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Robert takes us on his journey around the school in search of the truth about the schools water.

LEAD IN WATER

Robert Molina, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

Chances are that if you go to Watkins Mill, you’ve drank from one of the many interesting fountains. You've probably taken five or more steps back to whatever classroom you came from before having the...

Bud shares her story, prompting us to think twice before judging others around us.

Everyone has a story

Bud Soto, Staff writer April 3, 2024

Everyone has a story.  You never know what's going on with the person next to you or even in front of you.  In the corridors of the school, workplaces, or wherever paths cross, we encounter untold...

Farewell, Mr Tarzwell. Your presence is the theather club will definetly be missed!

Tarzwell steps back from directing theatrical productions

Kelvin Chorbor, Staff writer March 21, 2024

"So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye…” Drama Club sponsor and English teacher Scott Tarzwell has decided to step away from directing theatrical productions in the future while remaining...

Senior Oli Payen wins the Posse scholarship and will attend the University of Rochester in the fall.

Senior Oli Payen wins Prestigious Posse Scholarship

Nicole Han, News Managing Editor April 4, 2024

Senior Olivier Payen won the Posse Foundation's four-year full tuition scholarship to study chemical engineering at the University of Rochester. The Posse Foundation is dedicated to helping talented...

Nebi Tsarni leaves Watkins Mill High School with a memorable impact.

Tsarni’s influence

Olivia Girard March 18, 2024

One… Two … Three… That’s a pin!  Senior Nebi Tsarni is a seven-time American wrestler and has won three national state championships. She is in her final year at Watkins Mill High School and...

Watkins Mills class of 2026 visit the Holocaust Museum in D.C.

Photo Feature: Class of 2026 Visit at the Holocaust Museum

Angela Mvogo, News Managing Editor March 11, 2024

Watkins Mill High School's class of 2026 sophomores visited the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., for a field trip on Thursday, February 29, 2024. English teacher Sonya Shpilyuk organized and led...

Winter sports begin with a bang!

Winter Sports Feature

Roseline Oshagbemi, Staff Writer December 18, 2023

November 15 marked the start of our winter sports season. The winter season includes boys’ and girls’ basketball, cheerleading, track and field, wrestling, poms, swimming, and diving.  Here are...

MCPS informs students about the history of enslavement and segregation in MoCo.

Learning about enslavement in Montgomery County

Nicole Han, News Managing Editor December 12, 2023

On November 29, students learned about Montgomery County’s history of enslaved people, which is a continuation of last year’s lesson, Remembrance and Reconciliation. Remembrance and Reconciliation...

Maternity leave policies affect teachers.

Teachers continue to be affected by maternity leave policies

Adwoa Obeng, Associate Editor December 5, 2023

In a country without a national paid maternity leave, working parents have trouble balancing their career and family life. Teachers, in particular, who plan to have children are left with limited, un-ideal...

Reczones Thrifty Threads is back in action for another year.

Thrifty Threads is back once again!

Roseline Oshagbemi, Staff Writer November 30, 2023

“What are you wearing tomorrow?” “I don’t know. Maybe I'll check out Thrifty Threads after school." Run by Reczone, which is an afterschool recreational program held in the cafeteria from...

Northwood High School hosts the Gender and Sexuality Alliance Summit.

Gender and Sexuality Alliance Summit

Abijah Hines, Associate Editor November 2, 2023

On October 25, 2023, the Rainbow Rines set out on a field trip that will mark a new tradition for all members of the LGBTQIA+ community.  Northwood High School hosted the first-ever Gender and Sexuality...

Angela dives into female athletes in male-dominated sports at Watkins Mill High School.

Female Athletes at Watkins Mill

Angela Mvogo October 25, 2023

When many of us think of wrestlers or football players, our minds immediately envision a buff 200-pound guy, not a seventeen-year-old girl in your chemistry class. However, this is not surprising to Watkins...

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