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Volunteers Help Students with STEM Projects at Cannon Road ES

At Cannon Road Elementary School, volunteers from the Valencia Citizens Association and the Greater Colesville Citizens Association have been working with Principal Kristine Donohue to develop STEM projects for students. The school is using a new maker space room for this after-school activity. Donohue also runs the "Genius Hour" club where students have been studying various topics and presenting their research results to the club.


Student Member of the Board Reflects on Student Participation During MLK Day

Serving as a guest speaker during the 2019 Montgomery County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute Event, Student Member of the Board of Education Ananya Tadikonda reflected on the role of students in this annual observance. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is held each year to promote and encourage community service.

MLK Day Tribute


MCPS Provides Meals for Students Impacted by Government Shutdown Through Dine with Dignity Program

Launched in November 2018, the Dine with Dignity program allows students with negative account balances to enjoy traditional breakfast and lunch choices at no cost. Families will be asked to pay off, or to contribute within their means when they can, toward the outstanding balance on their student’s lunch account; the Dine with Dignity Fund pays the remainder. Community members who would like to contribute to the Dine with Dignity Fund can donate online at: https://www.mcpsfoundation.org/pages/our-programs/dine-with-dignity-program.


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