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More than test scores: Wilson community speculates about the real reason behind Cahall’s Termination

BY EMMA BUZBEE, NEWS EDITOR, SOPHIE REVEAL, WEB NEWS EDITOR, AND ERIN DOHERTY, SPORTS EDITOR Principal Peter Cahall speculates his contract was discontinued because of his sexual orientation and public coming-out last May, rather than poor test scores, the reason given by DCPS. The Washington Teachers Union, however, says the real reason may be teacher

Wrestling Team Takes it to the Mats

BY ERIN DOHERTY, CO-SPORTS EDITOR Four years ago, it was a stretch to call the small collection of wrestlers at Wilson “the Wilson wrestling team.” But today, wrestling is an increasingly popular winter sport, and the wrestlers have become a real team, able to compete against the city’s top private schools. In 2010, Coach Brandon

Luis Flor and Kasper Tuomala Return to Tiger Stadium

By Erin Doherty, Sports Co-Editor They’re back. It took a new law from the D.C. Council, but two Wilson football players, Luis Flor and Kasper Tuomala, are back on the field after spending several games watching from the bleachers. Nine days after the Council approved “emergency” legislation allowing the two Lab School students to play

Football Players Reinstated After Controversy

BY ERIN DOHERTY, SPORTS EDITOR PHOTOS COURTESY OF LUIS FLOR AND LORI MILSTEIN Two Wilson football players who attend the Lab School of Washington and had been deemed ineligible to play four weeks ago have been reinstated after Ward 3 councilmember Mary Cheh added their case as an “emergency topic” to Tuesday’s D.C. Council meeting.

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