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Social studies teacher, Tilghman Gordon is the September staff shoutout.

September Staff Shoutout: Tilghman Gordon

Alasia Bender and Jessica Benavides Samayoa September 15, 2022

The winner of this month's staff shout out is none other than history teacher Tilghman Gordon. The man of many talents is just the first of the many amazing teachers receiving a shout out from The Current. “I...

Boys tennis warms up for their match.

Spring sports playoff update

Julien Payen, Sports Managing Editor May 11, 2022

As we come to the end of the spring sports season, we await to find out the paths that our teams will have to take to compete for the championships. Baseball The 'Rines will not compete in the Maryland...

As Watkins Mills first prom in three years gets closer, students start trying to figure out a theme for the event

Seniors look forward to their first prom in two years, debate theme ideas

Xavier Serrano March 11, 2022

Ready to shake a tail feather on the dance floor? Watkins Mill's Prom will be coming up in April, grab a date, get your friends, order a limo, make memories. Juniors and seniors have had an extensive...

Junior Michael Safo donates the proceeds from his clothing brand, Loverboy, to medical research and to stopping police brutality.

Students launch successful clothing, cooking businesses

Julien Payen, Sports Managing Editor February 28, 2022

Between work, school, sports, and life in general, juggling these aspects of life can be hectic and eventually become tiring. Some take it to the next level, juggling all of that and more, like these super...

The Lady Rines basketball team taking on the Seneca Valley Screaming Eagles this past Friday.

Sports Wrap-Up: January 21-28

Julien Payen and Emily Ferrufino January 28, 2022

Swim & Dive The 'Rines went up against the Kennedy Cavaliers on Saturday, January 22. The meet ended in a win of 167-83. They will go up against the Northwood Gladiators on Saturday, January...

Harry Styles has gone back on tour after almost two years with no live shows.

Going to concerts during the pandemic

Ruth Okello and McKenzie Arriaga November 30, 2021

One hundred thousand fans screamed the lyrics to each song and crowded the barricade to get the best view of their favorite artist as they performed. It felt like pre-pandemic times, with the exception...

These new additions to our wonderful Watkins Mill staff team are excited to become a part of the learning community.

Watkins Mill welcomes new teachers into the building

Ayslinn Villalta and Hawi Yohannes November 12, 2021

As the new school year proceeds, Watkins Mill welcomes many new staff members for the 2021-2022 school year.  There are new additions to several departments including the math, special education,...

Families are excited to reunite after a long time apart.

Fall festivities bring families together after 20 months apart

Xavier Serrano November 8, 2021

Get the plates ready, set the table, and invite your family to come over: the fall festivities are upon us. This November, seek more than Thanksgiving, open your horizons as you will be presented with...

Trick-or-treating this year is one step closer to normal, enjoy the festivities!

Halloween inches closer to normalcy as trick-or-treating resumes

Xavier Serrano October 26, 2021

One of many October festivities includes trick-or-treating where people dress up to rush neighborhoods on Halloween. This Sunday will be a closer-to-normal Halloween, and while there are still restrictions...

Courtesy of Rori Silver

Watkins Mill teacher becomes foster parent during the pandemic

Isabella Luna and Mina Graham October 6, 2021

For most children, going into a new foster home is a terrifying experience. But special education teacher Rori Silver is doing everything she can to change that, one kid at a time. In April of this...

Seniors painting the rock and preparing for their final year of high school.

Seniors offer advice to freshmen on how to make the most of high school

Julien Payen and Mina Graham September 30, 2021

Everyone, especially freshmen, could use advice, but most people don’t have older siblings or friends to help them around, so here are some tips from experienced seniors who would love to pass along...

Catching up with Watkins Mill graduates during COVID-19 across the country.

Wolverine alumni experience pandemic from college

Ashley Huynh and Julien Payen May 3, 2021

From the Village to the Big Apple, and from in-person to virtual learning, every Watkins Mill graduate’s college experience has been unique this year.  Despite the pandemic, these former ‘Rines...

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