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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, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

With New Coach, Boys Lacrosse Prepares For the Upcoming Season

With New Coach, Boys Lacrosse Prepares For the Upcoming Season

Faith Joseph
February 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year, the Wilde Lake boys lacrosse team welcomed Coach Mychael Gaines as their new coach. Coach Gaines currently teaches at Homewood. Coach Gaines has an extensive background in lacrosse. He played lacrosse in high school and college. He also played in a semi-professional lacrosse league for ...

“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, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Sophomore Trea Keys Shoots to Top Ranked Scorer in Howard County

Sophomore Trea Keys Shoots to Top Ranked Scorer in Howard County

Hope Kahn
February 13, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

“He’s-A-Soph-More!” the crowd chants as Trea Keys, a 5’7” point guard, scores from the 3-point line again and again. Keys, the leading scorer in Howard County basketball, is an essential part of the varsity basketball team. Keys was pulled up to varsity as a freshman during the 2015-201...

Wilde Lake Implements New After School Academic Support Program

Wilde Lake Implements New After School Academic Support Program

Faith Joseph, Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Replacing Wilde Lake’s previous program, Bridges, Beyond School Hours is a program designed to provide students with academic support in various content areas, from math to social studies.  Site coordinator Mrs. Buteau helps further the mission of Beyond School Hours, which is to offer all students...

An Early Finish: Sixteen Year Old Ariel Uy Graduates with the Class of 2017

An Early Finish: Sixteen Year Old Ariel Uy Graduates with the Class of 2017

Rachel Eisenhauer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

When making the decision to graduate from high school a year early, junior Ariel Uy asked herself, “Consider how it will affect all parts of your life. What are you missing [and] what are you gaining from leaving a year early?” For Uy, the decision was a difficult one. A lot of opportunities and experiences ca...

Women’s March Inspires Students to Get Involved

Women’s March Inspires Students to Get Involved

Misbah Farooqi, Editor-in-Chief
January 30, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“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, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

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...

Being “Pretty”: Media’s Image of the Perfect Woman

Being “Pretty”: Media’s Image of the Perfect Woman

Hope Kahn
January 5, 2017
Filed under Features, In Depth, Showcase

We've all done it: based our worth on what other people think of us. Both guys and girls have standards, but for girls, those standards are projected heavily and are particularly harsh and unrealistic. Girls feel pressured to look the part of society's ideal image which can lead to feeling negative about...

SGA Hosts Student Leadership Conference to Unite Student Body

SGA Hosts Student Leadership Conference to Unite Student Body

Gabby Christopher, Opinions Editor
January 3, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Culture Shock: A Student’s Guide to Busan, South Korea

Culture Shock: A Student’s Guide to Busan, South Korea

Anjali DasSarma, Editor-in-Chief
December 22, 2016
Filed under Features, In Depth, Opinion, Showcase

During a nearly two week visit to Busan, South Korea (the second largest city on the southern coast of South Korea), I was able to take part in many of the activities of native youth. The culture shock I encountered was not only just in the time difference (14 hours) and the food (I tried sundae, which is t...

Paw Print Reveals Fourth Floor Mystery

Paw Print Reveals Fourth Floor Mystery

Rachel Eisenhauer and Julia Bohse
December 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

From a swim team to a monster, the fourth floor has been a source of mystery for Wilde Lake students for years. Having not been allowed to venture to the fourth floor, students began to create their own tales of what really lies above the third floor. With gates guarding the entrance, students walk past it every da...

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