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Bethesda-Chevy Chase Choir Performs at Hogan Inauguration

The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Chamber Singers was invited to sing as part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s inauguration on Jan. 16.

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Montgomery County Paraeducator Sings to Help Students Remember Math Equations

Northwest High School paraeducator Harold Hall has engaging teaching methods to help students remember tricky math equations.

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Eight Students Receive Full-Tuition Posse Scholarships

Eight MCPS students have been named recipients of full-tuition, four-year college scholarships from the Posse Foundation. This year’s recipients come from six high schools and will attend four different colleges.

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Elite Junior Tennis Player Ayana Akli Is Paving Her Own Path

Wheaton High School senior Ayana Akli, 17, recently signed a letter of intent to play tennis for the Maryland Terrapins and has plans to study civil engineering.

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Tell Me Something, Marisel Rivera

Tell Me Something, Marisel Rivera

Marisel Rivera moved from Brooklyn, N.Y. to Puerto Rico when she was 8 years old. She had visited the island many times to visit her grandparents, but living there was a very different experience. She was in the third grade and spoke very little Spanish.

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Fifth-grader starts business to help furloughed mom

As federal workers brace for the pinch during the government shutdown, one local fifth-grader is pitching in. Bella Berrellez – a student at Jones Lane Elementary School in North Potomac – has started a business while her mom is out on furlough from the FDA.

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Region’s First Hip-Hop History and Culture Class Starting at Blair High School

A vision to integrate hip-hop music and history lessons is putting a Silver Spring high school on the leading edge of an emerging teaching method that combines modern music and education.

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Nineteen Educators Achieve National Board Certification

Nineteen Educators Achieve National Board Certification

Nineteen MCPS educators achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) in 2018. This brings the current number of Board-certified teachers in MCPS to 691.

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Third Graders Build Robots with Help from the KID Museum

Thanks to a partnership between KID Museum and MCPS students from Kemp MIll ES and Sergeant Shriver ES participated in a robotics program where they learned how to program and code robots.

A park is a place to play, relax, and do lab work.

A park is a place to play, relax, and do lab work.

Northwood High School students worked with Montgomery Parks’ staff and our tree inventory database to make some important findings about Maydale Conservation Park. Check out their project in this video then visit our website to learn more about the database: http://ow.ly/44JW30n3iHF.

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