May 20, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces High School Graduation Dates, Speakers

More than 11,000 Montgomery County Public Schools students will receive high school diplomas in commencement ceremonies this year. The high school commencement season is set to begin Wednesday, June 2, and will end Thursday, June 17. Last year, MCPS held virtual graduation ceremonies, but this year each school’s commencement ceremony will be in person and […]

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October 9, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Personal de Cocina de la Escuela Secundaria Northwood da Positivo de COVID-19

Un miembro del personal de servicios de alimentación y nutrición de la escuela secundaria Northwood dio positivo por COVID-19, informó el viernes las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) en un comunicado de prensa. El empleado que trabaja con la distribución de comidas de la escuela, trabajó por última vez en el sitio de […]

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October 9, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Northwood High School Kitchen Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

A food and nutrition services staff member at Northwood High School has tested positive for COVID-19, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) reported in a press release on Friday. The employee working with meal distribution from the school last worked at the Northwood distribution site on Thursday, Oct. 8. The staff member wore masks and gloves—consistent […]

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February 20, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

La Nueva Escuela Northwood Aumentará 1,200 asientos

Se planea renovar la Escuela Secundaria Northwood High School en Silver Spring, y abrirá sus puertas como “New Northwood” en 2025. La semana pasada, la Junta Escolar del Condado de Montgomery aprobó planes preliminares para el proyecto. La directora Mildred Charley-Greene dijo que actualmente hay 10 salones portátiles en la escuela secundaria, y que un […]

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February 20, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

New Northwood High School Will Add 1,200 Seats

Northwood High School in Silver Spring is planned to be renovated and open its doors as the “New Northwood” in 2025.  Last week, the Montgomery County school board approved preliminary plans for the project. Principal Mildred Charley-Greene said there are currently 10 portables at the high school, and a new building would benefit the crowding.  […]

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January 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 29 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Jan. 29, and we should expect partly cloudy weather. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Job Fair:  Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hiring people for current and summer position. There will be a job fair from 3 to 7 p.m. at Plum Gar Neighborhood […]

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January 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Jan. 28 in Montgomery County

It is Tuesday, Jan. 28 and it’s National Data Privacy Day. Celebrate by going through the settings on your web browser and clearing your cookies. While you’re at it, check out your social media settings and review the information you’re agreeing to share with third party applications. The Washington Post made an explainer video to […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCM Joins Silver Spring Community for Fox 5 Zip Trip

Montgomery Community Media’s Education Team was there for Fox 5 DC’s Zip Trip to Silver Spring on Friday morning. Check out some of our live social media coverage from the eventful morning. MCM is repping our Media Lab signs as Councilmember @tomhucker is about to be interviewed by @fox5dc! — MyMCMedia (@mymcmedia) May 24, […]

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April 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Students Enter Equity Conversation

‘You Can’t Fix Racial Equity if You’re Going to Continue to Cater to Racists’ High school and middle school students came out to Gaithersburg High School Monday night to share their thoughts on racial equity and social justice policy. Students discussed in groups — large and small — how they’ve been affected by inequities at […]

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February 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Three Montgomery County Students Selected to Attend NAACP Image Awards

Three Montgomery County Public School high school students are headed to the NAACP Image Awards in Hollywood this March. Only twenty students in the country are selected for this honor. The students — Gabrielle Cramer of Northwood, Fredrica Deegbe of Northwest, and Patrick Kirwin of Albert Einstein — are all seniors involved in NAACP’s Montgomery County […]

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