Category: Education

Northwest Athletic Director Honored by State Association

Photo | MCPS Athletics Dr. Jeff Sullivan, MCPS director of systemwide ahletics, presents the Athletic Director of the Year Award to Northwest Athletic Director Anne Rossiter on Jan. 17.

In the spring of 2017, Northwest High School won three state championships—baseball, softball and boys’ outdoor track and field—within a span of 24 hours. From Morgan State University in Baltimore, to the Cal Ripken baseball complex in Aberdeen, to the…

Summer Camp Preview: Fun and Learning at Local Schools

Photo | Submitted Club SciKidz Camp Jr. Chemist focuses on glues, brews and goos.

Would you believe it? With the cold temps and our recent blanketing of snow, it finally feels like winter—and it’s time to sign up for summer camp again. MoCo kids are fortunate to have a great variety of camps to choose…

Community Museum Focuses on Rocks, Minerals and Fossils

Photo | Courtesy of Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Montgomery County Members of the Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Montgomery County will have a table full of rocks to examine at the Discovery Days’ Rocks, Minerals and Fossils program.

This article originally appeared on CultureSpotMC.com. Karen Lottes, the Gaithersburg Community Museum’s program coordinator, is excited about the next installment of Discovery Days, a “series designed to stir the imagination and foster family involvement in a fun and stimulating environment.”…

Rainy Day Art Project

Winter is upon us, and it is the perfect time to be creative. One of our favorite projects around the Arts Barn this time of year is to make snow globes. You will need: Glass jar with a lid Epsom…

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Photo | QOTV TV/film students at Quince Orchard High School got a visit from Tim Kurkjian, Major League Baseball analyst on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight and SportsCenter, on Dec. 14.

Mental Health and Wellness Forum Planned The 2nd Annual MCPS-MCCPTA Mental Health and Wellness Forum is planned for Saturday, Jan. 12, 1 to 5 p.m. at Earle B. Wood Middle School, 14615 Bauer Dr., Rockville. Jill Ortman-Fouse, former Montgomery County…

Brothers Volunteer With Sports Plus, Start New Club at Richard Montgomery

Photo | Submitted Sports Plus volunteers Pierre and Sebastien Zeineddin are starting a new club at Richard Montgomery High School to give their peers a greater understanding of autism spectrum disorder.

At the start of last summer, Kentlands residents Pierre and Sebastien Zeineddin started thinking about the student service learning hours they needed to complete as required by Montgomery County Public Schools. The brothers, now respectively a freshman and sophomore in…

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Photo | Submitted The Northwest “It’s Academic” Team took first place against Banneker and Park View in a competition taped at NBC4 Studios on Sept. 29 and aired on Nov. 10. The team advanced to Playoffs this winter.

Marching Cougars Fall Yard Sale This Saturday Discover new-to-you treasures at the Marching Cougars Fall Yard Sale on Saturday, Nov. 17, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Quince Orchard High School. This is one of the marching band’s biggest fundraisers…

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QO Theatre Stages ‘CLUE’ The Quince Orchard High School Theatre fall production of “CLUE” takes the stage Nov. 3 and 10 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.—and this year, there’s dinner theatre option on Nov. 10. For $25, you can…