April 27, 2020

On April 19, MCPS announced that fourth quarter grades would be assigned on a pass/incomplete scale.  

Superintendent Jack Smith explained, “We have determined that a traditional grading system based on percentages and letter grades will not serve the best interest...

April 21, 2020

Junior Sophia Rankin fell in love with dancing when she was five years old. It was the day of her first competition, and Rankin had driven to a venue just outside Philadelphia. One of her competitors had been recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Despite the diag...

March 15, 2020

In recent years, vaping has become a huge problem, especially for teenagers and young adults. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reported a 78 percent increase from the number of students who vaped in 2017 compared to 2018. In Montgomery County, there have been stud...

March 10, 2020

On Thursday, February 13, nearly one hundred students from all around the county gathered at Richard Montgomery High School for a night of food, fun, fashion—and most importantly, cultural celebration.  

This year, RM’s Second Annual African Diaspora Night, hosted...

March 9, 2020

As the coronavirus epidemic reaches Montgomery County, many remain troubled and not knowing what is next. The cases of coronavirus have spread and currently, four Montgomery County residents tested positive. 

One of the patients, a man in his 60s who was traveling overs...

March 9, 2020

As the new semester began, Walter Johnson High School announced they will be renewing their turf field. They decided that it was time for a renovation that would upscale the school and benefit the athletes. The reason for this is because this issue was seriously injuri...

November 28, 2019

One of the core advocacy measures that MCR members are encouraged to participate in is testifying in front of the Board of Education about issues that they are passionate about. While many members may be familiar with the process of testifying at Board meetings, for so...

November 28, 2019

Mcps prides itself on preparing students well for their futures beyond graduation. This can be true for Poolesville graduate Kahlil Greene. Kahlil Greene was elected as Yale’s first black student body president in the school’s history. 

Greene ran a campaign promising t...

November 28, 2019

Junior Sophia Rankin fell in love with dancing when she was five years old. It was the day of her first competition, and Rankin had driven to a venue just outside Philadelphia. One of her competitors had been recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Despite the diag...

November 12, 2019

School infrastructure has been a constantly occurring issue throughout the county and Superintendent Jack Smith has released his vision for schools in the years to come. This plan includes nine new projects for the county and is projected at a cost of $1.82 billion. 

Th...

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