$18 & Under: Mediterranean Delight, Halal Guys

The chicken and gyro platter with hummus on the side is one of the staple meals and costs $10.60

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

Suarez, Moreno-Canales and Estrada (left to right) presenting
their project at the CEPAL headquarters in front of ambassadors.

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’

Broadway and ‘High School Musical’ actor Corbin Bleu played Billy Crocker in Arena Stage’s production of the classic musical ‘Anything Goes’ Nov. 2- Dec. 23.

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

Top left: Spicy Tuna, Shrimp Tempura and Yummy Yummy rolls from Green Bamboo

Top right: Spicy Tuna and Helena Special from Moko Sushi.

Bottom left: Spicy Tuna and Lava Roll from Niwano Hana.

Bottom right: Spicy tuna and Nats Rolls from Rolls n' Rice.

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

A feature dish at Slapfish is the lobster taquito drizzled with

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

Members of the marching band perform during halftime at the varsity football senior night game against Richard Montgomery High School Oct. 26.

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

Actors portraying students speak to candidate Christy Martin. The play was performed Nov. 9, 10, 16 and 17.

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

Security guard Kelly McDonnell talks to junior Jalinn Brooks as they pass in the rotunda hallway in between classes.

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...

Photo Gallery: Rampace 5k

Principal Billie Jean Bensen crosses the finish line in excitement. Many RHS staff members ran in the race.

Renzo Ferruzo and Jack Uhl

November 27, 2018

Community members, students, staff and a group of elementary school students gathered for the 11th annual Rampace 5k, the sole fundraiser for the Rampage, Nov. 17 on the track on a clear, cold morning.  Joining the mix of runners, walkers and members of the cross country team were first time Rampace ru...

Q&A: Former County Executive Ike Leggett

Q&A: Former County Executive Ike Leggett

Colleen Barrett, Print Copy Editor

November 26, 2018

The Rampage sat down with Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett to discuss his career in politics as county executive as he nears retirement, also touching on his past growing up in the South during the 1950s and 60s. This transcript has been edited for clarity and length. Rampage: What has been the most re...

‘Venom’ Movie Has No Teeth

'Venom' Movie Has No Teeth

Jack Uhl, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

Marvel's “Venom” premiered Oct. 5, becoming the top earning movie in October, earning $200 million domestically and $540 million worldwide.  Despite its box office success, “Venom” was a let down because it lacked clear direction. “Venom” presented an alien symbiotically bonding with Eddie ...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Weaves Players Through Wild West

'Red Dead Redemption 2' Weaves Players Through Wild West

Matthew DiFonzo, Sports Managing Editor

November 19, 2018

“Red Dead Redemption 2” is piquing interest worldwide--and locally--transporting gamers back in time to the late 19th Century in the wild west in an action-packed adventure game. Commonly referred as “Red Dead 2,” this open world, story-based action and adventure game can be considered a ...

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