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Culinary Students Get a Chance to Cook Again After Teacher Leaves

Culinary Students Get a Chance to Cook Again After Teacher Leaves

Gabby Christopher, Opinions and Sports Editor
February 23
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Upon entering the classroom on February 15, there was a liveliness that wasn’t there before in the 4B culinary class. The students were animated again, talking and interacting with one another while cooking food, which was a rare sight this school year. A man in a tall white hat complete with a white...

“Strong Burning Smell” From HVAC Causes Second Evacuation This School Year

“Strong Burning Smell” From HVAC Causes Second Evacuation This School Year

Anjali DasSarma, Editor-in-Chief
February 15
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Students were forced to evacuate the building on February 15, 2017 at the end of first period due to another round of issues with the HVAC system. At 8:15 am, the first two fire trucks arrived at the school while students milled about between the bus lanes and the Interfaith Center on the grass. Th...

Bio Classes Give Wilde Lake Failing Grade on Pollution Test

Bio Classes Give Wilde Lake Failing Grade on Pollution Test

Luka Trikha, Writer
February 7
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E. That’s the grade Wilde Lake received based on the test administered by Ms. Carpenter and Mr. Mandl's Biology classes. This test was based on criterion provided by the Howard County Conservatory. The factors considered were Wilde Lake’s dumpsters/trash, native vs. invasive plants, pH levels of the l...

Wilde Lake Middle School Holds Grand Opening of New Net Zero Building

Wilde Lake Middle School Holds Grand Opening of New Net Zero Building

Gabby Christopher and Bryan Castillo, Opinions Editor and Staff Writer
February 3
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Wilde Lake Middle School held it’s grand opening for the newly built Net Zero building on January 8, the first one in Maryland, making it the most energy conscious school in the state. The grand opening took place in the new, spacious gym that was lit with natural light that shined on the blue w...

Despite Election Results, Wilde Lake Trump Supporters Feel Silenced

Despite Election Results, Wilde Lake Trump Supporters Feel Silenced

Savannah Jackson
January 30
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Immediately following the presidential election of 2016, the student body was split between those who supported Hillary Clinton and those who supported President-Elect Donald Trump. Many Trump supporters at Wilde Lake felt categorized, silenced, and stereotyped. A Wilde Lake sophomore who comes from a Tru...

Women’s March Inspires Students to Get Involved

Women’s March Inspires Students to Get Involved

Misbah Farooqi, Editor-in-Chief
January 30
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“This is what democracy looks like!” shouts thousands of women and men in pink knitted hats, famously dubbed “pussy hats,” holding signs with messages like “girls just wanna have fundamental human rights” and “there is no planet b.” This is the scene that took place at the Women’s March on Jan...

Superintendent Dr. Renee Foose Gives Wilde Lake Seniors Opportunity to Speak Their Minds

Superintendent Dr. Renee Foose Gives Wilde Lake Seniors Opportunity to Speak Their Minds

Anjali DasSarma, Editor-in-Chief
January 11
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Superintendent Dr. Renee Foose reached out to Principal LeMon to set up a meeting with Wilde Lake seniors on December 13, 2016. This meeting, which was organized with students voicing their concerns while Dr. Foose listened, was a continuation of Dr. Foose’s outreach to understand the climates of e...

Howard County Council Chairman Calvin Ball Visits Wilde Lake to Hear Student Feedback

Howard County Council Chairman Calvin Ball Visits Wilde Lake to Hear Student Feedback

Ihsaan Fanusie
January 9
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Dr. Calvin Ball, chairman of the Howard County Council, visited Wilde Lake on Wednesday, December 14 to hear the students give their opinions and ask questions about the social atmosphere in Howard County. Dr. Ball wanted to get a better idea of the day-to-day activities of the students and faculty...

SGA Hosts Student Leadership Conference to Unite Student Body

SGA Hosts Student Leadership Conference to Unite Student Body

Gabby Christopher, Opinions Editor
January 3
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As a response to the high demand for more opportunities to celebrate and learn about Wilde Lake’s diversity from the students who attended the student voices discussion on November 14, the SGA put together a leadership conference during school on December 14. Students who attended the student voices...

Wilde Lake Teachers Disappointed by Election Results

Wilde Lake Teachers Disappointed by Election Results

Bryan Castillo
December 15
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At Wilde Lake, teachers just like the students, want to have their opinions heard on the results of the election. While some teachers feel satisfied with the results, others feel disappointed and shocked. Ms. Nichols, a government teacher feels disappointed with Donald Trump being elected. Ms. Nichols...

Post-Election, Wilde Lake Students Express Shock and Disappointment

Post-Election, Wilde Lake Students Express Shock and Disappointment

Ihsaan Fanusie, Writer
December 7
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After the 2016 presidential election, Wilde Lake, just like the rest of the United States, was shocked and full of mixed emotions. On Tuesday, November 8, millions of people cast their vote in the presidential election. By early morning of November 9, it was declared by most major news stations that...

Student Voices Discussion Allows Students to Share Their Feelings About the Election

Student Voices Discussion Allows Students to Share Their Feelings About the Election

Gabby Christopher, Opinions Editor
December 1
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As a result of all the emotions students and staff have expressed due to the results of the election, administration and student leaders put together a student voices discussion after school on November 14, where students were encouraged to freely share their thoughts and opinions about the outcom...

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