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Karen Bui Joins Wilde Lake’s ESOL Department

Karen Bui Joins Wilde Lake’s ESOL Department

Julia Bohse
September 22, 2016
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ESOL teacher Karen Bui, who is new to Wilde Lake this year, says that her inspiration for teaching English came from her own family’s experiences in immigrating to the United States. “My parents, as well as my grandparents, aunts, uncles, and many cousins, came to the US from Vietnam. When they...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Rachel Eisenhauer
September 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Every Friday, The Paw Print will publish a story from its archives, here is today's. ...

Max Hill Finds Success at States

Max Hill Finds Success at States

Cris Fiorini
June 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Sports

  Max Hill was the only member of distance track headed to states for Wilde Lake this season. Despite having ran just three seasons of track, Max’s years of training before high school have brought him to states in his sophomore year where he was able to run the 800 in 2:09, the 1600 in 4:...

Wilde Lake Sprints Ahead of Competition in States

Wilde Lake Sprints Ahead of Competition in States

Cris Fiorini
June 15, 2016
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Wilde Lake Sprints Ahead of Competition in States   The 2015-2016 indoor track season has been a successful year for Wilde Lake. Under the guidance of Coach Chris Brewington and Coach Whitey Bass, three athletes from the Lake placed first in their respective events: Christian Saulsbury in t...

After a Long Battle with Cancer, Jon Dzuray, Sophomore Dies at 15

After a Long Battle with Cancer, Jon Dzuray, Sophomore Dies at 15

Anjali DasSarma and Rachel Eisenhauer
June 13, 2016
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On March 9, 2016, Wilde Lake lost a beloved member of the community, when Jon Dzuray, described by his friends as having an amazing sense of humor and extraordinary overall positive attitude, passed away after battling cancer. Jon was first diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia when he was two years ...

Male Dancers at Wilde Lake Break Stereotypes Through Creative Expression

Male Dancers at Wilde Lake Break Stereotypes Through Creative Expression

Gabby Christopher
June 13, 2016
Filed under Arts, Features

By: Gabby Christopher and Khalea Conway Walking into Wilde Lake’s dance studio, it’s easy to see the population is primarily female students. In the performing arts, especially dance, masculinity is at stake. Ms. Estabrook, Dance teacher, has taught classes with fluctuating amounts of males,...

Culture Awareness Week Extends the Celebration

Culture Awareness Week Extends the Celebration

Anjali DasSarma
June 13, 2016
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Wilde Lake’s diverse community has the opportunity to celebrate all of the differences among the students and staff on Culture Day, but this year was a little different. The Wilde Lake SGA and the Culture Day Committee implemented a Culture Awareness week. “It allowed Wilde Lake students and staff ...

Mr. Crouch Fills Gap in Choir Department

Mr. Crouch Fills Gap in Choir Department

Anjali DasSarma
June 13, 2016
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Kevin Crouch’s musical journey began with his father, in the car. “[My father] would ask: ‘what is this note? What is this note?’ It was all to train my ear so that I would get better,” said Crouch, the new choir teacher at Wilde Lake. His father, a singer and songwriter who has wri...

Wilde Lake Teachers Share Uncommon Paths to Success

Wilde Lake Teachers Share Uncommon Paths to Success

Rachel Eisenhauer
June 13, 2016
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Sometimes it feels as though we are all stuck on the same  path. We go to school, apply for college, and go to work. But it is important that we remember there are other options, and we do not have to follow the traditional path. Not all Wilde Lake teachers did and they experienced many different thin...

How Much Will the ‘College Experience’ Cost You?

How Much Will the ‘College Experience’ Cost You?

Anjali DasSarma
February 2, 2016
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The American college experience brings to mind freedom from the parental shadow, gaining independence along with responsibility to study, and learning time management skills. But along with the college experience, 71 percent of bachelor degree graduates in 2015 left college with $30,000 of debt from...

Ms. Sweitzer Returns to Coaching Wrestling

Ms. Sweitzer Returns to Coaching Wrestling

Vladimir Stewart
February 2, 2016
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Mrs. Sweitzer, Spanish teacher and JV volleyball coach, has returned this year to coaching high school wrestling after a 10 year hiatus replacing Doug Schenk as the JV wrestling coach. Mrs. Sweitzer is no stranger to wrestling. While she was enrolled here, she was the first woman wrestler at Wilde...

Wilde Lake Teachers Share College Experiences

Wilde Lake Teachers Share College Experiences

Rachel Eisenhauer
February 2, 2016
Filed under Features

From glow-in-the dark ultimate frisbee at midnight to live bands playing on the quad, Wilde Lake teachers have experienced all college has to offer. The Paw Print has interviewed four teachers, each with a different college experience and advice for students. Ms. Shin, French and Spanish teacher...

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