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Schools select seniors who make college committments

Schools select seniors who make college committments

Katerina Molina, Steeven Tabuada, and Angelina Walton
March 13, 2017
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With graduation rapidly approaching, the seniors are getting ready to head to college and start their post Watkins Mill High School lives. Here are a few of our seniors, where they have been accepted to, and where they have been committed to. They also share what influenced them to apply to certain...

O’Shea Players win Scene Fest Award at Theatre Festival

O’Shea Players win Scene Fest Award at Theatre Festival

Carolyn Kasimatis
February 17, 2017
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Figaroooo Fiiigarooo... Watkins Mill High School’s O’Shea Players won the Scene Fest Award at the Montgomery County Public Schools Theatre Festival on February 3, at Blake High School.  They gave it their all to impress everyone and to show what Watkins Mill is about. Theatre Festival is an eve...

Secret life of the American principal: Goddard edition

Secret life of the American principal: Goddard edition

Brandon Rodriguez
February 17, 2017
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“Look up in the sky, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman!” Just kidding, it’s principal Carol Goddard. She may not be able to read your mind, but she can read your lips. That’s right, Goddard can read lips. She can tell if you’re talking about skipping class or about the test you’r...

University of Maryland proves popular choice for Wolverines seniors, staff

University of Maryland proves popular choice for Wolverines seniors, staff

Brennan Guilds, Features Editor
February 22, 2017
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Among one of the most popular colleges and universities that Watkins Mill High School seniors to apply to is the University of Maryland at College Park, with 20 percent of seniors sending in an application. This isn't surprising either! Between in-state tuition costs, close proximity (only 18 miles...

Brown brings care to Watkins Mill office

Aisha Sowe
April 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

“Watkins Mill High School, how may I help you?” Have you ever noticed a friendly face looking out of the window in the back of the main office? If not, peep through that window and you will see one of the kindest people at the Mill. Administrative secretary Susan Brown has been working at ...

Freshmen find a new fit entering high school

Genesis Jimenez and Taylor Dawson
March 31, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” -Charles Darwin (1809) As everyone knows, high school is all about change. It all starts during freshmen year. Coming from a small middle school to a big high school in a short...

Career center brings in new face

Career center brings in new face

Samantha Naya, Yesenia Albright, Beatriz Delgado, and Lanique Bradley
March 6, 2017
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Getting into an Ivy League school is no small feat, but with a superhero by your side, the Ivies will seem a few steps closer. Watkins Mill’s new college/career coordinator (CCIC), Catherine Heald, has arrived. She is ready to work with you and get you into the college of your dreams. Heal...

Newspaper staff takes field trip to visit Washington Post newsroom

Newspaper staff takes field trip to visit Washington Post newsroom

Chase Deist, Associate Editor
February 9, 2017
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On February 2, the Watkins Mill Current took a field trip to Washington DC, to visit the Washington Post's Northwest building.  The newspaper staff left Watkins Mill at 8am and took the Metro into the city. During the tour of the building, students learned about how the Washington Post is run and about...

Media center gets face lift with new specialist who loves thrift stores

Media center gets face lift with new specialist who loves thrift stores

Chase Deist, Associate Editor
February 1, 2017
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Media specialist Anamaria Mitton walks into a local thrift shop humming Macklemore’s Thrift Shop. “I'm gonna pop some tags, only got $20 in my pocket, I - I - I'm hunting, looking for a come-up, can’t wait to decorate.” This year Watkins Mill’s media center has a new face-lift, only possibly due to M...

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
January 10, 2017
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"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." Scouts should recognize that saying. It is the Scout Oath that is used in Girl Scouts, Sea Scouts, ...

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
January 9, 2017
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"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 time, they have to choose a restaurant based on three attributes. Most seniors pick their lunch spot b...

Cosmetology program offers career experience, opportunity

Cosmetology program offers career experience, opportunity

Brennan Guilds
December 6, 2016
Filed under Features

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, engineering, finance, hospitality and medical careers. However, not all students are satisfied wit...

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