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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
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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
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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...

Counselors Advise Students to take the SAT, despite colleges opting out

Counselors Advise Students to take the SAT, despite colleges opting out

Cris Fiorini
February 2, 2016
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Since the 1920s, the SAT has been an essential part of applying to colleges nationwide, however, some colleges have been following the trend of not requiring the SAT. Almost 1000 colleges and universities no longer require the SAT, or its counterpart, the ACT, in order to apply to their schools, acc...

Halloween Lunch Jam Showcases Musical Talent from Music Department

Halloween Lunch Jam Showcases Musical Talent from Music Department

Sara Fitch
November 12, 2015
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One Wilde Lake tradition that always drums up a crowd is the lunch jam. The lunch jam allows students to sing or play instruments during the lunch shifts. Many of the students who participate in the lunch jam play two or more instruments, and The Paw Print found that most practice at least an hou...

SGA Makes Changes to Homecoming Week

SGA Makes Changes to Homecoming Week

Tyler Powell
November 12, 2015
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Multiple changes had been made to Wilde Lake’s 2015 homecoming week and pep rally, including new spirit days, fashion shows, food drives, and more. This year, a suggestion box was left out in the cafeteria pre-homecoming week, allowing students to suggest ideas for this year’s pep rally and spirit...

Wildecat Time Changes Implemented

Gabby Christopher
November 12, 2015
Filed under Features, News

Wildecat time was implemented last year when the administrators and students decided they wanted some sort of free time where students and teachers could meet for extra help, club meetings or just a short break from class. Many students like sophomore, Imasha Kuruppuarachchi, used Wildecat time last...

The New SAT

The New SAT

Cris Fiorini
November 12, 2015
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Cristopher Fiorini A New Test is Coming Into Town   The SAT, a fundamental part of the American education system, is changing next spring in March. Used by almost all colleges in America in order to help determine eligibility, the SAT has traditionally been based on a score out of 2400...

CRD Program Helps Students Discover Alternative Paths

CRD Program Helps Students Discover Alternative Paths

Keshav Suri
November 12, 2015
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“It’s all about knowing you,” says Mrs. Bullock, who teaches Career, Research, and Development, or CRD, which is, according to Mrs. Bullock, “about teaching skills students will use as they become young adults.” In general, CRD serves those who are not necessarily on the four-year college...

Culture Day Changes Reflect Rift Between Students and Administration

Culture Day Changes Reflect Rift Between Students and Administration

Carmen Freeman
June 16, 2015
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Written By: Carmen Freeman and Misbah Farooqi This year, Culture Day was presented to students in a pep-rally style assembly, during a two hour long 6th period in which half of all 6th period classes went down during the first hour and the other half went down during the second hour. Mr....

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