Tagged: SMOB

Clarksburg junior Praneel Suvarna becomes 47th Student Member of the Board

By Lillian Paterson | April 17, 2024, 8:15 p.m. | In News »

Survana will succeed MCPS’s current SMOB, Sami Saeed

Breaking down the process of running for SMOB

By Tejusvi Vijay | April 13, 2024, 6:04 a.m. | In Features »

Looking beyond the Instagram posts and newsletters to understand the process of running for SMOB.

About the SMOB candidates: Sami Saeed and Yoseph Zerihun

By Trini Széll | April 11, 2023, 7:49 a.m. | In Video »

The 46th MCPS Student Member of the Board (SMOB) election is coming up. Students, get to know your candidates! Voting will take place on the 19th of April, 2023.

MCPS Student Member of the Board finalists announced

By Sudhish Swain | Feb. 19, 2023, 10:12 p.m. | In News »

On Wednesday, Feb. 15, student delegates from middle and high schools across the county traveled to Watkins Mill HS to elect this year's SMOB finalists

Smobcast: An exclusive interview with the two candidates for the upcoming Student Member of the Board election

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay | April 27, 2020, 11:47 a.m. | In News »

The two candidates for this year's election are Richard Montgomery junior Nick Asante and Magruder junior Vicky Kidder.

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

Opening the door for student-athletes to gain P.E. credits

By Rajit Mukhopadhyay | Oct. 28, 2019, 6:11 p.m. | In News »

During the Montgomery County Board of Education meeting on Oct. 8, student member of the board (SMOB) Nate Tinbite’s high-school athletics proposal passed.

Blair hosts SMOB candidates for town hall

By Emmy Song | April 24, 2019, 11:44 p.m. | In Local »

Blazers attended a Q&A session with SMOB candidates Zoe Tishaev and Nate Tinbite

Photo: Nate Tinbite

By | April 24, 2019, 11:38 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

Tinbate distributes promotional stickers to Blazers.

Photo: Zoe Tishaev

By | April 24, 2019, 11:35 p.m. | In ‎Latest »

Tishaev speaks to Blazers during lunch.

Blair junior launches campaign for SMOB

By Sophia Lucarelli, Emmy Song | Feb. 13, 2019, 2:12 p.m. | In Features »

Adiba Chowdhury represents diversity among students

Part two of four: Meet the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) candidates

By Nobline Yoo | Feb. 20, 2018, 10:35 p.m. | In Local »

The nominating convention will take place on Feb. 21 at Watkins Mill High School.

Part one of four: meet the Student Member of the Board (SMOB) candidates

By Nobline Yoo | Feb. 20, 2018, 10:29 p.m. | In Local »

The nominating convention will take place on Feb. 21 at Watkins Mill High School.

White + male + upcounty = Our next SMOB

By Lauren Frost | April 18, 2017, 9:16 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Although Montgomery County has an array of students from different backgrounds, the majority of the SMOB candidates all come from the same one. There needs to be more diversity among SMOB candidates to have different and more diverse issues raised and to better represent the county's array of different people.

Top ten tweets: 1/24-1/30

By Nate Bodner, Amy Forsbacka, Ryan Handel, Ellie Williams, Charles Lott | Jan. 31, 2017, 4:27 p.m. | In News Blog »

Every week on Silver Chips Online the top ten tweets will aim to highlight the ten most important, most clever, or funniest tweets of the week. Keep caught up with news, sports, and social media in this week's roundup.

Meet the Blair SMOB candidates

By Amy Forsbacka | Jan. 30, 2017, 9:22 p.m. | In Local »

Juniors Charles Goldman, Joshua Sorto, Le Do and Michael Yin are all running for Student Member on the Board (SMOB) this year.

Behind the campaign

By Eleanor Cook | March 21, 2016, 3:46 p.m. | In Local »

After campaigning for several weeks and travelling around the county, Blazer Olivia Gonzalez agreed to sit down with SCO to provide insight into the experience of running for SMOB.

Student Member on the Board of Education (SMOB) Eric Guerci

By Randima Herath | Jan. 14, 2016, 11:43 a.m. | In News Blog »

Eric Guerci, a junior at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, represents 154,000 Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students as the 38th SMOB.

Picking a SMOB

By Maximillian Foley-Keene | March 10, 2015, 6:24 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

As MCPS students prepare to vote on the nest Student Member of the Board (SMOB), we should consider the most important issues that will face them. In evaluating our choice for SMOB, we should consider how they will address the achievement gap, PARCC and other standardized testing, and communication between the SMOB and the student body.

SMOB preview

By Harini Salgado | April 20, 2014, 8:46 p.m. | In Local »

Read all about this year's SMOB candidates. Elections will take place on Apr. 30.

Blair sophomore announces SMOB candidacy

By Stacy Mathew | Feb. 12, 2013, 7:05 p.m. | In Local »

Blair sophomore Christina McCann is officially in the running to become the next Student Member of the Board (SMOB). As a nominee, McCann is the first Blair student to have filed for the position since 2007 when then-junior Will Bucher was placed on the ballot.

SMOB candidate Q & A

By Katie Sint | March 16, 2010, 2:28 p.m. | In Local »

Students across Montgomery County will make their voices heard on Election Day when they vote for their next Student Member of the Board (SMOB).

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