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Mr. Berger Retires After 51 Years of Teaching

Mr. Berger Retires After 51 Years of Teaching

Rayma Kochakkan

June 13, 2013

Special Educator Mr. Berger will be saying goodbye this year to a school he served for more than a decade and a career that has lasted him much longer. Prior to teaching at Wilde Lake, Mr. Berger worked at the Gallaudet School for the Deaf in Maryland and taught at schools in Los Angeles, Californi...

Big Bang’s Alive Surges Among K-Pop Listeners

Big Bang’s Alive Surges Among K-Pop Listeners

Rayma Kochakkan

June 4, 2013

A train rolls by on the tracks above Brooklyn. The camera pans down to the street where a young man with purple hair and a fitted hat with words “BAD BOY” printed across the front chases after a girl who clearly wants nothing to do with him. One by one, the rest of the members of Big Bang make th...

Scholarship Database Eases Scholarship Process

Scholarship Database Eases Scholarship Process

Rayma Kochakkan

May 29, 2013

In January 2012, Howard County implemented a new scholarship database that provides students with access to local scholarships. This database, which can be reached at scholarships.hcpss.org, displays all scholarships available to Howard County students. Specific scholarships can be found according to GPA, ...

Jobs for Teenages Are First to Go in Poor Economy

Jobs for Teenages Are First to Go in Poor Economy

Rayma Kochakkan

March 25, 2013

There are certain things that define being a teenager: shopping at the mall, going to prom, and enjoying the freedom of having a car. But all of these things cost money, and in an economy where teenage jobs are the first to go, many of today’s young adults have struggled to find a job to help pay for th...

Middle School Reading Classes Removed from Howard County Curriculum

Middle School Reading Classes Removed from Howard County Curriculum

Rayma Kochakkan

January 24, 2013

We all remember Reading class. We made Harry Potter cereal boxes, we researched Big Six problem solving techniques, we scribbled answers in our vocabulary workbooks. In the past few years, the usefulness of Reading class has been up for debate. In Howard County, the course has been eliminated from the...

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