The student news site of Watkins Mill High School

The Current

Robotics club repeats recent success

Fiifi Cann and Jamil Malik
June 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

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 mechanical engineering from building the robots," said engineering teacher Andre Braxton. Each year they ...

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
May 4, 2017
Filed under Features

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.  In total there will be about 18 different exams taking place for both AP and IB classes. Some...

Spring Activites

Spring Activites

Chase Deist, Associate Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Features

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 help answering the age old question, “What should we do?” then we are here to help. Here is a list of fun...

WMHS LGBTQ+ club participates in Day of Silence

WMHS LGBTQ+ club participates in Day of Silence

Lee Robinson
May 8, 2017
Filed under Features

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 is a student-led national event organized by thousands of schools around the world. The goal is to...

Edline Helper elevates students towards academic success

Edline Helper elevates students towards academic success

Nana Tutu, Katherine Amaya, and Joshua Ali
May 15, 2017
Filed under Features

You sit down and your teacher hands you back that huge grade determining test you took last week. You think to yourself, "What will this do to my grade?" But when you check Edline the grade is not in yet... Instead of dreading the whole day wondering if your grade was bombed, take your grades int...

Why Scientists Disagree With Global Warming

Aisha Sowe
April 19, 2017
Filed under Features

“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 ought to be true, or what one may hope to be true.” - Conrad Waddington Global Warming. Is it real or is it just a s...

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
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features

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, so make sure you dress up in your best ball attire and bring those masks. The prom committ...

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
March 30, 2017
Filed under Features

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 pay the almost $69,000 in expenses? Fortunately, there is an aid to your difficult position...

Spirit week kicks off spring sports season

Spirit week kicks off spring sports season

Chase Deist, Associate Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Features

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 scheduled for March 24, where students will gather to show their Wolverine pride. “[Spi...

Watkins Mill hosts first Geometry Fair, experiences great turnout

Watkins Mill hosts first Geometry Fair, experiences great turnout

Jessica Cruz and Louisa Boockhoff
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features

Why did the obtuse angle go to the beach? Because it was over 90 degrees! If you love geometry jokes, the Watkins Mill Geometry Fair is the place to be. Geometry students attended the first ever Watkins Mill Geometry Fair on March 9. At the event, students determined the volume of spheres, pyramids...

Watkins Mill hosts 20th annual Artspeak!, feature Broadway special guests

Watkins Mill hosts 20th annual Artspeak!, feature Broadway special guests

Josephine Moore
March 22, 2017
Filed under Features

Watkins Mill hosted the twentieth annual ArtSpeak! in the O’Shea Theatre on March 11. This ArtSpeak! featured special guests Broadway actress Kerry Butler and Broadway pianist Seth Rudetsky. Growing up in Brooklyn, Butler has been acting since she was nine. She started out doing a lot of communi...

As year wraps up, seniors give advice

As year wraps up, seniors give advice

Briana Pasion
June 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

"DING DING DING DING" And just like that, you’re late for class. Some seniors have lived through this enough to give us all some tips and tricks on how to survive high school here at Watkins Mill. “I’ve loved my time at Watkins Mill. The people are nice, the school is nice. It [brings] you...

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com
The student news site of Watkins Mill High School
Features