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Arundel High ESOL program faces unique challenges amid county-wide struggles

By Rachel Heller

In Arundel High’s ESOL class in room G110, English learner students can be found studying their ABC’s and numbers. Then there are students learning past tense and future tense. And then there are students reading books. The students come from multiple continents. Some are registered for free lunch. Others are below a high school education level. Each year, they take an English proficiency test that has steadily risen in difficulty. Continue reading “Arundel High ESOL program faces unique challenges amid county-wide struggles”

The Pulse editor-in-chief wins international journalism awards

By Pulse Staff

Youth Journalism International awarded The Pulse Editor-in-Chief Rachel Heller two first places, one second place, and one honorable mention last Monday in its annual Excellence in Journalism contest. Continue reading “The Pulse editor-in-chief wins international journalism awards”

Arundel High teacher creates new learning platform

By Tamoor Hamid is a website designed to help students understand terms through creating examples and non-examples. Students then identify examples and non-examples by clicking “is” or   “isn’t.” Currently, Xamplr’s database has around 700 psychology terms, with new terms added weekly. Continue reading “Arundel High teacher creates new learning platform”

Arundel students explore Wall Street

By Natalie Adams

On Thursday, April 12, Signature, Leadership, and Economics students visited Wall Street and Times Square in New York City to learn more about the history of Wall Street, the financial industry, the economy, and New York City.

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Physics classes visit Six Flags for Physics Day

By Natalie Adams

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On April 20, Honors and AP Physics students visited Six Flags America near Bowie, Maryland for Physics Day. It is an annual trip that students take to relax before AP testing and see real life applications of physics. Continue reading “Physics classes visit Six Flags for Physics Day”

Junior prom cancelled due to low ticket sales

By Sierra McFarlane

On April 28, the junior class of Arundel High School planned on holding the school’s first-ever junior prom from 8-10 p.m. in the cafeteria. Weeks before the date of the junior prom, the junior class announced the event’s cancellation. Continue reading “Junior prom cancelled due to low ticket sales”

WildcatTechRoundup: microcomputers, nanobots, Facebook scandals

By Tamoor Hamid

From nanobots to microcomputers, March was an awesome month filled with news ranging from the weird to the controversial. Continue reading “WildcatTechRoundup: microcomputers, nanobots, Facebook scandals”

At D.C.’s March for Our Lives, students call for action against gun violence

By Rachel Heller

In February, former U.S. Representative Jack Kingston asked on CNN, “Do we really think 17-year-olds, on their own, are going to plan a nationwide rally?”

One month later, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivors led hundreds of thousands in D.C.’s March for Our Lives anti-gun violence rally, inciting over 800 sibling marches across the globe. Continue reading “At D.C.’s March for Our Lives, students call for action against gun violence”

WildcatTechRoundup: all the tech news you should be reading from around the internet

By Adian McGaughey and Tamoor Hamid

February’s tech news largely centered around historic moments in space. From 4G LTE on the Moon to a space-traveling sports car, here’s an overview of last month’s most noteworthy tech stories. Continue reading “WildcatTechRoundup: all the tech news you should be reading from around the internet”

Arundel welcomes students from Sagamihara High School

By James Burcky

After ten years of hosting students from their sister school, Sagamihara High School in Kanagawa, Japan, Arundel High School welcomed a brand new group of Sagamihara students today, March 19, at a welcoming ceremony in the school auditorium.
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