Students can see ISS interview at astronautical conference Oct. 25

Nik Polyakov, Writer

October 24, 2019

 The International Astronautical Congress will meet in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Oct. 25, and students who attend will see a live International Space Station interview and hear famous aerospace influencers speak. For th...

Legacy team is third science field trip rescheduled

Sarah Castillo, Writer

October 21, 2019

Team Legacy’s science field trip to Cub Run has been cancelled on Tuesday, Oct. 22, due to weather conditions and is set to be rescheduled to spring 2020. This marks the third seventh-grade science field trip to be rescheduled thi...

Concert and symphonic bands prepare for upcoming performance

Audrey Burns and Katherine Bautista-Fuentes

October 16, 2019

On Oct. 25, Rachel Carson’s Concert and Symphonic bands are having their very first performance of the school year.  The two bands have been working hard to prepare for this big upcoming event, especially now that they ...

Registration ends Oct. 9 for World Language Exam 

Richard Zhang, Writer

October 7, 2019

The world language credit exam registration is closing on Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. The FCPS credit exam for world languages assesses a student’s proficiency in a world language. This is an opportunity for students from seventh ...

Author Padma Venkataraman is coming to RCMS

Hamsini Rangarajan, Writer

October 7, 2019

Padma Venkataraman, author of four books, is coming to RCMS on Oct. 9 to talk about her books. Around 300 students will be selected to attend. This author has written “Climbing the Stairs” and “A Time to Dance.” She h...

TJ test coming soon

Musa Shah, Writer

October 7, 2019

The TJ examinations begin in November! On Nov. 9, kids will be excited to take part in the competitive test for admission into TJ school of Science and Technology. Being selected to go to the school is highly valued by many colleg...

Participate in Carson’s Pink Panther Day 

Rahel Teni, Writer

October 7, 2019

On Oct. 25, students and staff will wear pink at Rachel Carson in recognition of breast cancer awareness.  Students' clothing must be within the dress code. If students decide to apply any paint, it should be done at home...

RCMS after school program open to students

Rishabh Malkani, Writer

October 4, 2019

The RCMS After School Program began on Sept. 16, offering various clubs and activities. The program is open to anyone who can stay up to two hours after school. There are different options for going home after a club or activ...

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

Staff 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...

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