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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…

Assignment Education

MCPS to Cut Teaching, Staff Positions In order to close a $53 million budget shortfall for next year, Interim Superintendent Larry A. Bowers recommended cutting more than 380 teaching and staff positions and putting the Chromebook initiative on hold. The…

A Snapshot of Northwest Prom

Photo | Arthur Cadeaux

Friends Ethan Cadeaux, Zach Ginsberg, Bradley Berman, and Evan Dharia pose for photos at Seneca Creek State Park before the Northwest High School prom.

There was not a cloud in the sky as Northwest High School students went to local parks like Seneca Creek State Park and Black Hill Regional Park to take their pre-prom pictures on May 15. Other groups posed for photos…

Assignment Education

Larry Bowers to Continue as Interim Superintendent The Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously appointed Larry A. Bowers as interim superintendent of Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) for the 2015-2016 school year. Mr. Bowers, a 37-year veteran of MCPS, has…