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Maryland Signs Bill, Extends 2018-19 Calendar

Maryland Signs Bill, Extends 2018-19 Calendar

Zoe Moser, Sports Managing Editors

May 16, 2018


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The Maryland Legislature recently passed a bill giving Maryland school systems the ability to extend the school year for up to five days to June 20 from the current June 15 end date without having to apply for for a mandatory waiver, as previously required. While the bill partially contradicts Governo...

National Art Honor Society Designs, Paints Athlete Mural Over Trophy Case

National Art Honor Society Designs, Paints Athlete Mural Over Trophy Case

William Gangnath, Online Editor

May 15, 2018


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The National Art Honors Society (NAHS) began painting a mural above the gym trophy case in February, and is expected to complete it by the end of the school year. It will pay homage to RHS sports and athletes. The mural depicts athletes’ legs dressed in their specific sports attire, and once com...

Music Department Hits High Note with Inaugural Jazz Cafe

Music Department Hits High Note with Inaugural Jazz Cafe

Michael Carvajal, Online Associate Editor

May 9, 2018


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The Jazz Band held its inaugural Jazz Cafe May 4 in the cafeteria which featured performers from Jazz band, chorus and other solo performers, offering the musicians a chance to perform with each other outside of their regular concert performances. The Jazz Band performed a total of 20 pieces and featured severa...

MCPS Revamps Mental Health Protocol

MCPS Revamps Mental Health Protocol

Will Wheeler, Financial Specialist

May 9, 2018


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From March 19 to May 18 MCPS is implementing its new Signs of Suicide (SOS) and Prevention Program that is part of a reconstruction of the current mental health guidelines in response to growing mental health struggles among teens both nationally and locally. As part of this initiative, many students...

Tong Travels to Hong Kong for New Teaching Opportunity

Tong Travels to Hong Kong for New Teaching Opportunity

Olivia De'Ath, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


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Walk into math teacher Carmen Tong’s classroom and it mirrors the inspiration and positive energy she aims to instill in her students. There are inspiring quotes from an array of international figures as well as signs reminding all that her room is a safe space. Building upon the many connections Tong...

2018-19 SGA / Class Officers

2018-19 SGA / Class Officers

Alex Reynolds, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2018


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The 2018-19 SGA/ Class Officer elections took place April 25 for all classes except for the departing class of 2018. Incoming freshman officers (class of 2022) will be voted for at the beginning of next school year.   2018-2019 SGA/Class Officers SGA Sr. President Kyle Pico SGA Jr. ...

2018-19 Rampage Staff

2018-19 Rampage Staff

April 26, 2018


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Vol. 51 Staff Contributing Writer: Jonathan Brake Staff writers: Teddy Bilodeau, Jack Horan & Justin Rhodes Multimedia videographer: Colin Roddy Photographer: Angelina Logsdon                                                                                 ...

2 Female SMOB Candidates Chosen

2 Female SMOB Candidates Chosen

Erin Bode, News Managing Editor

April 20, 2018


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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 on th...

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 MSD...

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 once [J...

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 media se...

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...

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