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Sign language class should be open to all students, not just Special Ed

Sign language class should be open to all students, not just Special Ed

Adelaide Kaiser
October 1, 2016
Filed under Opinions

One morning last spring, my classmates and I were handed a list of courses and a form to fill out. Choosing your schedule is always exciting given the prospect of new classes, new people, and maybe actually learning something interesting. As I skimmed through the long list of courses that I could ta...

Hundreds of computers stolen from DCPS since 2013

Hundreds of computers stolen from DCPS since 2013

Sophie ReVeal
September 15, 2016
Filed under News

According to an article published by NBC4 Washington, police reports indicate that in the past three years over 300 computers have been stolen from DCPS schools. Although one man was arrested as a suspect for thefts at Maury Elementary, many of the other thieves have yet to be found. Part of why suspec...

Dress code debacle causes dispute

Dress code debacle causes dispute

Meg Buzbee
June 3, 2016
Filed under News

Recently a large group of Wilson students have come together to combat the school’s dress code even though many administrators doubt its enforcement. “I don’t think the dress code is being enforced,” Linda Wanner, a 12th grade assistant principal, said. “I’m not saying we’re not tryin...

Students meet to discuss dress code policy

Students meet to discuss dress code policy

Emma Jacobson
May 6, 2016
Filed under News

Around sixty students gathered at STEP on Wednesday, May 4 to discuss their opinions and experiences with Wilson’s dress code policy.  The meeting took place in room 205 and was mostly attended by girls. To start off the discussion, junior Alexandra Radifera asked everyone to answer an online s...

Dress code unfairly targets female students

Dress code unfairly targets female students

Alexandra Radifera
April 28, 2016
Filed under Opinions

The idea of a “dress code” was introduced to me in 2010 when I began attending Alice Deal Middle School. Shorts, skirts, and dresses above your fingertips, shirts with straps less than 2-inches wide, bra straps, and shoes without shoelaces were not to be tolerated. At the time I didn’t really u...

Slideshow: 2014 Homecoming Pep Rally

Slideshow: 2014 Homecoming Pep Rally

October 25, 2014
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PHOTOS BY ANNA BUCKNUM, AND MAYA EDWARDS

Spirit Week Slide Show: Wacky Tacky Day

Spirit Week Slide Show: Wacky Tacky Day

October 22, 2014
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PHOTOS BY: Anna Bucknum, Maya Edwards, Rochelle O'Brien, Carl Stewart

Spirit Week Slide Show: Twin Day

Spirit Week Slide Show: Twin Day

October 21, 2014
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PHOTOS BY ELLIE LE BLANC, MAYA EDWARDS, ANNA BUCKNUM, ROCHELLE OBRIEN

Spirit Week Slide Show: Pajama Day!

Spirit Week Slide Show: Pajama Day!

October 20, 2014
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PHOTOS BY: Tara Bretzfelder, Anna Bucknum, Maya Edwards, Rochelle O'Brien

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