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In CDC Study, Rate of ADHD Diagnoses Skyrocket Among High School Students

In CDC Study, Rate of ADHD Diagnoses Skyrocket Among High School Students

Dylan Reynolds June 13, 2013

2.1 million teenagers in the United States are diagnosed with ADHD, a 40 percent increase since 2002, says a recent study by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However the drastic...

English Curriculum Refocuses Attention toward Classics: Young Adult Novels To Be Cut

English Curriculum Refocuses Attention toward Classics: Young Adult Novels To Be Cut

Dylan Reynolds June 3, 2013

Wilde Lake students will walk into their English classes this fall to a much-unexpected change: many popular Young Adult fiction novels will have been cut from the curriculum. The change will be part...

English Students Welcome Mrs. Read to Wilde Lake

English Students Welcome Mrs. Read to Wilde Lake

Dylan Reynolds March 24, 2013

After months of substitute teachers Mrs. Read was made a permanent teacher for tenth graders at Wilde Lake. In November, Wilde Lake said goodbye to Mrs. Creed, a longstanding and beloved member of the...

Social Media Finds Place in Education

Social Media Finds Place in Education

Dylan Reynolds March 24, 2013

In 2005, MySpace was the most popular Social Media site in the world, Facebook was used by less than one million people, and only two percent of public schools allowed in-class cell phone use, according...

Photograph by Becca Farquahar

“We Are Leaders”: Letterman Hold School’s First Leadership Summit

Dylan Reynolds January 24, 2013

Students circled around Senior Nicco Jones, eagerly waiting for him to complete a seemingly impossible challenge: cut a hole in a piece of printing paper large enough for him to walk through. It was...

Wilde Lake Pilots Electronic Recommendation Tool

Wilde Lake Pilots Electronic Recommendation Tool

Dylan Reynolds January 24, 2013

This winter, teachers began using a new electronic class scheduling and recommendation tool. The new system does not replace the current paper-based process, but is a supplement intended to increase efficiency...

Wilde Lake Excels Despite Stereotypes

Wilde Lake Excels Despite Stereotypes

Dylan Reynolds January 24, 2013

Every student was surprised with a piece of candy during lunch on December 21 to celebrate the school’s increased attendance. According to Mr. LeMon, the rate increased from 95 to 97 percent. Wilde...

Professionals Butt Heads over Concussions

Dylan Reynolds November 24, 2012

“My brother’s junior year was completely screwed up by his concussions,” said Senior Jordan Trinh, whose graduated brother, Ethan, wrestled for the Varsity Wrestling team. “He played through at...

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