MCPS Students Honored at Capitol Hill Reception

Eighty students who participated in the Student Emerging Leaders Program were honored at a Capitol Hill reception on March 24, hosted by U.S. Representative Chris Van Hollen. The reception was the culmination of the yearlong program, which is designed to spark student interest in national, state and local government.

Emerging Leaders

Rosa Park MS Students Visit Library of Congress

Students from Rosa Parks Middle School took a special trip to the Library of Congress on March 24 to see items that belonged to Civil Rights activist Rosa Parks. The Library of Congress is displaying select manuscripts and other items from the Rosa Parks Collection as part of the exhibition, The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom.

Rosa Parks MS

Family Reading Experience

Strathmore Elementary School hosted a fun-filled reading night for students and families on March 23. The event featured literary games and an interactive presentation by Kwame Alexander, author of The Crossover and recipient of the 2015 Newberry Medal.
The event marked the launch of a national PTA program in Maryland that aims to help children become better readers and to foster a love of reading through literacy games and activities for the whole family.
 

Reading Night

Wootton High Namesake Honored with Historical Marker

Students and staff from Thomas S. Wootton High School led an effort to have a Maryland Historic Roadside Marker placed near the school to honor the school's namesake, Thomas Sprigg Wootton. Wootton is considered the founder of Montgomery County. During his time as the speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, he introduced legislation that determined the boundaries of Montgomery, Washington, and Frederick Counties.

Wootton High School

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