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...

November 12, 2019

Shiima Nantulya, a Walter Johnson High School student, started a club called Maison Shalom, which aims to raise money and awareness about the refugees of the Rwandan genocide. The club’s name means house of peace in French and Hebrew.

 The club’s main focus is to help r...

October 28, 2019

Not only does an organization need to be cohesive and qualified in order to work effectively, but it’s members need to be comfortable and know each other on a personal level to be an efficient force such as MCR. In order to do so, the MCR and MCJC Executive Boards met...

October 28, 2019

Montgomery County Board of Education has been reviewing the proposed physical education credit for student athletes. Student Member, Nate Tinbite drafted a proposal that change that can affect all student athletes in Montgomery County. 

Tinbite’s proposal was to take aw...

October 28, 2019

A whistle-blower’s complaint accused President Trump of using his office to try to get Ukraine to help him with his re-election campaign in 2020. This led to an impeachment inquiry led by the House Intelligence Committee on September 26, 2019. 

At the core of the whistl...

October 28, 2019


WASHINGTON D.C. – nearly 400 MCPS students marched out of school on Sept. 20, chanting and waving signs bearing messages such as “There is No Planet B” and “We Are Skipping Our Lessons to Teach You One”. 

They filed onto the Friday morning metro heading into D.C. to jo...

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