The College Wait: What Students Feel, Experience Between November, May

Senior Sam Wells discusses the emotions seniors endure as they finally subit their applications in the fall but then have to wait until the spring to begin hearing back.

Gili Golan, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

As the May 1 national decision day for colleges quickly approaches, stress sets in for seniors as they grapple with their final days of high school and struggle to decide where to further their education. The thought process of students after their applications have been sent varies.  One similar...

Child Development Inspires Students to Pursue Careers in Teaching

Children perform yoga with RHS students.  The students must plan three activities per week for the children.

Anna Stewart, News Managing Editor

April 15, 2019

It appears to be the typical high school classroom, but walk past the desks and promethean board, and watch as the room suddenly transforms. It becomes filled with cubbies, bright bulletin boards with a letter and theme of the week, puzzles, blocks and even a class pet rabbit.   This is the child...

Burger Bracket: Who Has The Best Local Burger?

Burger Bracket: Who Has The Best Local Burger?

Jack Welch and Daniel Pujo

April 4, 2019

While the burger originated in Germany during the 19th century, it quickly became a staple in the American diet. The Rampage set out to find the best burgers in the area, sampling three local restaurants to choose which is the best spot for RHS students. Each restaurant was judged on distance from RHS...

MoCo Snow Q&A

MoCo Snow Q&A

Leyla Akselioglu, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

The Rampage sat down with MoCoSnow creator, Alex Tsironis, to gain insight on the popular local website dedicated to predicting school cancellations and delays. RHS students submitted questions for Tsironis. This transcript has been edited for clarity and length.   What made you want to sta...

3 Maryland Natives Who Forever Changed History

Frederick Douglass became a leader of the abolitionist movement upon escaping from slavery in maryland and moving to New York.

March 29, 2019

Since 1976, February has been celebrated as Black History Month, a time used to recognize and honor the achievements of African-Americans throughout U.S. history. Maryland has been home to some of the most influential African-Americans in history: Thurgood Marshall, Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman s...

‘Distance Over Time’ Recalls Dream Theater’s Early Years

Dream Theater released their 14th album,

Jack Uhl, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

In an attempt to respark the energy from early in their careers, members of the progressive metal band Dream Theater locked themselves in their upstate New York recording studio to bond as a band and produce their 14th studio album  “Distance Over Time.” The album consists of 10 tracks clocking in ...

Drake Re-releases ‘So far Gone’ for 10-Year Anniversary

Drake surprised fans by re-releasing his mixtake

Monica Blassou, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

One decade after its original release, Aubrey Graham, famously known as Drake, surprised his fans with an anniversary stream of his 2009 hit mixtape “So Far Gone,” shocking many with his unfamiliar sound from 10 years ago. The mixtape first dropped Feb. 13, 2009 with the record label October’s ...

The Ultimate Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Ultimate Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Jack Horan, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. has triumphantly returned to the spotlight grabbing the attention of fans with its newest edition, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which is only available on the Nintendo Switch gaming system. With 74 fighters, over 100 stages and 24 hours of story mode to play, this game h...

Rampage Person of the Year 2018: Jason Lomax

Head varsity football coach and child development teacher Jason Lomax ('97) returned to RHS after three years coaching at Springbrook HS.

Emily Nagy, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019

Inspired by Time's Person of the year, the Rampage decided to take a closer look at it’s own community to find someone who fits the criteria of a Person of the Year. The Rampage considered people with deep roots in the community who have bettered students’ lives and become a figurehead in the comm...

$18 & Under: Urban Plates to Open Soon in Montgomery Mall

Fresh produce is on display behind the ordering counter. Urban Plates uses only local and ethically sourced ingredients.

Colleen Barrett, Print Copy Editor

March 6, 2019

Walking in to Urban Plates, the bright oranges, reds, yellows and greens of the fresh produce behind the ordering counter catch customers’ eyes as they contrast the dim lighting and neutral decor of the rustic, yet modern setting of the restaurant. Urban Plates, a San Diego, Calif. based fast-casual chain that p...

‘Glass’ Cracks Under Pressure of High Fan Expectations

The recently released 'Glass' was highly anticipated and then fell far short of expectations , many fans of the trilogy said.

Alex Levy, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Universal Studios’ “Glass” starring Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price premiered Jan. 18 bringing in $223.5 million worldwide and $99.6 million domestically. Based on the M. Night Shyamalan trilogy, director Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan produced an unsettling and confusing two hour and nine-minute film t...

3 Seniors Planning to Attend Ivy League Schools, Some First in Families

Seniors Emily Huynh, Leo Wagner and Kyle Pico have recently been admitted to Ivy League universities, University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University.

Matthew Liu, Opinion managing Editor

February 25, 2019

Seniors Emily Huynh, Leo Wagner and Kyle Pico have recently been admitted to Ivy League universities -- both Huynh and Wagner were admitted to the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) and Pico was admitted to Cornell University. Some seniors, including Pico and Huynh, are the first in their families to ...

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