Parents, Students Ask For Later School Start Times — The vast majority of speakers at two Board of Education public hearings on Thursday wanted MCPS to move start times back, especially for high schools. A Whitman High School freshman testified that she has to wake up at 5:30 a.m. to make it to school on time, which starts at 7:25 a.m. The Board is considering a variety of options, including making no changes to the existing schedule and shifting all school start times back by 20 or 35 minutes. [WTOP]

Do Gym’s Sticky Note Ads Go Too Far? — Washington Sports Clubs (6828 Wisconsin Avenue) has a $19.95 membership deal going on. If you live near the gym, you likely already knew that. Sticky note ads promoting the offer have popped up in large numbers on nearby condo buildings, street signs and a Capital Bikeshare station. A county official said it was littering and Capital Bikeshare said it will contact the gym’s management. [@kenatwork] [@bikeshare]

New Restaurant Offers $250 Gift Card — Summer House Santa Monica (11825 Grand Park Avenue) opened Thursday at Pike & Rose and is offering a $250 gift card to a random person who joins its mailing list. [Summer House via Facebook]

Decorate A Storm Drain — The county’s Department of Environmental Protection is putting on a Storm Drain Art Contest to educate people about the connection between storm drains, streams and the Chesapeake Bay. Three winners will see their ideas displayed on storm drains around the county. [My Green Montgomery]

MoCo Seeks Local Attorneys To Help Unaccompanied Minors — Montgomery County officials on Monday will hold a press conference to ask local attorneys for their help. The county needs lawyers to take part in a pro bono program providing legal representation to some of the approximately 1,200 unaccompanied minors living in Montgomery. [Montgomery County]

Photo via Ken Hartman

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