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Student Voices Discussion Allows Students to Share Their Feelings About the Election

Student Voices Discussion Allows Students to Share Their Feelings About the Election

Gabby Christopher, Opinions Editor
December 1, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

As a result of all the emotions students and staff have expressed due to the results of the election, administration and student leaders put together a student voices discussion after school on November 14, where students were encouraged to freely share their thoughts and opinions about the outcom...

Gwen Ifill Leaves Behind Legacy for Next Generation

Gwen Ifill Leaves Behind Legacy for Next Generation

Anjali DasSarma, Editor-in-Chief
November 22, 2016
Filed under News, Opinion

Gwen Ifill, an inspiring journalist filled with passion and spirit, made it her life’s work to share the truth with the world through journalism, even in a time filled with racially charged arguments and hatred. Her life was cut short at the pinnacle of her career, on Monday, November 14, 2016, afte...

Happy Birthday, wlhspawprint.com!

Happy Birthday, wlhspawprint.com!

Misbah Farooqi, Editor-in-Chief
November 2, 2016
Filed under News

Since 1971, The Paw Print has been a staple print publication at Wilde Lake. However, this year, The Paw Print staff made the decision to expand their online presence by launching a new and updated website. The new website, which can be accessed on wlhspawprint.com, features a renovated design and ...

Teachers Wear Red, Protest for Student Rights, Fair Pay

Teachers Wear Red, Protest for Student Rights, Fair Pay

Anjali DasSarma, Editor-in-Chief and Features Editor
November 2, 2016
Filed under News

Teachers at Wilde Lake participated in the national union walk in at 7 AM on October 6, holding signs with slogans stating “less testing more learning” and “smaller class sizes.” These teachers are a part of the 90 percent of Howard County teachers who are members of the Howard County Educators ...

County Requires Freshmen to Take PSAT

County Requires Freshmen to Take PSAT

October 28, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Freshmen took the 8-9 PSAT on October 19, along with sophomores and juniors taking the regular PSAT. The 8-9 PSAT focused on eighth and ninth grade subjects, while sophomores and juniors took the traditional PSAT. According to Mr. LeMon, the 8-9 PSAT is an opportunity from the county to expose ninth...

Governor Hogan’s Executive Order Causes Controversy Over Howard County School Calendar

Governor Hogan’s Executive Order Causes Controversy Over Howard County School Calendar

Rachel Henry
October 7, 2016
Filed under News

In August, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, disregarding all county, and local level governments, ordered all Maryland public schools to begin after Labor Day and finish before June 15, effective next school year. In the past, the Howard County public school calendar has begun during the last few days...

The Paw Print Reviews Social Media Guidelines

The Paw Print Reviews Social Media Guidelines

Anjali DasSarma
September 16, 2016
Filed under News

After reviewing a poll posted on The Paw Print's Twitter account, The Paw Print has determined that in this day and age, a set of guidelines is needed in order to maintain the integrity and objectivity of our news. Our guidelines are as follows: Reporting on social media can give readers valuable...

“Strange Smell” Causes Students and Staff to Evacuate

“Strange Smell” Causes Students and Staff to Evacuate

Anjali DasSarma
September 4, 2016
Filed under News

On September 1, the fourth day of school, administration evacuated students and faculty from the building due to a smoke smell on the second floor, according to Mr. Crouse. The evacuation, which interrupted classes for nearly a half hour at the end of fifth period, came as a surprise to students...

The First Annual Spring Fair Proves to be a Blooming Success

The First Annual Spring Fair Proves to be a Blooming Success

Gabby Christopher
June 13, 2016
Filed under News

Despite the consecutive weeks of rain showers, students were able to spring into the new season at the first annual Spring Fair organized by the SGA on April 28. Students who attended were able to buy tickets which were redeemable for several games that were sponsored by different clubs. Some...

Max Hill Finds Success at States

Max Hill Finds Success at States

Faith Leslie
April 25, 2016
Filed under News, 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 4:48, and the...

Griffin Diven Elected to Represent Students as SMOB

Griffin Diven Elected to Represent Students as SMOB

Faith Leslie
April 25, 2016
Filed under News

On April 20th, after a county wide vote at all middle and high schools, junior Griffin Diven was elected as the next Student Member on the Board of Education, also known as SMOB for the 2016-2017 school year. Junior Griffin Diven has always aimed to be an influential part of his community. From joining...

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