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NWHS Enjoys New Track Anne Rossiter, Northwest High School athletic director, said, “We’re ecstatic” about the new track just completed during the first week of August. “We have a great track program,” she noted, and coaches and athletes are looking…

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Mariana Ruiz Wins 5K T-shirt Contest The winner of the 2014 Kentlands/Lakelands 5K T-shirt design contest is Mariana Ruiz, a student at Rachel Carson Elementary School.  Ruiz’ design was selected from a pool of more than 100 submitted drawings. Calling…

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The Golden Ticket to Summertime Fun Recent Arts Barn week-long summer camps—“Drawing Portraits, Places and Things,” “Exploring Color and Abstract Art” and “Magical Musical Theatre”—concluded July 11 with a performance, art exhibit and reception. It is fitting that the Magical…

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Consideration for Changing Bell Times Continues At a June 17 Montgomery County Board of Education meeting, the board received an update and held a discussion on Superintendent Starr’s recommendation that MCPS not move forward with proposed changes to school starting…

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LPMS Colorguard Forming The Lakelands Park PTSA is starting a middle school colorguard for the 2014 school year. Rising sixth, seventh and eigth graders at Lakelands Park Middle School (LPMS) are invited to attend a summer skills clinic, and no…

Graduating Seniors Soar Into Adulthood

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard High School seniors gathered at Kentlands Mansion for photos on May 23 before departing for the prom held at the Bethesda Hyatt.

High school graduation, and all of its accompanying events, finds seniors on the precipice of their adult lives. With one flip of a tassel, graduates step into the unknown, whether this is heading to college, a job or the military.…

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Reyes Awarded CHARACTER COUNTS! Scholarship Renzo Reyes of Quince Orchard High School was one of four students to receive a total of $7,300 in scholarship funds through the W. Edward Bohrer, Jr. Memorial CHARACTER COUNTS! Scholarship program. In addition to…