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Last year, the RHS school resource officer parks in front of the school building as students enter. This year, schools opened without SROs as previously known.
MCPS Begins Year Without School Resource Officers
Colleen Kelly, Staff Writer • October 21, 2021

In Aug. 2021, Montgomery County Public Schools opened for the first time in 19 years without School Resource Officers (SROs) present. Bill 46-20 prohibits...

COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Approved for Certain Groups
COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Approved for Certain Groups
Dayle Joseph, Staff Writer • October 18, 2021

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a plan to begin offering COVID-19 booster shots this fall to those fully vaccinated individuals...

New Climate Change Report Stresses Need for Change
New Climate Change Report Stresses Need for Change
Camille Lockwood, Staff Writer • October 4, 2021

Aug. 9 2021, the United Nations (UN) released the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report regarding the current status of climate change....

A marine walks with children at the evacuation of Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug. 24, 2021.
Maryland Prepares to Welcome Afghan Refugees
Sarah Spencer, Staff Writer • October 1, 2021

As Afghans stream into the United States following Taliban takeovers, Governor Hogan agreed on Aug. 16 to grant at least 180 Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs)...

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Martinez Shifts From Saving Goals to Scoring Them
Elizabeth DiFonzo, Editor in Chief • October 19, 2021

It’s not often you see a fourth year varsity athlete abruptly quit the sport they have played since they were five to try something completely new. For...

Freshman midfielder Anastasia Dakoulas (right) brings an energy to the game that delights her teammates.
Ram to Watch: Anastasia Dakoulas
Noah Ohayon, Staff Writer • October 11, 2021

Typically, a freshman making a varsity sports team is a rare accomplishment, but for young soccer star Anastasia Dakoulas, it has become a reality. Dakoulas...

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,...

New principal Rhoshanda Pyles poses for a few pictures at the second pep rally of the year. Behind her, teachers set up for musical chairs as part of the homecoming competitions.
Pyles Begins Tenure as RHS Principal, Plans to Embrace School Diversity
Catherine Corbin, News Editor • October 18, 2021

Rhoshanda Pyles grew up with dreams of one day becoming a high school principal and those dreams came true this year when she was named to that position...

Recent Climate Change Report Causes Student to Worry, Seek Ways to Help
Recent Climate Change Report Causes Student to Worry, Seek Ways to Help
Malaak McDonald and Olivia Finnigan, Production Head, Staff Writer • October 18, 2021

In light of the newest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) assessment report (AR6), people have rising concerns about how they can reduce...

Assistant principal Marcus Wiggins chats with a couple of students about the start of their school year. Wiggins is remembered by many for his positive interactions with students.
If These Halls Could Talk: Assistant Principal Marcus Wiggins
Ahmad Haleem, Editor in Chief • October 7, 2021

This fall, you may have seen your former math teacher roaming the halls in between periods and wondered what he’s doing. Doesn't he have a class to teach?...

At Tiger Sugar, the drinks feature swirling patterns that attempt to mimic tiger stripes. Despite the lack of indoor seating, its a great place to sit outside with friends or stop for a quick pick-me-up.
$18 & Under: Tiger Sugar
October 5, 2021

To all of those boba lovers or people who love to try something new, we have the place for you. Tiger Sugar, a new boba tea restaurant, opened  Aug. 28,...

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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