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Senior Grace Edwards reflects on her high school experience.

Senior Reflection: Grace Edwards

Grace Edwards, Editor-in-Chief June 18, 2021

I am the sentimental type. So, I don’t know why I was surprised when I broke down crying after my penultimate math class. My math teacher (Hi Ms. Atamas) talked about the senior’s last day of class,...

Senior Caleb Vargas reflects on his high school experience.

Senior Reflection: Caleb Vargas

Caleb Vargas, Associate Editor June 18, 2021

Truth be told, I've been having trouble starting this. I mean, how can I encapsulate the last four years of my life in one article? The joy, the pain, the love, and the heartbreaks that have, for better...

Senior Katie Burley reflects on her high school experience.

Senior reflection: Katie Burley

Katelyn Burley, Editor-in-Chief June 18, 2021

The night after graduation I drove through the Watkins Mill parking lot on the way home from a grad party. I took several stops to remember everything that happened over the past four years. The memories...

A perfect day at the beach.

Top five things to do this summer

Krystin Ipina, News Managing Editor June 16, 2021

With the school year coming to a close, students are gearing up for the long awaited summer. Here are the top five things to do this summer.    1) Go to the pool. It’s a classic summer...

Senior Caleb Vargas looking for love in one of the wackiest stories on The Current.

Confession: I’m sorry Hana

Caleb Vargas, Just a boy trying to find love June 15, 2021

A couple months ago I wrote an article about SMOB candidate Hana O'Looney coming to speak to Watkins Mill students. However, there's a lot omitted from that article, such as the events that led up to O'Looney...

Vaccine Disparities around the World

Vaccine Disparities around the World

Mina Graham, Ayslinn Villalta, and Hawi Yohannes June 14, 2021

As COVID-19 cases go down in the United States and life slowly seems to be going back to its pre-pandemic ways, other countries are facing the opposite. Countries like India, Argentina, Nepal, etc....

Sarah Hegazi raising a rainbow flag with friends at a concert in Cairo.

Remembering Sarah Hegazi and her impact on LGBTQ+

Mina Graham, Opinion Managing Editor June 8, 2021

As we are in the month of June, it is important to recognize Pride Month and those who fought for LGBTQ+. Those who fought to see the powerless rise against authority, only to be betrayed, such as Sarah...

Senior Melody Safo reflects on her high school experience.

Senior Reflection: Melody Safo

Melody Safo, Arts and Entertainment Managing Editor June 4, 2021

I can’t believe that I’m even writing this article. It seems like yesterday that I was just a nervous anxious freshman, struggling to find my place at this school.  Where do I even begin? These...

Senior Kayla Holt shares letter to the Class of 2021.

Congrats to Seniors

Kayla Holt, Opinion Managing Editor and Social Media Director June 2, 2021

Dear Seniors, For my last letter in the Watkins Mill Current, I wanted to take the time to congratulate the class of 2021. Four years ago, we walked in as eager and naïve freshman both excited and...

After 17 years, Cicadas return to irritate most of the nation.

Cicadas’ diabolical return

Joshua Burgos, Opinion Managing Editor May 31, 2021

Every 17 years the great infestation returns. Children will run and scream, adults will cower in fear, suspicious characters will be revealed, and tears will be shed. The cicadas have arrived. Cicadas...

Senior Kayla Holt reflects on her high school experience

Senior Reflection: Kayla Holt

Kayla Holt, Opinion Managing Editor and Social Media Director May 28, 2021

As I am writing this, Mrs. Confino is telling seniors to submit our reflections as fast as possible. While I am trying my best, it is difficult to write about the most chaotic four years of my life. How...

Some of my favorite restaurants with many vegetarian/vegan options!

Best vegan/vegetarian food options in MoCo

Ryleigh Waters, News Managing Editor May 24, 2021

While being vegetarian for the past four years, I’ve had to find meatless food or meat alternatives when going out to eat with friends and family. Luckily in recent years there have been a lot of new...

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