Tagged: MCPS


MCPS to hold first semester entirely online

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay Lucie Peyrebrune | July 21, 2020, 11:45 p.m. | In News »

Students will be in schools in February 2021 at the earliest


MCPS students raise sexual assault allegations on social media

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay Lucie Peyrebrune | June 26, 2020, 6:10 p.m. | In News »

Students from several schools in MCPS recently posted sexual harassment and assault allegations on social media


Online security is in question after Zoom incident

By Sophia Lucarelli | May 8, 2020, 7:15 p.m. | In News »

Einstein student displayed a gun during an online class session


How schools provide to students during the coronavirus closure

By Mercedes Pierce | April 20, 2020, 1:46 p.m. | In News »

MCPS continues to provide support and education to the community through the COVID-19 pandemic


MCPS must not switch to a pass/fail grading system amid COVID-19 crisis

By Lucie Peyrebrune | April 17, 2020, 2:27 p.m. | In Opinions »

A pass/fail system unfairly rewards students for doing the bare minimum


School is still in session

By Yuri Kim | April 2, 2020, 9:31 p.m. | In Features »

Middle school teachers "strongly suggest" that students continue their work during the COVID-19 break


Video: Feeling the Pulse - COVID-19 Closures

By Samuel Schulman | March 22, 2020, 9:42 p.m. | In Video »

The Friday before a 2-week (or longer) school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCO Video decided to ask some blazers how they felt about the situation.


COVID-19 pushes AP testing online

By Shruti Chauhan | March 20, 2020, 6:43 p.m. | In News »

The College Board decided to administer online exams amid school closures


COVID-19 forces school work to come to a halt

By Joy Xu | March 18, 2020, 6:32 p.m. | In News »

With the recent school closing, all educational instruction has stopped


Schools remain closed until Apr. 24 as positive coronavirus cases increase in Maryland

By Sam Kulp Emmy Song | March 5, 2020, 9:15 p.m. | In News »

All Maryland public schools will be closed from Mar. 16 to Apr. 24


Proposal for two-ply toilet paper should be flushed away

By Mercedes Pierce | Feb. 16, 2020, 12:23 a.m. | In Opinions »

Montgomery County Board of Education has to decide whether to leave room for better toilet paper in the 2021 budget


Longtime Blair teacher retires with hope for the future

By John MacDonald | Feb. 14, 2020, 4:23 p.m. | In Community Corner »

Retiring after 30 years at Blair primarily as a Health Education teacher


MCPS to expand pre-elementary learning centers

By Boaz Yoo | Jan. 28, 2020, 6:45 p.m. | In News »

The county hopes to increase early education spaces for residents in 2020


Montgomery County Office of Legislative Oversight releases new report on achievement gap

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Jan. 22, 2020, 7:45 a.m. | In Local »

The gap in academic performance between White and Asian and minority students has not narrowed


Passing the wheel to MCPS for driver’s education

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay | Jan. 13, 2020, 11:53 p.m. | In Local »

A new proposal drives for safety and general behind-the-wheel instruction


MCPS introduces “Stop the Bleed” kits

By Shruti Chauhan | Dec. 28, 2019, 1:55 p.m. | In News »

Through a grant from the Department of Homeland Security, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is putting “Stop the Bleed” kits in each of its 208 schools.


MCPS Superintendent unveils plan for fiscal year 2021 operating budget

By Boaz Yoo | Dec. 28, 2019, 1:45 p.m. | In News »

On Dec. 18, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith hosted a community forum to present his latest recommendation for the 2021 fiscal year operating budget. The proposed $2.8 billion budget includes a $121,119,258 increase from last year's budget.


The Naviance data breach: a lesson to MCPS

By Boaz Yoo | Dec. 25, 2019, 11:10 p.m. | In Opinions »

Because ethics went out the door


From Karachi to the halls of Blair

By Shifra Dayak | Dec. 22, 2019, 9:59 p.m. | In Features »

Atique's busy schedule is similar to that of many other Blazers, but there is one difference — she is an exchange student from Karachi, Pakistan who is only at Blair for one year.


County debate on school closure for Eid continues

By Shifra Dayak | Dec. 9, 2019, 9:11 p.m. | In Local »

Families, board members and other community members have voiced mixed opinions


Raising the standard for MCPS in ongoing contract negotiations

By Vivian Li | Nov. 13, 2019, 10:29 p.m. | In Features »

Since striking violates Maryland law, educators at Blair show support for education funding in other ways


MCPS releases review of hazing culture in school districts

By Boaz Yoo | Oct. 28, 2019, 4:32 p.m. | In Local »

MCPS inspects safety in athletic teams following a rape incident at Damascus High School


Sixty college credits is enough

By Lucie Peyrebrune | Oct. 14, 2019, 6:46 p.m. | In Opinions »

MCPS' new policy on substitute teacher requirements will benefit all parties involved.


Kojo Nnamdi hosts town hall in Downtown Silver Spring

By Emmy Song | March 11, 2019, 3:29 a.m. | In Local »

Community members shared questions and concerns about school boundaries and diversity


Leaders in sustainability

By Shifra Dayak | Dec. 12, 2018, 1:12 a.m. | In Op/Ed »

MCPS and Blair's sustainability initiatives are a step in the right direction


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