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RHS students continue to support issues of social justice through SGA organized town hall meetings.
Students Support AAPI Community at Town Hall Meeting
Isabella Amador, Staff Writer • May 25, 2021

March 25, the RHS SGA organized the virtual “Racism is the Virus” town-hall meeting. In light of increased violence against the Asian American Pacific...

SMOB Campaign Goes Online
SMOB Campaign Goes Online
Ben Kushner April 6, 2021

The campaign for the MCPS Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB) kicked off on Feb. 17, when the SMOB nominating committee selected Henry Kaye...

Students Advocate Removal of School Resource Officers
Students Advocate Removal of School Resource Officers
Isabella Amador April 6, 2021

The Montgomery County Council held a public hearing Feb. 4 regarding the proposal of  Bill 46-20, which prohibits the Montgomery County Police Department...

Superintendent Jack Smith Announces his Retirement
Superintendent Jack Smith Announces his Retirement
Maddi Kales March 26, 2021

  After nearly five years as MCPS Superintendent, Dr. Jack Smith announced he will retire June 2021 in a letter to MCPS staff Jan. 14.  In...

Local major league baseball teams get ready and anticipate a hopeful 2021 season.
MLB Adjusts to COVID-19 Protocols Amid Spring Return
Catherine Corbin, Marketing Manager • June 4, 2021

  Major League Baseball (MLB) returned to television screens on April 1, 2021, after a long-awaited season. With various vaccines now available...

RHS athletic trainer, Rob Kambies, has a unique role supporting student athletes. Like many others, this routine has been upended by the pandemic.
RHS Athletic Trainer Brings Laughter During Pandemic
Elizabeth DiFonzo, Sports Editor • May 25, 2021

For many of the staff and faculty at RHS, their workday is rather regimented and routine. When asked where they will be at a specific time of the day,...

Buccaneers Blowout Chiefs in Historic Super Bowl
Buccaneers Blowout Chiefs in Historic Super Bowl
Brendan Stewart April 9, 2021

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made Super Bowl history Sunday, Feb. 7, defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9 and becoming the first team to play and win the...

Junior Sam Brami fixated on the WFT game.
Washington Football Team turns heads with a strong season
Ahmad Haleem February 5, 2021

  The Washington Football Team (WFT) shocked the NFL this year, clinching a playoff spot for the first time in five years. The WFT finished their...

Despite early struggles in her own education, Krista McKim went on to become a teacher always advocating for her students.
RHS English Teacher Overcomes Dyslexia on Unlikely Path to Classroom
Ahmad Haleem, Opinion Editor • June 4, 2021

Ms. Krista McKim never thought she would be a teacher, after all, she grew up struggling with dyslexia. Now, McKim teaches AP English Language and Composition,...

The Rampage staff reviewed several options for outdoor dining in the Rockville area. Students continue to look for safe options to enjoy a meal as summer approaches.
Review: Top Restaurants for Outdoor Dining in the Rockville Area
Sean Kelly and Brendan Stewart June 4, 2021

With COVID-19 still influencing everyone’s lives as the summer approaches, The Rampage searched for some of the best restaurants in the Rockville area...

Montgomery County Restaurants Reopen for In-person Dining
Montgomery County Restaurants Reopen for In-person Dining
Catherine Corbin April 6, 2021

While restaurants in Montgomery County had been closed for in-person dining during much of the pandemic, Governor Larry Hogan recently reopened restaurants...

A Local Guide to Shopping Small This Valentine
A Local Guide to Shopping Small This Valentine's Day
Isabella Amador, Contributing Writer • February 12, 2021

For nearly a year, Instagram and Facebook feeds have been swamped with earnest messages about local small businesses shutting their doors for good.  Prior...

From Student to Starving Artist: MCPS Courses Should Enable Students to Monetize Skills
From Student to Starving Artist: MCPS Courses Should Enable Students to Monetize Skills
Ben Kushner , Editor in Chief • June 4, 2021

A thousand pieces of publishing advice came at me from every direction. It felt like I was caught in a hailstorm of suggestions for various formatters,...

Are Students Being Held Accountable During Online School?
Are Students Being Held Accountable During Online School?
Ahmad Haleem April 6, 2021

Amidst COVID-19, virtual learning became the norm for many schools around the country. Students are given lessons on zoom and then assigned work that they...

Education, Environment, Economy: Priorities for the 2021 Legislative Session
Education, Environment, Economy: Priorities for the 2021 Legislative Session
Ben Kushner February 5, 2021

During the 2020 legislative session, the Maryland State Assembly took major steps towards finalizing legislation that will protect the environment, improve...

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...

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