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Insurrection at the Capitol
Joneil Canillo January 20, 2021

During Congress’ Jan. 6 meeting to affirm the votes of the 2020 presidential election, an insurrection led by Donald Trump supporters swarmed the U.S....

BOE Votes to Push the Reopening of Schools to March 15
Sabina Salguero January 14, 2021

During an update meeting Jan. 12 regarding the Board of Education’s (BOE) previous decision to reopen schools Feb. 1, members voted to delay in-person...

Graphic Image of the 2020 Electoral Votes for each candidate.
RHS Staff and Students React to Gripping 2020 Presidential Election
Jillian Verity, Online Editor • January 8, 2021

Those eligible to vote began casting ballots Nov. 3, determining whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden would be the next president of the United States. After...

Forty two members of the RHS Key Club met Dec. 22 over Zoom to discuss opportunities for service learning hours.
RHS Clubs Adapt to Virtual Learning Environment
Emma Skoglund, News Editor • December 22, 2020

To accommodate virtual schooling, RHS clubs have made changes in meetings and activities to allow more flexibility for students. However, despite modifications,...

Fans’ Return to MD NFL Games Short-lived
Fans’ Return to MD NFL Games Short-lived
January 15, 2021

Rising rates of COVID-19 in Maryland will prevent fans from attending Baltimore Ravens and Washington Football Team games, after a brief return in Weeks...

Junior lacrosse player at Bullis School, Ava Albertini recently committed to the college of her choice, in spite of the extended dead period.
Student Athletes Struggle with Extended Dead Period in 2020
Elizabeth DiFonzo January 8, 2021

Virtual learning has been a nearly year-long challenge for RHS students, but for high school athletes hoping to play at the collegiate level, its impact...

Varsity soccer player and junior Morgan Ward clears the ball from her team
Ram to Watch: Morgan Ward
Paige Krawczel, Staff Writer and Social Media Manager • December 22, 2020

With sports cancelled this fall due to COVID-19, varsity soccer player and junior Morgan Ward could have taken a break; instead, she is working harder...

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...

Butler’s Orchard holds Family Friendly Holiday Festivities
Butler’s Orchard holds Family Friendly Holiday Festivities
Catherine Corbin January 8, 2021

An annual event for many local families, pumpkin picking at the Butler's Orchard Fall Festival is an opportunity to celebrate the fall and winter seasons...

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...

Students Need a Voice in the MCPS Reopening Plan
Students Need a Voice in the MCPS Reopening Plan
Ben Kushner January 8, 2021

The MCPS Board of Education (BOE) met Nov. 10, setting prerequisite health metrics that must be met to resume in-person classes and establishing tentative...

Pandemic is an Opportunity for a Curriculum Overhaul
Pandemic is an Opportunity for a Curriculum Overhaul
Ahmad Haleem January 8, 2021

As schools around the country go fully virtual this year, the pandemic is shedding light on several problems, suggesting a need for an overhaul of the...

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...

The Student News Site of Rockville High School
The Student News Site of Rockville High School