The Silver Spring Jazz Festival has been scheduled for Sept. 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Silver Plaza located at the Ellsworth Drive Fountain between Georgia Avenue and Fenton Street. The festival is open to the public and free of charge.
Silver Chips Online is gearing up for the annual Mr. Blazer contest and brand new Ms. Blazer competition. Read on to find out about all the contestants and how they play to wow the crowd.
Staff training and implementation of MCPS' revised grading plan, which began last month, have drawn criticism from the vast majority of high-school principals and teachers. The objections are largely due to costs involved with implementation and a provision that would grant 50 percent credit to a student who turns in no work.
In what may be the Debate Team's strongest season in several years, senior co-Captain Nick Stone was named the Montgomery County Debate Champion at yesterday's County Debate Finals. Sophomores Kiran Bhat and Armin Rosen finished in the top four and the top eight, respectively.
In a 7-0 vote last Tuesday, the Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) ratified a five-year implementation plan for its controversial new grading policy, which will base students' academic grades solely on
MBLUG is hosting a Demo Day and Install Fest for Linux, a free computer operating system alternative, on Tuesday, April 29th, 2003. Anyone interested in learning more about Linux, discovering uses for their binx account, or setting up Linux on their home system or a new system come by the Magnet Computer Lab, room 316 at 3:00. Free CDs will be handed out, along with a few door prizes. Everyone is welcome.
The closest students at Damascus High School came to walking out of school on Thursday, March 20th were discussions in the hallways before 4th period. "I hear loose talk in the halls of things here," senior English teacher Mrs. Dean said as she addressed the rumors with her 4th period class.
Students for Global Responsibility and Montgomery County Students for Peace and Justice have been organizing a walkout, in coordination with other students across the country, for the day after the United States declares war on Iraq. Because the walkout is expected to draw hundreds of students the administration has agreed to authorize the walkout for safety reasons. Below is a letter from vice principal Linda Wanner to the rest of the staff outlining the procedures the administration will take on the day of the walkout.
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