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City APFO Revisions Considered At an Aug. 10 Mayor and City Council Joint Work Session, revisions to the city’s Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO) were discussed. Proposed is levying a school construction fee on developers to help MCPS with its…

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MSDE Report Recommends Maximum School Capacity At the end of June, the Maryland State Department of Education published its final school size report. In the executive summary, the report made the following recommendations. “The research team has suggested enrollment limits…

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New Child Abuse and Neglect Policy Approved On June 29, the Board of Education approved changes to Policy JHC, Child Abuse and Neglect. These changes had been tentatively approved by the Board on April 27; the revised policy had been sent out…

The Season Never Stops: QO Football

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Senior Zeph Titus prepares to tackle heavy lift with teammates Noah Pagley, Kyle Moats and Shane Carver standing by.

For many teenagers, summer is a time for sleeping late, part-time jobs, lounging at the pool, and fun with friends. But three mornings a week, if you went to Quince Orchard High School, you would see and hear a group…

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Powerhouse Brass Rocks Rachel Carson and Summit Hall On June 11, Pritchard Music Academy’s Powerhouse Brass introduced students at Rachel Carson and Summit Hall to the beauty of brass instruments. The five member group, comprised of Michael Baniak (trumpet), Michael…

Northwest Says One Last Goodbye to Class of 2015

Photo | Arthur Cadeaux

(Left to right) Bradley Berman, Evan Dharia, Manav Parikh, Jade Loewenstein, Zach Ginsberg, Ethan Cadeaux, Devin Rosen and Nathalia Reyes are all smiles after receiving their diplomas from Northwest High School on June 9.

As the Northwest High School Class of 2015 entered DAR Constitution Hall on June 9, 2015, for commencement, every student was shouting “ONE-FIVE.” Their high level of energy continued throughout the ceremony. Highlighted by the commencement speech of Northwest sociology…