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Auditions for Wilde Lake’s Spring Musical, Guys and Dolls

Auditions for Wilde Lake’s Spring Musical, Guys and Dolls

Sydney Lowry, Writer

December 6, 2019

For anyone who loves to sing, dance, or act, Wilde Lake’s theatre department is holding auditions for the spring musical, Guys and Dolls, on Tuesday, December 10th.  Guys and Dolls is a classic musical comedy, involving overlapping love stories, gambling, and plenty of singing and dancing. Set in ...

Wilde Lake Trio Graduates From Four Month Leadership U Program

Wilde Lake Trio Graduates From Four Month Leadership U Program

Nadyne Segbe and Komara Barba

December 6, 2019

Wilde Lake's Ashley Maharaj, Matthew Santos, and Evan Schneider graduated this week from Leadership U. A four month program which allows incoming juniors in Howard County to practice leadership skills by discussing, identifying, and finding solutions for the problems within the community. "We did...

Howard County No Longer Allows Teachers to Award Extra Credit to Students

Howard County No Longer Allows Teachers to Award Extra Credit to Students

Devin Garcia, Writer

December 6, 2019

This year, Howard County has introduced a new policy which no longer allows teachers to award extra credit to students. In the past, many teachers would offer extra credit opportunities to students with borderline grades, providing them with the small boost necessary to raise their letter grade.  ...

Boys Varsity Basketball Team Looks to Continue Early Season Success

Boys Varsity Basketball Team Looks to Continue Early Season Success

Nadyne Segbe and Komara Barba

December 4, 2019

This year, as a new highly anticipated Basketball season arrives, the Wilde Lake Boys Varsity team looks to regain their spot as a dominant force in the county. So far the boys season has been getting off to a good start as they’ve won their scrimmage against Northwood High with a score of 86-54 and t...

Howard County School System No Longer Releases Interims To Students

Howard County School System No Longer Releases Interims To Students

Devin Garcia, Writer

November 25, 2019

This year, Howard County has removed interims, meaning students will no longer be given a paper copy of their grades halfway through each quarter to bring home to their families.   Interims initial purpose was to provide a measurement of a student’s progress midway through the quarter, and give feedbac...

Karate Kickin Katilyn

Karate Kickin Katilyn

Nadyne Segbe, Writer

November 22, 2019

After intense training and non-stop motivation, senior Kaitlyn Vong won 3 rings over the weekend in New York at the North American Karate Association Mid-Atlantic tournament. Kaitlyn placed 1st in Forms and Weapons, and 2nd in Sparring. "I was very determined and was set on winning. These rings made...

Wilde Lake High School Presents Matilda The Musical

Wilde Lake High School Presents Matilda The Musical

Nadyne Segbe, Writer

November 19, 2019

  The Wilde Lake High School Theater Department is presenting: Matilda The Musical this upcoming Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Tickets are $13 online and $14 at the door. The play will begin at 7 and is located in the Jim Rouse Theatre. Brooke Webster, who plays the lead Matilda in the play,...

Boys Soccer Wins First State Championship Since 1998 in Overtime

Boys Soccer Wins First State Championship Since 1998 in Overtime

Carly Damian and Komara Barba

November 19, 2019

This past weekend, the boys soccer team won the state championship against C.Milton Wright with the score of 1- 0. Meanwhile, the girls were runner ups against Northern High with a score of 0-5. The winning goal for the boys was scored by a possible candidate for Player of the Year, Ousman Touray. ...

Wilde Lake Football Team Advances to Quarter Finals

Wilde Lake Football Team Advances to Quarter Finals

Marian Isailovic, Writer

November 15, 2019

Cheers overtook the crowd as Wilde Lake beat Manchester Valley in their second playoff game with an incredible 22-0 victory. Despite near-freezing and the added challenges of a grass field, the players fought hard to keep their advantage of 7-0 during the first half and upped their score by two tou...

Wilde Lake Boys and Girls Soccer Bring Home Two State Semi Final Victories: Both Teams Advance to 3A Championship

Wilde Lake Boys and Girls Soccer Bring Home Two State Semi Final Victories: Both Teams Advance to 3A Championship

Amaiya Sancho, Writer

November 13, 2019

The Wilde Lake boys and girls soccer teams brought home a joint victory in the state semi-final games against Mt.Hebron and Chesapeake High this past Saturday. In the boys 2-1 victory against Mt. Hebron High, junior Ousman Touray scored both goals in the 2nd half. Junior Tyriq Umrani said, "It's great....

Hui Time Gives Students a Cafeteria Alternative

Hui Time Gives Students a Cafeteria Alternative

Nadyne Segbe, Writer

November 13, 2019

Remember recess? It’s back. Not everyone wants to spend their lunch period in the cafeteria. That’s why administration is implementing Hui Time, an alternative to a cafeteria lunch, where students can spend their lunch period in the gym, instead, playing basketball, or just hanging out.  Mr....

Lateness Policy Creates Long Lines and Delays Instruction For Late Students

Lateness Policy Creates Long Lines and Delays Instruction For Late Students

Aenilah Watkins, Web Editor in Chief

November 11, 2019

At 7:25am across Howard County, students are expected to be in school on time. However, this isn’t always the case for Wilde Lake seniors Selam Abebe, Bryan Shin, and Trea Jenkins. The trio often misses the 7:10-7:25am timeframe, after which time students stand in line and await an official tardy pas...

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