Archive for the ‘Rocking Horse Elementary School’ Category

Show your support for Randolph Hills and our effort to reopen Rocking Horse

Show your support for Randolph Hills and our effort to reopen Rocking Horse. Attend the following event with our Council member:

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Montgomery County Council
Vice President
Roger Berliner
(District 1 – Bethesda, Cabin John, Chevy Chase, Friendship Heights, Garrett Park, Glen Echo, North Bethesda, Potomac, Randolph Hills, Somerset)

“Conversations with Councilmember Berliner”

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Are We Getting a New Elementary School?

by Dan Hoffman

The White Flint/North Bethesda area will be undergoing a major development and revitalization process. The changes outlined in the White Flint Sector Plan (WFSP), will bring new business, retail, entertainment, and residents into the local community. As such, the development is required to provide a new elementary school to service the increase in school-age children. The Rocking Horse Center (formerly the elementary school for RCA communities), has recently been named as the ‘recommended’ location for the new WFSP elementary school by the Montgomery County Planning Board, the arm of local government in charge of planning the development with its stakeholders (other county agencies, White Flint Developers, Local Residents, etc.).

The recent recommendation is a significant and extremely positive milestone for RCA. However, there are still a number of challenges ahead, as the recommendation needs to be approved by the Montgomery County Council before Rocking Horse Center is named as ‘the’ elementary school for the WFSP.

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