High School honors student has a 4.79 grade point average.

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Great Students, Great Schools

Great Students, Great Schools

Dozens of MCPS high school seniors were recognized for their accomplishments in dance and theatre at the Superintendent’s Performing Arts Awards Gala. The Springbrook High School wrestling team was recognized by the Montgomery County Council for winning its first state championship. A seventh grade team from Roberto Clemente Middle School, has been selected as national finalists in the 17th annual eCYBERMISSION competition. And so much more...

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Fifty-Seven Honored for Contributions to Special Education

Fifty-Seven Honored for Contributions to Special Education

More than 55 students, parents, educators and programs were honored at the 31st Annual Special Education Recognition Ceremony on May 16 at Rockville High School. The event, sponsored by the Montgomery County Council of PTAs, recognized individuals and groups that provide support, motivation and encouragement to help ensure success for special education students.

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Hispanic Seniors Recognized for Academics, Community Service

Hispanic Seniors Recognized for Academics, Community Service

The Hispanic Alliance for Education held its annual Distinguished Hispanic Scholars Awards ceremony May 6 at Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville. Twenty-six Hispanic students were honored for their outstanding academic achievement and community engagement.

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Oak View Elementary Principal Wins Mark Mann Award

Oak View Elementary Principal Wins Mark Mann Award

Jeffrey Cline, principal of Oak View Elementary School, is this year’s winner of the Mark Mann Excellence and Harmony Award. The Mark Mann award is presented annually to an MCPS administrator who has shown exceptional performance in promoting academic excellence, positive human relations and community outreach.

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Montgomery Talks: The MCPS Student Voice

On this episode of Montgomery Talks, Student Member of the Board of Education Ananya Tadikonda discusses some issues the new student board member will face and how she hopes student activism will move lawmakers in the future.

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Richard Montgomery, Churchill Students Named Presidential Scholars

Two Montgomery County Public Schools seniors were recognized among 161 students as U.S. Presidential Scholars. Both Garyk Brixi of Winston Churchill High School and Addele Hargenrader of Richard Montgomery High School were selected by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars for their successes based on academics, the arts, transcripts, community service, leadership, essays, leadership, and more.

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Middle School Security Officer Saves Choking Student

Middle School Security Officer Saves Choking Student

A middle school security officer is being praised for saving a student who choked on his lunch Tuesday. Freddie Davis, a five-year member of the White Oak Middle School staff, was standing toward the front of the school’s lunch room when a group of students yelled and waved.

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Three Asian American Students Win $2,000 Scholarships

Three Asian American Students Win $2,000 Scholarships

Three high school seniors were honored with scholarships by the League of Educators for Asian American Progress during a recognition ceremony on May 1. The students were honored for their level of scholarship and their interest in pursuing a career in education.

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Wims Media Specialist Named Maryland School Librarian of the Year

Wims Media Specialist Named Maryland School Librarian of the Year

Irene Allaire, media specialist at Wilson Wims Elementary School, has been named the 2018–2019 Maryland School Librarian of the Year. This award honors a school librarian for exemplary service and outstanding achievements in the field of school library media.

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Great Students

Great Students

The Rocky Hill Middle School archery team placed fourth in the Maryland National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament. Of the more than 600 archers who competed, Rocky Hill had four archers qualify for the NASP national tournament in Louisville, Ky. this month. This will be the seventh year that we have had archers qualify for the national tournament.

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BOE Recognizes 21 Individuals, Organizations for Distinguished Service

BOE Recognizes 21 Individuals, Organizations for Distinguished Service

The Montgomery County Board of Education recently honored 21 individuals and organizations during its annual Distinguished Service Awards ceremony. The Board established the awards to recognize and show appreciation for exemplary contributions to public education and to MCPS by members of the community, businesses, MCPS staff and school volunteers.

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Montgomery County Prom Dates Surprised When Kind Woman Picks Up Dinner Tab

A stranger's random act of kindness left a group of Clarksburg High School students stunned when she offered to pay for their meals.

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Great Students

Great Students

The Montgomery Blair High School robotics team has qualified for the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championships hosted in Detroit. The Montgomery County Commission for Women announced the winners of its third annual Girl Power Contest. Katie Stender-Moore, a senior at Walt Whitman High School, was selected as one of 200 students nationwide to be an inaugural Lockheed Martin STEM Scholar. Read these stories and more about our great students.

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African American Seniors Honored for Outstanding Achievement, Leadership

African American Seniors Honored for Outstanding Achievement, Leadership

Twenty-eight graduating seniors were honored by the Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators during an April 30 ceremony at Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville.

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