August 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Estudiantes Hispanos Finalistas de Video ‘Take Your Shot’, Votaciones hasta el 16 de Agosto

El gobierno del condado de Montgomery invita a los residentes a elegir su video favorito entre las 16 presentaciones principales del reciente concurso de anuncios de servicio público (PSA) “Take Your Shot”, que se lanzó para educar a más jóvenes sobre la importancia de vacunarse contra COVID-19. La votación por el “favorito de los fanáticos” […]

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May 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

County Launches ‘Take Your Shot’ Video Contest for Middle and High Schoolers

Montgomery County middle and high schoolers can enter the county’s “Take Your Shot” video contest to encourage young people to discuss the importance of getting COVID-19 vaccinated. According to a county release, students in public schools, private schools and those who are homeschooled can submit 30-45 second video public service announcements (PSAs) addressing one of […]

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March 5, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

CBS Sports’ James Brown, African American Health Program Promote COVID Testing Campaign

CBS Sports host and Montgomery County resident James Brown promoted the Montgomery County African American Health Program (AAHP), a COVID-19 testing campaign targeting the county’s Black community, in a PSA video. In the video, Brown discusses the rising COVID-19 cases and how Black Americans have been hit “especially hard.” He also discusses how as a […]

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February 17, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Choose Respect Montgomery Promotes Domestic Violence Awareness Video Contest

The 12th annual Choose Respect Montgomery video contest is now accepting submissions from middle and high school students. The contest challenges students to create a 60-second public service announcement (PSA) video to promote awareness of dating abuse and domestic violence among teens. Students in grades six through 12 are eligible to participate in the contest […]

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February 28, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

High School Students’ Suicide Prevention PSA’s Will Air in Local Movie Theaters

Beginning in early March, local theaters will air BTheOne contest winners public service announcements videos highlighting suicide prevention efforts. The winning PSA’s will air at Regal and AMC theaters in Montgomery County throughout the month of April as well. The two winning PSA’s were submitted by Northwood High School students Sophia Geiger, Rowan Arnold and […]

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February 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Northwest Students Create Pedestrian Safety PSA

Northwest High School students teamed up with Montgomery County Police, Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services, and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital to produce a public service announcement about pedestrian safety. The video, which was directed by students Rishabh Karanth and Logan Loewenstien, features a student walking to school. As she’s walking through Germantown, she receives a […]

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January 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Caring Matters: You Have the Right to Grieve

When it comes to grief, it’s important to know your rights. The Bill of Rights for Grief You have the right to be angry. You have the right to talk about your feelings. You have the right to be patient with yourself. You have the right to be sad and cry. You have the right […]

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April 28, 2016 | Staff Writer

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Rockville Cruises into Bike Month in May

The city of Rockville is celebrating Bike Month in May with a variety of events aimed at promoting biking in the city. The month long celebration kicks off on May 1st at Rockville City Hall, and includes weekly bike safety checks and some friendly competition with the city of Frederick. Bike Month Kickoff Ride Sunday, […]

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March 11, 2015 | Mandi Wyndham

Spring Break Fun!

It is starting to feel like spring. The snow is melting, birds are chirping and we just lost an hour due to daylight savings time. This can only mean one thing; it’s almost time for Spring Break Backpack Journalism! I would have to say it is a great way for teens to spend their spring […]

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March 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Local Teens Win Choose Respect Public Service Announcement Contest (VIDEO)

Five Montgomery County students won prizes for their public service announcements at the sixth annual Choose Respect Conference. Dozens of students from local Montgomery County high schools produced public service announcements bringing attention to the dangers of dating abuse. Cash awards, donated by Verizon Wireless, were presented to the five winning entries at the sixth […]

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