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Stories from Watkins Mill High School
Diggs defeats cancer–twice, returns to Watkins Mill
Features

Yesenia Pineda | October 1, 2019

A cancer diagnosis is often the absolute worst-case scenario. With the fear, the pain, the possibility that it is the end, and the exorbitant hospital bills, cancer can seem like the end of the world….

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Active shooters are traumatizing kids, drills are not
Opinions

Amelia Burton | October 1, 2019

Recently, articles have popped up pushing the idea that “active shooter drills are traumatizing” and calling for schools to ban them. As a high school senior, this directly affects me.

These articles…

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Robinson named Bethesda Magazine ‘Top Teen’ for her humanitarian efforts
News

Nana Osei Tutu | April 2, 2019

After being homeschooled from kindergarten to eighth grade, senior Jubilee “Lee” Robinson entered the halls of Watkins Mill High School on the first day of freshman year with her short and very bright…

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Dine with Dignity program allows students to eat even when they cannot pay
News

Vicki Wong | February 12, 2019

Students who do not participate in the Free and Reduced-price Meals System and cannot pay for their lunch have incurred large amounts of lunch debt in Montgomery County Public Schools.

An investigation…

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Baltimore Ravens strength coach speaks to student athletes about staying motivated
News

Nana Osei Tutu | January 17, 2019

All athletes are motivated by different things whether it be becoming a professional athlete or something as simple as trying to keep in shape.

On Friday January 4, Baltimore Ravens strength and conditioning…

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Senior awarded full scholarship to university of his choice through Posse program
News

Mariam Bukhari | January 11, 2019

Senior Andre Tulloch was awarded a full ride scholarship to a prestigious partner university of his choice by the Posse Foundation this November after a three step election process.

Tulloch started…

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Santa who? Senior recounts her less-than-merry Christmases
Opinions

Janice Asabere | December 27, 2018

Having a broken home doesn’t hit you until this time of the year. The holidays are family-oriented. Only seeing half of that can be depressing.

My parents got divorced when I was in the second grade….

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Student athletes, coaches discuss why they don’t allow hazing at Watkins Mill
Sports

Jessica Cruz | December 20, 2018

Recent allegations of hazing in Montgomery County Public Schools athletic teams have raised concerns about supervision and appropriate behavior of students in organized groups.

But at Watkins Mill High…

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1Million Project provides free tablets, internet to students who need them
News

Vicki Wong | December 18, 2018

Students took a survey in English classes to potentially qualify for a free tablet with internet access as part of the 1Million Project, starting on Friday, November 16. The survey was available to all…

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ESOL theatre students learn stage combat from professional actors
Arts & Entertainment

Aisha Sowe | December 10, 2018

ESOL Theatre students participated in a two-part Master Class on stage combat on November 19 and 20. The event took place in the cafeteria during third period classes.

ESOL Theater teacher Sharon Faber…

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Story time: I ate a snake
Opinions

Adeline Djemene Siani | October 18, 2018

We’ve all wandered across the net and found the weirdest things: “Ten kids who were raised by wild animals” or “Eating scorpions in China.’’ I don’t know about you, but I never had a “wow,…

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