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Gentlemen of Excellence leading young men in positive direction

Keegan Dant, Lirim Krasniqi, and Suriya Sundaramurthi

The Gentlemen of Excellence is a new club dedicated to forming and shaping the young men of Watkins Mill High School into contributing members of the community. The Gentleman of Excellence was originally thought up by special education teacher Termaine Belote and English and IB Film teacher Jamaly Allen. “There hasn’t been anything school base...

April 20, 2017No Comments

Why our school is so hot, when it will finally cool off

Why our school is so hot, when it will finally cool off

Anna Liu

On April 10, Watkins Mill will begin converting the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system from heating to cooling mode in preparation for the warmer spring and summer months. Montgomery County Public Schools mandates when the HVAC heating and cooling is converted in the spring and fall. WMHS uses a HVAC system where only heating or ...

April 5, 2017No Comments

Watkins Mill alumna set to present at Eastern Michigan University Undergraduate Conference

Samantha Naya

Watkins Mill High School alumna Emily Aquino has set high standards for current IB diploma students after getting her paper accepted into the Eastern Michigan University Undergraduate Conference. The Undergraduate Conference in Philosophy is a gathering where selected students give 20-minute presentations on the philosophy papers they write, then...

March 23, 2017No Comments

Former ‘Rines return to the Den for Career Day

Former ‘Rines return to the Den for Career Day

Lucas Richards and Jessica Cruz

Alumni returned to Watkins Mill High School to share stories about pathways to their current careers and give advice to students at the first ever Watkins Mill Career Day on March 24. The goal of career day was to have alumni show students the experience of finding the right career and to help students start thinking about what they want to do...

April 3, 2017No Comments

Minority Scholars Program helps students in any way possible, even tutoring

April 26, 2017

The Minority Scholars Program (MSP) is an honor society for minority students to participate in tutoring, workshops, retreats, and community building. This year, MSP has expanded even further by providing opportunities for students to learn through tutoring at Stedwick Elementary, Neelsville Middle,...

Former Wolverines spread knowledge with alumni network

Former Wolverines spread knowledge with alumni network

March 29, 2017

Watkins Mill High School alumni are looking to build a connected network with both staff and students in order to assist the school in all aspects of the education process. Class of 2012 graduate Jasmine Williams helped organize the former Wolverines to create a group to help current students both ...

PTSA-Booster Club scholarships offer quick college cash with only one application

PTSA-Booster Club scholarships offer quick college cash with only one application

March 27, 2017

Seniors will be able to apply for several scholarships before spring break, requiring no transcript or recommendation letters. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 5 in the College/Career Center at no later than 3pm. "There are a number of scholarships available for Watkins Mill HS seniors...The good...

Sophomore English classes follow podcast instead of book, enjoy assignment

Sophomore English classes follow podcast instead of book, enjoy assignment

March 29, 2017

“This is Serial. Told one story from another week by week. I’m Sarah Koenig.” These are the words that start in each episode in the online podcast, Serial. Watkins Mill High School sophomores got to listen to the first season of the podcast in English class, which is about a high school senior, ...

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Girls lacrosse looks to terminate Coyotes, avenge boys loss

Alex Wright and Destiny Tiburcio

Watkins Mill girls’ lacrosse will be looking to claw out the Clarksburg Coyotes tonight after a rough start to the season featuring a win against Northwood, back to back losses to Northwes...

April 25, 2017No Comments

2017-2018 Spring Sports Highlights Edition

April 21, 2017No Comments

Watkins Mill Boys Lacrosse team looks to terminate Screamin’ Eagles, pick up win number one

Ajay Branch and Salekri Sayeh

The Watkins Mill boys lacrosse looks to hop on the winning train tonight, April 4. The team is coming off of a three game losing streal, and look to smack the Screamin’ Eagles out...

April 4, 2017No Comments

‘Rines softball picks up first two wins of the season, look to grab number three

Kevin Finn, Tyler Lewis, and Lirim

Girls softball looks to run over the Poolesville Falcons today, April 4 at 3:45 pm. The team is coming off a tough loss against the Rockville Rams, and look to rebound today and hop...

April 4, 2017No Comments

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Why Scientists Disagree With Global Warming

Aisha Sowe

“It is important that scientists must be ready for their pet theories to turn out to be wrong. Science as a whole certainly cannot allow its judgment about facts to be distorted by ideas of what ough...

April 19, 2017No Comments

Prom is a week away, buy your tickets before it’s too late!

Prom is a week away, buy your tickets before it’s too late!

Josephine Moore

Prom is on it’s way! Prom will be on Friday, April 28 from 8pm-midnight at the Inn at Brookeville Farms. The tickets are $50 and will be on sale until April 21. This year’s theme is a masquerade ball, s...

April 20, 2017No Comments

Multiple financial aid opportunities give hope for college experience that doesn’t break the bank

Multiple financial aid opportunities give hope for college experience that doesn’t break the bank

Brennan Guilds

College is tough. Being broke? Even tougher. Money is one of the most important factors people consider when choosing a college. Even if you make it into Columbia University would you be willing or able to...

March 30, 2017No Comments

Spirit week kicks off spring sports season

Spirit week kicks off spring sports season

Chase Deist, Associate Editor

Watkins Mill High School’s spring spirit week is in full swing this week. Show your school pride by dressing up according to the theme of the day. This spirit week leads up to the spring sport pep rally schedul...

March 23, 2017No Comments

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