A Local Guide to Shopping Small This Valentine's Day

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 to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland...

Trump Postmortem: Should a President Be Able to Self-Pardon?

Trump Postmortem: Should a President Be Able to Self-Pardon?

Gabriel Santiago February 10, 2021

Typical of a reality TV star, former President Donald Trump kept Americans on the edge of their seats until the eleventh hour as they waited to hear if he would issue a self-pardon following his role in...

Delegate Julie Palakovich Carr has been representing Maryland's 17th legislative district since 2019

Del. Palakovich Carr: Fighting for Rockville amidst the Pandemic

Ethan Santiago February 5, 2021

The Maryland General Assembly convened for the start of its 442 session in Annapolis, Md. Jan. 13. The previous legislative session was adjourned Mar. 16 of last year, abruptly cut three weeks short by...

Student participates in exercises during an online Physical Education class. This year, Physical Education, Music, Art, and other electives teachers have faced unique struggles as they teach remotely.

The Art of Electives Online

Casey Majewski February 2, 2021

The switch to online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic has affected education systems on a global scale, especially in the United States. Naturally, some classes are harder to teach online since they...

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 without spending too much money. Located about...

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 pandemic. Similar to the end of the 2019-2020...

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 pandemic. While some teachers were fully prepared...

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 High School (HS) and Vicky Kidder from Magruder...

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 so far. Based on characters in Sega's worldwide...

The shrimp tempura (left) and chicken teriyaki burritos (right) totaled $20.14.

$18 & Under: 168 Asian Burrito

Elenna Mach , Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2020

Straying away from the standard fast-food chains in the area, 168 Asian Burrito offers unique fare that not many people have experienced before.  The atmosphere is unlike any other shop; it is located...

From left to right: Frank Weaver, Lily Weaver and Grace Weaver pose together at Disney World

In Memoriam: Lily Constance Weaver

Elenna Mach & Gili Golan, Editor-in-Chief & Features Managing Editor February 21, 2020

“She was bigger than life,” physical education teacher Frank Weaver said about his late daughter, Lily Constance Weaver. “She loved just being nice to people and having a good time and living life...

Scotty, one of the five dogs who came to visit, is named after American author Francis Scott Key.

Therapy Dogs Provide Stress Relief for Students

Madhav Pillai, Staff Writer January 31, 2020

As a part of senior Kate Holland’s National Honors Society (NHS) senior project, RHS students got the chance to meet five therapy dogs during lunch  Jan. 17. Holland got the idea to bring in therapy...

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