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‘The Election’ Gives a Modern Play on Politics

‘The Election’ Gives a Modern Play on Politics

Erin Bode, News Managing Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

Students performed Don Zolidis' political satire "The Election," Nov. 9, 10, 16 and 17, captivating audiences with interactive participation and the timely subject of a school election directly after the 2018 Midterm Elections nationwide. In "The Election," students Mark Davenport played by junior Luke...

If These Halls Could Talk: Security Guard Kelly McDonnell

If These Halls Could Talk: Security Guard Kelly McDonnell

Iris Valentin, Features Managing Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features

After protecting two U.S. presidents as a member of the secret service, RHS’ newest security guard decided it was time to protect the country’s future: students.   Security guard Kelly McDonnell joined RHS at the beginning of this school year after working at Paint Branch High School (PBHS) f...

Photo Gallery: Rampace 5k

Photo Gallery: Rampace 5k

Renzo Ferruzo and Jack Uhl

November 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Features Showcase, Multimedia, Pictures

Community members, students, staff and a group of elementary school students gathered for the 11th annual Rampace 5k, the sole fundraiser for the Rampage, Nov. 17 on the track on a clear, cold morning.  Joining the mix of runners, walkers and members of the cross country team were first time Rampace ru...

Q&A: Former County Executive Ike Leggett

Q&A: Former County Executive Ike Leggett

Colleen Barrett, Print Copy Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Features

The Rampage sat down with Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett to discuss his career in politics as county executive as he nears retirement, also touching on his past growing up in the South during the 1950s and 60s. This transcript has been edited for clarity and length. Rampage: What has been the most re...

‘Venom’ Movie Has No Teeth

‘Venom’ Movie Has No Teeth

Jack Uhl, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews

Marvel's “Venom” premiered Oct. 5, becoming the top earning movie in October, earning $200 million domestically and $540 million worldwide.  Despite its box office success, “Venom” was a let down because it lacked clear direction. “Venom” presented an alien symbiotically bonding with Eddie ...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Weaves Players Through Wild West

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Weaves Players Through Wild West

Matthew DiFonzo, Sports Managing Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews

“Red Dead Redemption 2” is piquing interest worldwide--and locally--transporting gamers back in time to the late 19th Century in the wild west in an action-packed adventure game. Commonly referred as “Red Dead 2,” this open world, story-based action and adventure game can be considered a ...

‘Tha Carter V’: Lil’ Wayne’s Resurrection

‘Tha Carter V’: Lil’ Wayne’s Resurrection

Teddy Bilodeau, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews

In hip-hop culture, Lil Wayne has been a crucial part of the advancement of the genre. He came into the rap game over two decades ago and despite taking time off, has remained relevant since his debut. His latest project, “Tha Carter V,” is his twelfth studio album. The album was announced in 2...

10 Teachers Join Faculty for 2018-2019 School Year

10 Teachers Join Faculty for 2018-2019 School Year

Andrew Coulibaly and Jack Uhl

October 30, 2018


Filed under Features

Every year students walk into their new classes, and for some of them, they are greeted not only with a teacher new to them, but a teacher new to RHS. Ten new teachers joined the staff for the 2018-19 school year, bringing the total number of teachers to 89, not including support staff. Of these ...

Sports Science: Student Athlete Health, Safety

Sports Science: Student Athlete Health, Safety

Elenna Mach and Zoe Moser

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Sports and more specifically, exercising, are essential to maintaining good physical and mental health, and they are a big part of the athletic community. However, athletes are more susceptible to injuries because they continuously put their bodies at risk when they play sports. Teenage athletes, simil...

Upcoming Fall Shows on NetFlix

Upcoming Fall Shows on NetFlix

Iris Valentin, Features Managing Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Grab a warm beverage and a comfy blanket, because fall marks the beginning of binge watching season for those who love to watch their favorite series on Netflix. “Iron Fist” (2017), an adaptation of the Marvel Comic Hero, is returning for a second season and it has a few surprises up its sleeve...

If These Halls Could Talk: Steve Mirman

If These Halls Could Talk: Steve Mirman

William Gangnath, Online Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features

While many students enjoy the morning show, the fall and spring drama performances, graduation and the screens that show information in places such as the main hallway, not everyone knows who exactly runs the technology for these events and features behind the scenes.   Media Service Technician ...

$18 & Under: The Habit Burger Grill

$18 & Under: The Habit Burger Grill

Daniel Pujo, Sports Managing Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under $18 and Under, Features

California based chain, The Habit Burger Grill, has been a hot spot for RHS students since opening its Rockville location on Rockville Pike in 2016. With charbroiled burgers and fresh-cut fries, the restaurant offers a friendly environment for students to hangout and eat at an affordable price. Th...

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