October 9 -- Outing to the "Forced From Home” exhibit 
The exhibit “Forced From Home” was put on by Doctors Without Borders in the Washington DC National Mall. It depicts how hard life is for refugees fleeing their homes


October 21 -- Outing to Screening of “Under the Same Moon”

“Under the Same Moon” is a movie about migrants, and this event was sponsored by the Immigration Film Festival to raise awareness. 


March 27-31 -- Donation Drive

​Collected Computer Kits and Kids Kits which were donated to local refugees.






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Projects

Star Refugees - Students Together Assisting

Richard Montgomery High School STAR

Founders:


Founder and President Andrew Green 

VP for Organization - Adam Tounkara
VP for Donations - Glen Prifti
VP for Events - Eloise Dufka
VP for Student Outreach - Will Brown

Mr. Montalvan - Teacher Advisor

OUR PLANS FOR THIS YEAR


  • Meet with refugees and resettlement agencies

  • Organize assemblies with guest speakers
  • Show films to raise awareness about refugees and the issues that affect them
  • Organize a collection drive to benefit refugees 
  • Publish in the Tide school newspaper, and on our website, the stories of local refugees written by RMHS students
  • Volunteer at local elementary school by helping with academics, athletics, art, and technology

Rockville, Maryland

Meetings:


MEETS TUESDAYS AT LUNCH IN Mr. Montalvan's room, classroom 238