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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...

Wilde Lake Teachers Disappointed by Election Results

Wilde Lake Teachers Disappointed by Election Results

Bryan Castillo
December 15, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

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, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

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, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Girls Varsity Soccer Team Finishes Strong After Rebuilding Year

Girls Varsity Soccer Team Finishes Strong After Rebuilding Year

Bryan Castillo
November 18, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year’s girls varsity soccer team finished strong in the playoffs, defeating Oakland Mills and Hammond, while losing against River Hill in the third round of playoffs. The team had many new young girls who hadn’t played at the high school level yet. The captains knew it was a year to rebuild...

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