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While Pandemic Disrupts Everyday Life, Some Find Ways to Celebrate Milestones

Family celebrates a birth announcement.

Ayonna Ramey, Writer

May 21, 2020

COVID 19- has disrupted everyday life; daily routines have been interrupted and major life events are being delayed. According to the CDC, Maryland has had nearly 36,000 COVID-19 cases as of May 14. Gatherings have largely been suspended under Governor Larry Hogan’s recent stay at home order, whic...

JumpStart Offers High School Alternative to Combat Soaring College Cost

According to the International Journal of Education Research, 98% of dual-enrollment credits, like ones earned at HCC, will transfer to a post-secondary institution, but only 42% of AP credits will.

Rebecca Nason, Print Co-Editor in Chief

February 24, 2020

Bryan Cheung, a junior at Centennial High School, will be the first person in his family to earn a college degree and will graduate in 2021 with both his high school diploma and his AA in engineering because of the JumpStart program. He chose to participate in the program because college gave him more f...

Wilde Lake Students Express Enthusiasm Towards Voting

Wilde Lake Students Express Enthusiasm Towards Voting

Rebecca Nason, Print Co-Editor in Chief

February 3, 2020

The concept of voting brings many different images to mind, from the pillars of democracy to memories of struggling for the right to vote, to a feeling of apathy or discouragement, as though a single vote couldn’t matter.  Young people have traditionally voted at a much lower rate than other age gr...

StarTalk programs gives motivated students free language learning opportunity

StarTalk participants with exchange students from Columbia's sister city, Liyang.

Rebecca Nason, Print Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2020

As the world continues to globalize, language skills are becoming increasingly necessary for both business and national security. According to the BBC, around the world, sixty to seventy percent of people speak two or more languages. The National Security Agency is attempting to increase the number of bilin...

Wilde Lake Football Team Advances to Quarter Finals

The football team celebrates their second playoff win of the season.

Marian Isailovic, Writer

November 15, 2019

Cheers overtook the crowd as Wilde Lake beat Manchester Valley in their second playoff game with an incredible 22-0 victory. Despite near-freezing and the added challenges of a grass field, the players fought hard to keep their advantage of 7-0 during the first half and upped their score by two tou...

Improvisational Performance of “Peter and the Starcatcher” Brings Cast Together

Improvisational Performance of

Rebecca Nason, Print Co-Editor in Chief

December 10, 2018

In the improvisational “Peter and the Starcatcher,” actors worked together to bring their whimsical vision to life. Unlike in previous plays where students have worked with director Ms. Adler to create the blocking, “A lot of the blocking was made up on the spot,” said senior Maggie Vanvranken....

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