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Hogan Clashes With County Health Officials Over School Reopenings
Hogan Clashes With County Health Officials Over School Reopenings
Joneil Canillo, Staff Writer • October 23, 2020

Following the abrupt closure of the 2019-2020 school year, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted MCPS to begin planning for distance learning. On Aug. 7, the...

MCPS Fights Food Insecurity Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
MCPS Fights Food Insecurity Amid Covid-19 Pandemic
Ben Kushner, Editor in Chief • October 13, 2020

In an effort to fight food insecurity, Montgomery County began offering residents under the age of 18 curbside meals at 74 MCPS school sites Sept. 18....

The controversial legislation commonly known as the Kirwan Commission waits for a final signature from Gov. Larry Hogan.
Controversial School Overhaul Passes Maryland State Legislature
Ben Kushner, Copy Editor • April 20, 2020

The controversial educational reforms recommended by the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, more commonly known as the Kirwan Commission,...

Jennifer Lomax testified against the House Bill 447 and her daughter Bella Lomax delivered a speech advocating for the Senate Bill 475 Feb. 26.
Lomax Family Advocates for Insurance Coverage Bill
Elenna Mach, Editor-in-Chief • April 15, 2020

After unanimously passing the state legislature, House bill 447 and Senate bill 475 headed to Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk March 17, mandating insurance coverage...

Rockville athlete, Sam Brami steps up to bat in club league game.
Rockville Athletes Compete in Club Leagues to Stay Active
Elizabeth DiFonzo, Sports Managing Editor • October 27, 2020

  Despite being one of the smallest high schools in Montgomery County, Rockville High School has a reputation of fielding competitive sports teams...

Pro Sports Teams Try to Create Atmosphere of Normal Season
Pro Sports Teams Try to Create Atmosphere of Normal Season
Catherine Corbin, Staff Writer • October 20, 2020

Fans are a large part of professional sports today, but due to the current pandemic, massive gatherings are prohibited. As professional sports have resumed...

Covid-19 Spurs Changes in Professional Sports
Covid-19 Spurs Changes in Professional Sports
Ahmad Haleem, Opinion Managing Editor • October 13, 2020

While the NHL and NBA continue their seasons in a quarantine bubble. The NFL has made the controversial decision to complete their season normally, with...

From left to right, freshman Toby Barnett won the 200 individual medley State championship and finished third in the 100 m backstroke. Sophomore Maeve Campbell placed third in the swim 100 m backstroke and fifth in the 100 m freestyle.   Junior Sean Davis won the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:41.03.
5 Athletes Advance to the State Championships
Brendan Stewart, Sports Managing Editor • April 14, 2020

Building off the success of the 2019-20 fall sports season, five RHS athletes were able to either win or place in the State finals for their respective...

RHS Student Miranda Verity (Junior) practicing social distance learning from her home after Montgomery County schools went online.
RHS Students Practice Socially Distant, Virtual Learning
Jillian Verity, Online Editor • October 30, 2020

The Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) announced in July that the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year would be held online due to the COVID-19...

From Classrooms to Computers: The Metamorphosis of Online Teaching
From Classrooms to Computers: The Metamorphosis of Online Teaching
Casey Majewski, Staff Writer • October 23, 2020

Throughout the inconsistent process of online learning, teachers and students alike have had to adjust to the new circumstances caused by the COVID-19...

The 2020-21 SMOB election process is underway and the official voting will take place virtually May 20.
Meet the 2020-21 SMOB Candidates: Vicky Kidder, Nick Asante
Jillian Verity, Multimedia Editor • April 23, 2020

The final two Student Member of the Board (SMOB) candidates for the 2020-21 school year were announced February 12: juniors Nick Asante from Richard Montgomery...

"Sonic the Hedgehog" brings a new sense of humor to live-action comedy films and will be enjoyed by anyone in the family.
Movie Review: 'Sonic the Hedgehog' Speeds into the Box Office
Alex Levy April 8, 2020

Paramount's "Sonic the Hedgehog," starring Ben Schwartz as Sonic premiered Feb. 14 and has brought in $306.7 million worldwide and $146.06 million domestically...

As distance learning continues during first marking period, students debate the merits of having zoom cameras on during live classes.
Pro/Con: Are Zoom Cameras Necessary for Student Participation?
October 27, 2020

Wednesday Virtual Check-Ins Should Remain When School Resumes In Person
Wednesday Virtual Check-Ins Should Remain When School Resumes In Person
Editorial Board • October 23, 2020

From a student perspective, nothing compares to a four day school week or holiday break.  Despite initial disappointment with the move to virtual classes...

Peaceful Resolutions Would Serve Better Than War with Iran
Peaceful Resolutions Would Serve Better Than War with Iran
George Baldwin, Opinion Managing Editor • February 21, 2020

Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian Major General, was assassinated Jan. 3 by a U.S. drone strike near the Baghdad International Airport. With Russia being an...

Leaders Should Focus on Environment, Not Profits
Leaders Should Focus on Environment, Not Profits
Andrew Coulibaly, Opinion Managing Editor • November 1, 2019

Every decision made by today’s leaders will shape the future of the planet. The U.S. is choosing to consume fossil fuels and pollute our planet, furthering...

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