The Student News Site of Richard Montgomery High School

The Tide

The Student News Site of Richard Montgomery High School

The Tide

The Student News Site of Richard Montgomery High School

The Tide

Students and staff members walk through Main Street during the school day.
Incidents of hate and harassment prompt questions regarding Code of Conduct
Aisosa Ojo-Odiase, News Writer • May 28, 2024

RM has faced multiple incidents of hate and harassment this school year, leading to...

Students and staff members walk through Main Street during the school day.
Incidents of hate and harassment prompt questions regarding Code of Conduct
Aisosa Ojo-Odiase, News Writer • May 28, 2024

RM has faced multiple incidents of hate and harassment this school year, leading to deeper scrutiny of how the school and MCPS handle such incidents.  In March, swastikas were found drawn around RM...

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, high school students receive an average of 6.8 hours per week.
Board of Education's proposed policy limits student homework
Ved Bhise and William Liao May 22, 2024

New changes to the homework policy for all MCPS students will soon be finalized and approved by the Board of Education. The policy is currently out for feedback from MCPS students, families, staff and...

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Senior Arts editor Michaela Boeder shares her experiences throughout high school and student journalism.
Senior Reflections: Michaela Boeder
Michaela Boeder, Arts Editor • May 28, 2024

Most people hate the idea of being the new kid. I certainly did. When I moved from Minnesota to Maryland the summer of my junior year, I counted each day of the school year feeling a sense of impending...

Senior News editor Mayah Nachman shares her experiences throughout high school and student journalism.
Senior Reflections: Mayah Nachman
Mayah Nachman, News Editor • May 23, 2024

My freshman year was done while sitting in my bedroom. While it was nice to be able to hang out with my dog during math class, I found myself bored and needing connection. I had always known I wanted to...

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Junior Anya Schulz takes notes to prepare for her upcoming IB French oral exam.
Students lock in for AP & IB exams
Madeline Springer, Senior Features Writer • May 13, 2024

As the days in April pass faster than anyone can keep up with, teachers are beginning to bring up some of students’ least favorite phrases more frequently: “only 2 weeks...

English teacher Michael Oakes hangs banners from various colleges and universities in his classroom.
How to ask for a college letter of recommendation
Lincoln Reed, Video Contributor • May 7, 2024

If you plan on applying to college, it can be a daunting and overwhelming process, with a lot of decisions to be made and many things to keep track of. This step-by-step guide...

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The Mean Girls musical film makes $50 million domestically after two weeks in the box office.
The Tide looks back at five memorable reviews
May 21, 2024
Senior Jennifer Zhang’s “Wings of Odette” draws inspiration from The Swan Princess.
Senior Art Show spotlights student talent
May 16, 2024
Beyoncés newest project, Cowboy Carter, follows her previous album, Renaissance, in a surprising but brilliant way.
Beyoncé explores country music genre in 'Cowboy Carter'
May 9, 2024
Students use their artistic talent to spread messages about climate change and environmental degradation at the Senior Art Show.
Students advocate for environmental awareness, sustainability at Senior Art Show
May 2, 2024
The varsity softball team poses for a picutre with the regional championship plaque following their win on May 16.
Softball concludes historic season in state quarterfinals
May 22, 2024
The RM boys lacrosse team celebrates with the regional championship trophy.
Rockets conquer Titans to win Regional Championship
May 17, 2024
The varsity boys lacrosse teams stands together during the national anthem before their game.
Rockets smash Panthers and advance to Regional Final
May 10, 2024
Junior pitcher Alex Von Behren lines up for a pitch in a game versus Paint Branch HS.
Hot bats keep Rockets rolling into playoffs
May 3, 2024
Principal Deeny continuously works hard to challenge norms and promote the mental health of RM students through various activities and events.
Principal Deeny pivots appointing norms
May 23, 2024
Over time, fashion has evolved to new shapes and sizes, paving ways for even more artists to express their creativity and spark innovation.
How feminism has impacted fashion throughout history
May 9, 2024
Additional courses have been added to RMs Course Catalog that explore culture, sexuality and languages of varying cultures.
Culturally-based classes spark student interest
April 19, 2024
The first digital SAT in the United States,  brought disappointment and sparked additional stress as many of the questions were not representative of the practice materials set forth by College Board.
March 9 digital SAT not representative of practice
April 11, 2024
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