Tagged: MCPS


MCPS set to return to in-person learning March 1

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay Lucie Peyrebrune | Feb. 9, 2021, 5:57 p.m. | In Local »

The Board of Education voted unanimously on Feb. 9 to start the phase-in to return to schools


Knowledge is Power

By Myles Feingold-Black | Jan. 26, 2021, 11:58 a.m. | In Opinions »

MCPS, it's time to make African American Studies a graduate requirement


MCPS makes change to grading policy

By Rina Haimson | Jan. 24, 2021, 10:20 a.m.

MCPS announced that a missing work grade will change to a 50 percent


MCPS parent survey responses

By Isabel Corvington | Jan. 13, 2021, 1:22 p.m. | In Local »

The MCPS parent survey indicates that most students will remain in virtual learning in the second semester


How the Blair community feels about reopening schools

By Isabel Corvington | Jan. 13, 2021, 10:31 a.m. | In Features »

Blair students and parents’ opinions on the MCPS reopening plan, who should go back to school first and how online learning is affecting them


Breathing Space

By Myles Feingold-Black | Oct. 22, 2020, 9:45 a.m. | In Opinions »

MCPS should allow in-person fall sports practices for the remainder of the first semester


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.


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