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Ms. Williams Returns, Coaches Volleyball team to Third Round of Playoffs

Ms. Williams Returns, Coaches Volleyball team to Third Round of Playoffs

Carmen Freeman
December 10, 2014
Filed under Features, Sports

This year, Ms. Williams came back ready to go from maternity leave and led the varsity volleyball team to its second 11-5 season in a row. Getting further into the playoffs than they have in the past 15 years, the team eventually lost to Glenelg in a hard fought 3-1 loss in the section finals. The...

Shane Nelson: A Cardinal Turned Wildecat

Shane Nelson: A Cardinal Turned Wildecat

Michael Casey
December 10, 2014
Filed under Features, Sports

“Calvert Hall is just a team, but at Wilde Lake we’re a family,” said Shane Nelson, the new kid from Calvert Hall, who has gained instant fame as the star receiver for the Wilde Lake varsity football team. Nelson attended Calvert Hall, one of the top private schools in the state of Maryland,...

Teacher Duplications

Teacher Duplications

Janay Gore
May 7, 2014
Filed under Features

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Mr. Crouse Strives For Excellence

Mr. Crouse Strives For Excellence

Daniel Ingham
February 19, 2014
Filed under Features

“I want my door open for students to come in and say hello,” said Mr. Crouse, the new tenth grade assistant principal. “I can help with the atmosphere and environment of the school. I can make school positive for everyone by providing students and teachers with the tools to succeed.”     After t...

Dessert Affairs: Started Small, Now In Three Locations

Dessert Affairs: Started Small, Now In Three Locations

Anjali DasSarma
February 13, 2014
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Wilde Lake’s Freshman Mila de Souza and her family opened their own bakery, Dessert Affairs, in June of 2011 after Mila had the idea to bake and sell her popular pastries. Dessert Affairs is a custom bakery with a humble beginning. Tanika de Souza, Mila’s mother, the head baker, remembers the...

Dr West: Wilde Lake’s Respected Sage Retires

Dr West: Wilde Lake’s Respected Sage Retires

Jessica Hubert
November 20, 2013
Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Former Social Studies teacher Dr. Herb West retired two weeks before the start of this school year. As an admired staff member and a dear friend to teachers and students alike, Dr. West will be missed. Dr. West taught Sociology and African American Studies. His classes were full of deep and t...

Ms. Linton’s Class Sets Into Motion

Ms. Linton’s Class Sets Into Motion

Chris Simmens
November 20, 2013
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A rowdy class begins to settle in after the bell rings. On the board, a warm-up reads, “which will hit the ground first: a basketball or a ping- pong ball?” The class is divided: Some say basketball and some say ping-pong ball. The new physics teacher drops both objects and they hit the gro...

For Incoming Freshman, First Quarter is a Balancing Act

For Incoming Freshman, First Quarter is a Balancing Act

Natalie Varela
November 20, 2013
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Life is a balancing act for most students. Everyday after school, students have homework, studying, sports practice, clubs, other extracurricular activities, and then more homework. It’s no surprise that incoming freshmen nowadays are feeling stressed and overwhelmed. “I’m normally over...

Mr. Fish Dives Into the Lake

Mr. Fish Dives Into the Lake

Grant Severson
November 20, 2013
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New to the school, his students call him Mr. Fish. He even has a blue fish sign outside his classroom door. Mr. Fischetti is Wilde Lake’s new Sociology and World History teacher. Mr. Fischetti became a paraeducator at Reservoir High School after college.This Special Education background...

Bringing “Fresh” Spirit to the Lake

Bringing “Fresh” Spirit to the Lake

Jessica Hubert
November 20, 2013
Filed under Features

While waiting for the schedule to resume on the day of PSAT testing, all fresh- men were gathered for a day of “fun.” The freshmen class was split up and each group was assigned three to four senior leaders. In the main gym, students line-danced and did trust falls off of a table. In the cafeteria, students wrote letters to their future selves. On the track, they ...

Candice Ho, Female Drum Major

Candice Ho, Female Drum Major

Janay Gore
November 20, 2013
Filed under Arts, Features

At halftime, the crowd quiets and anxiously waits for the marching band to begin. The drum line eagerly leads the band out on to the field, keeping everyone in step. With a whistle, Candice Ho begins to count off. Candice is the first female drum major at Wilde Lake since 1999. Having been part of ...

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