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School Notes: MCPS Releases List of Additional Routes by Driver Charged with Sex Offenses

Plus: Sign up for Saturday School, new athletics logo unveiled, Montgomery Blair grad reflects on New York Times internship

UPDATED: Rising Junior at Blair High Killed in Monday Evening Shooting

Prince George’s County police obtained two arrest warrants in 16-year-old’s death, attempting to identify a third suspect

Montgomery County Is Home to Some of the Top Private Schools in the State

Three of the top five schools are in Bethesda, according to data site

MCPS Review Reveals Elevated Lead Levels in Water at 86 Schools

District says water outlets with elevated readings were taken out of service until repairs can be made

Poolesville Is the Best Public High School in Maryland, According to Data Site

Montgomery County Public Schools ranked second best district in state

MCPS School Bus Driver Charged With Rape, Abuse of Special Education Student Placed on Leave

Driver known as ‘Mr. Steve’ has driven routes for special education students throughout the county since 2006

School Notes: ‘Evidence of Learning’ Data Available for Deciphering

Plus: Students recognized in national competition, backpack fundraiser underway

Local Learning Academy, Immigrant Advocacy Group Get Grants To Support AmeriCorps Members

A total of $4.6 million in funding was awarded to 21 Maryland groups

Lawsuit Over Gaithersburg Teen’s Death in Gym Class Continues in County Court

A federal judge denied claim of Fourth Amendment violation, but made no decision on negligence claims

Montgomery County Will Seek Extended School Years at Two Elementary Schools

School board gave unanimous approval to apply for waiver from state

Replacement of Artificial Turf at Richard Montgomery High Raises Concerns

School officials discuss issue; board approves funding for B-CC field

School Notes: National Merit Scholarship Winners Recognized

Plus: MCPS schools get cash for Maryland Meals for Achievement, Single Parent Conference scheduled

Take a Look Inside the New Addition at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High

88,000-square-foot wing on schedule to open at start of school year

Building Bridges to Learning—With Spaghetti and Glue

Area high school students test their engineering skills during a competition at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery Campus in Rockville

MCPS School Calendar Surveys Show Community Preferences for Closures

Survey drew thousands of responses

Court of Appeals Sides with MCPS in Whistleblower Case

Richard Montgomery High School social studies teacher brought forward fears of AP enrollment inflation

Nearly 9,000 Pounds of Donations Collected for MCPS Drive for Supplies

Annual event provides free school supplies for students and families in need

Week Ahead: County Council Expected To Tie Bow on Stormwater Contracting Compromise

Plus: Elections board to certify vote totals, school board to review early childhood education programs

School Notes: Students To Demand Gun Safety Reform

Plus: Details on summer food and supply drive programs

Instrument Drive Underway for MCPS Students

Educational Foundation aims to connect students in need to forgotten instruments 

New Student Member of Board of Education Sworn In

Ananya Tadikonda is a rising senior at Richard Montgomery High School

Trump Nominates a Second Georgetown Prep Graduate to the Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh and Justice Neil Gorsuch were classmates at the North Bethesda school

Highland View Elementary’s Infamous ‘Dirt Room’ Gets A Partial Cleanup

School system is working to excavate, finish off part of the crawlspace in Silver Spring school

School Notes: New Income Guidelines Released for FARMS Eligibility

Plus: Class of 2018 has surpassed last year’s grads in scholarship funding; MCPS launches new website

Retired Whitman Principal Takes On New Role: Parade Marshal

Wood Acres Citizens Association to honor Alan Goodwin at annual Fourth of July parade

Matt Post Exits SMOB Role After Making ‘Nationwide Impact,’ Fellow School Board Member Says

In the past year, Post has worked to amplify student voices in MCPS and to U.S. lawmakers

Asian-American Parents, Students Advocate for Closed Schools on Lunar New Year

A recent MCPS survey asked community members about the holidays they observe

North Bethesda Middle School Gets New Principal

School board also appoints principal for Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary in Silver Spring

Two Parent Advocates Lead Eight-Person Field in School Board’s At-Large Race

In District 3, unofficial totals show incumbent Pat O’Neill sailing through the primary


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