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Thousands March for Women’s Rights

Erin Bode, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

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In downtown D.C., the Women’s March on Washington took place Jan. 21, 2017, and it included 673 sister marches. Worldwide the march was attended by an 4.9 million people estimated by the Women’s March Website, including students...

Girls Perserverance and Intensity Brings Success

Matt DiFonzo, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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Hard work seems to be paying off for the RHS girls varsity basketball team. The Lady Rams began their season with a 6-6 record. Led by senior captains Jaylah James, Mfon Akpaete and Laura Carey, the team has enough leadership...

New Changes Due to the Absence of Final Exams

Erin Bode, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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Montgomery County’s decision last year to stop offering county-produced exams at the end of each semester has affected RHS students and teachers in a variety of ways.   “These exams would be replaced with centra...

Losses Accumulate, Plague Boys Team

Aidan Brami, Financial Specialist

February 2, 2017

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After a roster overhaul, RHS boys varsity basketball has taken a sharp decline within the last few seasons. The last winning season took place three years ago. Starting the season with a record of 1-13, the boys varsity team...

PARCC Scores Do Not Meet MCPS Expectations

Erin Bode, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

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Only 34.3 percent of RHS students taking the English 10 PARCC exam met the intended score in the 2015-16 school year. Less than five percent met the standards in the algebra exam. The exam given in the 2015-16 school year was...

International Night Dishes Up New Perspectives from All Around the World

Amy Tran, Associate Editor

December 14, 2016

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Special recognition for new American citizens, numerous cultural performances, Honduran food samples and Henna booths were all among the variety of cultural highlights at this year’s City of Rockville’s International Night...

Anti-Semitic and Similar Hate Crime Incidents Increase

Sarah D'Souza and Amy Tran

December 14, 2016

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Following the 2016 presidential election, states nationwide have been experiencing anti-Semitic incidents and protests, and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is experiencing these incidents within schools and local commun...

Carlos Shows Off Hidden Skill

Kelly DiFonzo, Contributing Editor

December 14, 2016

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Who would have known that a mere two-week wrestling unit in a 2014 freshman physical education class would have illuminated a hidden talent vital to the future of the RHS wrestling program? Junior Carlos Carrasquillo was a freshman wh...

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