Information on events going on in Potomac.
School notes for Potomac natives.
Plans underway for new school building, last to be modernized in Churchill cluster.
Potomac Elementary School will have a new building by January 2018, without delay.
School notes on Potomac natives.
German School in Potomac earns environmental praise.
“It is important to pass on the lesson of caring for our environment to our young people,” said Waldemar Gries, Head of School for the German School, Washington, located on Chateau Drive in Potomac.
Students to watch woodcarver at work at Potomac Elementary School.
Award-winning and nationally renowned sculpting artist Jim Calder is visiting Potomac Elementary School this week and donating his time and skills to convert a huge tree stump near the parking lot into a work of art while PES students give input, learn, and watch the transformation as it happens.
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MCPS has no plans to allow organic farm to continue; judge denies legal fees but scolds county, school board.
Circuit Court Judge Robert A. Greenberg’s ruling went far beyond the bottom line. Greenberg denied the request by the Brickyard Coalition and organic farmer Nick Maravell to be reimbursed for legal fees spent in battling the county over the use of 20 acres of farmland on a future school site on Brickyard Road.
School notes for Potomac natives
Touched by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, the 8th grade at Christ Episcopal School studied gun violence in America and around the world. The early discussions centered around the question of whether there should be a federal law restricting gun ownership.
Some Potomac-area students were recognized recently for their creative thinking and collaborative abilities when Norwood School in Bethesda hosted Odyssey of the Mind earlier this month.
With a cast of 65 members, Wootton High School will perform “Ragtime,” the Tony-award winning musical.
Email announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Thursday at noon. Photos are welcome. Joy Suslov has been named to the dean’s list at Rider University. Suslov is a music education major in the Westminster Choir College. Daniela Baeza was named to the dean’s list at Eckerd College.
A book sale and Purim carnival was held at Congregation Beth Sholom last month. Proceeds from the events benefit the new library. Photos by Harvey Levine/The Almanac
School notes for Potomac area natives.