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Students Return to School with Mixed Feelings

Students Return to School with Mixed Feelings

Blaiz Blackston May 4, 2021

Weirded out, happy, reluctant. These were some of the feelings felt by many Howard County students as they returned to the school building in April after having been out of school for over a year.  As...

Vaccines Are a Dose of Hope for Teenagers

Vaccines Are a Dose of Hope for Teenagers

Greta Giuliano May 4, 2021

On April 5 when it was announced that anyone 16 and over was eligible for a vaccine, senior Amaiya Sancho was overjoyed. After losing both of her grandparents to the Coronavirus and losing out on her...

Rabbi Axler leading services in the parking lot in front of Temple Isaiah.

Worship Through a Pandemic: Fulton Rabbi Finds A Silver Lining

Arielle Levine January 8, 2021

Rabbi Craig Axler of Temple Isaiah in Fulton, Maryland, has transformed the way he leads his congregation as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. This year is anything but a typical year for...

Wilde Lake senior Maura Fleck on break at her job at Outback Steakhouse, January 2021

The Young People on the Front Lines

Samihah Keita and Zoe MacDiarmid January 8, 2021

During the COVID-19, the burden of working on the frontlines has largely fallen on young Americans. For many, this new struggle is also a source of pride. From April to July 2020, the number of employed...

The Wilde Lake football field now sits empty.

As HCPSS’ Winter Sports Season is Postponed, Players Prepare for Another Disappointing Season

Kavon Briggs, Rebecca Nason, and Zoe MacDiarmid January 7, 2021

After postponing the winter sports season, Wilde Lake athletes are preparing to continue their attempt to stay in shape without a team to practice with. The latest postponement, announced by HCPSS...

Essential Workers: Valuable, Commendable, and Steadfast in the Face of Fear

Essential Workers: Valuable, Commendable, and Steadfast in the Face of Fear

Komara Barba , Web Manager June 8, 2020

COVID-19 has established just how important essential workers are. With my mother being one of them, I've become even more appreciative of these workers and what they do. I never imagined I'd be here in...

Google makes Meet App free for all users.

Online Learning: Is it Really Working?

Amaiya Sancho , Sports Editor, Arts Editor May 29, 2020

It’s Thursday, 1:45pm, and you’re waiting for your teacher to finish up their last thought just before the end of class. Now your week of Google Meets is over, but now you have to make sure you turn...

This is a photo of my dad’s barber clippers and we are using them to cut my hair during this pandemic because I usually go to a barber shop.

Haircuts: Before, an Ordinary, Simple Task. Now, an Exciting Adventure.

Devin Garcia , Writer May 29, 2020

Do you miss your barber? That feeling you get after receiving a fresh fade or a lineup? I know I do - so much more than I thought I would. Unfortunately, due to health and safety risks it presents, barbershops...

Those on the Front Lines

Those on the Front Lines

Carly Damian , Writer May 21, 2020

With a packed schedule all day long, the emotions and personal lives of healthcare workers can easily be forgotten about. Nicole Stanley, a nurse for children in Pennsylvania, says, “I love being...

Family celebrates a birth announcement.

While Pandemic Disrupts Everyday Life, Some Find Ways to Celebrate Milestones

Ayonna Ramey , Writer May 21, 2020

COVID 19- has disrupted everyday life; daily routines have been interrupted and major life events are being delayed. According to the CDC, Maryland has had nearly 36,000 COVID-19 cases as of May 14. Gatherings...

Amidst Pandemic, Students Find New Ways to Celebrate

Amidst Pandemic, Students Find New Ways to Celebrate

Sarah Rubin, Managing Editor May 21, 2020

  A birthday celebrates a milestone in making it to another year, and acknowledges how special and valued an individual is. Wilde Lake junior, Logan Bitner-Parish, celebrated her sister’s birthday...

Through our Advice: “Find Your Purpose”

Through our Advice: “Find Your Purpose”

Aenilah Watkins, Web Editor in Chief May 21, 2020

Life is just beginning in the mind of an 18 year old. Whether you take the college path or not, you now have one of the biggest responsibilities this world could ask of you, to find your purpose. And for...

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