Thursday, April 11, 2013
U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes met with Everett Davis, Assistant Principal at Montgomery Village Middle School, who was named the 2013 Maryland Assistant Principal of the Year.
Everett Davis, the Montgomery Village Middle School assistant principal named 2013 Maryland Assistant Principal of the Year, met Thursday with U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes (D-Md.). Davis is participating in the National Association of Secondary School’s Assistant Principals Week, along with other winners from around the country. “We count on principals to create the best environment for learning in our schools – not only as administrators, but also as instructional leaders,” Congressman Sarbanes said in a statement. “Mr. Davis is a stellar example of a public servant who has dedicated his life to helping Maryland students learn the skills they need to succeed in their education.” Davis, who had worked at Gaithersburg Middle School, was …
Monday, April 8, 2013
Gaithersburg Middle School principal was among 18 regional winners.
Gaithersburg Middle School principal Carol Goddard was among 18 principals from the Washington, DC-metropolitan area named as winners of a Distinguished Educational Leadership Award, The Washington Post announced. Award winners will be invited to participate in a three-day seminar focused on media and crisis communication training as well as sessions addressing current issues in the field of education. According to the Washington Post: The Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards were established in 1987 to spotlight principals who create exceptional educational environments for their students. The Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Awards, which began in 1983, acknowledge teachers who work hard to ensure children receive a high-quality …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Victims were sprayed with fire extinguishers and then robbed of personal property Saturday near Gaithersburg middle and elementary schools, NBC Washington reported.
Three juveniles and an adult were arrested in two Gaithersburg robberies involving a fire extinguisher Saturday night, NBC Washington reported. The incidents happened minutes apart around 8 p.m. in the area of Gaithersburg Middle School and Gaithersburg Elementary School, according to the report. Police said the victims were sprayed with a fire extinguisher before the suspects robbed them, according to the report. All four suspects will be charged with armed robbery. Read the full story on NBC Washington.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Gaithersburg will contribute up to 50 percent of the cost of structural repairs for the facility.
The Gaithersburg mayor and City Council approved Monday a resolution to contribute funds to aid Montgomery County Public Schools in structural repairs at the Gaithersburg Aquatic Center. The city will contribute up to half of the cost — $300,000 out of a total $600,000 — for repairs that include failing structural columns and corroding steel elements, such as steel floor joists and railings. MCPS, which is responsible for maintaining the structure, does not have enough funds in the budget to pay for the repairs itself. Without help from the city, it could take a few years before repairs can be completed, Gaithersburg Director of Public Works Jim Arnoult said at a Council meeting Monday night. Council Member Jud Ashman expressed his concern…
Friday, November 9, 2012
Everett Davis, now at Montgomery Village Middle School, was named Maryland's best assistant principal, The Gazette reported.
Montgomery Village Middle School assistant principal Everett Davis was selected as the state assistant principal of the year for 2013, according to a report by The Gazette. Davis, who had worked at Gaithersburg Middle School, was nominated for the award by Gaithersburg Middle's principal, Carol Goddard, prior to leaving his post for Montgomery Village Middle earlier this year. “I knew that he had every capability of being chosen,” Goddard told The Gazette. “He’ll take what he knows and help build some programs over there.” Davis was very influential during his five-year tenure at Gaithersburg Middle, forming a mentoring group for male students that took trips to Montgomery College, L’Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg and the White House…
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg is one of three county high schools to expand classroom autism resources this year.
Montgomery County Public Schools will amp up services for autistic students in several county high schools this year. Watkins Mill High School in Gaithersburg, Potomac's Winston Churchill High School and John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring are on track to open specialized autism classrooms for the 2012/2013 school year. Students on the autism spectrum enrolled in the schools will mix specialist-assisted time in regular classes with personal classroom instruction. "There will be a time during the day, a separate class, where there will be a focus on social skills and organizational skills," said Dana Tofig, MCPS spokesman. "It will depend on student needs." The high school autism resource services program expands current …