DECA Team Finalist

Congratulations to the finalist team in the second qualifying round of the 2018-2019 Virtual Business Challenge.

These students finished in the top two places in their region in one of the Virtual Business Challenge tracks. With approval from their chartered association, each team has earned an opportunity to compete at the DECA International Career Development ConferenceProvided by Knowledge Matters, the DECA Virtual Business Challenge tasks students with operating a web-based business simulation in the career areas of accounting, fashion, hotel management, personal finance, restaurant management, retail management or sports marketing.

Congratulations to the following DECA members:

VBC Accounting

North Atlantic Region

MD – Richard Montgomery High School – Reyna Choi, Benjamin Solomich, Justin Schwager

Dale Carnegie Young Adult Leadership Program Graduation

YALP Graduation  Dr. Alexander YALP Grad

Big thanks to Ms. Kiera Butler, Mr. Damon Monteleone, Dr. Tiffany Awkard (Wootton principal intern) and Dr. Michelle Alexander for participating in the Dale Carnegie Young Adult Leadership Program "Winter YALP 2019" Class Graduation Ceremony! YALP is the high school version of the internationally renowned Dale Carnegie Course and teaches life skills in communication, interpersonal skills, public speaking, stress management, and self-confidence.

 

MLK Student Art Work Display

The image below shows student artwork placed on display from RMHS students who asked to participate in the Women of the Dream MLK exhibition. These works of art were previously displayed at Strathmore and are now displayed at the Board of Education.

MLK Art Display

The following students exhibited:

Anna Cheng

Arabella Einsmann

Gabriella Hester

Mary Ma

Sabrina Mei

Isabella Santos

Annabelle Sargent

Helena Yang

CURIOSITY Art Show Winners

Congratulations to the six Richard Montgomery student's whose work will be displayed at John’s Hopkins University, Montgomery Campus. 236 canvases representing students from 17 of the county’s high schools were submitted to the jurors. Below is a list of Richard Montgomery students who have juried into the CURIOSITY show. Way to go!

Eric Kim – She's Right There, Go Ask Her

Valerie Wang – Childhood Imagination

Grace Ahn – What If…

DeLi Chen – The lost boy and the hungry wolf

Wenyu Chen – Don’t pull me away

Helen Qian – Our Great Unknowns

If you would like to view the works of art, check out this flyer for information on the dates and times of the show. 

New York Time's Annual Student Review Contest Winners

Recently, a number of students in journalism and contributors to The Tide entered The New York Times' Fourth Annual Student Review Contest. Six RM students earned recognition out of nearly 2,000 entries. Of the 10 finalists whose work is now published on The New York Times' website, three are RM students. Please congratulate the following students for their stellar work: 

 

Finalist: Crystal Foretia, “Counting Descent: A Post-Mortem on Black America”

Finalist: Isabella Levine, “Dazed and Confused: Millennial Fetishization of Flower Power Forgets the Meaning of Freedom”

Finalist: Emily Tian, “China Canteen: A Humble Shrine to the Sichuan Kitchen”

Runner-up: Tesia Shi, “The Dark Side of Innocence: A Two-Sided Childhood”

Honorable Mention: Emily Chen, “To Learn and to Laugh” 

Honorable Mention: Mary Ma, “Bright Dead Things: A Book With a Heartbeat”  

Washington University Leaders Program

Andres De Leon, senior, was selected to participate in the Economic History for Leaders program being conducted at Washington University, in St. Louis, Missouri, from July 23 - 29, 2018. Andres is one of 30 students from around the country who is honored by being accepted into the Foundation for Teaching Economics' Economic History for Leaders program in St. Louis (University of Washington). All of the students have been selected because they have demonstrated excellent leadership potential.

 

During the weeklong Economic History for Leaders program, students attain an understanding of economic reasoning principles and the economic forces that affected key events in American history, and how to employ these concepts for successful and effective leadership. Additionally, participants achieve a heightened awareness of the impact their decisions have on others and the responsibility that awareness imposes. Economic History for Leaders is an unparalleled learning and growing opportunity. Students who have attended Economic History for Leaders programs in prior years have called it "the experience of a lifetime."

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