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Science Comes Alive for Middle Schoolers

Science Comes Alive for Middle Schoolers

About 600 students from Benjamin Banneker and Briggs Chaney middle schools attended the 10th annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day on Nov. 9.

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Tell Me Something, Lori Mayhew

Tell Me Something, Lori Mayhew

Lori Mayhew was a sophomore in high school when she made the single most defining decision of her life. She took a floral design class.

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African American Students Honored for Academic Achievement

African American Students Honored for Academic Achievement

Thirty-seven African American students from nine MCPS schools were honored for academic achievements by the Mu Nu Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity during its annual observation of Achievement Week on Nov. 7.

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Brookhaven Teacher Honored by National Federation of the Blind of Maryland

Brookhaven Teacher Honored by National Federation of the Blind of Maryland

Diana Garcia-Mejia, lead teacher for the vision preschool program at Brookhaven Elementary School, was given the Distinguished Educator of Blind Children Award by the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland.

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Learn about the BOND Project - a grassroots organization made up of MCPS teachers, counselors and support staff, who meet to share viewpoints about the connections between the diversity of the teaching workforce and the success of students in K-12 education.

Olney Elementary Celebrates New Rain Garden

Fourth-grade students at Olney Elementary School proudly cut the ribbon for the completion of their class project - the school's new rain garden!

East Silver Spring Elementary School Teacher Wins Milken Award

East Silver Spring Elementary School Teacher Wins Milken Award

East Silver Spring Elementary School math teacher Brian Quinn got a big surprise Friday (Nov. 2) when he received the Milken Educator Award.

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Mental Health and Resource Fair Draws a Crowd

Mental Health and Resource Fair Draws a Crowd

The Mental Health and Wellness Resource Fair, co-sponsored by the MCPS Psychologists’ Association and the Montgomery County Council of PTAs, took place at Julius West Middle School on October 27.

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Teams Tumbled, Jumped and Danced at Cheerleading Competition

Teams Tumbled, Jumped and Danced at Cheerleading Competition

Teams from all 25 MCPS high schools tumbled, jumped and danced through the 31st annual cheerleading competition on October 27, held at Montgomery Blair High School.

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Tell Me Something, Hunter

There is one member of the staff at Carl Sandburg Learning Center who can make anyone smile the moment he appears. Meet Hunter, a furry, fun and loving Golden Retriever.

EARLY LEARNING CENTER OPENS IN SILVER SPRING

Montgomery County Public Schools is expanding early learning centers across the county. Officials celebrated one at the former MacDonald Knolls Elementary School.

A group of high school students created a tool that predicts upcoming election results

A group of high school students in Montgomery County found a way to predict candidates who have a high chance winning in next week's congressional elections.

Montgomery Co. students prepare for college and career in new, state-of-the-art facility

SILVER SPRING, Md. (ABC7) — The students are training for careers in healthcare, graphic design, restaurant management, and automotive technology and it’s happening in a bigger, better, space. ABC7 News went to Silver Spring for a look at the new and improved Thomas Edison High School of Technology .

MCPS Officials Say Recruitment of Minority Teachers Up in Recent Years

MCPS Officials Say Recruitment of Minority Teachers Up in Recent Years

Nearly 39 percent of new hires for fiscal 2019 were nonwhite, compared to 27 percent in 2015

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Connecting chemistry to the real world

Connecting chemistry to the real world

Retired chemist and ex-pat Robert Thomas volunteers as part of a programme that places retired STEM professionals in classrooms across the Washington, DC area – lending their expertise to teachers and helping students understand how their lessons relate to the real world.

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