May 16, 2018

MCR Public Relation's Director Robert Wachen testifying at the County Council Fiscal 2019 Operating Budget Public Hearing alongside many other students. Click here to view the full testimony. 

It's been nearly three months since the MCR Budget Blackout, where students f...

May 15, 2018

Montgomery County educators and students alike have largely been dissatisfied with the Common Core curriculum (commonly known as Curriculum 2.0). The initiative, which has been realized for five years in MoCo elementary schools and for three years in middle schools, ma...

April 9, 2018

In late February, Amazon’s choices for its second headquarters (HQ2) was whittled down to a list of twenty contenders across North America. Among these cities and locales included Maryland’s very own Montgomery County. Two other regions of the D.C. metropolitan area we...

March 13, 2018

Clarksburg High School has an SGA which is very active in its community. In order to learn more about the Clarksburg SGA, MCR turned to Jared Lee, the SGA President at Clarksburg.

Jared is a senior at Clarksburg and has been involved in his community for three years. Ja...

February 28, 2018

The following are a few reports from each of MCR's departments, summarizing the accomplishments of first semester and the goals for the rest of the school year. 

Public Relations

Our PR team consists of three Media Deputies, six Press Deputies, and a Webmaster, led by Co...

February 21, 2018

On January 16th, 2018, the Montgomery County Board of Education held another operating budget hearing. Operating budget hearings are held monthly by the Montgomery County Board and led by Superintendent Jack Smith. They are hearings in which board members provide infor...

February 21, 2018

Relationships with school counselors, stigma around mental health, and responding to suicidal friends are just a few of the complex issues brought up by Montgomery County students on Tuesday night’s student mental health forum. Over forty students from across Montgomer...

February 20, 2018

In August of 2016, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order requiring schools to start after Labor Day and close by June 15, while still completing the required 180 instructional days.

This order was quickly preceded by strong discord from both educators...

February 1, 2018

Moving forward in the State of Maryland is a lawsuit from a Richard Montgomery High School teacher. Mr. Brian Donlon, who teaches social studies, initially filed the complaint in late 2014. He disclosed to reporters that Richard Montgomery was inflating the true number...

January 23, 2018

With the increasing focus on issues in our state’s school systems, Governor Larry Hogan has decided to establish new positions in the Maryland educational system in order to improve accountability for the problems that continue to worsen.

In the past semester of this sc...

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