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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Outdated Second Constitutional Amendment Violates the Unalienable Rights to Life and the Pursuit of Happiness.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Outdated Second Constitutional Amendment Violates the Unalienable  Rights to Life and the Pursuit of Happiness.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...

Diving with Daphne Kirschner

Diving with Daphne Kirschner

February 18, 2016


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Diving off high spring boards, flipping in the air and landing smoothly in the water is something that varsity dive star junior Daphne Kirschner accomplishes daily. “Daphne is very aware of her skill set and carefully selects her dives to highlight her strengths. She is very graceful and precise in...

Kicking off the “Pompetition” Season

Kicking off the “Pompetition” Season

February 18, 2016


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The euphoria of being promoted to Division I following the 2012 competition season has long since passed for the RHS pom squad. Only two members of the current team experienced the Cinderella story of placing third as newcomers to the division firsthand. However, none of that is relevant anymore. “We’re...

Fresh Out of the Water: Nate Watts

Fresh Out of the Water: Nate Watts

February 18, 2016


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For some, swimming is just a hobby, but for freshman Nathan Watts, it is a lifestyle. Watts swims essentially every day, for two teams, and will swim a total of 1.3 million meters by the end of this school year. Watts has been swimming competitively for three years with the Rockville Montgomery Swim...

Top 5 Exam Tips

January 13, 2016


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Exams are upon us. The coming week is often a stressful one for students - but being prepared can help. Here are some tips to help get you as ready as possible for exam week: Turn in all your work and pay obligations. Tie up any loose ends before the exams start. Get your class grades as high ...

Young Bucks Lead Charge to Glory on the Ice

Young Bucks Lead Charge to Glory on the Ice

January 5, 2016


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Temperatures have dropped, Christmas shopping has started, clocks have fallen back -- you know what that means -- hockey season has begun! Contrary to what the team name implies, the Rockville-Magruder team is composed of more than just their students. Nine players attend RHS, four attend Magruder and...

RHS Mourns Loss of Senior Student

RHS Mourns Loss of Senior Student

January 5, 2016


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Senior William Camut, known by friends, family and the Rockville community as Billy, was a kind-hearted and selfless individual. He was 17 years old and only 19 days away from his 18 birthday. On Nov. 28, Camut lost his battle to brain cancer after a 16-month long fight. He is survived by his father,...

Smile, You’re On Camera

Smile, You’re  On Camera

January 5, 2016


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Montgomery County police officers and School Resource Officers (SROs) began using body cameras on Oct. 12 in Northwest HS, Seneca Valley HS and Walt Whitman HS, as part of their Body Worn Camera (BWC) pilot program, in preparation for a countywide body camera implementation in January. “Our rules...

Community Asks Tough Questions

Community Asks Tough Questions

January 4, 2016


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Nearly 100 RHS students had the opportunity to participate in the Student Town Hall event with Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers Nov. 19. RHS was the first high school in MCPS this school year to have a town hall meeting and current Student Member of the Board (SMOB), junior at BCC HS Eric Guerci,...

Field Hockey Season Recap

Field Hockey Season Recap

November 18, 2015


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Varsity field hockey finished with a 4–8 record under the wing of new head coach Ray Trail. Despite their losing record, this year’s team has improved tremendously compared to the 2014 team that only won one game.   “The season went a lot better than expected and we have showed steady impro...

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