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Drama Department Heads Reflect on Their Experience With Wilde Lake Theatre

Rachel Henry, Susie Osborne, Darae Lyles, Hope Kahn, Rebecca Nason, Sarah Rubin, and Marian Isailovic | May 13, 2019

Brian Hudec: Sound Department Head   By: Marian Isailovic If you recently saw “Chicago,” and noticed the smooth transition from speech to song between characters, you may have also noticed Brian, head of sound, following each line to make the microphones react as perfectly as they can. Although stationed in the back of theatre, he also fixes mics and makes sure everything is aligned correctly...

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

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. “Peter and the Starcatcher” is a prequel to Peter Pan. In it “Boy”, played by Tristan...

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Lew Dutrow’s Final Bow

Hannah Van Osdel, Writer | June 13, 2018

After 38 years at Wilde Lake, band director  Mr. Dutrow is retiring. Mr. Dutrow has educated young musicians for decades and has left a positive and lasting impact on the Wilde Lake community. Mr. Dutrow was born  in Frederick, Maryland. Growing up, he lived with his sister, Rueyann, and parents, Norman and Margaret. From a young age, he was taught the importance of perseverance and hard work. Mr....

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Students and Alzheimer’s Residents Use Art to Close the Gap Between Generations

Sophia Hilger, Writer | March 16, 2018

“We never color in the lines,” said Maya English, president of Art Honors Society, of her experience at Vantage House, where the Wilde Lake Art Honors Society pairs students and Alzheimer’s residents in a program called “Opening Minds Through Art.” The program focuses on the process of creating abstract art to help those with Alzheimer’s access their creative side and build confidence...

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Band Conductor Mr. Dutrow Wins Outstanding Music Educator Award

Luka Trikha, Writer | May 8, 2017

Coming back from Myrtle Beach, holding multiple awards from the Legends In Concert Championship, the student on the buses erupted into cheers when they pulled up to see a sign stating Mr. Dutrow had been awarded the Outstanding Music Educator Award by the Maryland Music Educators Association. Mr. Dutrow has been conducting for Wilde Lake’s band for 37 years, and students have had very memorable...

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