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Fall athletic awards ceremony

Fall athletic awards ceremony

Isaac Frumkin, Junior Editor
December 14, 2015
Filed under Sports

As the 2015 edition of Wilson’s fall athletic season recently came to a close, the Fall Athletic Awards Ceremony on December 7 marked a time to reflect on the season for one last time before Wilson shifts to it’s winter sports. Coaches took the time to honor some of the outstanding athletes on all...

Cop or Nah: Starbucks fall drinks

Cop or Nah: Starbucks fall drinks

October 22, 2015
Filed under Style

BY GREG KOPETSKY, FEATURES EDITOR, AND MATTHEW SMEE, SPORTS EDITOR Disclaimer: We do not mess with Starbucks in any way, shape, or form. If you go to Starbucks every day for a year, you are spending close to two stacks, which is enough money to send yourself to St. Albans for two full weeks. That...

The Problem with the PE Requirement

The Problem with the PE Requirement

December 17, 2014
Filed under Opinions

By Matthew Smee, WEB SPORTS EDITOR  Wilson is the best DC public high school in my mind. That being said, there are, as with all schools, a number of policies that should be changed. This should come as no surprise. One that rarely gets mentioned, despite its simplicity, is the gym requirement. ...

Cop or Nah: Public

Cop or Nah: Public

October 30, 2014
Filed under Features

BY GREG KOPETSKY, WEB FEATURES EDITOR & MATTHEW SMEE, WEB SPORTS EDITOR Possibly the one restaurant you haven't been to within a javelin throw of Wilson, Public Tenley will change how you view the number of restaurants in Tenley, but not much else. With cliché sports decor and an excess of...

Teachers Turn To New Websites

Teachers Turn To New Websites

October 28, 2014
Filed under Features

BY MATTHEW SMEE, SPORTS WEB EDITOR There's no doubt that the concept of the online gradebook is great. It can be argued that it is one of the best things to ever happen to students. A sign of the times, an online gradebook embodies the advances of our current society, in which everything is more accessible...

Girls Varsity Soccer Looks to Turn Season Around as Playoffs Approach

Girls Varsity Soccer Looks to Turn Season Around as Playoffs Approach

October 16, 2014
Filed under Sports

BY MATTHEW SMEE, WEB SPORTS EDITOR PHOTOS BY SARAH TORRESEN With the DCIAA soccer playoffs just around the corner, the Girls Varsity soccer team is starting to pick up the intensity. With a 5-0 win against Bell, the girls have one game remaining (Sidwell, on their homecoming, October 18th) before...

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