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Posts on anonymous Instagram accounts spread like wildfire.

Wilde Lake Burned by Un-Social Media

Zoe MacDiarmid, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2021

With at least ten new followers every hour and hundreds of likes, comments, and shares, Wilde Lake was buzzing this month with the spread of anonymous Instagram gossip accounts — shade rooms meant to...

Nick Shidle discusses the outcome of homecoming with Johanna Shin. (Photo by Arielle Levine)

General Assemblies Introduced to Uplift Student Voices, says SGA

Arielle Levine, News Editor December 15, 2021

One Wednesday every month, the cafeteria fills with about 138 students to broadcast student voices of Wilde Lake through a General Assembly run by the SGA. When student government association sponsor...

Shrek sitting on top of the wildecat.

Wilde Lake Is Like an Onion

Lee Lewis, Writer December 15, 2021

“They judge me before they even know me,” said Shrek. This quote, from the movie Shrek, always reminds me of Wilde Lake High School. Wilde Lake has a reputation for things like low achieving students...

Spanish Honor Society Binds Notebooks for a Dominican Republic School

Spanish Honor Society Binds Notebooks for a Dominican Republic School

Yasmin Roach, Writer December 15, 2021

It’s 2:30, and students gather in room 310, folding paper and cutting cardboard as they assemble the notebooks they will send to low-income students in the Dominican Republic. The bookbinding...

Ms. Morningstar teaches her Art 1 students. (Zoe MacDiarmid)

Arts Program Welcomes Two New Staff Members

Arielle Levine, News Editor November 30, 2021

The art wing had two rooms that needed to be filled for the 2021-2022 school year: an art room and the dance studio, Ms. Morningstar and Ms. Tucci made these rooms their own while starting their journey...

Advisory Reboot Gets Slow Start

Advisory Reboot Gets Slow Start

Yasmin Roach, Writer November 29, 2021

This year, Wilde Lake rebooted its Advisory program, a daily, 20-minute period to be used for community building, distributing materials, and giving information to students. But whether the program has...

Mr. Sillers on Main Street.

Wilde Lake Administration Adds Sillers to the Team

Arielle Levine, News Editor November 22, 2021

Wishing to act as a backbone for the Wilde Lake community, after 16 years at Hammond, Mr. Sillers is ready to make his mark on Wilde Lake. During his years at Hammond, Mr. Sillers was a social studies...

Felix Gomez painting one of the wood panels.

A Peek Behind the Curtain: “Clue” Crew Prepares for Opening Night

Lauren Kelly and Zoe MacDiarmid November 18, 2021

After months of preparation, Wilde Lake’s stage production of the board game “Clue.” Six unsuspecting D.C. inhabitants are brought to the luxurious Boddy Manor one stormy, long, murderous night....

‘Showcase of Bands’ Brings Together Marching Bands County-wide

‘Showcase of Bands’ Brings Together Marching Bands County-wide

Zoe MacDiarmid and Charlotte Fetters November 10, 2021

The stands were silent and the lights were glaring after the first marching band to perform marched onto Centennial’s football field on the evening of October 20. The drum major stands on a ladder,...

Students for Social Justice given the Howard County Humans Rights Commission award. (Photo from the Wilde Lake Social Justice Club)

Students for Social Justice Club Wins HoCo Human Rights Commission Award

Trisha Rathee, Writer November 10, 2021

The Students for Social Justice Club (S4SJ) received the HoCo Human Rights Commissions Award this year, for “their meritorious hard work,” says Sajana Vigna-McLaughlin, junior and member of S4SJ. This...

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