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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 ...



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.



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  WUSA9.com

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  WUSA9.com

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.



Staffers Removed At PG County High School Over Grade Fixing  Patch.com

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.



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  WUSA9.com

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 ...



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 ...



Prince George's County Student Accepted to 14 Colleges  NBC4 Washington

A talented high school student in Prince George's County has a big decision to make soon -- she was accepted to 14 colleges and universities, including ...



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 ...



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., ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



High school aerospace engineering program taking flight  Washington Post

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



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 ...



'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.



Maryland lawmakers propose bill banning tackle football before high school  The Diamondback

A Maryland legislator and a former University of Maryland football player are seeking to address growing concerns about youth football players' safety by ...



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 ...



Before Heading To WWE, Lio Rush Looks To Make History At Shamrock Cup  Press Box

Lio Rush has already accomplished a lot in less than three years in pro wrestling, and now the 22-year-old Lanham, Md., native is out to become the first man to ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



University of Maryland Athletics  UMTerps.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Maxwell Gets New Contract Despite 'Hiccups'  Afro American

Prince George's County Executive Rushern T. Baker III took a bold step recommending County School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell receive a contract ...



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.



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 commits to Maryland: Terps land local linebacker  Testudo Times

Lanham, Md. (Duval) linebacker Antoine Brooks committed to play college football at Maryland on Monday. I'm Glad For God Coming In With Another blessing ...



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.



Antoine Brooks Earns B1G Weekly Honor - University of Maryland Athletics  UMTerps.com

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 ...



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

Prasad Karunakaran has never had a problem getting kids interested in tech. Instead of playing catch, he always bonded with his kids over electronics and other ...



Back To School Fairs in the DMV  NBC4 Washington

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



NFL player from Sierra Leone gives $2 million to U-Md.  Washington Post

At 9, Madieu Williams immigrated to Prince George's County from Sierra Leone, one of the poorest nations on Earth. The move gave his family a sense of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Donna Edwards Vows to End 'Unethical' Campaign Contributions to School Board  The Washington Informer

Donna Edwards already has her sights set on cleaning up the Prince George's County school board in her bid for county executive.



Mesquite Schools Names Lone Finalist For Superintendent  CBS Local

David Vroonland is currently the superintendent in Frenship ISD, a district of more than 8000 students and 12 campuses on the southwestern side of Lubbock ...



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.”



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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