Carson-Hughes basketball games postponed

Ellen Noh, Samiksha Gumma, and Madisyn Kroeger

March 12, 2020

The basketball games scheduled against Langston Hughes Middle School on  March 13 have been postponed. Carson was to take on Hughes in four games: seventh grade boys, seventh grade girls, eighth grade boys, and eighth grade g...

Going Green Club enters Caring for our Watersheds contest

Ryan Chronister, Dennis Hadjimichael

March 4, 2020

The RCMS Going Green Club is once again entering the “Caring for our Watersheds” competition this month. In this contest, groups of four to seven students research ways to help preserve and protect nature.  Students from ...

New club helps endangered species

Cailyn Johnson and Abby Greger

March 4, 2020

A new club at Rachel Carson aims to help endangered species thrive. The Rachel Carson Conservation Society (or RCCS) is an after school activity that writes articles and brochures on ways to help endangered animals. They are goi...

Carson looks to stay green with marker recycling program

Jackson Mika, Writer

March 4, 2020

As the school year comes to a close, RCMS is collecting used markers to recycle. RCMS is involved in the Crayola Colorcycle program this year. This is the first year that Carson has been involved in the program, and it is hel...

RCMS holds interest meeting about 2021 trip to Paris, London and Rome

Arianna Cook and Abhigeetha Periyasamy

March 4, 2020

Students interested in a 2021 trip to Paris, London and Rome can find out more at a meeting on Wednesday, March 18. Ms. Katherine Keay-Morgan is hosting the interest meeting in Rachel Carson’s Middle School’s Cafeteria ...

2021 Service Learning Peru trip

Nikhila Drew and Claire Tran

March 4, 2020

In spring of 2021, students can take part in a service learning trip to Peru, led by Ms. Kristden Oliver. This trip is 9-12 days with sites to see including Machu Picchu on day four of the trip. The cost of the trip incl...

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...

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