A group of kids are standing together in front of their hard work (Maya, Saranya, Snehitha, Shriya, Riddi)
After school fun
Rohan Jayakumar, Writer • November 9, 2022

Students are enjoying after-school clubs -- both old and new. After school clubs are a way to engage with friends and peers. There are many different clubs where anybody can join, tryouts, and sign-ups. Homework Club,...

Students walk out over LGBTQ+ policy change
Students walk out over LGBTQ+ policy change
Emma Vu , Maisie Smith-Zoh, and Ava-Grace Satterfield October 24, 2022

Approximately 100 RCMS students stood on the sandy baseball field in the windy weather in almost complete silence, except for the chirp of the birds above and the whirring of the Channel 4 helicopter overhead. On Sept....

Students in Mr. Bickfords Panther Time class play their favorite theatre game, Splat, during indoor recess. (In picture: Emery Rosensweig, Adhvik Vinodh, Lauren DeShields, Shravya Kamasamudram, Maisie Smith-Zoh, Daanya Saraff.)
New middle school recess relieves stress for teachers and students
Ava-Grace Satterfield, Writer • October 11, 2022

“I love recess because I get to spend time with my friends for 10 minutes -- but it’s ok!” said Uma Sarkar, an eighth-grader on the Discovery team.  "It helps me take my mind off of things, and helps me get rid of...

Photo by Mrs. Arculin
FACS: Food for Thought
Yana Baranwal, Writer • June 7, 2022

“I always tell my kids one day you will move out, will have a roommate and you will need to  learn how to do these things yourself,” said Mrs. Rachel Arculin, the RCMS FACS Teacher. FACS, or Family And Consumer Sciences,...

 Mrs. Jennifer Miley, the student services director at RCMS, is excited for the fun students will experience at the end of the year celebrations.
A year to celebrate
Rijuta Purankar and Rishitha Mantri June 7, 2022

After the first full in-person academic year since 2019, the school year is finally coming to an end. To conclude the year, Rachel Carson Middle School is hosting multiple end-of-the-year celebration activities to congratulate...

Johnny Depp leaving the court in his car-taken by Laila Kebaish on May 17, 2022
Lawsuit between actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard
Brandon Lin and Laila Kebaish June 7, 2022

RCMS students were able to watch the lawsuit between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard as it unfolded in Fairfax County Circuit Court. The case ended June 1 with Depp receiving 15 million and paying Heard two million. Although...

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