Rampage

History of St. Patrick’s Day

History of St. Patrick’s Day

March 18, 2011


Filed under Features

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 instrume...

Students Listen to Music During School

Students Listen to Music During School

March 18, 2011


Filed under Features

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 Gomez....

Technology Aids in Cheating

Technology Aids in Cheating

March 17, 2011


Filed under Features

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 business p...

Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Preview

Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows Part 2 Preview

March 3, 2011


Filed under Features

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 a�� Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II! This movie begins at Chapter 15 of ...

RamIdol Sneak Peak

RamIdol Sneak Peak

March 2, 2011


Filed under Features

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 fina...

High School Relationships

High School Relationships

February 24, 2011


Filed under Features

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...

A Closer Look at Teenage Depression

A Closer Look at Teenage Depression

February 9, 2011


Filed under Features

Two to three of those diagnosed with depression during their adolescence will relapse within two years, and six will relapse by the time they reach adulthood, according to http://depression.emedtv.com/. Every person occasionally feels sad and unmotivated, but these "blues" do not mean that he ...

Saving Energy This Winter: How To and Where it Goes

Saving Energy This Winter: How To and Where it Goes

January 7, 2011


Filed under Features

In today's society, manufacturers, businesses and the public have been demanding for more "green" products. Dishwashers, refrigerators, washing machines, etc. have been reducing their normal energy usage by at least 50%. But, there's a twist. On a per-capita basis, the amount of energy saved...

The Student News Site of Rockville High School
Features