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Vishakha Choudhary, Commons Editor

November 12, 2019

Montgomery County proposes new bus ride Montgomery County’s proposed Corridors City Transitway has hit a problem. The CCT is a proposed 15-mile rapid bus ride that would extend from the Shady Grove Metro Station to Cl...

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Demi Ellenbogen, Managing Editor

October 31, 2019

Montgomery County Board of Election considers adding voting site Montgomery County’s Board of Elections is revisiting its decision against adding a 12th early voting site. An emergency meeting was held in Annapolis to ...

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Marisa Silverman, Managing Editor

October 4, 2019

Montgomery County population increasing The rate of growth within Montgomery County Public Schools is increasing. This year, the enrollment of MCPS grew an estimated 2,520 students. The county has 165,200 students fro...

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Mollika Singh, Graphics Editor

September 24, 2019

Literary magazine releasedThe Pulp staff recently announced the release of their literary magazine from the 2018-2019 school year, Hodgepodge. It is available for purchase for $5 in room 253. It features student artwork, photograp...

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June 5, 2019

Maryland governor pushes for education funding Despite showing concerns over the bill, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced on May 15 that education funding will receive a $255 million boost, according to News4 DC. The...

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May 17, 2019

Graduation rates decline among Montgomery County studentsOverall graduation rates among Montgomery County Public Schools students have declined, but among students with a Limited English Proficiency (LEP), they have spiked. Accordi...

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April 30, 2019

Governor Hogan attempts to expand 270 and 495 amidst backlash A plan to expand Interstates 270 and 495 in Maryland is facing backlash after a study suggests expanding the highways through eminent domain, the legal process wh...

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April 9, 2019

Department of Transportation lowers speed limit on Georgia Avenue The Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration, or MDOT SHA, will lower speed limits along Georgia Avenue in Montgomery County in hopes...

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March 22, 2019

AP exam help prove college readiness for students Students in MCPS and Wootton have outperformed in AP exams by earning college-ready scores, proving that they are capable and indeed ready for college according to AP standard...

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January 23, 2019

Carjack attempt by man, teen on Gaithersburg street A 21-year-old man and 14-year-old teen attempted to hijack a car on Jan. 3 in Gaithersburg by stepping in front of a truck and telling the driver to pull over. The 14-ye...

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December 20, 2018

Montgomery County Board of Ed. selects new president, vice president On Dec. 4 Shebra Evans was selected by the Montgomery County Board of Education to serve as their president. Along with Evans, Patricia O’Neil was electe...

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December 10, 2018

Charges issued to JV football players at Damascus Four teens at Damascus have officially been indicted on rape charges, following an incident in the team locker room. On Oct. 31, before their junior varsity football prac...

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