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Women’s March Inspires Students to Get Involved

Women’s March Inspires Students to Get Involved

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2017

“This is what democracy looks like!” shouts thousands of women and men in pink knitted hats, famously dubbed “pussy hats,” holding signs with messages like “girls just wanna have fundamental human rights” and “there is no planet b.” This is the scene that took place at the Women’s March on Jan...

With Climate Change Deniers In Charge, Science Education is Crucial

With Climate Change Deniers In Charge, Science Education is Crucial

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2017

In a world of climate change deniers and anti-vaccine advocates, it should come as no surprise to learn that one in four Americans do not know that the Earth revolves around the sun. Unfortunately, we live in a society that undervalues science, and are part of a culture in which science is not synonym...

Post-Election, Wilde Lake Students Express Shock and Disappointment

Post-Election, Wilde Lake Students Express Shock and Disappointment

Ihsaan Fanusie, News Editor

December 7, 2016

After the 2016 presidential election, Wilde Lake, just like the rest of the United States, was shocked and full of mixed emotions. On Tuesday, November 8, millions of people cast their vote in the presidential election. By early morning of November 9, it was declared by most major news stations that...

Happy Birthday, wlhspawprint.com!

Happy Birthday, wlhspawprint.com!

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2016

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 ...

Mr. Shea Comes to Wilde Lake After Experience as Paraeducator

Mr. Shea Comes to Wilde Lake After Experience as Paraeducator

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2016

After a career in real estate and teaching jobs around the county, Mr. Shea came to Wilde Lake as a special education teacher and boys’ varsity soccer coach. Before coming to Wilde Lake, Mr. Shea was a paraeducator at Homewood and had been a long term substitute at high schools and middle schools...

Ms. Broyles Transitions After 11 Years in Elementary Schools

Ms. Broyles Transitions After 11 Years in Elementary Schools

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2015

After teaching physical education in elementary schools for 11 years, Ms. Broyles is making the transition to teaching at Wilde Lake. Before coming to Wilde Lake, Ms. Broyles earned her degrees in Physical Education and Administration and Supervision at Towson and Notre Dame and taught in Harford...

Communication is the Foundation of a Great School

Communication is the Foundation of a Great School

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2015

In order for a school to be successful, the students and administrators all need to understand one another’s perspectives and communicate those perspectives with one another. Unfortunately, we don’t always see this happening at Wilde Lake. While our administration and students all do an excellent...

Lindsay Murray Finds Voice On Youtube

Lindsay Murray Finds Voice On Youtube

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2015

When sophomore Lindsay Murray comes home from a day of school followed by cheer practice or play rehearsal, she goes through her daily routine which includes homework and studying, just like most people. However, that’s not where her day ends. After she finishes her school work, she turns on her video...

State of the Black Girl Talk Ignites Thoughtful Discussion About Race

State of the Black Girl Talk Ignites Thoughtful Discussion About Race

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

June 16, 2015

“Black girls will...” is the prompt that Mr. Ringgold used to open up the Black Student Achievement Program’s annual roundtable discussion on March 23. The “State of the Black Girl Talk” was a panel discussion between students, teachers, and community leaders from around the county about social,...

From Humble Beginnings To High School Principal

From Humble Beginnings To High School Principal

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2015

There’s no question as to whether or not Mr. LeMon is passionate about what he does, but that was not always the case. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. LeMon is the youngest of six kids and comes from a hard working family. Mr. LeMon went to Washington High School but, surprisingly, wasn’t the best student. Inst...

Procrastination is Our Worst Enemy

Procrastination is Our Worst Enemy

Misbah Farooqi, 2015-2017 Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2015

It’s 8 P.M. on a Sunday night, and you still haven’t started your homework. You’re lying in bed, scrolling through your Instagram feed. A quick text to your friends confirms that you’re not the only one who hasn’t started your homework yet. It happens to all of us, but it’s something th...

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