As a result of the Jan. 6 snow day, Principal Joan Benz made a decision to push exams back one day. Instead of exams starting Monday, Jan. 12, they will now start Tuesday, Jan. 13.
According to the MCPS Public Information Office, Marty Creel, the Director of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction,... READ MORE »»
The senior class gathered in the CHS gym Dec. 22 to watch and support the girls and boys basketball games as a way to boost school spirit and support the Bulldogs.
Since the beginning of the year, the SGA has been trying to raise school spirit after a reported decline throughout the school. Through... READ MORE »»
Seniors Erik Johnson, Justin Spivack and Chris Hallock all support the boys basketball team on Dec. 23.
From an increased dependency on technology to a student population that is growing by thousands each year, in the three years since Joshua Starr became Superintendent of MCPS, he and the rest of MCPS leadership have adapted quickly to the ever-evolving conditions of the largest school system in Maryland.
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Superintendent Joshua Starr requested an additional $220.8 million be added to the county’s school construction budget.
One on one, in a cacophony of clanks and slashes, sabers bounce off of each other as the two warriors try to get an edge over their opponent. With a quick twist of the torso and a thrust of the arm, the long metallic point strikes a body and the crowd cheers. This isn’t a scene out of Zorro,... READ MORE »»
MCPS paid D.C. law firm Venable, LLP $140,000 between May and August of this year to advise and defend the Board of Education (BOE) in an incident of recent credit card misuse.
According to a September WJLA.com article, an ABC7 Watchdog Investigation revealed Board members using taxpayer-funded credit... READ MORE »»
Superintendent Joshua Starr recommended in October 2013 that MCPS push back high school start times, citing concerns over the lack of sleep teenagers are getting with the current bell schedule, later Starr encouraged MCPS to not move forward with his initial proposal.
Starr originally proposed that... READ MORE »»