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The Disconnect: Students & Mental Health Resources

The Disconnect: Students & Mental Health Resources

Rebecca Pujo and Sarah Natchipolsky

April 5, 2018


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features, Features Showcase, Uncategorized

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


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

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


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

"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


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

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...

Scott, Quavo Collaboration Lacks Experimentation, Still Pleases Fans

Scott, Quavo Collaboration Lacks Experimentation, Still Pleases Fans

Jabril Mohamed, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews

Hip-Hop and Rap moguls Travis Scott and Quavo released the highly anticipated collaborative album "Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho" Dec. 21. The album debuted at number three on the U.S. Billboard 200, which is Scott's third album to reach the top 10, and Quavo's first as a solo-artist. The al...

Artist Spotlight: Darya Yekta

Artist Spotlight: Darya Yekta

Olivia De'ath, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


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Artists often express themselves through their artwork, either capturing the world around them or revealing something from within. Junior Darya Yekta has been attracting attention in Ceramics and Sculpture 1, through his interesting pieces that draw from on his background. Yekta came to RHS from Iran...

Luke Guthrie Writes Musical, Collaborates with Ska Band

Luke Guthrie Writes Musical, Collaborates with Ska Band

Teddy Andrew, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


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Aspiring playwright senior Luke Guthrie is breaking into the musical theater industry with his first musical production written completely by himself and collaborating with CA ska band Suburban Legends on the music. "Bright Spring Morning" is Guthrie's first solo project with the exception of minor...

18 & Under: Mission BBQ

18 & Under: Mission BBQ

Isaac Higgins, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under $18 and Under, Featured Articles, Features, Features Showcase

Since opening in March of this year, Mission BBQ has gained a lot of attention for serving delicious, affordable barbecue from their Rockville location in Wintergreen Plaza. The menu offers what is expected from a barbecue joint: ribs, brisket, pulled pork, chicken and so on. They also offer a slew...

Fall Play: Guilty of a Good Time

Fall Play: Guilty of a Good Time

Olivia De'Ath, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

Fall play "Twelve Angry Jurors" was performed Nov. 17, 18 and 19 and was directed by English teacher Krista McKim and media services technician Steven Mirman and co-directed by student director senior Rebecca Ehlers. This play was Mirman and McKim's first drama production at RHS after Daniel and Dana To...

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