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3 Seniors Awarded Posse Scholarships

3 Seniors Awarded Posse Scholarships

Elenna Mach and Zoe Moser

January 2, 2019

“‘I think I lost it, I think I blacked out, but I remember I was shaking and crying,’” senior Emily Weerasinghe said when reacting to the news of being named one of three RHS Posse Scholars. Seniors Christian Melgar, Stefan Piedrasanta and Weerasinghe have all been named Posse Scholars ...

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Generates Mixed Reviews Among Harry Potter Fans

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Generates Mixed Reviews Among Harry Potter Fans

Iris Valentin, Features Managing Editor

December 21, 2018

Warner Bros’ “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” premiered Nov. 16 in standard definition and Imax 3-D for fans to reunite with their favorite characters for a new adventure. Fantastic Beasts is a spin-off of the Harry Potter franchise by author J.K. Rowling. The movie brought in an...

Students Volunteer for Holiday Season

Students Volunteer for Holiday Season

Emily Nagy, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2018

The holiday season is often seen as a time of giving. It can be easy to focus on the gift exchanges between friends and family and forget about others whose holiday seasons are not as cheerful. While many in the country are caught in the shopping craze, there is another part of the country that focuse...

If These Halls Could Talk: Cultural Edition

If These Halls Could Talk: Cultural Edition

Daniel Pujo, Sports Managing Editor

December 20, 2018

Ireland, India, Bangladesh. Three countries far from Rockville, but the birthplace of three RHS teachers. RHS is a diverse school full of students from all over the world, but many often forget that the teacher population is diverse as well. Martin McCarrick - Ireland English resource teacher Mar...

$18 & Under: Mediterranean Delight, Halal Guys

$18 & Under: Mediterranean Delight, Halal Guys

Michael Carvajal, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

From New York City to Rockville, Md., The Halal Guys have definitely lived up to their reputation. With great food at low prices, the small franchise makes an impact with both its food and its hospitality. The Halal Guys was started as a hot dog cart on the corner of West 53rd and 6th Avenue in New Yor...

Students Represent America, Present Project at International Conference in Chile

Students Represent America, Present Project at International Conference in Chile

Elenna Mach, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2018

Teens strive to assert their voice on prevalent issues in today’s changing world. Juniors Carmela Suarez, Ashley Moreno-Canales and Scarlet Estrada showed that despite their age, they can make a difference in the world as they seized the opportunity to represent the U.S. in an international youth ...

Everything Went ‘Delightful, Delicious, D’Lovely’ at ‘Anything Goes’

Everything Went ‘Delightful, Delicious, D’Lovely’ at ‘Anything Goes’

Elenna Mach, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018

The lights dim down and a spotlight hits the theatre stage as a man emerges, and with the flick of his wrist, ignites and conducts a cascade of harmonious instruments that reflect the atmosphere of the “SS American” on its way to London from New York in the musical “Anything Goes” at Arena St...

Best of Local Sushi Restaurants

Best of Local Sushi Restaurants

Emily Nagy and Zoe Moser

November 30, 2018

Sushi continues to be increasingly popular in the modern wave of trendy food. Rockville students in particular, are fortunate enough to be in prime location to many top sushi restaurants. In this experiment, The Rampage set out to find the overall best sushi spot for RHS students, studying the proximity,...

$18 & Under: Slapfish Slaps Competition

$18 & Under: Slapfish Slaps Competition

Jack Welch, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

Starting in Huntington Beach, Calif., Andrew Gruel saw that there was a gap between high-end seafood restaurants and low-end fast food restaurants, so he set out to provide his customers with “fish so fresh it’ll slap you,” and named his business accordingly.   Not only is the fish served at Slapfish fres...

Marching Band Revamps for 2018 Season to Improve Routines, Scores

Marching Band Revamps for 2018 Season to Improve Routines, Scores

Elenna Mach, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018

On the sidelines at football games and in the gym at pep rallies, cheers from the crowd fill the air, and a fundamental element to the growing energy at these school functions is the marching band. They provide entertainment and bring the community together while also breaking records at their compe...

‘The Election’ Gives a Modern Play on Politics

‘The Election’ Gives a Modern Play on Politics

Erin Bode, News Managing Editor

November 28, 2018

Students performed Don Zolidis' political satire "The Election," Nov. 9, 10, 16 and 17, captivating audiences with interactive participation and the timely subject of a school election directly after the 2018 Midterm Elections nationwide. In "The Election," students Mark Davenport played by junior Luke...

If These Halls Could Talk: Security Guard Kelly McDonnell

If These Halls Could Talk: Security Guard Kelly McDonnell

Iris Valentin, Features Managing Editor

November 28, 2018

After protecting two U.S. presidents as a member of the secret service, RHS’ newest security guard decided it was time to protect the country’s future: students.   Security guard Kelly McDonnell joined RHS at the beginning of this school year after working at Paint Branch High School (PBHS) f...

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