School Counselor of the Year at QO
David Mullaney, school counselor at Quince Orchard High school, was recognized as a 2019 School Counselor of the Year by the Montgomery County Board of Education on May 30. Mullaney was one of three school counselors to receive the award. Hilary Murphy of Francis Scott Key Middle School and Julie Tanen of Meadow Hall Elementary School were also recognized.
LPMS Students Recognized in Mosaic Writing Contest
Congratulations to Grace Adigun (Grade 6, Mr. Banks) and Julieth Vanegas Londono (Grade 8, Mrs. LaRue) for being recognized as winners in the county-wide Mosaic Writing Contest. Mosaic is an annual language arts program for middle school students to showcase their creative talents and express their cultural identities. The program is held in partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery County Public Libraries. Entries are in the category of essay, short story or poem (including a spoken word or written version of a rap) and allow students to creatively express their personal reflections on diversity and culture.
LPMS Students Excel at Invent the Future
Eighteen STEM club members in six teams attended the Invent the Future Challenge Summit at Magruder High School on May 20. In all, 40 middle schools and 97 teams participated. Two LPMS teams received three awards. The Stuck in the Box team (Matilda Goh, Sophia Lapp, Lynn Yambaye and Taylor Hausman) received Originality and Potential Impact awards. The Pixels (Ethan Lopes, Logan Powell, Catherine Judge and Devon May) received a Judges’ Choice award.