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Erin Harper

2018-2019

May 09, 2018
Nov 20, 2017
Sep 25, 2017

Providing passports and fading frontiers: DCPS Study Abroad fosters global citizenship

Providing passports and fading frontiers: DCPS Study Abroad fosters global citizenship

Ava Nicely
May 9, 2018
Filed under Features

Wilson junior Sierra Johnson will be studying abroad in China this summer as part of DCPS Study Abroad. With dreams to travel the world as much as possible, this program is her first step towards this goal. “I have always really wanted to study abroad in college so hearing that there was a free opportuni...

Nationals are forced to make 2018 their year

Nationals are forced to make 2018 their year

Oliver Walke
April 29, 2018
Filed under Sports

Nearly 30 games into the 2018 MLB season, and with still roughly 80 percent of the regular season left to play, the Washington Nationals are off to somewhat of a slow start with a 12-16 record. However, the Nationals’ stars are showing out, with Bryce Harper and Max Scherzer near the top of most m...

DC students celebrate Chinese New Year

DC students celebrate Chinese New Year

Hanna Gage Scribner and Saule Aoki
February 25, 2018
Filed under Style

Long ago, there was a huge monster with razor sharp teeth, green scales and claws sharper than knives that would terrorize a village in China. Its name was Nian. Nian lived in a cave under the sea where it would sleep for 364 days, and on the first day of spring, it awoke from its slumber and roamed the...

Loaded roster has World Series in reach for Nats

Loaded roster has World Series in reach for Nats

Aaron Rosenthal
March 20, 2017
Filed under Sports

Last season, the Nationals finished with a record of 95-67, which was good enough for the NL East Division title and the two seed in the National League for the postseason. However, they took yet another early October exit, losing to the Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLDS. Injuries hurt the roster late in...

The biggest freshman class in decades encounters struggles with overcrowding*

The biggest freshman class in decades encounters struggles with overcrowding*

September 24, 2015
Filed under News

BY LINDSAY HARPER, CONTRIBUTOR The start of the year was stressful for freshmen who experienced crowded classes and repeated scheduling changes, amplifying the challenge of transitioning from middle school to high school. Wilson currently has 527 freshman students, compared to 482 sophomores, 421 j...

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