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Varsity Cheer Ends Historic Season

Aenilah Watkins and Komara Barba | February 26, 2020

On January 29, the WLHS cheer team made history for the first time ever, as the varsity team qualified for and performed at regionals.  Each season, HCPSS allows the cheerleading team to participate in up to 3 invitational competitions. Ms. Townsend, the head varsity coach, says “Invitationals are a necessity if we are going to grow our program and become better competitors. They're a great opportunity...

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The Wilde Lake “Corner Cafe” Free Food Pantry

Ayonna Ramey, Writer | February 24, 2020

Beginning on March first, a permanent food pantry will begin at Wilde Lake, called The Corner Cafe.  The food bank was started by Mrs. Leonard and Ms. Volpe, who agreed that it’d be useful in the endeavour to help families with a lack of available resources, who are unable to attain the food needed to sustain them healthily throughout the week.  Some of the products going to be provided are...

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Rise Up: The Pathway To Success

Devin Garcia, Writer | February 24, 2020

This year, Wilde Lake is pioneering a new program that is encouraging students to rise up a level in at least one subject, to help them achieve their full potential.  Wilde Lake principal, Marcy Leonard, has been the driving force encouraging students to rise up. In her previous position as principal of Hammond High School, she promoted the same program. During her tenure there, Hammond produced...

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Do You Hear Howard County Sing When Tomorrow Comes

Sarah Rubin, Print Co-Editor in Chief | February 24, 2020

The lights go down, the audience quiets, and the stage is still. The students begin to enter, ready to perform. They have one chance, and after months of practice and preparation, the moment has finally arrived. Suddenly, the tympanies roar, the light shines down, and the show begins. On Sunday, April 26, for the very first time, over a hundred students from high schools across the county will...

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HBCUs Admit Non-Black Applicants, Students Are Critical

Aenilah Watkins, Web Editor in Chief | February 7, 2020

As Wilde Lake African American seniors are closing the chapter of their high school careers, many are preparing to continue their education in college, some have set their sights specifically on attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HCBUs).  Recently administrators at HBCU are looking to attract more diversity within the non-black community as they believe tuition from these students...

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