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This Week’s News in English and Spanish

Check out this week’s edition of the MCPS News in 90 and Noticias en 90 for a summary of the latest MCPS news, events and highlights.
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Featured News Stories

A Celebration of Latin Dance

November 25, 2015

Dozens of energetic high school dancers took the stage at the Music Center at Strathmore to represent their schools at the 16th annual Latin Dance Competition on Nov. 23.

Youth Summit Addresses Teen Concerns

November 25, 2015

Students at Damascus High School engaged with more than 40 expert presenters to discuss and learn about a range of important social-emotional topics.

MCPS Spotlight: Game Changers Group

November 24, 2015

The latest edition of the MCPS Spotlight features a conversation with Chester Hardy, a counselor at A. Mario Loiederman Middle School, about the Game Changers group.

MCPS Hosts Innovative Educational Partnerships Conference

November 3, 2015

MCPS, in partnership with Montgomery College, the Maryland State Department of Education and the Montgomery County Business Roundtable for Education, hosted the first Maryland Innovative Educational Partnerships Conference on Nov. 2.

MCPS in the News

November 3, 2015

Check out the latest press releases, news headlines and video stories about MCPS.

Helping Student Athletes Achieve

November 3, 2015

See a photo essay about the work of Athletic Trainers in MCPS: Athletic Trainers work with student athletes at all high schools providing support for injuries, ensuring safety, and guiding students through rehabilitative exercises.

Strathmore Student Concert Series Delights

October 28, 2015

The annual Strathmore Student Concert series kicked off this week, with more than 12,000 MCPS Grade 5 students visiting the music hall in North Bethesda to hear and learn more about blues and jazz music.

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Driving Simulator Shows Dangers of Distracted Driving

October 23, 2015

The Maryland State Highway Administration and the Montgomery County Police Department brought a driving simulator to Col. Zadok Magruder High School on Oct. 23 to give students a hands-on opportunity to learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving.

Migrating Lives: Migrating Stories of Our Youth

October 12, 2015

County Executive Isiah Leggett joined ESOL students from Sherwood High School at the premiere of the “Stories of Migrating Youth” exhibition at the Silver Spring Library on Oct. 7.

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Bringing Science to Life

October 12, 2015

Hundreds of 7th grade students from Redland and Farquhar middle schools participated in exciting hands-on science activities during the 7thth annual Frontiers in Science and Medicine Day on Oct. 9.

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NAACP Parents Council Holds Kick-Off Meeting

October 8, 2015

The NAACP Parents’ Council held its annual kick-off meeting on October 5.
The event brought parents and MCPS staff together to discuss and share best practices to foster parent engagement.

MCPS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

October 6, 2015

It is National Hispanic Heritage Month and MCPS schools are celebrating this period with a variety of activities and events.

Sligo MS Students, Staff Learn About the Environment

September 30, 2015

Sligo Middle School hosted the “S”TEAM Sligo Community Day Festival, an event to bring together staff, students and the community to learn more about the outdoor environment surrounding the school.

Montgomery Village Middle Supports Principal

September 28, 2015

Principal Edgar Malker and several staff at Montgomery Village Middle school accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money in support of research for Inclusion-body Myositis (IBM).

Touring and Tasting at New Central Kitchen

September 25, 2015

MCPS partnered with Maryland Hunger Solutions to host a tour of the district’s new Division of Food and Nutrition Services Central Production Facility on Sept. 24.

Student Experiment to Fly on International Space Station

June 11, 2015

An experiment created by Alana McCarthy Light, a Parkland Magnet Middle School student, has been selected to fly on the International Space Station as part of the national Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP).

Graduation Season Under Way

June 4, 2015

The 2015 high school graduation season is under way and more than 10,000 MCPS students will receive their diplomas in commencement ceremonies that will continue through June 17