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Wheaton High School has won a $500 Thespian Relief Grant, which will allow the school to reestablish a long-dormant Thespian Troupe. The grant was given by the Educational Theatre Association, the professional organization for theatre education. And Michael Doggett, a teacher at Hallie Wells Middle School, is being featured in the November 2020 issue of Parents magazine.

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Meet the Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame’s 2020 class

The 2020 Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame includes legendary broadcaster Johnny Holliday, former Major League Baseball player Curtis Pride, field hockey coach Amy Wood, three-time NFL champion and ex-Washington Senators baseball player Tom Brown, local tennis great Jeri Ingram and the late high school football coach Roy Lester.

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Barnsley Elementary School Named National Blue Ribbon School

Barnsley Elementary School Named National Blue Ribbon School

Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School has been selected a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. Barnsley is the 42nd MCPS school to be named a National Blue Ribbon winner. The Rockville school was among 317 public and 50 non-public schools being recognized this year.

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157 Named National Merit Semifinalists

MCPS has 157 semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship competition. The semifinalists, who come from 15 high schools, will compete nationally for scholarships that will be announced in the spring.

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