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Maryland Honors Student Missing After Leaving for New York With Boyfriend  NBC4 Washington

An honors student from Maryland has been missing since early September, and the search for the teen is growing more urgent by the day.

Staff changes made at DuVal High School amid PGCPS grade-fixing probe  FOX 5 DC

LANHAM, Md. - Prince George's County Public Schools staff members are starting to be removed after a state audit into claims of grade-fixing to boost the ...

How high can graduation rates go? The story of one school rocked by scandal.  The Washington Post

At this rate, I can't wait to make 103 percent,” one former counselor at DuVal High School in Prince George's said.

Police upgrade disappearance of 15-year-old Lanham, Maryland girl to critical

LANHAM, MD -- A 15-year-old Lanham girl hasn't been seen for 15 days and now Prince George's County Police are classifying her as critically missing.

PG County High School Placed On Lockdown Briefly: Police  Bowie, MD Patch

PG County High School Placed On Lockdown Briefly - Bowie, MD - Police have received "thirdhand info" about a student who may have had a weapon at a ...

Lanham teen found safe after last seen 1 month ago getting on bus with boyfriend

LANHAM, Md. -- A 15-year-old teenager from Lanham is safe after she was last seen getting on a bus with her boyfriend over a month ago, police said.

Maryland Teen Missing After Going to NYC With Boyfriend  NBC New York

An honors student from Maryland has been missing since early September, and the search for the teen is growing more urgent by the day.

EXCLUSIVE: Fired PGCPS guidance counselor believes he was made a scapegoat for grade-fixing scandal  FOX 5 DC

For the first time, one of the Prince George's County Public Schools employees fired after the grade-fixing and graduation rate scandal is speaking out -- saying ...

Students to graduate from first-ever aerospace STEM program at PGCPS

LANHAM, Md. - A special group of Prince George's County seniors are about to soar into their next life chapter. On Tuesday, students in the first-ever Aerospace ...

DuVal High School Teacher Accused of Sending Inappropriate Text Messages to Student  NBC4 Washington

A teacher at DuVal High School in Lanham, Maryland, has been arrested following allegations he sent a student inappropriate text messages, Prince George's ...

Staffers Removed At PG County High School Over Grade Fixing

Staffers Removed At PG County High School - Bowie, MD - PG County Schools' CEO wrote in a letter about major changes coming to DuVal High School.

Four PG County schools locked down after shooting near DuVal High School  WJLA

Prince George's County Schools confirmed that four schools were locked down Monday morning due to a shooting near DuVal High School. The lock-downs ...

Rushern Baker exit interview: ‘I believe citizens have the right to yell at you’ (Part 2)  WTOP

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Magruder High School Takes New Flight with Aviation Program  Montgomery Community Media

A new program implemented at Magruder High School allows students to get a head start on careers in aviation. Out of the more than 70 schools selected to ...

After serious injury, DuVal High School football standout signs with Maryland  FOX 5 DC

We have all heard the saying, "Today is the first day of the rest of your life." Never is that more true than on National Signing Day. For DuVal High School's ...

Md. high school senior racks up acceptances to most Ivy League schools  WTOP

Duval High School student Olawunmi Akinlemibola has been accepted by more than 14 schools, including Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Duke and the ...

School Janitor Arrested for Sexual Contact with Student  NBC4 Washington

A Maryland high school janitor has been arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl.

9th graders in Maryland offered aviation STEM curriculum  WJLA

It's being called the first of its kind; an aviation science, technology, engineering and math curriculum that's being offered to high school students in Montgomery ...

DuVal Football Primed and Ready for Success  Afro American

After losing former DuVal High School Head Coach Dameon Powell to a new coaching position at Charles Herbert Flowers High School in Springdale, Md., ...

Prince George’s Co. executive candidates demand firing of schools CEO  WTOP

Following a string of sex abuse scandals and a grade-fixing investigation within Prince George's County Public Schools, candidates for county executive are ...

2018-19 Southern Maryland winter sports scoreboard | Scoreboard

The following reflect scores reported to Southern Maryland Newspapers as of 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

High school aerospace engineering program taking flight  Washington Post

Akin to other career academies, Prince George's County program aims to enhance STEM education.

Police searching for missing Prince George's County girl  WJLA

Police are searching forShakira Nelson, 14, of Lanham, who's mother says has been missing since December 9.Shakira's motherVelisia told police that her ...

Prince George's Schools CEO, Staff Tour Schools, Celebrate High Graduation Rates  The Washington Informer

Prince George's County Public Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell led a congratulatory bus tour Wednesday to visit eight county schools that achieved a 90 percent or ...

Some employees in a large Maryland school system see signs of grade tampering  The Washington Post

As Maryland orders an investigation into whether grades were manipulated to drive up graduation rates in Prince George's County, employees at several of the ...

DuVal Blows Out High Point 44-0  Afro American

Lanham, Md.-based DuVal High School shut out High Point High School, located in Beltsville, Md. on Sept. 29. Tigers running back David Dupree stole the show ...

Flowers Dismantles Suitland High, 32-14  Afro American

The Charles H. Flowers High School Jaguars of Springdale, Md. dismantled the Forestville, Md.-based Suitland High School Rams, 32-14, in a battle of the ...

Grade-fraud allegations at Pr. George’s schools to be investigated  WTOP

Maryland's Board of Education has voted unanimously to investigate allegations of fraudulent grading in the Prince George's County school system — an ...

Star Md. prep football player Antoine Brooks recovering after suffering serious injuries  FOX 5 DC

LANHAM, Md. - Antoine Brooks Jr. is widely considered the top prep football player in Prince George's County in Maryland. But the DuVal High School ...

Newly built townhouses in Lanham, Md., listing for under $400000  The Washington Post

When you live in an expensive region such as the Washington-metropolitan area, finding a house to buy for less than $400,000 can be challenging.

'Senseless': Man, 24, Killed Outside Family's New Carrollton Home  NBC4 Washington

A 24-year-old man died Monday after he was shot at close range outside his family's home in New Carrollton, Maryland.

Madieu Williams pushes tackle football ban for kids to combat concussions  Washington Times

Former Redskins free safety Madieu Williams is an aide in a Maryland state delegate's office and helped write a bill that would prohibit tackling in football for ...

Flowers Football Remains Undefeated  Afro American

The Washington Football Team's Charitable Foundation recently announced that Charles Herbert Flowers High School Head Coach Dameon Powell was ...

Antoine Brooks, Jr. - Football - University of Maryland Athletics

Antoine Brooks, Jr. (25) Linebacker - BROOKS' HONOR ROLL Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week (September 3, 2018) 2018 Athlon Sports Preseason ...

Wise Takes Down Oxon Hill  Afro American

Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School, located in Upper Marlboro, Md., took down Oxon Hill High School 58-12 on Oct. 13. Clippers starting quarterback Dajuan ...

PGCPS CEO Maxwell gets term renewal, first in decades  Pentagram

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III announced last week he was renewing the four-year contract of school system CEO Kevin Maxwell – a ...

Maryland to introduce bill to ban tackle football under age 14  WTOP

A Maryland lawmaker is drafting a bill that would ban tackling in football for children under the age of 14.

Turkish Cultural Center to open in Lanham amid tensions over Islam  Washington Post

There were about 15 of them there at the beginning. Turkish American engineers who in the early 1990s worked at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in ...

Oxon Hill Shuts Out Bowie 48-0  Afro American

Oxon Hill High School defeated Bowie High School 48-0 on Nov. 4. Clippers senior quarterback DaJuan Rollins threw four touchdowns during the blowout.

Antoine Brooks Earns B1G Weekly Honor

Sophomore defensive back Antoine Brooks, Jr. has been named Big Ten Conference Co-Specialist of the Week for his efforts in the Maryland football team's ...

A Look Back at Wise's Championship Three-Peat  The Washington Informer

DaLawn Parrish became the first head coach for Wise in 2006 and has never looked back. Despite going 2-8 during Wise's inaugural season, his team improved ...

After a grisly injury, freshman Antoine Brooks is ready to contribute for Maryland football  Testudo Times

He was lightly recruited after getting hurt as a senior, but DJ Durkin likes what he's seen so far.

Douglass Dismantles Largo 38-3  Afro American

Upper Marlboro, Md.-based Frederick Douglass High School completely dismantled Largo High School, also located in Upper Marlboro, 38-3 on Sept. 23.

Inside the underground Howard County space where kids build robots and discover tech Baltimore

The two-year-old Hackground adds new programs as kids want to learn. The founder says it needs to be self-sustaining. Inside the underground Howard County ...

Thousands attend Prince George's County Back to School fair  Washington Post

See old friends from class. Talk to some former teachers. Maybe even pick up a free backpack. Those were some of the things on Paige Blake's agenda as she ...

EXCLUSIVE: FOX 5 speaks with Deonte Carraway in jailhouse interview  FOX 5 DC

Almost a week after he was charged with producing videos of young children performing sexual acts on the grounds of a Prince George's County Elementary ...

Back To School Fairs in the DMV  NBC4 Washington

Get free school supplies, vaccinations and information at school fairs throughout the DMV area.

DeMatha Defeats McDonogh  Afro American

Hyattsville, Md.-based DeMatha High School, took down McDonogh High School, located in Baltimore, 17-14 on Sept. 15 in a highly anticipated matchup that ...

Perspective | Charles 'Tae' Bennett found his calling caring for animals. Now police are trying to find the human who took his life.  The Washington Post

Bennett was fatally shot in April after attending a party, but no motive for his killing is known and no arrests have been made.

Mesquite Superintendent Dr. David Vroonland named Region 10 Superintendent of the Year  Star Local Media

Dr. David Vroonland was recognized as the 2018 Region 10 Superintendent of the Year during a special ceremony near Austin on June 26.

Mesquite Schools Names Lone Finalist For Superintendent  CBS Local

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter. MESQUITE(CBSDFW.COM) – Mesquite ISD's Board of Trustees named David Vroonland, Ed.D., as the lone finalist ...

Terps' Shane Cockerille 'Playing Faster' In Second Year At Linebacker  Press Box

After being recruited as a quarterback, Shane Cockerille, a Baltimore native and Gilman graduate, is settling into his position as a linebacker, already recording ...

The Hot Tag's 2016 Awards: Part I  Press Box

Kevin Eck hands out his awards for the best performers and performances in U.S.-based pro wrestling in 2016, including newcomer of the year and most ...

MPD Lt. Mark Hodge charged with leaving loaded gun out  WJLA

GLENN DALE, Md. (AP) - A D.C. police lieutenant has been charged with leaving a loaded gun where his son found it and took it to school. Prince George's ...

Karen Allen dishes on 'Year By the Sea,' memories of 'Raiders,' 'Animal House'  WTOP

Karen Allen dishes on her new indie “Year by the Sea,” recalls growing up in D.C. and shares memories of “Animal House” and “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

Olympic wrestler Jordan Burroughs gives local kids something to shoot for  Baltimore Sun

Next month at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Jordan Burroughs will attempt to become the first freestyle wrestler since 1992 to win back-to-back gold medals.

David Mills: A Tribute by the 'Treme' Writers  TheWrap

From David Simon and the writers of "Treme," an obit of their late co-worker. Given Simon's background as a journalist– as well as Mills'– it's a fitting tribute.

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