Keep Marching to the Beat, Don’t let Uncertainty Defeat, By Guest Blogger Jennifer Gilbertson

Posted on: Tue, 09/24/2019 - 13:06
As the FCPS redistricting process continues in Linganore, Oakdale and Urbana area schools, many parents share concerns about the opportunities or friendships their child may lose when moving to another school. After one of our public hearings last week, I had the good fortune of meeting Ms. Jennifer Gilbertson, a “band parent” at LHS. Inspired by her perspective on building new relationships at a new school, I invited her to be a guest blogger. I am so glad that she agreed!

Another Season Begins!

Posted on: Tue, 09/10/2019 - 14:34
There have been many positive messages for students and staff as the new school year begins—like the one FCPS Teacher of the Year Mike Franklin shared last week as a guest blogger. The start of the school year also means the start of another sports season for our Central Maryland Conference athletes.

A Powerful Read

Posted on: Tue, 08/13/2019 - 09:00
When I heard that the One Maryland book selection was about the water crisis in Flint, I must admit my first thought was that it was going to be a boring book. I was wrong.


Posted on: Tue, 07/23/2019 - 09:00
Today’s blog topic is prompted by the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first step onto the moon. Given the incredible advances we’ve seen in technology the past 50 years, I wonder whether we’re losing our ability to be amazed.
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