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Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Olympic Gators

Phoebe Bacon '20 and Katie Ledecky '15, both of Stone Ridge, swim in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

It is essentially unheard of to have two Olympians from the same high school participate in the Olympics together, said Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, which had alumnae Phoebe Bacon (Class of 2020) and Katie Ledecky (Class of 2015) swim for Team USA in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Potomac Streets Were Named for Defenders of Slavery

Now those streets bear the names of two important leaders of the historic African-American Scotland community.

Joined by the families of Geneva Mason and William Dove, three new street signs were installed in Potomac to honor these two African American historical figures and replace signs named after Confederate generals.

Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson Named ‘Legislator of the Year’

The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce honored Montgomery County Councilmember Andrew Friedson as the Legislator of the Year at its 2021 Annual Awards Broadcast on June 10.

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Bullis School Students Helping the Community

Bullis School Students Helping the Community

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Spring Break? Please Take a Break in Montgomery County

Back to school just in time — for Spring Break?

The school system opened just in time – for students to take Spring Break.

Wellbeing: A Schedule Can Anchor Your Day

How creating a daily routine can ease anxiety during times of uncertainty

Her days were overwhelmingly stressful.

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Potomac Author Shares Glimpse of Afghan Life

Nadia Hashimi is a good storyteller.

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‘Going Pro in Life’

Former Churchill athlete publishes book on life after sports.

Andy Dinkin, who grew up in Potomac and found his life in athletics, recently launched “Going Pro in Life,” a book and seminar designed to help student athletes create a strategy for landing a job after college.

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Potomac Author To Discuss First Novel

Mark E. Klein, a Potomac doctor and author, will share the adventures of Franklin Rock from his book of the same name during a virtual talk Thursday, Jan. 21, sponsored by the Potomac Library.

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent to Retire

Smith will move to Maine to join his wife, helping care for young grandson who had heart surgery.

Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack R. Smith announced last week that he will retire effective June 1.

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Burke, Springfield, Herndon, Cabin John Irish Dancers Win Championship

Eight-year-old Ciara Foley, Burke, and nine-year-old Gabby Brown, Springfield, were among five dancers from McGrath Morgan Academy of Irish Dance to bring home a championship title from the annual Oireachtas.

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Artists Picture Climate Change in Winter Exhibit

Potomac artist Nimi Trehan said earlier this month that she is among artists exhibiting their works in a show titled Climate Change Through a Personal Lens.

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Pumpkins for Piggies at Poplar Spring

This past weekend was the 11th year that a group of friends collected Pumpkins for Piggies in and around River Falls.

Stopping the Combine: Farmers Can’t Compete for Land in Montgomery County

Making room for enough solar to make a difference.

Randy Stabler stopped his combine in the middle of a field in the Agricultural Reserve to join Montgomery County Council’s virtual Town Hall meeting.

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Election Day in Potomac

Montgomery County had 682,639 active voters as of Oct. 31

Election Day 2020 arrived preordained as “an election like no other.”

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