A letter to the Damascus High School community says the school system will cooperate with law enforcement as criminal cases against five students move through juvenile court.
An incident inside a locker room at Damascus High School last fall has led Montgomery County Public Schools to issue new guidelines and expectations for the supervision of student athletes before, during, and after athletic events.
A Montgomery County, Maryland, judge ruled Thursday that the fourth Damascus High School football player charged with using a broom to sexually assault younger students in a junior varsity locker room will be tried in juvenile court.
Montgomery County Public Schools CEO Andrew Zuckerman said the school system would examine how much it would cost to put more all-gender bathrooms into schools.
Jean Claude Abedi, 15, who is being tried as an adult, sat quietly in a Montgomery County courtroom, as his attorney David Wright detailed why the Damascus student should not have his case tried in Circuit court.
Both measures would reduce the current statewide lead standard from 20 parts per billion to 5 parts per billion. Proponents cite EPA data indicating that children with even low levels of lead in their blood can suffer health issues.
In announcing a series of community conversations to be held through the spring and summer, Council President Nancy Navarro said, “When all of our residents have access to opportunities, then everybody benefits here in Montgomery County.”
Like many other school systems across the country, Montgomery County Public Schools are receiving age-appropriate training in case of a school shooter. Next on the training list are the elementary schools.
A fight between two ninth graders at Magruder High School in Rockville, Maryland, left a student hospitalized, a school system defending its response to the child’s injuries and police investigating what’s been characterized as a “mutual assault.”
It might seem as though there have been lots of closings related to inclement weather recently, but an unofficial poll of area school systems shows many still have days to spare for the rest of winter.
At first glance, it may seem perfectly understandable why Col. E Brooke Lee has a middle school named after him. But a closer look reveals a more complicated past.
They came professionally dressed, some with bulging portfolios, others with the simple color-coded folders. And they were all looking for one thing: a job to fill as they wait for the partial government shutdown to end.
Montgomery County school officials are trying to figure out how a special needs student got on the right school bus to go home to Silver Spring, but somehow ended up in Baltimore.
The parent of a Damascus High school football player says the reported sexual assault of four members of the junior varsity team in a school locker room, has left the entire community struggling.
Thousands of Montgomery County residents have let the school system know what they want when it comes to the school calendar for 2019-2020. Tuesday afternoon, the board of education is expected to vote on the new plan.
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