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Prom 2019 Moves to UMD College Park

Prom 2019 Moves to UMD College Park

Erin Bode, News Managing Editor

October 18, 2018


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A major change is coming to prom for the first time in 11 years, as seniors will celebrate at University of Maryland's Samuel Riggs Alumni Center May 17, 2019 rather than on the Spirit of Baltimore boat. The after-prom party location has also changed and will be held at the Bauer Community Center next...

Sprinkler Incident Floods Hallway

Sprinkler Incident Floods Hallway

Aidan Brami, Online Copy Editor

October 17, 2018


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Emergency sprinklers flooded the hallways by the boys PE office Oct. 13 when a JV football player was throwing a football to another player while preparing for their game against Magruder High School. There was approximately one half inch of water in the hallway, and it flooded into the PE office a...

BOE Votes, Distributes Free Condoms in MCPS

BOE Votes, Distributes Free Condoms in MCPS

Zoe Moser, Editor in Chief

October 17, 2018


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Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) proposed a new health initiative to distribute condoms in high schools which was approved unanimously by the Board of Education (BOE),  allowing free condoms to be available in all 25 MCPS high schools starting Oct. 1. The Maryland Departm...

6 Cars Drive Into Stores in Montgomery County

6 Cars Drive Into Stores in Montgomery County

Colleen Barrett, Print Copy Editor

June 12, 2018


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While stores are typically heavy with foot traffic from shoppers, it is not every day a shopper expects actual car traffic to come driving through the store window. On six separate occasions from March 26 to April 24, a car has driven into a retail store in Montgomery County. The first instance ...

Students Speak Up at Ford’s Theatre Oratory Festival

Students Speak Up at Ford’s Theatre Oratory Festival

Erin Bode

June 11, 2018


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Eight juniors participated in the Oratory Festival held at Ford's Theater May 21, performing speeches originally written as a part of their Advanced Placement Language classes with one student earning the highest honor or performing this speech to the Ford’s Theater board of directors in June. ...

Class of 2018 Bids Farewell

Class of 2018 Bids Farewell

Elenna Mach, Editor-In-Chief

June 8, 2018


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Students, families, staff and friends packed Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall in Washington D.C. May 31 to celebrate the class of 2018’s graduation on a day filled with excitement, cheers, laughs and even an on-stage flip. Every year various staff members, students a...

Former RHS Student Becomes Nickelodeon Actress

Former RHS Student Becomes Nickelodeon Actress

Alex Reynolds, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2018


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Former RHS student Amina Alzouma was brought on for the second season of Nickelodeon’s show “I Am Frankie” March 13 which is being filmed in Florida, causing her to move to Miami. The show first aired August 21, 2017 and stars Frankie, a teenage girl who is secretly an experimental android. Alzouma’s...

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...

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