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Student Run Clothing Line Sees Initial Success

Student Run Clothing Line Sees Initial Success

Mya Askew
June 16, 2015
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Creative Luxuries was born during the summer of 2014 when Kenyatta Bellamy and Derrell Cain were struck by the idea to combine their interests in fashion and business to create a company that now produces their marble t-shirts with the signature double X logo on the back. While the creators have found...

Intern/Mentor Students Create New Technology

Intern/Mentor Students Create New Technology

Jenny Lees
June 16, 2015
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Thin films. While the words alone might not mean much to most people, anyone who has used a phone, mirror, or a pair of glasses has relied on thin films, and grad- uates Mary Kate Toole and Lizzie Lee in- vented a new system to measure thin film thickness. Toole and Lee interned at Blue Wave Semiconductors, where they studied thin film deposition, which...

Wilde Lake Prepares Prescott for Future In Music

Wilde Lake Prepares  Prescott for Future In Music

Gabby Christopher
June 16, 2015
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Former Band President, Leah Prescott, has been through just about every part of Wilde Lake’s music program. From Wind Ensemble, to Concert Band, to Jazz Band to Rock Band, she spends most of her free time playing music.  Her involvement in school bands started when her family moved from Cali...

Lindsay Murray Finds Voice On Youtube

Lindsay Murray Finds Voice On Youtube

Misbah Farooqi
June 16, 2015
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When sophomore Lindsay Murray comes home from a day of school followed by cheer practice or play rehearsal, she goes through her daily routine which includes homework and studying, just like most people. However, that’s not where her day ends. After she finishes her school work, she turns on her video...

Ms. Lopez Announces Retirement

Ms. Lopez Announces Retirement

Caitlyn Brosnan
June 16, 2015
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“Obey The Lopez” reads the sign at the front of Ms. Lopez’s classroom, a gift from the Class of 2013 for her birthday. The sign describes her unique persona perfectly: regal and wise with a hint of mischief. Well known for her one-of-a-kind personality and worldly approach to teaching, Ms. ...

Ms. Becker Selected as Teacher of the Year

Ms. Becker Selected as Teacher of the Year

Catherine Ewing
June 16, 2015
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Dim, dreary, dull. These are the words that often come to mind when entering a typical math class. But enter Ms. Becker’s classroom and you will immediately be greeted with bright and positive energy that brings math to life. That’s what makes Ms. Becker stand out as a teacher and what earned he...

Hoops for Heart Raises $2,500 for Charity

Hoops for Heart Raises $2,500 for Charity

Catherine Ewing
June 16, 2015
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This year, the National Honor Society recognized a problem: heart disease is the number one cause of death in America. To combat this, they chose to fundraise      for the American Heart Association by hosting Hoops for Heart. The bracket-style 3v3 basketball tournament took place after school on ...

Five Nights at Freddy’s: It’s Not Over Yet?

Five Nights at Freddy’s: It’s Not Over Yet?

Christian Richardson
May 20, 2015
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In the 3rd installment of the Five Nights at Freddy’s series, the game skips 30 years into the future, where the original Freddy Fazebear’s Pizzeria has been closed down. The player resumes his or her role as a security guard working the night shift. This time, instead of working at the pizzeria,...

From Humble Beginnings To High School Principal

From Humble Beginnings To High School Principal

Misbah Farooqi
March 26, 2015
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There’s no question as to whether or not Mr. LeMon is passionate about what he does, but that was not always the case. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. LeMon is the youngest of six kids and comes from a hard working family. Mr. LeMon went to Washington High School but, surprisingly, wasn’t the best student. Inst...

Toni Heo: A Girl With An American Dream

Toni Heo: A Girl With An American Dream

Rachael Drake
March 16, 2015
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Junior Toni Heo has been fascinated with American culture since she was young. From learning English and watching American television shows such as Caillou and Dragon Tales, she aspired to be like every other American kid except there was one problem: she lived in Seoul, Korea, halfway around the w...

Anime Club Members Embrace New Culture

Anime Club Members Embrace New Culture

Christian Richardson
March 16, 2015
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After the intense battle of the popular horror computer game, “Five Nights at Freddy’s,” which lasted multiple hours, Wilde Lake’s Anime Club concluded the tournament with no winner. But it’s not about winning for members of this unique club. The Anime Club, which has been a staple club...

Exchange Programs Bring Diversity to Wilde Lake

Exchange Programs Bring Diversity to Wilde Lake

Carmen Freeman
March 16, 2015
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Through Howard County’s exchange programs, many students have had the opportunity to experience other cultures. Yada Ngamposri and Charis Ramsing, two Wilde Lake students, have had the chance to take advantage of these programs. Junior Yada Ngamposri is a foreign exchange student from Thailand, who currently lives with a host f...

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