Eighth-graders to celebrate with Neon Night

Nathalia Ayivor and Anushka Kulkarni

June 10, 2019

The upcoming event Neon Night is a celebration before the last day of school on June 12, for the eighth- graders to make memories of one of their last times at Rachel Carson. The event is from 6:30 p.m to 9 p.m. divided into...

Award ceremony to feature seventh-grade talent show

Esther Yang, Writer

June 6, 2019

The Legacy and Majestics seventh-grade teams are planning to perform their hidden talents during the Legacy award ceremony on June 12. The ceremony is coming up as the school year is getting closer to an end. Many students ra...

Teams plan field day and other activities

Andrew Imeish, Writer

May 31, 2019

As the school year is coming to an end, there are many things that will happen from June 10 to June 14, including a field day and movies that both seventh and eighth grade will participate in. For the seventh-graders, there will be a fie...

Science Bowl team places 4th nationwide

Luke Witlin, Writer

May 31, 2019

The RCMS Science Bowl placed fourth overall in the entire country for 2019. The Science Bowl team has five members: Akshat Alok, Deccan Meniam, Srihan Kotnana, Om Duggineni, and Illanchezhian Palpandian. The coach is Sudhir Duggin...

Congresswomen comes to Carson

Alex Boyle, Writer

May 31, 2019

U.S. Rep. Jennifer Wexton -- a member of the Congressional Science, Space, and Technology committee -- arrived at RCMS on May 29 to congratulate the winners of this year's Science Bowl. Rep. Wexton represents the 10th District of...

NJHS awards ceremony to be held

Katya Loidap

May 29, 2019

On Thursday, May 30, the NJHS medals ceremony will be held in the gym at RCMS at 4:45 p.m. The ceremony will be held to award NJHS members with medals for completing their required 15 hours or service for the Honors Society. ...

May SOL schedule announced

Rohan Manroa, Writer

March 18, 2019

With the first SOLs of the 2018-2019 school year completed in March, the May SOLs are approaching. Teachers say that good ways to prepare for these nerve-wracking tests are fairly straightforward-calm down, make sure you know all the...

French students and teachers are coming to Northern Virginia

Dev Doshi, Writer

March 18, 2019

A group of French students along with three teachers will come to Northern Virginia and will staying with their host families March 22-April 2. During the French students' and teachers' stay, they will be doing a variety of a...

Advanced drama to perform at Folger library

Luke Witlin, Writer

March 5, 2019

On March 7, the RCMS advanced drama program run by Mr. Joshua Bickford is set to perform at the Folger library in Washington, D.C. The show, "West Side Story and Romeo & Juliet" is a student-generated and -directed mashup...

Eighth-graders to take writing SOL

Alex Boyle, Tejesh Dandu, Andrew Imeish, Allan Wang, and Travis Wolff

March 5, 2019

On March 6 and 7, eighth-graders will take the writing SOL. This SOL is split into two parts, a multiple choice test on March 6 and a short paper test on March 7. Prior to the test, eighth-graders need to make sure they sleep w...

Tryouts held for Carson vs. Lanier basketball tournament

Annika Bhatia, Amrutha Pendyala, Michael Tatum, and Galilea Vela

March 5, 2019

On March 6, tryouts for the Carson versus Lanier basketball game are being held after school from 2:30-4:30 p.m. You can sign up with Ms. Lohman in a group of three, or you can sign up individually and be assigned to a group. ...

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