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Class of 2017 concludes high school career with emotional graduation ceremony

Sarah Elbeshbishi

Yesterday, June 12 the Watkins Mill High School class of 2017 graduated from DAR constitutional hall at 10am, which included speeches from staff and students and performances from Watkins Mill band, orchestra, and chorus. The morning consisted of several of addresses from principal Carol Goddard, senior class adviser Sonya Shpilyuk, English teacher Da...

June 13, 2017No Comments

Mr. Watkins Mill competition is a huge success, contestants show audience humorous evening

Mr. Watkins Mill competition is a huge success, contestants show audience humorous evening

Cameron Moore, Bridget Mundy, and Je'Nan Hayes

Mr. Watkins Mill occurred Friday, May 19th, where the nine seniors showcased their talent and creativity. The night ended with Senior Kush Kharod being crowned the overall winner of the 29th annual competition.   The contestants included, seniors Leonardo Molina, Oswaldo Baires, Leonardo Astorima, Brandon Rodriguez, Ian Nathan, Lenox Kamara, Steven Mende...

May 26, 2017No Comments

29th annual Mr. Watkins Mill set to go tonight, contestants look to wow the crowd

29th annual Mr. Watkins Mill set to go tonight, contestants look to wow the crowd

Cameron Moore, Bridget Mundy, and JeNan Hayes

The 29th annual Mr. Watkins Mill is tonight, May 19th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm in the auditorium. Tickets were sold for $3 at lunch in the mixing bowl and will be sold for $5 at the door. This year's event will be will be hosted by SADD sponsor Ana Mitten and Orange Nation sponsor Matthew Johnson, who will be directing the show from behind the scenes. The e...

May 19, 2017No Comments

Artwork from WMHS students is put out on display, shows off hard work and artistic talent

Artwork from WMHS students is put out on display, shows off hard work and artistic talent

Anna Liu

Artwork from Watkins Mill High School students were on display at the art show on Thursday, May 11 in the media center for students to show off their skills and hard work. The art show is an event where art teachers select the students best artwork of the year to be displayed for others to see. Viewers are also offered refreshments as they walke...

May 17, 2017No Comments

Students Spring into cleaning, earn SSL hours

Students Spring into cleaning, earn SSL hours

May 16, 2017

Students, teachers, and families cleaned school grounds and adjacent park areas on Saturday, May 6 making the school a more appealing place while students got the chance to earn student service learning hours. Science teacher Karen Doerrler helped to organize the spring cleanup. She previously started...

Greece proves to be excellent location for WMHS spring break trip

Greece proves to be excellent location for WMHS spring break trip

May 19, 2017

This year’s international spring break trip gave students the opportunity to visit a new and foreign place. The spring of 2017 gave students the opportunity to explore Greece and Grecian culture. 34 students and seven adults attended this year's spring break trip. “[The trip is] not academic ...

Watkins Mill musicians perform in Spring concert

Watkins Mill musicians perform in Spring concert

May 12, 2017

Student musicians of Watkins Mill performed in the in-school spring concert on May 8, in the O’Shea Theater, to show off their hard work and improvement in musical skills. The concert was performed by the full orchestra, solo band, solo orchestra, jazz ensemble along with the choral groups: Full...

Teacher appreciation week begins Monday, thank all of your teachers

Teacher appreciation week begins Monday, thank all of your teachers

May 5, 2017

Teacher Appreciation Week begins on Monday, May 12 and ends on Friday, May 12, celebrating all teachers do for their students and community. Beginning in 1984, the National Parent, Teacher Association (PTA) has picked a week in May designated to the celebrating and thanking teachers all across the...

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Sports recap: 5/16

Ajay Branch, Tyler Lewis

Watkins Mill baseball team took on the Magruder Colonels yesterday, May 15 in the first round of the 3A playoffs. The team was neck and neck with Magruder in the first two innings but so...

May 16, 2017No Comments

Sports Recap : 5/9

Kevin Finn

Watkins Mill girls softball took on the Walter Johnson Wildcats last night, May 9, at Walter Johnson. Our 'Rines were able to keep the game at 0-0 until the fourth inning when they...

May 10, 2017No Comments

Sports Recap: 5/11

Sports Recap: 5/11

Ajay Branch, Alex Wright

Watkins Mill girls' lacrosse ended their season last night when the Sherwood Warriors beat them 1-17 in the first round of the playoffs.  After a 4-8 record in the regular season,...

May 11, 2017No Comments

Wolverines Outdoor Track enter postseason, hosting Montgomery County Championships

Wolverines Outdoor Track enter postseason, hosting Montgomery County Championships

Hezekiah Likekele and Liam Thomas

Watkins Mill Wolverines Boys and Girls Outdoor Track brought their regular season to a close and prepared for the postseason in Montgomery County Championships yesterday, May 10 after another...

May 11, 2017No Comments

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Robotics club repeats recent success

Fiifi Cann and Jamil Malik

Looking for a place to build cool robots or competing against other schools? Then the Robotics Club is the place for you. "[Students learn] teamwork, leadership skills, students get to learn some mec...

June 6, 2017No Comments

AP and IB Exams officially begin, students seek to achieve great scores

AP and IB Exams officially begin, students seek to achieve great scores

Jessica Cruz and Lucas Richards

Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) exams officially began on Monday this week. Students taking these exams will not only been looking for a passing grade, but also college credit....

May 4, 2017No Comments

Spring Activites

Spring Activites

Chase Deist, Associate Editor

The weather is starting to become warmer and the sun is shining, as spring is in the air. Along with the good weather, spring brings group outings and hanging out with friends. So if you need h...

May 23, 2017No Comments

WMHS LGBTQ+ club participates in Day of Silence

WMHS LGBTQ+ club participates in Day of Silence

Lee Robinson

To bring awareness to the silencing effects of bullying and harassment towards LGBTQ+ students, Watkins Mill High School's LGBTQ club chose to participate in GLSEN's Day of Silence. The Day of Silence...

May 8, 2017No Comments

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