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Bill in Congress Would Change Licensing Process for the Better

Bill in Congress Would Change Licensing Process for the Better

April 1, 2011


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Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of deaths among teenagers in the United States. In fact, according to takethewheel.net, the fatality rate for teenage drivers between the ages of 16 to 19 is four times the fatality rate for everyone ages 25 to 69. How can that be? How can teenagers be so...

Drunk Drivers Can Turn Into Statistics

Drunk Drivers Can Turn Into Statistics

March 30, 2011


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Have your parents ever told you to be responsible behind the wheel, to always pay attention to the road and to never drink and drive…? Well, you may want to take your parents advice into consideration. According to a survey done in 2008, 11,773 people have been killed due to alcohol impaired crashes. This number account...

Premieres of New T.V. Shows Begin

Premieres of New T.V. Shows Begin

March 25, 2011


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This spring, warm weather is not the only thing to be excited about. Not only does spring mean warm weather, but it also brings in an influx of new television show premieres. There are a variety of new shows premiering and returning that will give viewers something to look forward to. Popular shows...

ICC Offers Roads to Various Locations

ICC Offers Roads to Various Locations

March 25, 2011


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Despite the traffic caused by construction contributing to the anticipated Inter County Connector, Rockville Town Square and Westfield Montgomery Mall no longer need to be the most accessible source of entertainment for RHS students. On Feb. 23, the first 7.2 miles of the ICC opened for free use to ...

Social Networking Can Become Dangerous

Social Networking Can Become Dangerous

March 23, 2011


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Addicting, yet dangerous: these are good ways to describe social networking nowadays. What starts off as an easy way to communicate with others through the internet can become something seriously dangerous. Social networking is an online service that builds social relations among people all o...

Students Establish Music Lover’s Association

Students Establish Music Lover’s Association

March 21, 2011


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German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “Without music, life would be an error.” Indeed, Mr. Nietzsche’s vision may be a bit extreme, but he does have a point. Music is one of the, if not the, most internationally popular mediums of expression, and now RHS has created a group to appreciate...

History of St. Patrick’s Day

History of St. Patrick’s Day

March 18, 2011


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Green, gold, shamrocks and luck are what everyone sees all day long on March 17 every year, all thanks to Saint Patrick, a patron saint and the national apostle of Ireland. Patrick was known for bringing Christianity to Ireland. He described himself as a “most humble-minded man, pouring forth a continuous paean of thanks to his maker for having chosen him as the instru...

Students Listen to Music During School

Students Listen to Music During School

March 18, 2011


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Almost all students around the school have an iPod, cell phone or some type of technological device for their listening pleasures; yet what is the school policy regarding this? “Students are allowed to listen to music before school, during lunch and after school,” said assistant principal Dyan...

Technology Aids in Cheating

Technology Aids in Cheating

March 17, 2011


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Cheating is not new in high school, but with technology, cheating has become much easier and more typical in a high school student’s educational success. Approximately 95 percent of high school students have cheated on minor assignments such as homework, according to Rutgers University bus...

Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Preview

Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Preview

March 3, 2011


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http://vimeo.com/20605698 The time is coming. The long wait is almost over- tickets go on sale April 3, and the movie comes out July 15. If you are a Harry Potter fan, you will know exactly what I am talking about … Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II! This movie begins at Chapter 15 of ...

RamIdol Sneak Peak

RamIdol Sneak Peak

March 2, 2011


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With the third annual RamIdol on March 4, students and staff are searching for new and creative ways to improve the show since its inception two years ago. The format for this year's RamIdol is similar to that of last years. There will be four rounds, with three people voted off each round. In the final...

High School Relationships

High School Relationships

February 24, 2011


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According to a survey of 50 students at RHS who either are currently in a serious relationship or were at one point of time, 23 reported infidelity in their relationship. 42 reported to having thought about it at one time or another. These statistics raise questions as to where the sanctity of high s...

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