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Rabbit sightings increase around Wilson

Longer days, the sweet smell of flowers and the gentle chirping of birds are all typical indicators of Spring in DC. In more recent years, wild rabbits have become yet another indicator of warmer weather. Usually accompanied by exclamations of ‘look, a bunny!’, followed by a pause and endearing sounds of awh, rabbit sightings  have

Community “Stands With Comet” after the pizzeria is targeted by “Pizzagate” conspiracy theorists

In a weekend-long event called ‘Stand with Comet,’ people demonstrated in support of Comet Ping Pong, a popular pizzeria in Northwest DC that has become the target of a bizarre far-right conspiracy theory called “Pizzagate.” Although the theory has no basis in reality and has been thoroughly debunked, the restaurant, its employees, and surrounding businesses

Gym class hosts badminton tournament

Every year in early fall Desmond Dunham, one of Wilson’s physical education teachers, takes pride in hosting a badminton tournament to rap up the badminton unit in his P.E. II classes. This year’s competition recently concluded after several weeks of preparation. Dunham prepares his classes by teaching them various strokes, and by giving them time

Recycling club goes greener

Bottles and cans. In the past, these have been an inconvenience for the Recycling Club, who up until now only had the resources to recycle paper. As a result, these plastic products, along with many others, had to be separated from the blue bins posted around the building and disposed of with other landfill items.

Belew ends tenure as head of HAM academy

After five years of leading Wilson’s Humanities, Arts, and Media (HAM) Academy, English teacher Belle Belew informed the HAM community that she will be resigning from her position in an email sent to students and parents on June 5. She attributed her decision to step down from her leadership position to the new eight-period schedule

New restaurants come to Tenleytown

Tenleytown is home not only to Wilson High School and many of its students, but also to a large variety of enterprises. With the exception of several mattress stores, a CVS, Tenley Liquor, and Middle C Music, the majority of businesses on the Tenley stretch of Wisconsin avenue are restaurants. In recent months it has

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