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...

A scene in which the sheriff (Patrick Gallagher) finds two circus boys (Carlos Escobar and Tomar Atzili) and suspects them of committing robberies nearby.

‘The Panic Broadcast of 1938’: New Team Produces Mixed Results

Ben Kushner , Copy Editor January 17, 2020

The curtain raised and the lights dimmed as senior Tomer Atzili was illuminated by a spotlight on the corner of the stage, speaking with the sound of a crackling radio behind him. It was the opening night...

'Joker' Review

‘Joker’ Review

Alex Levy, Staff Writer January 13, 2020

Warner Bros' "Joker" starring Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck, previously known as Arthur Joker, premiered Oct. 4, bringing in $1.036 billion worldwide and $326.8 million domestically. Based on characters...

Junior Bobby Fellman, one of the founding members of the band, sings lead at a live show as his bandmates play the bass, guitar and drums behind him. The group has performed all over the greater D.C. metropolitan area at a variety of venues.

Student Band Gains Traction, Plans First Album Release

Alex Levy, Staff Writer January 9, 2020

Odyssey, an up and coming psychedelic rock band made up of RHS students, dropped their first single on December 13, 2019 on Spotify, Apple Music, and Soundcloud, among other music streaming services. Now...

Interest in Cable TV Declines

Interest in Cable TV Declines

Casey Majewski, Staff Writer November 20, 2019

Today’s youth will never know the anticipation of waiting for the weekly episode of their favorite television show to air or having to patiently sit through commercials; now, all they have to do is go...

Twenty-one RHS students along with some faculty members traveled to London and France over the summer. One of the favorite activities was going to the Normandy beaches of France.

RHS Goes International: Summer Europe Trip

Casey Majewski, Staff Writer November 15, 2019

This summer, 21 RHS students went on a trip to London and France, and it was the most successful one to be organized thus far. In the past, the school has organized several international trips that did...

Local musicians YungManny and XanMan are making big names for themselves at young ages as they continue to release new music and gain large followings.

DMV Rappers On the Rise: YungManny, XanMan

Monica Blassou, Staff Writer November 11, 2019

“He say he from the hood he really from Bethesda” raps Emmanuel, better known as YungManny, who is often found next to his cousin, XanMan. The two DMV-based rappers, rapidly taking the music world...

'Aladdin' Wishes It Was as Good as '92 Version

‘Aladdin’ Wishes It Was as Good as ’92 Version

Alex Levy, Staff Writer June 14, 2019

Disney’s latest rendition of “Aladdin,” starring Mena Massoud as Aladdin, premiered May 24, producing $610.7 million worldwide and $142.6 million domestically. Based on the classic, animated Disney...

Carmen's Italian Ice, located in Woodley Gardens Park, has become a popular spot for students and varsity teams.

$18 & Under: Carmen’s Italian Ice

Monica Blassou, Staff Writer June 12, 2019

Rockville staple with New Jersey roots, Carmen’s Italian Ice has become a popular spot for desserts, with a great atmosphere for students to cool off over the hot summer. The menu is filled with...

Students have to navigate the difficult process of finding teachers who know them well.

The Art of Acquiring Teacher Recommendations

Gili Golan, Features Managing Editor June 12, 2019

One of the most crucial parts of the college application process is the teacher recommendations that most colleges and universities require so admissions officers can get to know an applicant with reflections...

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