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Time Out: Unfair Use of Fields Cause Controversy; Football Teams Wreck Baseball, Softball Fields, Other Teams Mistreated

March 17, 2016


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March 1 is the date every dedicated baseball, softball, lacrosse and track athlete has marked on their calendar before the school year even began. After a fierce Maryland winter, little else feels as good as the warm sun on an open field with teammates’ familiar faces all around. However, nothing...

Diversity in Athletics: Students Take On Non-Traditional Sports in Moco

Diversity in Athletics: Students Take On Non-Traditional Sports in Moco

March 17, 2016


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High school sports keep students active and involve teamwork. However, not all students stay active by participating in the popular sports offered by MCPS, and some opt to participate in those offered outside of school that appeal more to their interests. Sports such as football, soccer and basketball...

Varsity Boys Tennis Team Expects to Achieve Success

Varsity Boys Tennis Team Expects to Achieve Success

March 17, 2016


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Strategic serves, strenuous smashes, flawless forehands and back-breaking backhands. Just a few things you may see from the RHS varsity boys tennis team if you ever find yourself behind Earle B. Wood MS. The classic underdog team projects to have another successful season this spring. Last season’s...

Tanner Takes Cohn-trol

Tanner Takes Cohn-trol

March 17, 2016


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Bottom of the seventh, tie game, bases are loaded, two outs, full count; for those who do not play baseball, this is nothing more than a run on sentence. But for junior Tanner Cohn, this is the difference between pitching the varsity baseball team to another win, or to another loss. “For me, baseball...

It’s Academic Triumphs Against Opponents to Go to Semi-Finals

It’s Academic Triumphs Against Opponents to Go to Semi-Finals

March 17, 2016


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Currently, the It’s Academic team at RHS is on a 2-0 winning streak in the single elimination tournament-style TV series, “It’s Academic.” RHS is advancing to the semi-finals to compete against Blair HS and the winner of the Quince Orchard, Walter Johnson and Thomas Jefferson match. In the latest...

Summer Slips to Snow Days

Summer Slips to Snow Days

March 17, 2016


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Friday, June 17, 2016 was scheduled to be the last day of the MCPS 2015-16 school year. However, as of March 8, the school year has been extended to Tuesday, June 21 because of six snow days, going over the MCPS limit of four. The county has yet to decide whether or not to send in a waiver to excuse...

Teachers Who Bump Quarter Grades Ignore MCPS Grading Policy

March 17, 2016


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In MCPS schools, raising a student’s grade at the end of a marking period is only allowed under certain circumstances and policies. According to MCPS Chief Academic Officer Maria Navarro, teachers must confirm these grade changes with a school administrator before finalizing grades. However, at RHS,...

Goalie Makes a-Lada Saves

Goalie Makes a-Lada Saves

March 17, 2016


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With three years of experience guarding posts from bounce shots and tight corner shots as the girls varsity lacrosse goalie, senior Lada Dementyeva aims to make a great contribution to this year’s season. “I fully expect Lada to take a leadership role in the team this year. She’s gained a lot...

Scholars Gain from UMCP Program

Scholars Gain from UMCP Program

March 17, 2016


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Registration recently opened for current high school students to attend the Young Scholars Program (YSP), a program which many students decide to include in their transcripts to enhance their college applications, at universities around the world for summer 2016. The opportunity to become a part of...

Body + Mind

Body + Mind

February 18, 2016


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Last year, when students were scheduling classes for this year, many were ecstatic to see yoga offered for the first time. With five yoga classes offered, students are able to both exercise and relax throughout the day. Yoga is an ancient practice that disciplines a person both spiritually and physically....

Outdated Second Constitutional Amendment Violates the Unalienable Rights to Life and the Pursuit of Happiness. According to the Huffington Post, Gun Voilence Causes Approximately 13,000 Deaths a Year in the United States.

Outdated Second Constitutional Amendment Violates the Unalienable  Rights to Life and the Pursuit of Happiness. According to the Huffington Post, Gun Voilence Causes Approximately 13,000 Deaths a Year in the United States.

February 18, 2016


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As many of us know, the U.S. Declaration of Independence provides Americans with three “unalienable rights”: “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” What happens when the first and third of these rights are in serious jeopardy due to a national obsession with guns, which can snuff out life...

Varsity Cheer Squad Performs at Wizards Game

Varsity Cheer Squad Performs at Wizards Game

February 18, 2016


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The RHS varsity cheer squad performed at the halftime show of the Washington Wizards vs. Toronto Raptors game Jan. 8 at the Verizon Center. RHS cheered alongside other squads from D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania. “It was time-consuming, but all the coaches were great to work with so it all...

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