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December ECA Spotlight - Robotics, Latin Dance, and Marching Band


December ECA Highlights

Poolesville High School Robotics Team

On October 22nd, FRC Team 4099 from Poolesville High School participated in Battle of Baltimore, a FIRST FRC robotics off-season competition, hosted at Dulaney High School in Cockeysville, Maryland. There were 22 other teams from across the DMV at the event. The Poolesville team was a finalist in the competition and also earned an the Star Spangled Banner award for gracious professionalism and sportsmanship.

Latin Dance 2022

The 2022 Latin Dance competition was held on November 22, 2022. 

Check out a video that highlight the program!

Student Latin Dance groups from 15 high schools participated—Bethesda-Chevy Chase, James Hubert Blake, Clarksburg, Damascus, Albert Einstein, Gaithersburg, Northwest, Northwood, Quince Orchard, Rockville, Seneca Valley, Sherwood, Springbrook, Watkins Mill and Wheaton. The Best In Show groups for the two divisions are listed below:

Junior Division (schools competing four years or less)

Best in Show

1st, Blake
2nd, Bethesda-Chevy Chase
3rd, Rockville

Senior Division (schools competing more than four years)

Best in Show

1st, Gaithersburg
2nd, Einstein
3rd, Clarksburg

Quince Orchard High School and Clarksburg High School Marching Bands Take Top Awards at States

Quince Orchard High School won the Maryland Marching Band Association  Class 1A State Championship and the award for Best Music Performance in its class.

Clarksburg High School won the Maryland Marching Band Association Class 3A State Championship and the awards for Best Percussion, Best Color Guard, Best Visual Performance and Best Overall Effect in its class.