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 Rockets gather on the sideline before the beginning of their game against Seneca Valley HS.
Late push fails to lift Rockets over Seneca Valley
October 2, 2023

The Rockets entered Friday’s contest against the Seneca Valley Screaming Eagles...

MCPS has continued to distribute masks and testing kits to staff and students.
COVID-19 outbreak at MCPS Elementary School causes classroom to wear masks temporarily
Andrew Jiang, News Writer • October 2, 2023

Although the COVID quarantine era ended around two years ago and daily life has gradually returned to normal, health analysts and professionals have become increasingly concerned over the new developments of the virus over...

Students use test guide books in order to prepare for AP and IB exams.
Maryland's Blueprint plan makes AP and IB Exams free
Jordan Johnson, Ari Fine , and Ruby Thier September 18, 2023

This year, Montgomery County Public Schools shared information that should be heard by anyone who’s taking an AP or IB class this school year: all AP and IB Exams have been made free for students. This is a part of a state...

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How are you studying for AP/IB Tests?

  • Youtube Videos (21%, 40 Votes)
  • Using a review book (Princeton Review, 5 Steps to a 5, etc) (20%, 39 Votes)
  • Re-reading old notes (17%, 34 Votes)
  • AP Classroom (15%, 29 Votes)
  • I haven't started yet (15%, 29 Votes)
  • Khan Academy (12%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 101

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Flyers, in Spanish and English, hang on the RM boys bathroom door with a QR code for students to submit issues with the bathroom.
Vape detector program is a step in the right direction
Go Orringer, Opinions Writer • September 27, 2023

During the week of May 2, Richard Montgomery High School, along with Kennedy, Northwood, Paint Branch, Quince Orchard and Whitman High Schools had vape detectors installed in student bathrooms. In addition,...

Students exit the auditorium following the IB Spanish exam.
Free AP and IB exams; good move by MCPS
Samantha Cutler, Assistant Opinions Editor • September 20, 2023

From March to May, many RM students have a major stress weighing on their lives; their upcoming Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) exams. Students have the option to take these...

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Mr. Matthew Martini, poses in front of Richard Mongtomerys trophy case, specifically a few of the lacrosse trophies that have been awarded to RM.
From NCAA tournaments to assistant principal: How Mr. Martini landed in MoCo
Tara Amin, Rihanna Pabai, Piper Young, and Samriddhi Agrawal September 26, 2023

Richard Montgomery High School is no stranger to the addition of new members to their staff. Two years ago, our current principal, Ms. Alicia Deeny, began her first year at...

The Mercury Retrograde occurs up to four times each year.
Reflecting on astrology and mercury retrograde
Mayah Nachman, Selena Li, Uma Patnaik, and Ava Smith September 19, 2023

From August 23 to September 14, a unique astronomical and astrological phenomenon occurs: the planet Mercury is in retrograde. Planetary retrograde refers to the illusion...

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The live-action version of The Little Mermaid reimagines the original story in a new light.
Remakes should add to the story, not repeat it
September 28, 2023
Greta Gerwig directs Barbie,  starring Margot Robbie.
'Barbie' is a celebration of girlhood
September 21, 2023
Mr. Koons sits ready to play guitar.
RM welcomes new music teacher to accommodate rise in class registrations
September 13, 2023
Gilmore Girls ran from 2000 to 2007 and has a total of 153 episodes.
'Gilmore Girls' could be great without the 'Girls'
June 8, 2023
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