May SOL schedule announced

Rohan Manroa, Writer

March 18, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. ...

RCMS to celebrate Valentine’s Day with Red, White and Pink Dance

Staff

February 14, 2019

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This Valentine’s Day, students at RCMS will come together for the Red, White and Pink dance. The dance will begin at 2:30 on Feb. 14 in the cafeteria and it will end at 4:30. A DJ will play music and the RCMS step team will...

Author to visit Carson

Everett Sawyer, Writer

October 6, 2018

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On Thursday, Oct. 11, author Caitlin Alifirenka will visit Rachel Carson Middle School to give a presentation to the entire school.  Alifirenka is the author of the book “I Will Always Write Back,” the summer reading assignment here...

School clubs are starting

Drew Levin, Writer

October 6, 2018

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After-school programs have started at Rachel Carson Middle School. Although they started Sept. 24, it’s not too late to sign up. You can usually find sign-ups for programs at lunch. After school programs take place on Mondays,...

RCMS PTA hosting annual events and fundraisers

David Sun, Pankaj Rapuru, and Jihoo Kim

October 6, 2018

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The RCMS PTA has once again started the annual Cookie Dough Fundraiser on to raise funds for buying new technology to make the school better. For students selling cookie dough, order forms are due by Oct. 11 and students can pic...

Music trip to Busch Gardens

Dominique Ainsworth, Kate Baldwin, and Lukas Hu

May 28, 2018

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The annual music trip is just around the corner. The trip takes place on June 1  during the school day. Students in band, orchestra and chorus take a bus down to Williamsburg, VA. This trip to Busch Gardens is one that bring...

RCMS to hold field day

Tina Gao, Natalia Miranda, Lona Fried, and Edward Paras

May 26, 2018

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As the school year is ending, a few events are being organized by the RCMS staff. One of these events includes field day. Field day will be held on Tuesday, June 12; Wednesday, June 13; and Thursday, June 14. All 12 teams at RCMS w...

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