Richard Montgomery High School

March 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Planning Board Meets: The Planning Board agenda items include a preliminary plan for the redevelopment of the Westwood Shopping Center, among many other items. Watch the meeting live, here. 2. Student Protests: Students from the region are planning to walkout of school and march from the White […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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March 5, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Richard Montgomery Rockets Blast Northwest 63-47 in 4A Playoffs

Rockville, Maryland Richard Montgomery High School March 4th 2019 Playoff basketball is always exciting and regular season games sometimes predict outcomes in the playoffs.  During the regular season Northwest lost both games to Richard Montgomery by a total of three points.  I decided this match up had the most potential for a very close hard […]

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February 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Superintendent Says Schools Are Not ‘Desensitized’ to Hate

Jack Smith, the superintendent for Montgomery County Public Schools, addressed the recent acts of hate that have occurred in the high schools. Since December, there have been four known instances of hate at Richard Montgomery High School in Rockville, and Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. Richard Montgomery’s principal confirmed that in January, the school […]

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February 7, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Montgomery County

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is a centuries-old celebration to begin a new calendar year that has become a global observance. The new year is rung in with 15 days’ worth of traditions, culminating in the Lantern Festival. Events are being held throughout Montgomery County to start […]

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January 29, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Undefeated Richard Montgomery Falls to Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg, MD: Monday, January 28, 2019 It was a packed house in Gaithersburg for the second varsity meeting between the Richard Montgomery (RM) Rockets and the Gaithersburg Trojans. It will not be the last meeting or the last packed house.  The Trojans took advantage of their home court as they defeated the 10th ranked Rockets […]

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January 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Richard Montgomery High School Confirms Two Hate Crimes in One Month

Richard Montgomery High School emailed parents this weekend about two hate crimes that occured on school grounds over the course of a month. The most recent incident involved a swastika that was spray painted in orange on “the side of a school building facing the stadium.” In the letter sent to families, Kiera Butler, Richard […]

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January 19, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Richard Montgomery Victorious over Quince Orchard 44-42 to Remain Unbeaten

Rockville, Maryland Richard Montgomery High School January 18th 2019 The gymnasium was crowded and the Rocket faithful were able to chant “undefeated, undefeated, undefeated at the end of the 44-42 victory over Quince Orchard. The low score was a result of good defense as well as missed easy baskets close to the rim. Coaches always […]

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January 6, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Richard Montgomery Remains Undefeated with Win Over Gaithersburg

The early season clash between undefeated Montgomery County 4A basketball teams proved the Rockets of Richard Montgomery are for real with a convincing 70-65 win at home Friday night, Jan. 4.  Richard Montgomery is on everyone’s radar and no longer under the radar of any county coach that faces the Rockets in the weeks to […]

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December 7, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS High School Rankings Based on Maryland School Report Card Scores

Maryland’s Department of Education unveiled its new “accountability system” earlier this week: Maryland School Report Cards. Although Maryland schools have received “report cards” for the past two decades, Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon believes the new system is more comprehensive. Schools receive three scores: Star Rating (based on point percentage). Percentile Rank (school’s performance […]

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