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Mass Media at JEA Conference

BY: NATHAN DAVIS, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Three Wilson students performed at the annual Journalism Educator’s Association conference this past weekend in Boston. Mass Media teacher Kadesha Bonds, won the McCormick Grant through JEA that gave Bond’s $1,000 to take a team of her top students to Boston to shoot a two minute public service announcement answering the

Road to the Championship

Photo by: Cory F Royster Photography BY: BEN KOSTYACK, STAFF WRITER The Wilson football team prepares to face H.D. Woodson in this year’s annual Turkey Bowl, memories of last year’s controversy are still hanging around. Last season Wilson had an ineligible player and was unable to compete in the Turkey Bowl, putting a disappointing halt

Fat Trel Refunds School for Missed Performance

BY: NATHAN DAVIS AND EVAN HAMLIN, CO-EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Following the absence of D.C. rapper Fat Trel at the Wilson homecoming dance on November 2, Trel’s manager said that the funds the performer was advanced for the appearance were returned. Students expecting Trel to perform at the November 2nd homecoming dance were disappointed when one of the

Library To Receive 10,000 New Books

BY NATHAN DAVIS, CO-EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Following the DCPS initiative to provide every school with an “Opening Day Collection” (a full spectrum of books across the Dewey Decimal System that support instruction), around 10,000 books are being shipped to Wilson. This was the largest sum of books provided to a DCPS high school as Wilson has the