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When Will Those Montgomery County School Bells Ring?

Now that we have rung in the new year and the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming available, will Montgomery County Public Schools return to in-class instruction soon?

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Primate Art from Potomac

Joey S., Grade 12, McLean School, Potomac.

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Snowy Landscape from Potomac

Caroline A., Grade 12, McLean School, Potomac.

Montgomery County Public Schools: Possible In-Person Schooling in Early 2021

The Montgomery County Board of Education met Friday, Nov. 6 to discuss, among other issues, to consider returning students to in-person classes in stages early next year.

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Bullis School Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Students and faculty of Bullis School celebrated Founders Festival Week Oct. 19-23 in honor of the 90th birthday of the school’s founder.

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Disparities in Arrests Lead to Questions about Police in Montgomery County Public Schools

Black and Hispanic students twice as likely to be disciplined with suspension all the way back to elementary school.

Black and Latino students are disproportionately affected by routine school discipline, suspensions, and by arrests in Montgomery County Public Schools.

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Montgomery County Public Schools Virtual Now, In Person Soon?

Despite the controversy about opening schools to in-person learning created by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R), Montgomery County Public Schools students started a new school year virtually on Monday.

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KindWorks Instrumental in Bringing Music to Children in Need in Potomac

They sat in a parking lot in Glen Echo making music with donated instruments while waiting for more to come in.

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Churchill Students Win Congressional Art Awards

Two Churchill High School students were selected winners in Maryland’s 6th District Congressional Art Competition.

New Principal for Bells Mill Elementary

With a new principal and new assistant principal, Bells Mill Elementary School is ready to start this new school year with enthusiasm for education, parent collaboration and social emotional growth for all students.

Montgomery County Private Schools Free to Open

Decisions and models vary from school to school.

After almost two weeks of policy twists and turns, private schools in Montgomery County can open the 2020-2021 School year either virtually or with in-person classes.

New Wayside Principal Inspired by Love of Learning

Holly Hill newly named to principal at Wayside.

A lifelong love of learning led Holly Hill, newly named principal at Wayside Elementary School, to become a teacher and stay in education as a career.

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Private Schools Face See-Saw on Opening in Montgomery County

Governor overrules Montgomery County health officer after he says private schools must not hold in-person classes.

School always includes tests. Educators, administrators, parents and students are being tested this week concerning how and when their schools might open.

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Meetings Move Outside in Time of Covid-19 in Potomac

Potomac Elementary School PTA meets to end one year, and to begin another.

As if anyone needs to be reminded that times are different, consider the Potomac Elementary School PTA meeting Thursday.

Montgomery County Public Schools Plans for Fall Opening

Published draft subject to review

Montgomery County Public Schools announced Saturday a plan for reopening schools this fall.