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Safety tips for walking to school after foiled kidnapping attempt

Josephine Moore and Steeven Tabuada

Jan 6 • No Comments

Students perform winter holiday concert preview

Students perform winter holiday concert preview

Dec 1 • No Comments

Third annual MYP Fair continues tradition, showcases student talent

Third annual MYP Fair continues tradition, showcases student talent

Brennan Guilds

Dec 23 • No Comments

Four students accepted to Maryland All-State Choir

Four students accepted to Maryland All-State Choir

Josaphine Oshagbemi and Mia Zuniga

Jan 5 • No Comments

New Muslim Student Association provides forum, safe space for kids

New Muslim Student Association provides forum, safe space for kids

December 15, 2016

Students formed a new Muslim Student Association (MSA) at Watkins Mill this year, helping to offer some solidarity during the current political climate. Last year, the association lacked a sponsor, preventing  it from being an official organization. However, this year the school was able to find ...  Read More »

Senior soccer star wins full-ride Posse Scholarship to University of Rochester

Senior soccer star wins full-ride Posse Scholarship to University of Rochester

January 3, 2017

Playing for the varsity soccer team, working 25 hours a week, and winning a full-ride scholarship for college may seem like a dream, but senior Oswaldo Baires-Mendez made this a reality after winning the Posse Scholarship this year. The Posse Scholarship is a full tuition, four-year scholarship to...  Read More »

C-SPAN bus visits Watkins Mill, gives tours to government, journalism students

C-SPAN bus visits Watkins Mill, gives tours to government, journalism students

December 13, 2016

Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network (C-SPAN) came to Watkins Mill High School on December 5, allowing students to learn more about the channel and give students a tour of the C-SPAN news bus. Social studies teacher Maxwell Bero contacted C-SPAN after receiving an email asking if they wanted a...  Read More »

Montgomery Village police join football to defeat Seneca Valley in officers/players game

Montgomery Village police join football to defeat Seneca Valley in officers/players game

December 9, 2016

Watkins Mill football players and Montgomery Village police officers joined forces as they beat the Seneca Valley football team and Germantown police officers 49-35 on Thursday. The game was played in The Den on a frigid December night, but both teams and all of the fans still had a good time. Al...  Read More »

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‘Rines swim and dive looks to conquer Hornets, break losing streak

Kevin Finn

Varsity swim and dive looks to take down the Damascus Hornets this Saturday, January 21. The team is coming off two tough losses to the Rockville Rams and the Blake Bengals and look...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

Indoor track jumps far, sets personal records

Indoor track jumps far, sets personal records

Hezekiah Likekele and Liam Thomas

Girls and boys varsity indoor track have been up and running competing at several events, getting ready to move onto the Montgomery County Championships this afternoon to race for the ...  Read More »

Jan 18 • No Comments

‘Rines wrestling look to rough up Falcons, break tough losing streak

Alex Wright, Tyler Lewis, and Lirim Krasniqi

Watkins Mill varsity wrestling will be looking for a victory this Saturday, January 21, when they take on the Poolesville Falcons at home after three tough matches against the Rockv...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

Girls Basketball looks to claw out Falcons, pick up win number 8

Ajay Branch and Exlee Dawson

Girls basketball has been on the winning train and the team looks to make their next stop at Poolesville High School, where they look to claw out the Falcons on Friday. They will be...  Read More »

Jan 4 • No Comments

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Scouting, an opportunity for all students to explore and broaden their horizons

Scouting, an opportunity for all students to explore and broaden their horizons

Angelina Walton, Keegan Dant, and Katerina Molina

"On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to god and my country and to obey the Scout Law, to help other people at all times, to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight." ...  Read More »

Jan 10 • No Comments

Seniors explore local food options for new open lunch policy

Seniors explore local food options for new open lunch policy

Lenox Kamara and Steeven Tabuada

"Shotgun!" When 11:18 hits, the seniors race to their cars for this year’s new available open lunch for seniors. Seniors spoke up about their daily food runs. With so many options and so little ti...  Read More »

Jan 9 • No Comments

Cosmetology program offers career experience, opportunity

Cosmetology program offers career experience, opportunity

Brennan Guilds

The International Baccalaureate Career Programme at Watkins Will High School offers students a plethora of different opportunities in different fields to experience. Those fields include childhood development,...  Read More »

Dec 6 • No Comments

Quick, Easy Holiday Recipes

Quick, Easy Holiday Recipes

Briana Pasion

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to get ready for the Christmas feasting. Whichever holiday you're celebrating, the feast is major. A few students and teachers shared some quick and easy holiday...  Read More »

Dec 22 • No Comments

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The student news site of Watkins Mill High School
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