Park Crossing High School students take part in Thunderbird Flight School

Students at Montgomery’s new Park Crossing High School are working to sharpen their skills to get college and career ready.  It’s called Thunderbird Flight School. Students took part Wednesday in six mini-sessions including improving study skills, social interactions, long range goal setting and setting high expectations. “Sometimes you don’t get that motivation from certain people,”…


Ground broken for 2 ‘dream courts’

Ground was broken Thursday at Edward Thompson Park on courts that will soon provide people with physical disabilities an opportunity to receive tennis lessons. The groundbreaking was for two “dream courts” – courts that will allow individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities to participate in tennis.  It is the result of Dream Court, a nonprofit…


Moonlight Dash 5K & Street Party to be Held at The James W. Wilson, Jr. YMCA

The Greater Montgomery Home Builders Association presents the Moonlight Dash 5K & Street Party Saturday, August 17, 2013. The race will start at the James W. Wilson, Jr. YMCA in New Park at 8:30 p.m. You must be at the YMCA by 8:00 p.m. for parking. The cost per runner will be $35.00. The packet…


New Park Welcomes Two New Builders to Their Builder’s Guild

New Park is happy to welcome Excel Construction and Elegant Homes, LLC to their Builder’s Guild. Robert Nelson, founder and CEO of Excel Construction and Elegant Homes has been in the home building and remodeling industry for 30 plus years. Excel Construction focuses on custom design and unmatched quality. Excel Construction has built an outstanding…


Park Crossing High School

The proposed zoning for Park Crossing High School, set to open for the 2013-2014 school year, was discussed during a called meeting of the Montgomery County Board of Education on Friday. The boundary for the proposed zone in the eastern part of the county would run north from the Montgomery/Pike county line along Hobbie Road…


Park Crossing opening in east Montgomery a boom for MPS, families

Three schools and one in the making are reaping the benefits of the recent opening of Park Crossing in east Montgomery. Deputy Mayor Jeff Downes called the three-mile corridor that connects Ray Thorington Road and Taylor Road a safer, more convenient travel option. Its opening affects the traffic of Wilson and Blount Elementary schools and…


Park Crossing Thunderbirds suggested for new school

Think Park Crossing Thunderbirds has a nice ring to it? The committee tasked with establishing a name and mascot for the new east high school does.  That’s what they intend to recommend to the Montgomery County Board of Education. The committee, which met for the second time Monday, selected Park Crossing High School as the…


New Park road could be city’s connection to the future

It is only a two-mile segment of roadway, but this short road could represent a shortcut to a new high school and an explosive development that Montgomery officials envision for this portion of east Montgomery. From the vantage point of today’s struggling economy, it is difficult to imagine that new residential developments with the potential…


Pre-kindergarten registration begins

Registration for Montgomery Public Schools pre-kindergarten programs started Monday and will continue for the next couple weeks. Students may attend the pre-k program at the site where their zoned school is clustered. Parents can find that information by logging onto the Montgomery Public Schools website. There is a pre-k site located at Wilson Elementary School,…