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Myersville bakery owner starts Cookies for COVID fund

Myersville bakery owner starts Cookies for COVID fund

By Gabby Pieklo, RT reporter

October 21, 2020

Beth Gendler began the Cookies for COVID fund at the end of March 2020. She says,  “Everybody was helping in different ways, the only thing I knew I could do is to bake for people.” The Cookies for COVID fund focuses on helping local families and “to raise funds for people who have been affected by COVID.” Gendler has raised over $2,200 so far. She ha...

Mia Martinez shares her vision for FCPS as newly elected SMOB

Mia Martinez shares her vision for FCPS as newly elected SMOB

By Lauren Leatherman, RT Today executive producer

March 18, 2020

Newly elected student member of the board of education, Mia Martinez, shares her vision for the future of Frederick County Public Schools as she begins her role this Fall.

Aaron Augustine shares details about his Student of the Year campaign

Aaron Augustine shares details about his Student of the Year campaign

By Leah Heon, RT Magazine executive producer

March 16, 2020

MHS sophomore Aaron Augustine speaks about his 2020 Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Student of the Year campaign.

Traveling to Italy was an experience I will always remember

Traveling to Italy was an experience I will always remember

By Jack Schmiel, RT reporter

February 19, 2020

During the summer of 2019, I went to Italy with my family, seeing new features and eating new foods along the way. It was an unbelievable experience that I will never forget. The food in Italy was some of the best that I’ve ever had. Some of the food was food that I’ve previously had, however thi...

Hawaii was a beautiful way to spend vacation

Hawaii was a beautiful way to spend vacation

By Haille Otto, RT reporter

February 12, 2020

Round Table reporter Haille Otto gives a first-person look into her trip to Hawaii.

Keeping New Year’s resolutions requires 2020 vision

Keeping New Year's resolutions requires 2020 vision

By Lauren Leatherman, RT Today executive producer

January 13, 2020

Have you set aside the time to reflect and create goals for the new year? Students typically try to maintain a healthy diet, spend more time with family or friends and improve their grades in school. Middletown High School teachers Jeff Colsh and Kevin Lynott share their thoughts about the psychology...

Serena Shirsekar discovers her voice as a member of She Leads

Serena Shirsekar discovers her voice as a member of She Leads

By Leah Heon, RT Magazine executive producer

January 3, 2020

MHS senior Serena Shirsekar has participated in an organization "She Leads" throughout her high school career. Created by the Commission for Women, She Leads provides an opportunity for young women to be active in their communities speak loudly about issues that matter to them.    ...

A trip to Spain brought me closer to my roots

A trip to Spain brought me closer to my roots

By Sean Velez, RT reporter

December 20, 2019

Waking up at 10 in the morning, my neighbor was outside singing while doing laundry as if it were a movie. A pigeon in my window as the alarm, and the smell of fresh food in the morning. This was the beginning of my amazing trip to Spain. My trip to Spain felt like I was watching a movie. The days felt...

Round Table Media is more than meets the eye

Round Table Media is more than meets the eye

By Lydia Vandre and Morgan Vandre

December 9, 2019

RT reporters go behind the scenes of RT news to give students and staff at Middletown High School a look at how much goes into the daily broadcasts and newsroom.

Jacob Daniels takes on a new persona in MHS’s upcoming production

Jacob Daniels takes on a new persona in MHS's upcoming production

By Leah Heon, RT Magazine executive producer

December 7, 2019

MHS senior Jacob Daniels has been acting since he was in middle school and is one of the lead roles in the school's upcoming winter show, "A Christmas Carol". Round Table's Leah Heon sits down with Daniels to hear about his acting experience.

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