Freshmen Students

February 21, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

School Board Committee Proposes No Academic Requirements for MCPS Athletes Freshman Year

In a Policy Management Committee meeting on Feb. 18, the Montgomery County school board committee proposed that high school freshmen should be eligible for sports and extracurricular activities regardless of their grades. The discussion initiated when reviewing the student policy that requires student-athletes to maintain a 2.0 GPA and have no more than one failing […]

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August 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s a Look at Freshmen Orientations at MCPS High Schools

Montgomery County Public Schools welcomed thousands of new freshmen students to its many high schools Thursday. Here’s a look at the many freshmen orientations across MCPS high schools. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Freshmen getting to know one another—expanding their circles of friendship..working together..building connections—phenomenal @BCCLinkCrew — Donna Redmond Jones (@BCCprin) August 29, 2019 Tons […]

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July 6, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Summer Bridge Program at Watkins Mill Aims to Help Students Succeed

Realizing that the graduation rates at Watkins Mill High School was lower compared to others in Montgomery County Public schools system is why a summer bridge program was launched in 2015 to help students succeed. Thanks to a grant from the Trawick Foundation, the Youth Summit Project prepares 90 incoming freshmen with the transition from […]

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