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Wilde Lake Teachers Disappointed by Election Results

Wilde Lake Teachers Disappointed by Election Results

Bryan Castillo

December 15, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

At Wilde Lake, teachers just like the students, want to have their opinions heard on the results of the election. While some teachers feel satisfied with the results, others feel disappointed and shocked. Ms. Nichols, a government teacher feels disappointed with Donald Trump being elected. Ms. Nichols...

Post-Election, Wilde Lake Students Express Shock and Disappointment

Post-Election, Wilde Lake Students Express Shock and Disappointment

Ihsaan Fanusie, Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

After the 2016 presidential election, Wilde Lake, just like the rest of the United States, was shocked and full of mixed emotions. On Tuesday, November 8, millions of people cast their vote in the presidential election. By early morning of November 9, it was declared by most major news stations that...

Student Voices Discussion Allows Students to Share Their Feelings About the Election

Student Voices Discussion Allows Students to Share Their Feelings About the Election

Gabby Christopher, Opinions Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

As a result of all the emotions students and staff have expressed due to the results of the election, administration and student leaders put together a student voices discussion after school on November 14, where students were encouraged to freely share their thoughts and opinions about the outcom...

Girls Varsity Soccer Team Finishes Strong After Rebuilding Year

Girls Varsity Soccer Team Finishes Strong After Rebuilding Year

Bryan Castillo

November 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year’s girls varsity soccer team finished strong in the playoffs, defeating Oakland Mills and Hammond, while losing against River Hill in the third round of playoffs. The team had many new young girls who hadn’t played at the high school level yet. The captains knew it was a year to rebuild...

Homework: How Much is Too Much?

Homework: How Much is Too Much?

Julia Bohse, Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As students, it often feels as if we are bombarded with homework. When one factors in extracurricular activities, jobs, a social life, family time, and sleep, it begins to seem as if there are not nearly enough hours in the day to accommodate our busy schedules. The current HCPSS homework policy recommends...

In Spite of Losing Season, Field Hockey Is Hopeful for Future of Program

In Spite of Losing Season, Field Hockey Is Hopeful for Future of Program

November 2, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the past four years, Wilde Lake Field Hockey has been through eight different coaches. That’s why Coach Ginger Kincaid, has said that she is “here to stay.” This was a losing season for the Field Hockey team, but it was also one of tremendous growth, said Mrs. Kincaid. Mrs. Kincaid coached...

Poms Squad Going Strong in Its Third Year at Wilde Lake

Poms Squad Going Strong in Its Third Year at Wilde Lake

Hope Kahn

October 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Poms, now in its third year at Wilde Lake, has evolved from a small, student-run club to a twenty-plus member squad, its largest group yet, said Audrey Fioretto. Senior captain, Audrey Fioretto, has been on the team since it has started. “I helped with its start up and invested a lot of time into...

County Requires Freshmen to Take PSAT

County Requires Freshmen to Take PSAT

October 28, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Freshmen took the 8-9 PSAT on October 19, along with sophomores and juniors taking the regular PSAT. The 8-9 PSAT focused on eighth and ninth grade subjects, while sophomores and juniors took the traditional PSAT. According to Mr. LeMon, the 8-9 PSAT is an opportunity from the county to expose ninth...

Wilde Lake Varsity Volleyball beats Glenelg for the first time in over four years

Wilde Lake Varsity Volleyball beats Glenelg for the first time in over four years

Bryan Castillo

October 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On September 15, Wilde Lake varsity volleyball played and won all three sets against Glenelg High for the first time in over four years. Wilde Lake won three sets in a row 25-17, 25-22, 25-22. The team was able to get 34 kills, 40 points from serving, 4 total blocks, and 48 digs. The Wilde Lake Varsity...

Meet the Cast of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”

Meet the Cast of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”

Rachel Eisenhauer

October 20, 2016


Filed under Arts, Features, Showcase

            Wilde Lake’s fall musical, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, is playing on November 17, 18, and 19 at 7 pm. Tickets are for sale now at wildelake.seatyourself.biz and are $12 each. For students, tickets can be bought at lunch for $8. Below is a question and answer with the cast....

Soccer Standout Sydney McNamara Enters Final Season at Wilde Lake

Soccer Standout Sydney McNamara Enters Final Season at Wilde Lake

Julia Bohse

October 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Sydney McNamara, an integral part of the girls varsity soccer team and a standout student, earned a starting position her freshman year and never looked back. Since her first year on the team, the team has looked to McNamara to score under pressure, and she is not one to disappoint. In addition...

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