Public School

November 10, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Albornoz: ‘Our Students are Hurting Right Now’

This week violent incidents were reported on public schools’ premises, most recently the arrest of a 16-year-old student at Montgomery Blair High School. The arrest occurred after the stabbing of another student in the school parking lot. Council Vice-president Gabe Albornoz talked to MyMCM about the importance of ensuring safety and security for the students […]

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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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April 26, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

MCPS Students Organize ‘March to Close the Achievement Gap’

Members of the Montgomery County Public School System’s Minority Scholars program will hit the streets on April 27 to raise awareness about the academic achievement gap among Black and Hispanic students in the classroom. The march is organized by a group of students from about 10 high schools in the County who have been working […]

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