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Ethics Bowl Team left unsatisfied after loss at tournament

There is one way all the members of the Wilson Ethics Bowl team describe the tournament they competed in last Saturday: unethical. Coming into the tournament as reigning regional champions, the team had high expectations, however neither of their teams were able to place in the top 4, which they attribute mostly to the system

Cleaning with care: a profile on custodian Steve James

Beloved by many, unnoticed by others, Steve James is one of Wilson High School’s most underappreciated employees. Constantly sporting a unique blue hat, James has worked as a maintenance worker at Wilson for 10 of his 20 years in the custodial field. A DC native, James grew up going to school in the very system

“Attention Wilson Students”: Bargeman shares his past

Father, librarian, studio bodyguard to Elijah Muhammad, junior varsity football Head Coach, technology coordinator, one man show—Bargeman has done it all. A North Carolina native, Bargeman moved from the small town of Beaufort to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he pursued his major in speech communications. “So, I wanted to be

DCPS classrooms teach Thanksgiving on their own terms

As the leaves change colors with the beginning of the fall season, excitement about the winter holidays sets in. Whether it be through eating turkeys and pies, watching a parade, or simply reflecting on what they’re thankful for, Thanksgiving is celebrated every year by almost every American. Many elementary school classrooms use the holiday to

GSA fosters community within Wilson

Lively, stimulating conversations. An inspiring quote written across the wall. A friendly bond between students. All are present at the weekly meetings of the Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA). Previously called the Gay Straight Alliance, the name was changed two years ago to be more inclusive of all sexualities. “There’s more to sexuality than being gay

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