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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...

World’s Largest Structure Composed of Living Entities Continues to Die

Rebecca Pujo, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2016

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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef in the world, is currently dying due to increasing global temperatures and bleaching. As of October, about 93 percent of the reef has been affected by bleaching, according...

Teacher’s Union Proposes Old Start Time Change to BOE

Esther Frances

December 13, 2016

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According to a proposal the Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA) submitted to the Board of Education (BOE) Nov. 2, the teacher’s union suggested changing the current bell schedule back to what it was for the 2014-...

After-School Snack Bar Breaks Rules

Grace Goodman

December 13, 2016

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After 2014 MCPS nutrition regulations were revised in July, RHS is in violation of them through the food sold at the after-school cafe, more widely known as the snack bar. The snack bar is run by the Parent Teacher Student...

Finstas Gain Popularity Among Social Media

November 14, 2016

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In a modern era where abbreviations are an unavoidable reality, finsta is a word that has become a part of teenagers’ vocabularies. Fake Instagrams, abbreviated “finstas,” have become a popular trend among teenagers, beginning...

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