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Wolverine Wednesdays went through an overhaul this year after student and staff feedback from last year.

Wolverine Wednesday

Nicole Han, News Managing Editor September 27, 2023

Wolverine Wednesday was introduced a year ago at Watkins Mill High School, where students were given an extra period for help. This year WW changed, we have an extended third period instead of an extra...

Homecoming decorations done by grade levels for the competition of best decorated halls.

Homecoming week preview

Huswat Olajide , Editor-In-Chief September 26, 2023

Watkins Mill High School’s annual homecoming will be held on Saturday, September 30 from 7 to 10 pm in the main gym. Tickets are sold for $20 online through the School Cash Online portal and in the mixing...

MCPS implements free breakfast and lunch at WMHS, no more hungry kids.

Being fed in school is a right not a privilege continued

Abijah Hines , Associate Editor September 15, 2023

Being fed in school is a right, not a privilege. This is the standard that The Current has been advocating for. Following my first article, I can proudly say that we are starting to achieve this. Thanks...

Students and families are welcomed in the mixing bowl with a variety of clubs and organizations.

Photo Feature: Back to school night

Huswat Olajide and Abijah Hines September 11, 2023

Watkins Mill High School welcomed students and their families for a fantastic night at the open house on Thursday, September 7. The free family cookout was held in the cafeteria from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.,...

The Current welcomes the new staff who are excited to join our community.

Watkins Mill welcomes new staff

Obehi Eromosele, Editor-in-Chief September 19, 2023

As the new school year comes into play, Watkins Mill High School welcomes new staff members to ensure the school's goal of serving its students for the 2023-2024 school year. There are additions in...

Students and families enjoy events prepared during Rock the Block.

Photo Feature: Rock the Block

Huswat Olajide, News Managing Editor June 5, 2023

Watkins Mill High School welcomed students and families for an afternoon of fun at Rock the Block this Saturday, June 3. It started strong with many volunteers who came earlier to set up and help with...

Rock the Block is back after its long hiatus, so grab a friend and come have fun.

Rock the Block returns this Saturday for the first time since 2019

Abijah Hines , Staff Writer May 31, 2023

After a three-year gap due to the pandemic, Rock the Block finally resurfaces, making its long-awaited return this Saturday, June 3 from 3 pm to 6 pm in the Watkins Mill High School parking lot. Initially...

Seniors pose with friends and water guns during the senior barbecue with friends.

Photo Feature: Class of 2023 celebrates last day with barbecue in parking lot

Watkins Mill High School seniors hosted a barbecue on their last day of school on Friday, May 26, 2023. Not officially required to attend class, the Class of 2023 seniors spent time with each other...

Photo Feature: Senior vs. staff basketball game

Emily Ferrufino, Sports Managing Editor May 24, 2023

Watkins Mill seniors and teachers faced each other in a competitive students vs staff game on Tuesday, May 23 in the gymnasium. The staff started off strong from the tip-off and the seniors put up a...

Students record the new MCPS pre-game announcements, which will be in English and Spanish.

MCPS rerecords the pregame announcements to include Spanish version

Abijah Hines , Staff Writer May 22, 2023

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has decided to re-record the pregame announcements after its initial recording fifteen years ago with an added Spanish version. Having been only updated once...

The ESOL theater students take photos on the stage where legends performed.

ESOL theater class visits Wolf Trap Foundation

Abijah Hines , staff writer May 10, 2023

Watkins Mill's English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Theater program toured the Wolf Trap Foundation on April 24, 2023, to learn about the workings of a real-life performance venue. When the...

Powderpuff cheerleaders performed at the 2023 powderpuff game organized by the Class Council 2025.

Class Council 2025 organizes the annual powderpuff game for spring 2023

Andrea Ferrufino and Helena Tran May 8, 2023

Watkins Mill High School hosted the powderpuff football game on April 18, 2023, where the seniors and freshman girls faced off against the juniors and sophomores. The guys of each grade volunteered to...

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