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Spring Cleaning Brings Jeans Again

Spring Cleaning Brings Jeans Again

Ali Mallo
March 26, 2015
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For the second consecutive year, Wilde Lake’s halls were decorated in old jeans. They ranged from toddler to extra large adult sized, from the traditional blue to red, and from long to short lengths. Wilde Lake students came together this past month to help out the community by all bringing in old...

After School Study Hall is Helpful Though Underused

After School Study Hall is Helpful Though Underused

Gabby Christopher
March 26, 2015
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Any student who has ever played on a sports team can relate to the stress of juggling sports and school work. To help ease this stress, Wilde Lake now holds an afterschool study hall in the cafeteria for athletes. “The study hall was created to provide students involved in sports with a structured...

Foose Implements “Hour of Code”

Foose Implements “Hour of Code”

Gabby Christopher
March 24, 2015
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For a week in the beginning of December, Wilde Lake students had an hour long break from their science classes to create their own versions of popular games like Disney’s Frozen or Flappy Bird. Students were able to program these games during the Hour of Code, using the nonprofit Code.org website. Dr....

STEM Fair Showcases Student Passion for Science Experiments

STEM Fair Showcases Student Passion for Science Experiments

Alex Moon
March 24, 2015
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This year’s STEM fair concluded with an impressive participation of 147 student projects ranging from distracted driving to the strength of different 3D printing methods. Fifteen of the students will move on to the Howard County STEM fair at Long Reach High School. Two hundred freshmen and s...

Winter Storms Derail Learning, Testing Remains on Track

Winter Storms Derail Learning, Testing Remains on Track

Jenny Lees
March 24, 2015
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Just before midterms, arguably one of the most stressful times of the school year, Howard County was hit with a series of weather-related delays and closings. While winter weather put student learning on hold, it did not slow the arrival of high-stakes county and state tests, including midterms. In t...

Science Department Replaces Two Teachers

Science Department Replaces Two Teachers

Alex Moon
March 16, 2015
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This winter, the science department suffered from the unexpected absence of three veteran teachers. Independent of each other, Ms. Jenkins, Mr. Hubbard, and Ms. Schulman were all replaced by substitutes. Ms. Schulman is back to teaching, but Ms. Jenkins and Mr. Hubbard have retired, and new perma...

Spring Cleaning Brings Jeans Again

Spring Cleaning Brings Jeans Again

Ali Mallo
March 16, 2015
Filed under News

For the second consecutive year, Wilde Lake’s halls were decorated in old jeans. They ranged from toddler to extra large adult sized, from the traditional blue to red, and from long to short lengths. Wilde Lake students came together this past month to help out the community by all bringing in old jeans to donate....

Indoor Track Team Shatters Records at States

Indoor Track Team Shatters Records at States

Ali Mallo
March 16, 2015
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Wilde Lake broke records this past week at the indoor track and field 3A State Championships. Five different records were broken, and one State Champion was crowned. Senior David Eisenhauer lead the boys team with a State Championship title, winning both the 1600m and 3200m races with new personal record...

Letterman Raise $400 in Spare Change for Grassroots

Letterman Raise $400 in Spare Change for Grassroots

Jenny Lees
December 12, 2014
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Three Howard County high school students died by suicide last year. For Howard County, that number is about average for the past three years, according to Cathy Smith, who intends to bring that number to zero. Cathy Smith is the Youth Coordinator of the Grassroots Crisis Center and Homeless Shelter,...

Chesapeake Bay Drainage Project Combats Pollution

Chesapeake Bay Drainage Project Combats Pollution

Anjali DasSarma
December 10, 2014
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“They even had to look into explosives,” said Mr Crouse, 11th grade assistant principal, when asked about the Chesapeake Bay Drainage project. The Chesapeake Bay Drainage project, part of Howard County’s Watershed and Restoration Program, started in June to improve water quality and reduce stormwater...

Wild Wilde West

Wild Wilde West

Janay Gore
May 6, 2014
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A Showcase of Champions: Ms. Midgley Presents Award Winning Speech and Debate Team

A Showcase of Champions: Ms. Midgley Presents Award Winning Speech and Debate Team

Nathan Nguyen
May 1, 2014
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On Tuesday April 29 the Speech and Debate team performed a their best oral pieces of the year to a small but adoring crowd. Here are pictures from the event.   ...

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