March 25, 2019

In the past month, several countywide education issues have developed and may potentially affect MCPS students. Such topics include the potential expansion of free bus services for students, rallies for education funding, controversial names at MCPS schools, and Pooles...

March 25, 2019

On Feb. 14, 2018, shooter Nikolas Cruz walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas and opened fire on the students and staff. There were 17 casualties.

As a result of the school shooting that took place last Valentines day, survivors began speaking out. This nightmarish shooti...

March 14, 2019

One of MCR’s primary goals is to address issues of widespread importance to the entire county. On Wednesday, March 6, MCR’s Special Issues Department held a two hour forum to discuss the details pertaining to the main challenges our county faces.

County Councilmembers W...

March 9, 2019

Last Wednesday, Feb. 27, started off with a crowd of students sitting in Watkins Mill High School’s auditorium together for the nomination of the 42nd Student Member of the Board. After the previously planned nominating convention date was rescheduled due to incumbent...

February 21, 2019

The Maryland Student Member of the Board is a highly coveted student position. Much like the Montgomery County Student Member of the Board (currently Richard Montgomery High School senior Ananya Tadikonda), the State SMOB is the connection between the students and the...

February 17, 2019

As a crowd of students held their right hands up, a wave of new students were sworn in to the 2018-2019 MCR Executive Board. The executive board meeting on February 4 marked an exciting transition between semesters and the first meeting for some newly added members.

Stu...

January 29, 2019


The Student Member of the Board (SMOB) is a position in which a tenth or eleventh grade MCPS student can obtain for the subsequent school year. As SMOB, this student represents MCPS students at board meetings, and votes on behalf of MCPS students.

The current SMOB for...

January 29, 2019

Wootton High School, known to be one of Montgomery County’s most outstanding, schools, also is directed by a successful student government association. MCR took a glimpse into Wootton’s SGA by interviewing their SGA co-president, Liam Hall. Hall, a senior at Wootton, h...

January 29, 2019

With over 200 schools and over 163,000 students, Montgomery County is Maryland’s largest school district and one of the most diverse in the state. These 163,000 students are funneled into their respective schools through geographical areas called clusters. Students, ba...

December 14, 2018

After the first MoCo EmpowHER Forum was successfully held last year, the second annual forum, held on December 8, was hosted thanks to the hard work and planning from the members. The forum was a productive and inspiring gathering in which students from the county were...

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