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What to Know about MCPS Student Quarantine Protocol
What to Know about MCPS Student Quarantine Protocol
Gabriel Santiago, Features Editor • January 12, 2022

In efforts to reduce the number of student absences from the classroom, Montgomery County Public schools (MCPS) revised its quarantine protocols three...

Maryland Board of Education Increases Health Credit Requirement
Maryland Board of Education Increases Health Credit Requirement
Sarah Spencer, Staff Writer • January 6, 2022

In May 2021, the Maryland Board of Education (BOE) voted to increase the health credit requirement from one semester to a full year of health education....

Freshman Areanna Sagastume follows new procedures by carrying a color-coded pass in the hallway.
RHS Students Adjust to New Pass and Tardy Policies
Eleanor Gensemer , Staff Writer • December 6, 2021

RHS administration hopes to reduce numbers of tardy students by implementing several new pass and late policies. The policies are designed to stop students...

Biology teacher Mr. Grandin uses the touch screen features of the new BoxLight in his classroom to help students visualize course content.
Touchscreen BoxLights Provide Engaging Replacement for Promethean Boards
Camille Lockwood, Staff Writer • November 22, 2021

Promethean boards have been used by Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) for over 10 years, but in Nov. promethean boards were replaced with new, high-tech...

VIDEO Ram to Watch: Thomas Hallegabriel
VIDEO Ram to Watch: Thomas Hallegabriel
Ahmad Haleem, Elizabeth Difonzo, Noah Ohayon, Colleen Kelly, Dayle Joseph January 18, 2022



Senior Marisa Servis sets a school record while running the 1600 meter race in 2020. Servis also specializes in the  800 and 3200 meter races.
Ram to Watch: Servis Returns to the Track
Elizabeth DiFonzo, Editor in Chief • December 15, 2021

Senior Marisa Servis holds high hopes for the 2021-2022 indoor track season. After a year off due to COVID-19, she is amped to get back on the track.  During...

Senior Thomas Hailegebriel is announced at the Rams home opener, with various students in attendance. His varsity teammates cheer him on as he enters the court.
RHS Falls to Rival Richard Montgomery in Intense Home Opener
Catherine Corbin, News Editor • December 15, 2021

The boys basketball team kicked off their season on Dec. 7 with a rival game against the Richard Montgomery Rockets. The Rams took the court around 7pm,...

Varsity wrestling captain William Holland has made a name for himself as a hard worker both on and off the mat.
Ram to Watch: Will Holland
Colleen Kelly, Staff Writer • December 15, 2021

Cutting weight and running stairs is something most people avoid, but junior William Holland performs these activities willingly every winter for wrestling...

VIDEO: RHS Adds Electives to Broaden Options for Students
VIDEO: RHS Adds Electives to Broaden Options for Students
Catherine Corbin, Malaak McDonald, Ashley Nguyen, Jordan Georgiev, Camille Lockwood January 19, 2022

Effects of Climate Change Often Overlooked in Winter Months
Effects of Climate Change Often Overlooked in Winter Months
Camille Lockwood, Staff Writer • January 6, 2022

When we think about climate change, we often think of how rising temperatures affect the summer months but the effects of climate change during the winter...

While they are around for only a short time, the Starbucks holiday beverages can help get anyone in a celebratory state of mind.
A Guide to Holiday Beverage Choices at Starbucks
Chris Jarian and Nick Vasquez, Staff Writers • December 23, 2021

The winter holidays arrived, and so did Starbucks’ 2021 holiday drink menu. We tasted three of the most popular holiday drinks from Starbucks, rating...

While they may not appear impressive at first glance, chocolate chunk marshmallow cookies will appeal to a variety of party-goers.
Last-Minute Holiday Cookies to Impress Your Guests
Nick Vasquez, Staff Writer • December 22, 2021

Festive cookie making and tasting are perfect for the holiday season. Something about homemade, oven-baked cookies never fails to bring joy to children...

Unvaccinated v. Anti-Vaxxers: Why There’s Hope for One
Unvaccinated v. Anti-Vaxxers: Why There’s Hope for One
Ethan Santiago, Opinion Editor • December 15, 2021

Now a year ago, in Dec. of 2020, there was widespread relief in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer-BioNTech, with Moderna and J&J/Janssen...

Malaak McDonald, Production Head • December 14, 2021

To test or not to test is a question that many students ask themselves every year when taking an Advanced Placement (AP) course.  Hundreds of RHS students...

Changes to Extra Credit Policy Would Benefit Students
Changes to Extra Credit Policy Would Benefit Students
Olivia Finnegan, Staff Writer • December 10, 2021

Extra credit is a highly debated topic among students and teachers everywhere. In Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), extra credit assignments are...

Save Watching The Nightmare Before Christmas for October
Save Watching 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' for October
Sarah Spencer, Staff Writer • December 9, 2021

As the holidays approach us, the age-old debate regarding “The Nightmare Before Christmas” returns: Is it a Halloween movie? Or is it a Christmas movie?...

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