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Photo | Submitted The Quince Orchard High Class of 2019 graduated on Friday, May 31 at D.A.R. Constitution Hall. More than 10,500 MCPS students will receive diplomas this year.

Photo | Submitted
The Quince Orchard High Class of 2019 graduated on Friday, May 31 at D.A.R. Constitution Hall. More than 10,500 MCPS
students will receive diplomas this year.

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.

Photo | Mac Kennedy (L to R) Meredith Canova, Garrett Eyrich, Grace McKiernan, Alec Sbily, Brianna McKiernan and Danny Pomerance pose for prom photos before celebrating at the Fillmore Silver Spring on May 17.

Photo | Mac Kennedy
(L to R) Meredith Canova, Garrett Eyrich, Grace McKiernan, Alec Sbily, Brianna McKiernan and Danny Pomerance pose for prom photos before celebrating at the Fillmore Silver Spring on May 17.

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.

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