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Mulch Sale Profits Increase, Lead to More Funding for Sports

Mulch Sale Profits Increase, Lead to More Funding for Sports

April 14, 2011


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On April 2, RHS' Booster Club hosted its annual mulch sale - the school's biggest fundraiser of the year - bringing in thousands of dollars to support nearly all extracurricular activities and programs. The money raised at the mulch sale this year will be used to fund after school sport...

Culture Festival Performers Cut Short Due to Time Constraints

Culture Festival Performers Cut Short Due to Time Constraints

April 7, 2011


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Tears flooded at the backstage of this year's Culture Festival on April 1 after some performers were informed that six acts were cut from the program because the Culture Club's building permit, which was from 7:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., expired.Performances such as Korean pop songs by sophomores Sarah...

Every 15 Minutes Photo Gallery

Every 15 Minutes Photo Gallery

March 30, 2011


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The RHS is presented with the biennial event of Every 15 Minutes, students are pulled from their classrooms to be read their obituaries and taken to "die".

Students “Die” During Every 15 Minutes

Students “Die” During Every 15 Minutes

March 30, 2011


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Every 15 minutes, a student dies from drunk driving, and on March 30 during the school day, members of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) must pretend to die from an alcohol-related car crash. Every 15 minutes, police sirens blare throughout the school to signal another “death" and that the grim wreaper has ...

Every 15 Minutes Student Obituaries

Every 15 Minutes Student Obituaries

March 30, 2011


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Mary Sintetos died in a car accident on March 30th, 2011. She was 17 years old. She is survived by her brother, sister, mother and father. She was a Best Buddies officer and plays field hockey and lacrosse for Rockville High School. She will be most remembered for her sense of humor. Berenice Fl...

One School, Countless Cultures

One School, Countless Cultures

March 29, 2011


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The culture festival is a time for students to display their ethnic background with pride. RHS students have been doing this for years; they immerse themselves in each other’s differences and embrace it. This year's Culture Festival is April 1. Students throughout the school have been practicing acts or perfecting their cooking in order to demonstrate how special each of their cultures are. There wi...

March Madness Ensues

March Madness Ensues

March 28, 2011


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As March comes around and students try to survive until the start of spring break, one of the main sources of entertainment (and procrastination) is the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament March Madness. The NCAA tournament features 64 teams, all which compete to be named...

Boys Tennis Season Preview

Boys Tennis Season Preview

March 23, 2011


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With several championship titles on record, an experienced coach and a roster of well seasoned players, the boys tennis team plans on continuing their success throughout the 2011 season. Coached by physical education teacher Frank Weaver for the past eight years, the RHS Boys Tennis team has had rep...

Students Gather Outside Media Center in Protest

Students Gather Outside Media Center in Protest

March 22, 2011


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After the doors of the media center were locked on Feb. 28 because the media center had reached "capacity," a mass of students crowded in front of the doors to protest the restriction. The decision to lock the doors after a certain amount of students were allowed in was not a sudden choice, despite what was...

SADD Hosts Every 15 Minutes Program

SADD Hosts Every 15 Minutes Program

March 21, 2011


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Students at RHS will be witnessing the powerful program, Every 15 Minutes, on March 30. 70 juniors and seniors in the student organization, SADD, Students Against Destructive Decisions, will be creating an educational experience reminding students about the consequences of impaired driving. Every 15...

Students Evaluate New Science Teacher

Students Evaluate New Science Teacher

March 15, 2011


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New science teacher at RHS, Michael Geoffroy, seems to be getting a lot of positive feedback from his students, with a wall full of Outstanding Job Certificates to prove it. This is Geoffroy’s first year officially working as a full-time teacher, and coming from a family of teachers, he promises...

Latin American Night to Present Ethnic Food

Latin American Night to Present Ethnic Food

March 10, 2011


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Parents, students and staff are invited to celebrate Latin American Night, which will take place March 11 in the RHS cafeteria. There will be ethnic food from each country in Latin America, as well as dancing and other activities. Teenagers and their parents migrate to the United States every day. At RHS, 24 percent of the students are Hispanic, including Cuban, Argentinean, and Brazi...

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