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Wildecat Time Changes Implemented

Gabby Christopher

November 12, 2015


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Wildecat time was implemented last year when the administrators and students decided they wanted some sort of free time where students and teachers could meet for extra help, club meetings or just a short break from class. Many students like sophomore, Imasha Kuruppuarachchi, used Wildecat time last...

Ms. Tarr Returns to Wilde Lake to Give Back

Ms. Tarr Returns to Wilde Lake to Give Back

Gabby Christopher

November 12, 2015


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Though Ms. Tarr is a new addition to our math department, she is no stranger to Wilde Lake. After graduating from Wilde Lake and attending Towson and College Park, she has returned to give back to the school community that helped her understand the value of a good education. When she started high...

CRD Program Helps Students Discover Alternative Paths

CRD Program Helps Students Discover Alternative Paths

Keshav Suri

November 12, 2015


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“It’s all about knowing you,” says Mrs. Bullock, who teaches Career, Research, and Development, or CRD, which is, according to Mrs. Bullock, “about teaching skills students will use as they become young adults.” In general, CRD serves those who are not necessarily on the four-year college...

Mr. Crouch Fills Gap in Choir Department

Mr. Crouch Fills Gap in Choir Department

Anjali DasSarma

November 6, 2015


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Kevin Crouch’s musical journey began with his father, in the car. “[My father] would ask: ‘what is this note? What is this note?’ It was all to train my ear so that I would get better,” said Crouch, the new choir teacher at Wilde Lake. His father, a singer and songwriter who has written a...

For Muslim Students, Prejudice Still Looms

For Muslim Students,  Prejudice Still Looms

Carmen Freeman

June 16, 2015


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At Wilde Lake, we often feel like as though we live in a world that is over prejudice, when in reality, many still feel the subtle and unseen hand of discrimination. Muslim students, often misunderstood, as a result of stereotyping in the media. Freshman Zuha Wasti defines prejudice as “people...

Student Run Clothing Line Sees Initial Success

Student Run Clothing Line Sees Initial Success

Mya Askew

June 16, 2015


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Creative Luxuries was born during the summer of 2014 when Kenyatta Bellamy and Derrell Cain were struck by the idea to combine their interests in fashion and business to create a company that now produces their marble t-shirts with the signature double X logo on the back. While the creators have found...

Intern/Mentor Students Create New Technology

Intern/Mentor Students Create New Technology

Jenny Lees

June 16, 2015


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Thin films. While the words alone might not mean much to most people, anyone who has used a phone, mirror, or a pair of glasses has relied on thin films, and grad- uates Mary Kate Toole and Lizzie Lee in- vented a new system to measure thin film thickness. Toole and Lee interned at Blue Wave Semiconductors, where they studied thin film deposition, which...

Wilde Lake Prepares Prescott for Future In Music

Wilde Lake Prepares  Prescott for Future In Music

Gabby Christopher

June 16, 2015


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Former Band President, Leah Prescott, has been through just about every part of Wilde Lake’s music program. From Wind Ensemble, to Concert Band, to Jazz Band to Rock Band, she spends most of her free time playing music.  Her involvement in school bands started when her family moved from Cali...

Lindsay Murray Finds Voice On Youtube

Lindsay Murray Finds Voice On Youtube

Misbah Farooqi

June 16, 2015


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When sophomore Lindsay Murray comes home from a day of school followed by cheer practice or play rehearsal, she goes through her daily routine which includes homework and studying, just like most people. However, that’s not where her day ends. After she finishes her school work, she turns on her video...

Ms. Lopez Announces Retirement

Ms. Lopez Announces Retirement

Caitlyn Brosnan

June 16, 2015


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“Obey The Lopez” reads the sign at the front of Ms. Lopez’s classroom, a gift from the Class of 2013 for her birthday. The sign describes her unique persona perfectly: regal and wise with a hint of mischief. Well known for her one-of-a-kind personality and worldly approach to teaching, Ms. ...

Ms. Becker Selected as Teacher of the Year

Ms. Becker Selected as Teacher of the Year

Catherine Ewing

June 16, 2015


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Dim, dreary, dull. These are the words that often come to mind when entering a typical math class. But enter Ms. Becker’s classroom and you will immediately be greeted with bright and positive energy that brings math to life. That’s what makes Ms. Becker stand out as a teacher and what earned he...

Hoops for Heart Raises $2,500 for Charity

Hoops for Heart Raises $2,500 for Charity

Catherine Ewing

June 16, 2015


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This year, the National Honor Society recognized a problem: heart disease is the number one cause of death in America. To combat this, they chose to fundraise      for the American Heart Association by hosting Hoops for Heart. The bracket-style 3v3 basketball tournament took place after school on ...

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