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Council member introduces bill to lower D.C. voting age

Council member introduces bill to lower D.C. voting age

Ethan Leifman and Elie Salem
April 10, 2018
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A bill introduced Tuesday in the DC Council would lower the voting age for federal and local elections from 18 to 16 years of age within the District. Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, who proposed the bill, noted that a lower voting age is necessary in light of youth leadership in the gun control d...

Wilson honors Black History Month with assembly celebration

Ethan Leifman
March 1, 2018
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On Friday, February 23rd, Wilson hosted its annual Black History Month assembly to celebrating Black history and culture on a citywide and national level. The assembly began with the JROTC color guard march followed by an inspiring rendition of the national anthem by choir teacher Lori Williams. In a nod...

New computer science club open up entrepreneurship opportunities

New computer science club open up  entrepreneurship opportunities

Chloe Fatsis and Madelyn Shapiro
October 2, 2016
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Wilson has an extensive number of clubs, but for junior Zola Canady, there were not enough. She took it upon herself to expand the computer science program outside of class, creating the Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, and Homework club, which meets every Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. Anthony Evans, Wi...

Community service opportunities are everywhere

Community service opportunities are everywhere

November 4, 2015
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BY ZOLA CANADY, JUNIOR EDITOR Racing to get all of the required community service hours before graduation can be stressful for high school students, but with proper planning, completing hours can be easy. In DCPS schools, students are required to do 100 hours of volunteer service during their four years...

Fall in love with this season’s new TV shows

Fall in love with this season’s new TV shows

September 1, 2015
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BY ZOLA CANADY, JUNIOR EDITOR Students are morosely beginning to see their first glimpses of the school year, but moods don’t have to drop along with the temperature. The anticipation for the new and old shows premiering this fall is more than enough to get students through the start of the year. ...

Wilson Spirit Week Video

October 30, 2014
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BY EDEN BRESLOW AND ZOLA CANADY    

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