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Students Commended for High Scores on National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test

Students Commended for High Scores on National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test

Amy Tran, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2017


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Following the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) October 2016, one RHS student has qualified as a semifinalist and seven students have been commended for their outstanding academic promise. The program contacted the school to commend senior Alex Rankine as a semi-...

MCPS Server Allegedly Attacked; Wifi Connection Down

MCPS Server Allegedly Attacked; Wifi Connection Down

Gabe Reyes and Alex Reynolds

September 28, 2017


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MCPS has experienced poor internet connection across the county since Sept. 25, derailing many lessons and affecting student learning. Although the network works properly in the morning, it disconnects fourth period and remains inconsistent for the remainder of the day. MCPS Chief Technology O...

Former Congresswoman Connie Morella Discusses Political Career with AP Lang Students

Former Congresswoman Connie Morella Discusses Political Career with AP Lang Students

Sarah Natchipolsky, Chief Copy Editor

September 27, 2017


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Former Maryland congresswoman Connie Morella spoke to English teacher Krista McKim's AP Lang students in the media center Tuesday, Sept. 26 about a career in politics and her personal experiences in the U.S. House of Representatives. For the first quarter of AP Lang, students learn about the rheto...

Athletes Celebrate Teachers with Breakfast

Athletes Celebrate Teachers with Breakfast

Sarah D'Souza, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2017


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Student athletes celebrated teacher appreciation by staging a breakfast sponsored by the booster club and the athletic department at 7 a.m. Sept. 13 in the staff dining room. Similar breakfasts are scheduled for each sports season throughout the rest of the school year. "I think all the students k...

New calendar prompts tailgate for opening football game

New calendar prompts tailgate for opening football game

Sarah D'Souza, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2017


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In response to the later school start this year, RHS held a tailgate for its opening home game against Seneca Valley HS Sept. 1.

New Senior Tradition

New Senior Tradition

Brady Doyle, Director of Communications

June 13, 2017


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A new rising senior tradition was installed this year: a senior breakfast. June 8, the day after the previous seniors graduate, the current juniors take on their senior privileges. This is the day the "new seniors" take on their responsibilities as the head of the school and establish their dominance. ...

Edline Taken Offline

Edline Taken Offline

Grace Goodman, News Managing Editor

June 13, 2017


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MyMCPS, a program introduced and supposed to be implemented in 2014, will officially be set in stone for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. MyMCPS will replace Edline, the longstanding website students currently use to access their grades and check for assignments. However, MyMCPS will have more functions,...

Teachers Bid Farewell and Hit the Road

Teachers Bid Farewell and Hit the Road

Grace D'Almeida, Social Media Specialist

June 13, 2017


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Many teachers at RHS have reported that this will be their last year teaching. While the reason for leaving varies, RHS will now have many open spots in different departments. Some teachers plan on moving to new schools, others plan on retiring from their teaching careers. English teacher Brian Annear...

Minor League Ball, Major Good Times

Michael Pankowski, Opinion Managing Editor

June 13, 2017


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Your lady friend wants to go on a date. She is getting tired of McDonalds and you are getting tired of getting your butt kicked every time you play mini golf. You have a $20 bill leftover from your bet with Tim that you would not expose your nipples in your school yearbook photo and an extra $4 your...

Seniors Move On

Seniors Move On

Amy Tran, Associate Editor

June 13, 2017


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Class of 2017's graduation ceremony took place June 7 at DAR Constitution Hall with remarks from class officers, principal Billie-Jean Bensen, Montgomery County Board of Education (BOE) member Shebra Evans and commencement speaker Lane Ethridge. Commencement speaker and RHS alum ("01) Lane Ethridge...

MD Proposed Screen Time Bill Dies

Rebecca Pujo, Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2017


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A proposed Maryland state House of Representatives bill 866, which included requirements to limit screen time use in schools, recently died. Despite the Congressional decision to drop the bill, as limitations on screen time will be left to the discretion of schools, the bill did gather much support...

Model UN Achieves Success

Rebecca Pujo, Editor in Chief

April 27, 2017


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Model UN (United Nations), a worldwide organization, has recently returned to RHS with a new chapter created this year. The team has participated in three conferences, with their most recent conference as a team occurring in New York City the weekend of March 11. The team traveled to New York City in order ...

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