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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, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

February 23, 2017

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...

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

The new net-zero building has natural lighting that shines through large windows.

Gabby Christopher and Bryan Castillo, Opinions Editor and Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

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...

SGA Hosts Student Leadership Conference to Unite Student Body

SGA Hosts Student Leadership Conference to Unite Student Body

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

January 3, 2017

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...

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

(Left) Avery Trinh and (Right) Maddy Ho

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

December 1, 2016

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...

In Spite of Losing Season, Field Hockey Is Hopeful for Future of Program

In Spite of Losing Season, Field Hockey Is Hopeful for Future of Program

November 2, 2016

In the past four years, Wilde Lake Field Hockey has been through eight different coaches. That’s why Coach Ginger Kincaid, has said that she is “here to stay.” This was a losing season for the Field Hockey team, but it was also one of tremendous growth, said Mrs. Kincaid. Mrs. Kincaid coached...

Ms. Henderson is a New Addition to the English Department and Yearbook

Ms. Henderson is a New Addition to the English Department and Yearbook

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

October 14, 2016

Ms. Henderson is a new yearbook sponsor and English teacher at Wilde Lake this year. Though she’s new to Wilde Lake, she’s not new to teaching. She was a teacher for one year at Oakland Mills before she came here. She decided to become an English teacher because reading and writing have always...

As Registered EMT, Andrea D’Souza Spent the Summer Saving Lives

As Registered EMT, Andrea D'Souza Spent the Summer Saving Lives

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

October 7, 2016

While most students spent the summer traveling or hanging out with friends, senior Andrea D’Souza, spent her vacation riding in ambulances and helping people in emergency. D’Souza became an official volunteer Emergency Medical Technician or an EMT on August 31. Volunteer EMT’s are the people...

Male Dancers at Wilde Lake Break Stereotypes Through Creative Expression

Male Dancers at Wilde Lake Break Stereotypes Through Creative Expression

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

June 13, 2016

By: Gabby Christopher and Khalea Conway Walking into Wilde Lake’s dance studio, it’s easy to see the population is primarily female students. In the performing arts, especially dance, masculinity is at stake. Ms. Estabrook, Dance teacher, has taught classes with fluctuating amounts of males,...

The First Annual Spring Fair Proves to be a Blooming Success

The First Annual Spring Fair Proves to be a Blooming Success

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

June 13, 2016

Despite the consecutive weeks of rain showers, students were able to spring into the new season at the first annual Spring Fair organized by the SGA on April 28. Students who attended were able to buy tickets which were redeemable for several games that were sponsored by different clubs. Some...

More Technology is Needed in Classrooms

More Technology is Needed in Classrooms

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

June 13, 2016

Ever since the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy was implemented in Howard County at the beginning of this school year, students using their cell phones has become a commonality within classrooms. This year, more and more teachers have been planning assignments and activities...

Why Everybody Should be a Feminist

Why Everybody Should be a Feminist

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

June 1, 2016

Time Magazine has been publishing an issue at the end of the year with someone they name the Person of the Year. Since 1927, the beginning of this tradition, there’s only been 4 women to ever be named this and Angela Merkel, Time’s 2015 Person of the Year, is the first woman since 1986 to receive...

Tardy Table Proves to be Inadequate

Tardy Table Proves to be Inadequate

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

November 12, 2015

Every morning there are students who are just a few seconds or minutes late to school and instead of being able to quickly run to class, they have to stand in the tedious and long tardy table line. The tardy table was implemented as a way to make sure that kids who are late to school get consequences...

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