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Our Diversity Makes Us Stronger

Our Diversity Makes Us Stronger

Darae Lyles, Writer

May 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spotlight

Diversity is one of the biggest challenges we embrace here at The Lake. Wilde Lake’s diversity score is 70 percent, which is higher than the state average, 40 percent. We have African-Americans, Hispanics, Caucasians, Afro-Latinos, Asians, Middle Easterns, Africans, and Hawaiians. From celebrating cul...

Wilde Lake Varsity Basketball Has a “Special season… something to be remembered.”

Wilde Lake Varsity Basketball Has a “Special season… something to be remembered.”

Darae Lyles, Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spotlight, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

The Wilde Lake High School boys Varsity Basketball team, composed of eight seniors and the rest of the lineup juniors, finished fourth in the county with a season record of 16-8. Senior guard Trea Keys credits his success to the team. “I knew what we had here would be something great,” he said....

I Was Homesick After a Day at Glenelg

I Was Homesick After a Day at Glenelg

Rachel Henry, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Spotlight, Uncategorized

Walking up to Glenelg at 7:45 March 27, 2018 was terrifying. I had on my Wilde Lake sweatshirt, and my bulky Wilde Lake band jacket. I was a giant billboard saying “Hey! Look at me! I don’t belong here!” All of the participating students and some counselors sat down in a small conference room...

Teachers Award Record Number of Positive Behavior Forms

Teachers Award Record Number of Positive Behavior Forms

MiMi Johnson

May 13, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Spotlight, Uncategorized

This year, teachers have handed out more positive behavior forms than discipline forms, the result of an increased effort to recognize students for their successes and not simply their missteps. In the first two quarters of the school year, 179 disciplinary forms were given out to students. But duri...

Pole Vaulter Kareem Press Reaches New Heights

Pole Vaulter Kareem Press Reaches New Heights

Hope Kahn, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2017


Filed under Features Spotlight, Sports, Spotlight

Sprinting down the runway with speed, determination and focus, junior Kareem Press plants the pole firmly onto the ground, takes flight, and soars through the air clearing the bar at 10 feet. This was the moment Press won pole vault at Howard County regionals. Press’ clearance of 10 feet at regional...

Sophomore Trea Keys Shoots to Top Ranked Scorer in Howard County

Sophomore Trea Keys Shoots to Top Ranked Scorer in Howard County

Hope Kahn, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2017


Filed under Features Spotlight, Sports, Spotlight, Winter Sports

“He’s-A-Soph-More!” the crowd chants as Trea Keys, a 5’7” point guard, scores from the 3-point line again and again. Keys, the leading scorer in Howard County basketball, is an essential part of the varsity basketball team. Keys was pulled up to varsity as a freshman during the 2015-2016...

As Registered EMT, Andrea D’Souza Spent the Summer Saving Lives

As Registered EMT, Andrea D’Souza Spent the Summer Saving Lives

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

October 7, 2016


Filed under Features Spotlight, Spotlight

While most students spent the summer traveling or hanging out with friends, senior Andrea D’Souza, spent her vacation riding in ambulances and helping people in emergency. D’Souza became an official volunteer Emergency Medical Technician or an EMT on August 31. Volunteer EMT’s are the people...

Jumping For Joy

Jumping For Joy

Gabby Christopher, 2015-2017 Opinions Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports, Spotlight

“Jump roping is a relatively new sport that is still developing everyday.” says freshman, David Gordon. “But it’s not very complicated to get started.  All you need is a rope.” David Gordon and Michael Laper, devote 2-4 hours to competitive jump roping everyday. Gordon was first inspired...

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