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SGA collects food over holidays

Student Government Association collected canned food from December 12 to December 21 in an effort to help the community. The decision was made by the SGA in order to find a way to try and help the Wilson community give back during the holidays. “We wanted to provide food to the homeless because shelters are

MAP program leads to improvement in AP scores

After the institution of the Minorities in Advanced Placement program, Wilson has experienced tremendous growth in students’ AP scores. Succeeding the completion of an Advanced Placement course, students enrolled in that class are required to take an AP test, which evaluates each student’s understanding of the class’ material. The effectiveness of the MAP program is

Community “Stands With Comet” after the pizzeria is targeted by “Pizzagate” conspiracy theorists

In a weekend-long event called ‘Stand with Comet,’ people demonstrated in support of Comet Ping Pong, a popular pizzeria in Northwest DC that has become the target of a bizarre far-right conspiracy theory called “Pizzagate.” Although the theory has no basis in reality and has been thoroughly debunked, the restaurant, its employees, and surrounding businesses

DC youth make their voices heard in peaceful demonstration

Following the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States, three Wilson High School groups were inspired to take action. Wilson Common Ground, the Wilson Human Rights Club, and the Wilson NOW (National Organization for Women) Chapter organized a DC Public School wide walkout for Tuesday, November 15, 2016. What started

Wilson welcomes a new teacher to AP biology

Up until this school year there has only been one AP biology teacher, Jessie Poole, who was forced to accommodate over 60 students taking the class. Poole has been teaching AP biology since her second year at Wilson, making this her third year teaching the course. This year Dani Moore was hired to teach another

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