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2 Female SMOB Candidates Chosen

2 Female SMOB Candidates Chosen

Erin Bode, News Managing Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

While Student Member of the Board (SMOB) elections happen every year, this year’s boasts some variety from previous years with both candidates hailing from the same school--Richard Montgomery--and both being female.  The election will take place April 25, providing all students a chance to vote o...

Students Work to Affect Change Following Parkland HS Shooting

Students Work to Affect Change Following Parkland HS Shooting

Rebecca Pujo, Editor-In-Chief

April 13, 2018


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Following the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School in Parkland, Fla., students and adults have begun demanding action and fighting to increase gun control legislation to prevent another horrific school shooting. Survivors of the shooting formed a group called “Never Again M...

RHS It’s Academic Team Places 6 out of 24 Teams in Regular Season

Sarah D'Souza, Editor-In-Chief

April 13, 2018


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Finishing in sixth place out of 24 teams in the Montgomery Academic Beltway League (MALB), and going to the championship round in the TV season, the RHS It’s Academic team persevered despite the absence of their captain and prominent member of the MALB team. “It’s been kind of difficult because onc...

Spring Musical: Spamalot

Spring Musical: Spamalot

Emily Nagy, Features Managing Editor

April 13, 2018


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Breaking the fourth wall of theater and offering a comical cast that interacted the audience, playgoers were on their toes at the spring musical comedy, Monty Python’s “Spamalot,” performed March 16, 17 and 18 in the auditorium. The show was directed by English teacher Krista McKim and me...

Students Walk Out, Protest in D.C.

Students Walk Out, Protest in D.C.

Rebecca Pujo and Sarah D'Souza

April 3, 2018


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Tens of thousands of students walked out of school Wed. March 14, one month after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School shooting in which 17 people were killed. Across the nation, students walked out of class at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes of silence. Many schools across the D.C. area walked out...

RHS Holds First Ever Winter Formal

RHS Holds First Ever Winter Formal

Jonathan Brake, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


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With not many school sanctioned events to look forward to in the cold winter months, SGA created a winter formal for students to look forward to. Originally, the dance was scheduled for Feb. 17; however, due to inclement winter weather conditions, it was cancelled and rescheduled to March 3. The r...

National Student Walkout Photo Gallery

National Student Walkout Photo Gallery

Sarah Natchipolsky, Chief Copy Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Pictures, Showcase

Full article on local and national walk outs in upcoming print issue.

Students Join National Walkout, Gather in Gym

Students Join National Walkout, Gather in Gym

Gabe Reyes, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


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  Students walked out of their classrooms during third period, to honor the 17 shooting victims from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. They took part in 17 minutes of silence in the main gym. "I felt the plans needed to come from the students and that I wanted to be there to supp...

BOE Member Jeanette Dixon Speaks on Pressing Issues to BSU

BOE Member Jeanette Dixon Speaks on Pressing Issues to BSU

Alex Reynolds, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs, Showcase

Board of Education (BOE) member Jeanette Dixon spoke to members of the Black Student Union (BSU) Feb. 28 about issues facing students, black history and her story. Dixon discussed how the BOE requested $2.59 billion to invest in social and emotional health, reorganizing central office funding, a...

BSU Hosts Congressman Raskin to Discuss Black History Month, School Shootings

BSU Hosts Congressman Raskin to Discuss Black History Month, School Shootings

Rebecca Pujo, Editor- in-Chief

February 22, 2018


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Congressman Jamie Raskin spoke in the media center yesterday in an event hosted by the Black Student Union (BSU) for Black History Month. Raskin, who represents the eighth district of Maryland in the U.S. House of Representatives, answered questions from students and spoke about timely issues such as Bla...

US Schools Reading Scores Drop

US Schools Reading Scores Drop

Erin Bode, News Managing Editor

February 22, 2018


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In data released by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the U.S. rank dropped from fifth in 2011 to 13th in 2016 in the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, (PIRLS,) an exam meant to measure reading ability. PIRLS is described on the NCES website as “an international assessment...

Principal Bensen Addresses Students About Recent School Shooting

Principal Bensen Addresses Students About Recent School Shooting

Sarah D'Souza and Alex Reynolds

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, News Briefs

Following the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., along with an incident at Clarksburg HS Thursday in which a student was arrested for allegedly bringing a loaded firearm to school, principal Billie-Jean Bensen addressed students over the morning announcements ...

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