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New MCPS LGBTQ+ Studies course makes history

The student members of MoCo Pride pose for a group picture. They have been working hard all year to create the country's first high school LGBTQ+ Studies curriculum.
May 13, 2020

Over the past few years, MCPS has made efforts to diversify their curriculum. These changes include the introduction of books written by women and people in color into English curriculums, and the introduction...

MCPS debates divisive redistricting policies

At the Nov. 18 public hearing at Calver Educational Services Center, the Board of Education gave a short presentation. This included a reminder of future regional community meetings that anyone is allowed to attend.
January 2, 2020

Members of Montgomery County are divided on the concept of redistricting, as the Board of Education pursues a comprehensive assessment of the county’s boundaries. The Board has been hosting Districtwide...

Administration works to fight against vaping epidemic

Although they were originally designed to help addicts quit smoking tobacco, e-cigarettes have found a new and dangerous use among youth.
October 18, 2019

To date, more than ten teenagers have been confirmed dead as a direct result of e-cigarettes, or vapes. Last spring, some anonymous WCHS students were found intoxicated in a bathroom due to vaping. One...

Rockville Rape Charges Dropped

Rockville Rape Charges Dropped
May 17, 2017

According to a May 5 WTOP article, charges filed against two Rockville High School students are now dropped.   According to a May 5 MCPS announcement, Superintendent Jack Smith states the 18-year-old...

CHS Ranked #1 in M.D., #75 in U.S.

CHS Ranked #1 in M.D., #75 in U.S.
May 1, 2017

CHS was recently ranked the number one high school in the state of Maryland and the 75th best high school in the U.S. by US News and World Report’s 2017 High School Rankings. CHS additionally earned...

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