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Indoor Track Team Shatters Records at States

Indoor Track Team Shatters Records at States

Ali Mallo

March 16, 2015

Wilde Lake broke records this past week at the indoor track and field 3A State Championships. Five different records were broken, and one State Champion was crowned. Senior David Eisenhauer lead the boys team with a State Championship title, winning both the 1600m and 3200m races with new personal record...

Letterman Raise $400 in Spare Change for Grassroots

Letterman Raise $400 in Spare Change for Grassroots

Jenny Lees

December 12, 2014

Three Howard County high school students died by suicide last year. For Howard County, that number is about average for the past three years, according to Cathy Smith, who intends to bring that number to zero. Cathy Smith is the Youth Coordinator of the Grassroots Crisis Center and Homeless Shelter,...

Chesapeake Bay Drainage Project Combats Pollution

Chesapeake Bay Drainage Project Combats Pollution

Anjali DasSarma, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2014

“They even had to look into explosives,” said Mr Crouse, 11th grade assistant principal, when asked about the Chesapeake Bay Drainage project. The Chesapeake Bay Drainage project, part of Howard County’s Watershed and Restoration Program, started in June to improve water quality and reduce stormwater...

Wild Wilde West

Wild Wilde West

Janay Gore

May 6, 2014

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A Showcase of Champions: Ms. Midgley Presents Award Winning Speech and Debate Team

A Showcase of Champions: Ms. Midgley Presents Award Winning Speech and Debate Team

Nathan Nguyen

May 1, 2014

On Tuesday April 29 the Speech and Debate team performed a their best oral pieces of the year to a small but adoring crowd. Here are pictures from the event.   ...

Administration Reinforces Cell Phone Policy

Administration Reinforces Cell Phone Policy

Mariah Robinson

March 13, 2014

                  This august administration has reinforced the cell phone policy here at Wilde Lake. The policy was created because “the superintendent wanted students to have more access in school” said assistant principle Ms. Brennan. However, the policy was so indistinct administrat...

Camera Systems Installed on Howard County School Buses

Camera Systems Installed on Howard County School Buses

Syra Kayani

February 26, 2014

The Howard County Public School System is now in the process of installing digital camera systems on all school buses. With the goal to have every Howard County bus equipped with a camera system in the next few years, the camera’s are being installed to address and allow schools to investigate compla...

Student Walkers Concerned for their Safety

Student Walkers Concerned for their Safety

Syra Kayani

February 26, 2014

  Local paths used to be freshman *Caroline Richardsons go-to route for getting around,` until the day she was sexually harassed. Richardson recalls the incident. “A guy was walking towards me from the opposite direction on the path. He seemed normal enough from a distance, but as we go...

Edmodo: A Teaching Tool for College Readiness

Edmodo: A Teaching Tool for College Readiness

Nathan Nguyen

February 21, 2014

Edmodo is a virtual classroom that emulates the Facebook interface. By allowing students and teachers to connect through the internet, teachers can easily assign homework, create quizzes,and engage students in discussion, all in a virtual classroom setting. AP Environmental Science teacher, Mrs. Proctor, ...

Glitchy Common App Bugs Students

Glitchy Common App Bugs Students

Daniel Ingham

February 19, 2014

After weeks of laboring over writing supplements, filling out personal information, and following up on teacher recommendation letters, senior Evan Bell sat down on October 15 to send an online college application to one of her top choices, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Filling out that online application on Common App was no small feat, but it was a labor of love. After...

YouTube and Social Media Restrictions Lifted in Howard County Public Schools

YouTube and Social Media Restrictions Lifted in Howard County Public Schools

Jessica Hubert

November 20, 2013

Students “like” and “comment” on a photo of Miley Cyrus using their cell phones and media center computers. At lunch and in the hallways, students check updates and add pictures of their friends to Facebook. This is what Wilde Lake High School looks like in 2013. Starting this year, ...

County Lowers Academic Eligibility Standards for Students

County Lowers Academic Eligibility Standards for Students

Syra Kayani

November 20, 2013

With at least a 2.0 GPA and no more than one E for the marking period, students in Howard County are, for the first time, allowed to fail a class and continue to participate in extracurricular activities. Last year’s policy, which required a minimum 2.0 GPA for participation, was revised, ...

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