Teams from all 25 MCPS high schools cheered, jumped and danced through the 24th annual Pompons competition on Feb. 1 at Montgomery Blair High School. The competition showcased the talent of the squads, and gave fans an opportunity to cheer on and support the Pompons.
Schools were divided into three divisions as determined by prior experience and success. The MCPS Spirit Award, given to the school whose fans best demonstrated enthusiasm, organization and sportsmanship, was also given in each division.
Winners of the competition were:
1st: Sherwood High School
2nd: Damascus High School
3rd: Quince Orchard High School
Spirit Award: Albert Einstein High School
1st: Rockville High School
2nd: Wheaton High School
3rd: Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School
Spirit Award: Wheaton High School
1st: Winston Churchill High School
2nd: Northwood High School
3rd: Clarksburg High School
Spirit Award: Montgomery Blair High School
Check out a photo gallery from the event.
Matsunaga Elementary School Celebrates Lunar New Year
Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School ushered in the Year of the Rat for its 19th annual Lunar New Year celebration. During the Jan. 31 celebration, students performed traditional Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese dances, martial arts, Korean drums and music from various Asian cultures. Check out a photo gallery from the event.