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#80
2019-2020
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Rockville High School
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Rockville High School
in 2019-2020
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2019-2020
Best of SNO Rank for
Rockville High School
Stories from Rockville High School
The College Wait: What Students Feel, Experience Between November, May
Features

Gili Golan | May 16, 2019

As the May 1 national decision day for colleges quickly approaches, stress sets in for seniors as they grapple with their final days of high school and struggle to decide where to further their education….

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Child Development Inspires Students to Pursue Careers in Teaching
News

Anna Stewart | May 4, 2019

It appears to be the typical high school classroom, but walk past the desks and promethean board, and watch as the room suddenly transforms. It becomes filled with cubbies, bright bulletin boards with…

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125 Students Serve Lunch Detention on First Day of New Tardy Policy
News

Emily Nagy | April 19, 2019

Senior Emely Reyes rushed through the halls attempting to make it to first period before 7:45 a.m. after forgetting her art assignment in her car. Frantically, with her painting in hand, she weaved through…

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Students Exercise Healthy Routines, Diets
Features

Matthew Liu | April 10, 2019

High school students have many concerns and among them is staying healthy while getting through school, yet there is a group of RHS students who are extremely health-minded,  going out of their way to…

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Students Walk Out, Protest in DC
News

Zoe Moser | April 9, 2019

Exactly one year after the first high school student walkout, the student-run social activist group MoCo for Change led a second annual walkout March 14 in Washington D.C., again protesting Congress’…

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Seniors Express Themselves Through Dance, Choreography
Arts & Entertainment

Elenna Mach | April 1, 2019

Aside from the typical sports played with sticks and balls and scoring points, many students dance passionately and competitively in and out of school, expressing themselves and creating their own choreography….

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Behind the Cafeteria Counter: Inside Look at School Lunches
Features

Zoe Moser | March 12, 2019

About one third of RHS students eat school-provided lunch every day, yet many are unaware of what goes on behind the scenes to prepare their meals.

All MCPS elementary, middle and high schools offer…

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3 Seniors Planning to Attend Ivy League Schools, Some First in families
Features

Matthew Liu | March 1, 2019

Seniors Emily Huynh, Leo Wagner and Kyle Pico have recently been admitted to Ivy League universities — both Huynh and Wagner were admitted to the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) and Pico was admitted…

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Best Buddies Creates Bonds, Friendships
News

Nathan Pianalto | February 28, 2019

The Best Buddies International chapter at RHS forges connections between mainstream and special education students, creating a lasting influence on its members by helping mainstream students become more…

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Seniors Je’Shaud Armwood and Rajuan Stevens: Best Friends On and Off the Basketball Court
Sports

Anna Stewart | December 26, 2018

In the Rams 48-47 victory over the Quince Orchard Cougars Dec. 11, most fans were focused on the high-scoring performances of junior guard Jailen Anderson and senior center Jimmy Sorunke. But, what was…

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Sophomore Girl Skates Onto RAM Varsity Hockey
Showcase

Zoe Moser | December 6, 2018

Sophomore Evelyn Leighton has grown accustomed to breaking boundaries. As one of only two girls on the Rockville and Magruder (RAM) ice hockey team, and the only girl on the roster last year, Leighton…

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Possible Football Hazing Leads to Charges for Five Damascus Students
News

Aidan Brami | November 15, 2018

Five Damascus High Schools JV football players have been charged after allegations of hazing in the boys locker room after school on Halloween which resulted in the cancellation of their final game of…

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Girls Varsity Soccer Adds 8 Freshmen, One as Captain
Sports

Michael Carvajal | November 15, 2018

Girls varsity soccer has a young roster this year with eight freshmen and one earning a captain position, altering the usual structure of a varsity team.

Despite having many more younger players than…

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BOE Votes, Distributes Free Condoms in MCPS
News

Zoe Moser | November 6, 2018

Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) proposed a new health initiative to distribute condoms in high schools which was approved unanimously by the Board of Education (BOE),  allowing…

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Former Congresswoman Discusses Civic Engagement, Importance of Informed Citizenry
Midterm Elections

Elenna Mach | October 26, 2018

It’s not every day that students have the opportunity to meet a person who has the power to determine whether products in the U.S. are safe for consumers. Students had this opportunity when former New…

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