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

The girls varsity volleyball team gathers into a team huddle before their next set.
Girls volleyball blazes path to State Championship
Amanda Gershoni, Sports Editor • December 8, 2023

Although the road to states looked effortless for the Richard Montgomery girls varsity...

At MCPS, students are considered chronically absent if they miss over 18 days of school.
MCPS launches new Attendance Action Plan
Gavin Lewis, News Writer • December 4, 2023

Since the return to school after the COVID-19 pandemic, more MCPS students have been absent in their classes. This can cause students to miss vital school instruction, homework and tests that can pile up over time. There...

A loaded gun was confiscated from a student at Richard Montgomery High School.
Administration confiscates loaded handgun from RM student
Aisosa Ojo-Odiase, News Writer • November 29, 2023

RM administration confiscated a loaded handgun from a student who attends the school on the morning of Nov. 17. This was done in collaboration with the Montgomery County Police Department and MCPS security.  In an email...

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Following the girls varsity volleyball regional championship, photos from the game were shared across various social media platforms.
Social media bolsters clubs, athletics

From Instagram to TikTok, a variety of clubs and sports at RM utilize social media platforms to connect with the student body more effectively and promote their activities. At least, this has been the...

Letter to the Editor: 'Disney's downfall attributed to cancel culture'

For my first point, I’d like to address the claim that modern portrayals of women as strong and resilient is somehow less nuanced and less favorable than older portrayals of women as meek and gentle....

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The MYP project is the capstone of the Middle Years Program, completed in the middle of sophomore year.
Sophomores begin to work on MYP projects
Madeline Springer, Senior Features Writer • December 5, 2023

As part of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program, sophomores must complete a personal project. Students choose a topic they’re interested in and learn to...

Ms. Fry’s first period TOK 2 class poses with the 242 cans they brought in on Nov. 10, the last day of the SGA’s canned food drive.
Fliakas, Fry tie in canned food drive, serving community
Zack Lam, Features Writer • November 28, 2023

Throughout early November, Richard Montgomery held its annual canned food drive, in which students donate food cans to the Manna Food Center through their first-period classes....

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Daniel Murphy, Cory Breychak and Noah Lechheb sing It Takes a Woman onstage.
'Hello Dolly' closes curtain after outstanding performances
December 7, 2023
Guts receives 200 million streams in the U.S. on its debut.
'Guts' spills the emotions of a teenage girl
December 7, 2023
State Names (2000) depicts Native American origins in North America.
Jaune Quick-To-See Smith's multimedia art provides insight into Native American culture
November 30, 2023
Karaoke club meets Thursdays in the auditorium during lunch.
Debuting this year, Karaoke Club begins on a high note
November 16, 2023
The girls varsity volleyball team gathers into a team huddle before their next set.
Girls volleyball blazes path to State Championship
December 8, 2023
Junior middle blocker Caroline Kaye raises the state championship trophy after the Rockets defeated the Leonardtown Raiders 3-1 to win their first title in school history.
Behind hard-hitting Howard, Djordjevic, Rockets capture first state title
December 1, 2023
Girls Varsity soccer stands in a huddle preparing for the second half of the regional championship.
Boys and Girls soccer advance to regionals
December 1, 2023
Junior Mckinley Heaven runs towards the ball to score a goal.
Athletes commit to college
November 17, 2023
RMs Sexuality and Gender Alliance Club (SAGA) provides a safe space for all students that want to learn more about the LGBTQ community and allows all members to create life-long friendships with students with similar interests.
SAGA promotes sexuality and inclusivity at RM
November 30, 2023
Many students and teachers still face barriers as accommodations are not yet in place to aid the disabled.
Disability injustice limits opportunities
November 9, 2023
Seniors Anupa Wanigasekara and Brooklyn Mukaratirwa hope to spread the South Asian cricket culture to RM students and hold games in the future.
Cricket arrives at RM; sparks large interest
November 2, 2023
Symbols of the LGBTQ+ community can be seen in many classrooms to promote inclusivity and acceptance.
Teachers strive to promote classroom inclusivity
October 26, 2023
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