Desire to be perfect

An unrealistic standard of beauty has arose as thigh gaps in young girls are being encouraged. Though a naturally thin body is nothing to be ashamed of, this new body

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The Revenant

How far will a father would go to avenge his son? The answer, he would rise from his own grave after being immobilized by a bear attack and travel across

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Top 5 Exam Tips

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 […]

RHS Mourns Loss of Senior Student

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, security […]

Smile, You’re On Camera

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 and our policies and when we bring […]

Community Asks Tough Questions

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, said he […]

Desire to be perfect

An unrealistic standard of beauty has arose as thigh gaps in young girls are being encouraged. Though a naturally thin body is nothing to be ashamed of, this new body trend is glorifying a feature many girls do not have naturally, and can result negative body image. Thigh gaps, though heavily glamorized, can be an unhealthy […]

The Revenant

How far will a father would go to avenge his son? The answer, he would rise from his own grave after being immobilized by a bear attack and travel across the winter woods and hills of frontier South Dakota whilst being hunted by a hostile Native American tribe. “The Revenant” is the story of Hugh […]

New Perspectives

Moving to a new school can be difficult, but imagine moving to a new school in a foreign country. Sophomore Sophia Rosen has made the decision to continue her school year in Guatemala for a full semester. Rosen has applied to Valle Verde, a transfer school in Guatemala. If accepted, she plans to take a […]

Mass Misrepresentation in Oscar Nominations

The Academy Awards, or the “Oscars,” is an annual American awards ceremony honoring the year’s cinematic achievements. The ceremony and the award itself are exceedingly prestigious in the film industry and winners are supposedly the best of the best. Still, the best of the best seems to exclude females and people of color. Last year, […]

Body Shaming is Discriminating

In today’s society, people of all genders are still pressured to conform to a single body type: thin. Constant advertising and media campaigns that promote unhealthy body ideals are symptoms of a society that undervalues people of larger body types. But in a world where a thin body is ideal, how can a balance between […]

Young Bucks Lead Charge to Glory on the Ice

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 four players attend various private schools. The […]

Field Hockey Season Recap

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 improvement throughout the year” […]