The back of Annanya Bitra
Winning T-shirt design represents learning successfully online
Drishti Nishar, Yash Karayi, and Trevor Wolff • October 26, 2020

Eighth-grader Annanya Bitra won RCMS’s 2020-2021 T-shirt design contest in October with a design that represents all students learning successfully online. Her art will be printed and distributed on T-shirts that are given...

Sigi Almon, Navy force, and Sam Woodhead, Army, speak in the library during a past Veterans Day.
RCMS will hold Veterans Day virtually on Nov. 11
Arnav Gupta, Writer • October 22, 2020

Veterans Day at Rachel Carson will be held online this year on Wednesday, Nov. 11.   There will be guest speakers, presentations, and it will be totally virtual. Veterans from all over the country will speak to students...

TJ test is abolished
Advaiit Iyer and Parth Dhingra • October 22, 2020

The Thomas Jefferson High School (TJHS) admissions process underwent significant changes at a school board meeting October 8 to enhance equity. Superintendent Scott Brabrand’s  proposed plan includes no fee, no test,...

A student dresses in pink for a past Pink Panther Day at school.
Carson Celebrates Pink Panther Day
Winston Wang, Aarushi Bommidi, Claire Zhang, Morgan Mills, and Isabella Roselle • October 22, 2020

RCMS is making Breast Cancer Awareness Month virtual this October, with Pink Panther Day, an online tribute wall, and a Breast Cancer Kahoot. The tenth annual Pink Panther Day was celebrated by students and teachers of...

This is a schedule that Anjali Bora uses to keep herself organised.
Students and staff find ways to keep busy in quarantine
Samiksha Gumma, Madisyn Kroeger, and Yajushi Gokhale • June 9, 2020

Since RCMS students have been stuck at home due to the quarantine, it leaves them with tons of free time. Many students have resorted to Netflix, Tiktok, Roblox, or other online apps/shows to pass the time, but students and...

Staff and students wonder if the school can be opened in September.
RCMS community grapples with plans for next year
Arnav Jadhav, Writer • June 8, 2020

The arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down many things worldwide, including sports leagues, offices, and arguably most importantly, schools. The final four months of the school year were cancelled. Now schools...

Pink rose grown in garden
Students and staff find ways to help environment during quarantine
Abby Greger and Cailyn Johnson June 4, 2020

Rachel Carson students and teachers are chipping in to help the environment from home, since we have to stay home due to the coronavirus.  “People have been doing a lot more things outside without the usage of cars,”...

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