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Don’t Freak Out if You’re Single

Don’t Freak Out if You’re Single

Jessica Hubert

March 14, 2014

Set the scene: It's prom night and you don't have a date. All your other friends have a date and are taking 400 pictures and pinning on boutonnieres and corsages. You’re standing outside of the group, questioning your life and every decision you’ve made. Should I have asked Joe Schmo out that time after Spring Break? Should I have let him make that move when we went to see Safe Haven?...

Break from the Traditional Midterms

Break from the Traditional Midterms

Jessica Hubert

February 19, 2014

For midterms this year, many seniors said that instead of having to do a long, drawn out test, their teachers gave individual projects. Senior year, we are all stressed. If we say we aren’t, don’t believe it. The stress may not be apparent, but it’s there pushed back in the recesses of our minds....

Lady Cats Going “Back to the Basics”

Lady Cats Going “Back to the Basics”

Jessica Hubert

February 19, 2014

As the warm-up music blares from the speakers and vibrates off the gym walls, the Wilde Lake girls varsity basketball team shows off their skills up and down the court. The pre-game countdown winds down and the girls are called over to the sideline for a short encouraging talk from new Head Coach, Rober...

YouTube and Social Media Restrictions Lifted in Howard County Public Schools

YouTube and Social Media Restrictions Lifted in Howard County Public Schools

Jessica Hubert

November 20, 2013

Students “like” and “comment” on a photo of Miley Cyrus using their cell phones and media center computers. At lunch and in the hallways, students check updates and add pictures of their friends to Facebook. This is what Wilde Lake High School looks like in 2013. Starting this year, ...

Dr West: Wilde Lake’s Respected Sage Retires

Dr West: Wilde Lake's Respected Sage Retires

Jessica Hubert

November 20, 2013

Former Social Studies teacher Dr. Herb West retired two weeks before the start of this school year. As an admired staff member and a dear friend to teachers and students alike, Dr. West will be missed. Dr. West taught Sociology and African American Studies. His classes were full of deep and t...

Bringing “Fresh” Spirit to the Lake

Jesula Fleurizard guides her group of freshmen while they write letters to their future-selves.

Jessica Hubert

November 20, 2013

While waiting for the schedule to resume on the day of PSAT testing, all fresh- men were gathered for a day of “fun.” The freshmen class was split up and each group was assigned three to four senior leaders. In the main gym, students line-danced and did trust falls off of a table. In the cafeteria, students wrote letters to their future selves. On the track, they ...

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