June 4, 2019

A talented student at Northwest High School could soon have her art on the Google homepage for hundreds of millions to see. Google announced the 53 State and Territory winners in its 11th annual Doodle for Google competition, a contest open to K-12 students across the United States to redesign the G...

May 10, 2019

The Montgomery County Council today unanimously passed legislation introduced by Councilmember Tom Hucker that will reduce levels of toxic lead in Montgomery County Public Schools’ drinking water.

   Currently, Montgomery County schools follow the state lead standard of 20 parts per billion (ppb). Bi...

May 9, 2019

The Montgomery County Board of Education recently honored 21 individuals and organizations during its annual Distinguished Service Awards ceremony. The ceremony took place at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville.

   The Board established the awards to recognize and show appreciation fo...

April 3, 2019

The Northwest softball team is off to a hot start to the 2019 season winning four of their first five games, and allowing just six runs in five games.

   On Tuesday, the Lady Jags improved to 4-1 on the young season with an 11-1 victory over cross-town rivals from Seneca Valley at Northwest’s home fi...

March 15, 2019

A Montgomery County School Bus was involved in a four-vehicle crash that sent six people to the hospital for medical evaluations on Thursday afternoon.

   Montgomery County Fire Rescue Service units were called to the crash involving an MCPS school bus, which had students from Northwest High School,...

March 14, 2019

The Northwest High School Booster Club's 20th Annual Mulch Sale deliveries will take place Saturday, April 6.

   Orders will be accepted through March 30. Each 3 cubic foot bag of brown, hardwood mulch costs $5.50, or 2 cubic foot bags of black mulch for $5.50. Orders of 15 or more bags receive free...

March 8, 2019

After last Friday’s thrilling opening round playoff victory — the first postseason win for Northwest in six years — the Jags had the tough assignment to defeat one of hottest teams in Montgomery County in the second round. The Jags lost the 22-1 Richard Montgomery Rockets on Monday.

   The Rockets we...

March 1, 2019

A meeting that might be over interest to Germantown-area residents will take place next week as the Board of Education is re-considering how it goes about determining the boundaries for Montgomery County Public Schools. While the Board made it clear that this meeting is not about any specific bounda...

The Northwest Jaguars has swept the Seneca Valley Screaming Eagles for the second-straight year, with a 75-40 home victory on Friday, Feb. 8. The two teams faced each other earlier in the season, and the Jags prevailed 63-49.

   “I thought we came out and played well from start to finish,” said North...

The first time since the 2013-2014 season, the Seneca Valley Girls Basketball team has won 10 games. The Lady Eagles earned their tenth win against cross-town rivals as they held off a later charge by the Jaguars of Northwest on Friday, Feb. 8 to get a 45-43 victory on the road.

   Seneca Valley held...

February 7, 2019

It is perhaps the most highly anticipated day in Germantown, the King’s Trophy Game between rivals Seneca Valley and Northwest high schools — but it won’t take place for two years.

   The annual high school football game between the Germantown football powers will take a two-year hiatus, due to the p...

January 25, 2019

Playing a local rival twice in the regular season — let alone just 11 days apart — gives each team an opportunity to tweak its approach based on what worked well the first time they played.

   After falling to Clarksburg (10-2) 64-44 on Jan. 11, Northwest (4-8) sought revenge in the teams’ rematch at...

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