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Juniors in Rockville High School's AP Language and Composition class presented the exhibit "Migrate with Us: Through the Journeys of Those Living in Montgomery County" at the Beall-Dawson House as part of a collaboration with Montgomery History. .
Teams from all 25 MCPS high schools cheered, jumped and danced through the 2019 Pompons competition on Feb. 2 at Montgomery Blair High School. The competition showcased the talent of the squads and gave fans an opportunity to cheer on and support the Pompons.
Career readiness programs combine strong academics with technical skills and real world professional experiences that give students a competitive edge for college and lifelong career success. Each MCPS high school offers rigorous programs where students explore their interests and get a head start on reaching their career and college goals.
Applications for elementary school language immersion programs are now available. The application deadline for the 2019-2020 school year is Friday, April 26. Elementary school language immersion programs begin in kindergarten and are offered in Chinese, French and Spanish. Any Montgomery County child scheduled to enter kindergarten through Grade 5 may participate in the immersion lottery.
Hundreds of students from MCPS middle and high schools participated in the annual MCPS Theatre Festival. Students presented work, songs, scenes and monologues to their peers, as well as professionals, as part of an adjudication process. The event featured workshops on a range of topics, including lighting design, costuming, vocal techniques and stage combat.
MCPS is launching the third year of its student contest, United We Learn. This year's contest, United We Learn: Schools of the Future, allows students to design their ideal learning space and challenges them to think critically about how their physical environment affects their ability to learn. More details are available on the .
Student Member of the Board of Education, Ananya Tadikonda, played a key role in the recent tribute event held at Strathmore Hall to honor Dr. Martin Luther King. She reflected on the importance of becoming good citizens by helping others. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is held each year to promote and encourage community service.
At Cannon Road Elementary School, volunteers from the Valencia Citizens Association and the Greater Colesville Citizens Association have been working with Principal Kristine Donohue to develop STEM projects for students. The school is using a new maker space room for this after-school activity. Donohue also runs the "Genius Hour" club where students have been studying various topics and presenting their research results to the club.