The Observer

MCPS students to vote on next year’s calendar

MCPS students to vote on next year’s calendar

By Jasper Bernstein, Assistant Observations Editor

November 13, 2019

MCPS has given students a choice of the next school calendar after the change in Maryland policy. To effectively compare schedules across different years, The Observer has added up the amount of days off for each MCPS school year since 2013. Each day off counts as one point, and each half day counts as a half point...

MCPS students harmed by lack of final exams

MCPS students harmed by lack of final exams

By Jasper Bernstein, Assistant Observations Editor

May 8, 2019

Although a lack of final exams may make WCHS students happy in the short-term, exams are a very important part of college. Without exams, students are not being prepared for the intensive rigors of college. In college, “Finals Week” is a series of exams that is traditionally administered after ...

County internship program raises standards for students

By By Maddie Bernstein, Staff Writer

October 4, 2010

Montgomery County Public high schools are making changes to their Career Pathway and Internship programs in order to comply with new state laws and ensure that all of the high schools are operating similarly. Maryland recently created new laws regarding the College and Career Research and Development program...

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