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STEM professionals and high school students from throughout the county gathered at the North Bethesda Marriott for the Montgomery County Educational Foundation's 3rd Annual Breakfast with the Superintendent. Kevin Beverly, President of Social & Scientific Systems, Inc., shared his story of success in STEM.
With a ceremonial ribbon cutting, the brand new Thomas Edison High School of Technology celebrated a new era for career focused programs. More than 1000 people and VIPs from the Board of Education, County Council, families and community partners toured the facility and were greeted by teachers and students proudly presenting the opportunities available through Edison programs.
The World of Montgomery Festival celebrates and displays the rich cultural heritages of Montgomery County and the Washington, D.C., area. This year’s festival will be held from noon–4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Montgomery College Rockville campus. Held rain or shine, the free event includes an international village, a global kitchen with chef demonstrations of traditional ethnic food and a spice market, a craft market, a Parade of Cultures, two performance stages of dance and music and interactive activities for the whole family.
The Montgomery County Department of Transportation is seeking high school students to serve as Vision Zero Youth Ambassadors. Ambassadors will have the opportunity to become road-safety leaders in their school and community through this school year. Interested students may apply through Nov. 5.
MCPS and the Department of Health and Human Services are hosting a community conversation on Thursday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. This event will allow the MCPS community to ask questions live and in-person regarding condom availability and education in schools. The event is at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Dr., Rockville MD 20850.
The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services will offer free flu vaccinations for healthy, school-aged children (ages 3 to 18 years) by appointment in October and November. Schedule appointments on the or call 311.
Bannockburn and Luxmanor elementary schools have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. The National Blue Ribbon program recognizes public and private schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
MCPS and the Department of Health and Human Services are hosting a virtual community conversation on Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. This event will allow the MCPS community to ask questions live regarding condom availability and education in schools.