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Budget Created for DHOH Students in CBI

Budget Created for DHOH Students in CBI

Sarah D'Souza, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017


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Administration recently oversaw and approved the creation of a budget for the deaf and hard of hearing (DHOH) students who also take part in Community Based Instruction (CBI). Learning For Independence (LFI), the Autism program and some students in DHOH have CBI integrated into their county curric...

PARCC Scores Do Not Meet MCPS Expectations

Erin Bode, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


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Only 34.3 percent of RHS students taking the English 10 PARCC exam met the intended score in the 2015-16 school year. Less than five percent met the standards in the algebra exam. The exam given in the 2015-16 school year was not counted towards any type of graduation requirement, and math resource...

International Night Dishes Up New Perspectives from All Around the World

Amy Tran, Associate Editor

December 14, 2016


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Special recognition for new American citizens, numerous cultural performances, Honduran food samples and Henna booths were all among the variety of cultural highlights at this year’s City of Rockville’s International Night Nov. 18. “We always want to host this right before the holidays to unify...

Anti-Semitic and Similar Hate Crime Incidents Increase

Sarah D'Souza and Amy Tran

December 14, 2016


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Following the 2016 presidential election, states nationwide have been experiencing anti-Semitic incidents and protests, and Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) is experiencing these incidents within schools and local communities. One of the first incidents were occurred at Sligo Creek Elementa...

World’s Largest Structure Composed of Living Entities Continues to Die

Rebecca Pujo, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2016


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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef in the world, is currently dying due to increasing global temperatures and bleaching. As of October, about 93 percent of the reef has been affected by bleaching, according to the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies. Following an underwater...

Teacher’s Union Proposes Old Start Time Change to BOE

Esther Frances

December 13, 2016


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According to a proposal the Montgomery County Education Association (MCEA) submitted to the Board of Education (BOE) Nov. 2, the teacher’s union suggested changing the current bell schedule back to what it was for the 2014-15 school year. Just last year, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) changed th...

After-School Snack Bar Breaks Rules

Grace Goodman

December 13, 2016


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After 2014 MCPS nutrition regulations were revised in July, RHS is in violation of them through the food sold at the after-school cafe, more widely known as the snack bar. The snack bar is run by the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) and has been in business for multiple years. Last year alone,...

18 & Under: Chopt Creative Salads

18 & Under: Chopt Creative Salads

November 14, 2016


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Eating healthier has definitely been a growing trend in the past few years. Luckily, more healthy options are popping up all over the city of Rockville. The new chain restaurant “Chopt” on Rockville Pike is a perfect example of one such business that is offering healthy yet cheap food. They serve...

Finstas Gain Popularity Among Social Media

November 14, 2016


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In a modern era where abbreviations are an unavoidable reality, finsta is a word that has become a part of teenagers’ vocabularies. Fake Instagrams, abbreviated “finstas,” have become a popular trend among teenagers, beginning in the winter of 2015 and booming into popularity in 2016. The sky...

MCPS Blocks Social Media Apps on School Wifi

MCPS Blocks Social Media Apps on School Wifi

November 14, 2016


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MCPS introduced free wifi for its students to use on their mobile devices and computers in the 2014-15 school year. However, starting at the beginning of this school year, popular apps among the student population like Instagram, Snapchat, Vine and Facebook have been blocked from the school wifi. It is ...

Potential Bus Depot Location Causes Controversy

Potential Bus Depot Location Causes Controversy

November 14, 2016


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Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) currently operates with six bus depots at its disposal. However, due to a recent sale of the Crabbs Branch Way location in Derwood MD, two bus depots, Shady Grove North and South, must be relocated to a new location. There is much controversy about where the bus...

New Start Dates for Md. Schools

New Start Dates for Md. Schools

November 14, 2016


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Maryland governor Larry Hogan issued an executive order Aug. 31 that requires all Md. public schools to start after Labor Day and end by June 15 for 2017-18. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) applied for a waiver Oct. 10 to begin the 2017-18 school year before Labor Day, Aug. 28, and end June...

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