Category: Education

Ladybugs Bring Smiles for Earth Day

Students, teachers and parents celebrated Earth Day at Chesterbrook Academy Preschool by releasing 1,500 ladybugs onto plants, flowers and trees in the schoolyard. Students dressed in the likeness of ladybugs, some wearing antennae. Leading up to Earth Day, students learned…

Assignment Education

DuFief’s Zayd Salahuddin Now Junior Mayor Zayd Salahuddin, a fourth grader at DuFief Elementary School, has been named junior mayor of the City of Gaithersburg. Salahuddin replaces Junior Mayor Purani Kannan of Diamond Elementary. Salahuddin was chosen from a pool…

‘Anything Goes’ Sets Sail on the QO Stage

By Shannon Marsh The Quince Orchard High School Drama Department launched its 2018 spring musical, “Anything Goes” by Cole Porter on Friday, April 13. Despite the superstition surrounding this date, cast, crew and pit staged a successful three-show opening weekend…

Assignment Education

Search for QOHS Principal Underway Montgomery County Public Schools held staff and community meetings on Thursday, April 5 to gather thoughts on characteristics and experience needed for the new Quince Orchard High School principal. Carole Working, who held the position…

Maryland Autism Waiver Works Wonders

On Jan. 3, 2008, we were told by representatives from Montgomery County’s Infants and Toddlers program that our daughter Rory, age 2, should be evaluated further to determine if she had autism. There it was. The word that would define…