The Observer

Girls cross country has strong start while boys struggle to rebuild

Girls cross country has strong start while boys struggle to rebuild

By Julia McDermott, Archive Manager

October 3, 2012

After the loss of many important seniors, it would seem the cross country would need a rebuilding year. However, with strong underclassmen filling their spots, it might not be necessary. Last season, the boys team was one of the top teams in the state and the girls team was one of the top in the cou...

Cameras on Gainsborough catch unsuspecting speeders

Cameras on Gainsborough catch unsuspecting speeders

By By Allison Srour, Features Editor

February 21, 2012

New speed cameras have been set up along Gainsborough Road as of Jan. 28, near Regency Estates Swim Club, right before the power lines where the student parking line ends. The temporary speed cameras, replacing the SafeSpeed van that sits in the neighborhood on a regular basis, are small white boxes...

MCPS searches for new superintendent after Weast’s departure

By By Allison Srour, Contest Manager

March 1, 2011

In August, MCPS Superintendent  Jerry Weast announced his plans to retire when his contract ends June 30.   Weast has served as MCPS Superintendent for almost 12 years.  The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) is conducting a national search in order to find a suitable replacement.   “He...

Community center to open in North Potomac

By By Anu Jain, News Production Editor, and Allison Srour, Contest Manager

November 23, 2010

After a decade of planning, designing and forming a team, the North Potomac Community Center will begin construction on Travilah Road, near Big Pines Local Park, by August 2011. The new community center plans to include several ­­­activity rooms, such as a gym, a game room, an exercise room and...

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