Category: News

Assignment Education

Photo | Rachel Carson Elementary School PTA Randy Aleshevich, vice principal at Rachel Carson Elementary, does the floss at the fifth-grade promotion ceremony on June 7. Mr. Aleshevich will be principal intern at Ronald McNair Elementary School in Germantown next year. Ronald McNair Assistant Principal Amanda Dali will join the administration at Rachel Carson next year.

MCPS Honors Retirees The Board of Education and Superintendent Jack R. Smith honored 652 retirees at the MCPS annual retirement recognition ceremony and reception on June 6 at Richard Montgomery High School. Certificates of appreciation were presented to the retirees…

Mike at the Movies

Photo | Submitted Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling star in Late Night.

Late Night (R) Katherine (Emma Thompson), though looking like soccer star Abby Wambach for much of the film, is bossy, cruel and out of it. (She can’t be bothered to learn her writers’ names, so she gives them all a…

Kaufman’s Kitchen

The Season With Many Reasons to Celebrate This is the time of year with so many reasons to celebrate. It’s the time of year for outdoor eating: picnics, parties and barbecues. For me, it’s the time of year for baking…

Shop Talk

Update on Kentlands Market Square Caren Garfield, Kimco director of development, updated the Mayor and City Council and Planning Commission June 17 on improvements to Kentlands Market Square. “The paseo is completed with the exception of some final plantings and…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Harmonious Art Group Through June 23, Activity Center at Bohrer Park Artists exhibit work in traditional and contemporary Chinese styles. Free. How the Other Half Loves’ Through June 23, 8 p.m. Fri. & Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., Arts Barn in…

The Open Road

After spending a ridiculous amount of time in the car the last two weekends covering multiple states, I have the following observations … Our parents are heroes. Straight up, people. We struggled to make our way in unfamiliar territory with…

God’s Eyes Project for June

Photo | Jaree Donnelly Now that school is out, you may be looking for a fun summer art project. Jaree Donnelly shows you how to make these God’s Eyes.

Camp season is upon us and we love having the Arts Barn filled with kids everyday, being creative! Still one of my favorite camp art projects is making woven God’s Eyes. You’ll need: Two sticks (either natural or popsicle –…

Around Town

Arts Barn to Close for Energy Upgrade The Arts Barn will be closed from Aug. 5 through Sept. 13 for capital improvements. These include an energy upgrade.  Current equipment was installed in 2000, and according to the City of Gaithersburg,…