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Inside Look: Maryland Blue Crab Season

Inside Look: Maryland Blue Crab Season

Aidan Brami, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

As the sun was rising, a young boy, about 10 years old, did what many Marylanders have prided themselves on for generations; he wiped the sleep off his eyes and dragged himself into his car with his father, the first step to embark toward the Bay to officially start their crab season. But for junior...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Review

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Review

Iris Valentin, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews, Uncategorized

Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” premiered in theaters April 27 in standard definition and Imax 3-D, bringing over $700 million internationally in its first week. Based on the original comic books, the Russo Brothers created their adaptation of the comic into an almost three-hour feature lengt...

If These Halls Could Talk: Aleyda Portillo

If These Halls Could Talk: Aleyda Portillo

Matt DiFonzo, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Working behind a glass window in the financial office is one of the most overlooked staff members at RHS, Aleyda Portillo. Students visit Portillo to pay an obligation, buy a parking pass or buy a ticket to the school dance. Many don't realize how large of a role she plays in the RHS community as financi...

18 & Under: Honeygrow

18 & Under: Honeygrow

Grace Goodman, Associate Editor

April 18, 2018


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With fast, casual restaurants taking over the scene, Honeygrow recently opened at Montrose Crossing shopping center on Rockville Pike with the goal of bringing people together with high quality, wholesome and simple foods served in a variety of stir-fry or salad options. Honeygrow was founded in Philadelphia...

Ready Player One Movie Review

Ready Player One Movie Review

Jonathon Brake, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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Stephen Spielberg's adaptation of Ernest Cline's, "Ready Player One," premiered in theaters March 29 in standard definition and Imax 3-D. OASIS, the multiplayer simulation game which was showcased in the movie, was creatively explored through intense action and special effects. The movie is ...

Artist Spotlight: Ines Donfack

Artist Spotlight: Ines Donfack

Gabe Reyes, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018


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Artists aim to share their work with others, but rarely does an artist go beyond showcasing her own work and take the time to spotlight other artists. Junior Ines Donfack created a specialized segment on the RHS morning show that focuses on student artists. She continues to hone her craft through photography,...

The Disconnect: Students & Mental Health Resources

The Disconnect: Students & Mental Health Resources

Rebecca Pujo and Sarah Natchipolsky

April 5, 2018


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In light of recent events occurring in the Montgomery County area, an important conversation has been sparked about mental health resources to teens and their accessibility, particularly in schools. In a poll conducted among a sample group of nearly 500 students at RHS, 49 percent of students said the...

Flu Epidemic Stronger in 2018 Than Previous Years

Flu Epidemic Stronger in 2018 Than Previous Years

Iris Valentin, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


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Germs are everywhere. They spread from the air to the ground and are nearly impossible to avoid. This late winter season has been infected with an influx of sick students and staff due to bacteria from influenza at a level rarely seen. Influenza, commonly known as the "flu," is an extremely contagio...

5 Biggest Moments From Oscars 2018

5 Biggest Moments From Oscars 2018

Alex Reynolds, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2018


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The 90th Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, took place March 4 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, bringing together the brightest stars in Hollywood who not only celebrated themselves but also spotlighted race and diversity. In case you didn't tune in or simply couldn't watch the full two hours and 45 minut...

RHS Celebrates Black History Month with Speakers, Historical Lessons

RHS Celebrates Black History Month with Speakers, Historical Lessons

Iris Valentin, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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Rockville joined the rest of the country in celebrating Black History Month in February, led by the Black Student Union which organized many events throughout the month. Students experienced what it means to celebrate this special occasion by learning about many historical dates and historical figures wh...

Slang, Lingo Change Across Generations

Slang, Lingo Change Across Generations

Jonathan Brake, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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"I stamp." "On movahs." "Aye moe." Students hear them every day in the halls of RHS during normal conversation. D.M.V. slang, although normal to the D.C. metro area, is like a foreign language to those who are not accustomed to the lingo. Many RHS students use slang to feel more local. Some common...

Artist Spotlight: Kirsten Stillwell

Artist Spotlight: Kirsten Stillwell

Kate Morey, Opinion Managing Editor

February 8, 2018


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Some artists struggle to make a mark at an early age, while others create works of art more naturally and are immediately recognized by their peers and teachers. Senior Kirsten Stillwell is the latter having received art awards at a young age. She began drawing as a child, and has earned awards for...

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