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E-Cigarettes: Futuristic Alternative Creates Concern

November 12, 2013

While the electronic cigarette industry is expected to bring in almost $1.7 billion this year, the dangers of the vapors in the shiny and sleek battery-operated tubes continue to raise questions and controversy. E-cigarettes are an alternative product for smokers who want to obtain nicotine without the e...

Cast and Crew of “The Crucible” Prepare for Opening Night

Cast and Crew of “The Crucible” Prepare for Opening Night

November 8, 2013

Every year RHSa�� drama club, RAMStage Drama, puts in countless hours of practice to prepare for the opening night of their fall production. This year's production of "The Crucible" debuts Nov. 14. Arthur Miller's play focuses on a group of girls who, to protect themselves, accuse another woman o...

Freshman Gymnast Rocks the Mat

Freshman Gymnast Rocks the Mat

November 8, 2013

Throughout the halls of RHS walks a student who may look ordinary, but is quite far from it. Freshman Daphne Kirschner has competed in eight different national championships, two international competitions and two world championships for acrobatics. Kirschner is involved in a sport called acrobatic gy...

Extended Stay for Brothers from France

Extended Stay for Brothers from France

November 8, 2013

For French brothers Florian and Valentin Milloch, calling their stay here in the U.S. an adventure is quite the understatement. The two boys came to Rockville this year, enrolling in the ESOL program for French speakers. Their mother, a French government worker, applied for a position at the French Em...

Earth Treks Provides Unique, Fun Exercise Opportunity

Earth Treks Provides Unique,  Fun Exercise Opportunity

November 8, 2013

Climbers do not have to travel far to reach 45 feet above the ground; with Earth Treks rock climbing, it can be done in the comfort of Rockville. Earth Treks, located on Rockville Pike, is a popular hangout amongst RHS staff and students. Math teacher Carmen Tong ventures to the indoor rock climbing...

Halloween 2013 Podcast

Halloween 2013 Podcast

October 31, 2013

Halloween-Podcast It's that orange and black time of year; the leaves are changing, fall sports are ending and winter sports are beginning. For some, it means the start of the World Series, for others the NBA season. But in the month of October, some still think Halloween. "I'm going to trick o...

New Teacher Astonishes Students with Rare Skill

New Teacher Astonishes Students with Rare Skill

October 30, 2013

Machete juggling, unicycling and circus performing: typical activities in the life of math teacher David Baker. Although this is Baker's third year as a math teacher and first year at RHS, his talents consist of more than solving equations. He started activities such as juggling machetes at a fairly...

Exchange Student Explores New Cultures Within America

Exchange Student Explores New Cultures Within America

October 23, 2013

For many international students, coming to America is something to check off their bucket list. Students like Italian Davide Girardi get the opportunity to spend either an entire year or a month and a half in the summer living with a host family. Girardi will be spending the next year with sophomore ...

Alumnus Chris Brown Spends Summer at Fishery in Ekuk, Alaska

Alumnus Chris Brown Spends Summer at Fishery in Ekuk, Alaska

October 17, 2013

When Chris Brown, a 2011 RHS graduate, was given an opportunity to spend three weeks over the summer in Ekuk, Alaska working at a fish cannery, he could not pass this once-in-a-lifetime experience up. Ekuk is a small community on the southern edge of Nushagak Bay. The only way in is by boat or sma...

Meals for 18 & Under; Two Hungry Rampage Staff Members Go to Find Best Local Meal for 18 Dollars or Less

Meals for 18 & Under; Two Hungry Rampage Staff Members Go to Find Best Local Meal for 18 Dollars or Less

October 16, 2013

Let's taco "bout tacos, specifically the Taco Bar in the Washingtonian Center, also known as the Rio. This seemingly ordinary taco bar offers the normal beef and chicken tacos, but they also have the option of ordering beef tongue, something unique and special to this special eatery. Although small in ...

Return of Popular Fall Television Shows

October 14, 2013

This October, three spooky fall TV shows favorites will be returning: The Vampire Diaries, American Horror Story and The Walking Dead. The Vampire Diaries' fifth season will premiere Oct. 3 on the CW. The show ended season four with a huge plot twist that surprised fans everywhere. Brothers Stefan an...

Q/A: English and T.V. Production Teacher Brian Annear Shares Changes, New Curriculum

Q/A: English and T.V. Production Teacher Brian Annear Shares Changes, New Curriculum

October 14, 2013

Q: What are your plans for the morning announcements? A: The announcements are a changing evolving entity. Mr. Bailey [Media Services Technician] and I decided we would start out with this PowerPoint program, and then as we saw where the TV production class was headed and the talent, will and inte...

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