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Board of Education to Consider Bell Times Option The Montgomery County Board of Education will consider several options for adjusting school starting and ending times—also known as bell times—allowing high school students to begin classes later in the day. The…

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$2.4 Billion FY 2016 Operating Budget Recommended On Tuesday, Dec. 9, Superintendent Joshua P. Starr recommended a $2.4 billion operating budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 to the Montgomery County Board of Education. This includes $103.6 million in additional spending…

Jags Repeat as State Champions

Photo | Arthur Cadeaux
(Left to right) Northwest seniors Chuk Anya, E.J. Lee and Austin Wickham hold up the championship trophy after their 34-31 victory at M & T Bank Stadium on Dec. 5.

For the first time in five weeks, the Northwest Jaguars found themselves trailing in a football game. Just under 3 minutes in, Old Mill Patriots’ running back James Venerable took a handoff 62 yards to the end zone, putting the…

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Country Music Artist Visits RCES Lizzie Sider, a 16-year old rising country music artist, brought her “NOBODY HAS THE POWER TO RUIN YOUR DAY”™ Bully Prevention Assembly Tour through the Washington, D.C., area Nov. 12 – 21, stopping at Rachel…