Standardized Testing No More…For Now

At the start of March, students across Maryland received yet another break as a result of the gripping COVID-19 pandemic. Regional news site Maryland Matters reported that on March 4th, the Board of Education (BOE) had voted to postpone all standardized testing until the start of the next school year in the fall. Only one board member opposed the decision, while another was absent. “The … Continue reading Standardized Testing No More…For Now

From Student to Teacher: Mikayla Lee’s Story

It isn’t every day when we get to feature someone from Wilde Lake, though when we do, it usually isn’t for what you’d expect. With that, it is our honor to introduce one of OMHS’s many student interns for this year. Mikayla Lee went to school here in Howard County. Though she’s not an alum of OMHS, she went to Wild Lake High School and … Continue reading From Student to Teacher: Mikayla Lee’s Story

Tips for preparing for a new semester

In two weeks, Oakland Mills students will start a new semester with new teachers and peers. But how can we make the best of this transition during this time of uncertainty? These are three general tips for starting a new semester, even though most of us will be staying the virtual route.  First, track important dates. Although this tip probably would come in handy when … Continue reading Tips for preparing for a new semester