The Paw Print

Administration Responds to Growing Need for Tutorial Classes

Administration Responds to Growing Need for Tutorial Classes

Ihsaan Fanusie and Luka Trikha

June 13, 2017

Beginning next school year, administration is opening 5-6 tutorial classes to serve 50-75 students who need academic support. The class will function as a tutorial for students who need extra academic help. Students will be provided with resources necessary to succeed in their academics such as study s...

LGBTQ Tolerance Needs to Start With Us

LGBTQ Tolerance Needs to Start With Us

Takyla Brown, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

A woman sits in her living room scrolling through her Instagram feed on her phone, when she sees a new comment on the photo she posted of her and the woman she loves on their wedding day. She taps on the photo to view the comment and her heart shatters when she sees the words: “You two disgust m...

Grow Up: “Retarded” Stings

Erase the word to end the word.

Savannah Jackson, Writer

June 1, 2017

Behind me, a girl leaned over to her friend and said, “You know the little boy in the retarded class? The one that makes funny noises and walks weird?” They both started laughing and kept talking about the boy. Little did they know, they were talking about my brother. I was in biology class during freshman year,...

Howard County Approves New Policy: No School to Start Before 8 AM

Howard County Approves New Policy: No School to Start Before 8 AM

Rachel Eisenhauer and Ihsaan Fanusie

June 1, 2017

Students can breathe a sigh of relief. As of the 2018-2019 school year, no Howard County Public School will start before 8:00 AM. Freshman Zion Olibris is looking forward to the change because of the effect it would have on his sleep. “I get up at 6:15 now, but with the change I would get up at ...

Guitar Students Kick Off Summer with Lunch Jam

Guitar Students Kick Off Summer with Lunch Jam

Luka Trikha, Takyla Brown, Savannah Jackson, Writer

May 30, 2017

The semiannual Lunch Jam was held on May 19, where school bands to performed on the patio. The bands were comprised of both students and teachers. The cafeteria is usually packed with students eating lunch and socializing, but when the Lunch Jam started, many students migrated to the patio a...

Flashback Friday!

Flashback Friday!

Rachel Eisenhauer, 2016-2017 Arts Editor

March 31, 2017

In this week's edition of Flashback Friday, read some opinions about the crisis in Sudan from 2004.

An Inside Look at Seussical the Musical

An Inside Look at Seussical the Musical

Rachel Eisenhauer, 2016-2017 Arts Editor

March 10, 2017

The scene backstage is almost as interesting as the scene out front. After walking into the makeup room, you’re immediately surrounded by actors and makeup artists calling out, “can you hand me a brush?” and “where’s the eyeliner?” while rummaging through drawers and tops of tables. ...

Sophomore Philip Taylor Designs Prosthetic Arm for Children

Sophomore Philip Taylor Designs Prosthetic Arm for Children

Rachel Eisenhauer, 2016-2017 Arts Editor

March 1, 2017

Most children spend their childhoods racing up and down plastic slides, toddling around parks and screeching after scraping a knee or an elbow. But for children who have disabilities, a simple crash can have more serious consequences. A typical prosthetic limb can range anywhere from $5,000-$50,000...

An Early Finish: Sixteen Year Old Ariel Uy Graduates with the Class of 2017

An Early Finish: Sixteen Year Old Ariel Uy Graduates with the Class of 2017

Rachel Eisenhauer, 2016-2017 Arts Editor

February 9, 2017

When making the decision to graduate from high school a year early, junior Ariel Uy asked herself, “Consider how it will affect all parts of your life. What are you missing [and] what are you gaining from leaving a year early?” For Uy, the decision was a difficult one. A lot of opportunities and experiences ca...

Kendall Geter Combines Personality and Choreography Through Dance

Kendall Geter Combines Personality and Choreography Through Dance

Rachel Eisenhaur, Arts Editor

January 26, 2017

“To have people come up to me and my peers and tell us that it was one of the most beautiful pieces they have ever seen, that it almost brought them to tears, makes me feel like my job was accomplished,” said senior dance captain Kendall Geter about her work on the Senior Dance Company’s piece ...

Paw Print Reveals Fourth Floor Mystery

Many freshman enter Wilde Lake believing in rumors about the fourth floor, such as this one, that it holds Wilde Lake's pool.

Rachel Eisenhauer and Julia Bohse

December 21, 2016

From a swim team to a monster, the fourth floor has been a source of mystery for Wilde Lake students for years. Having not been allowed to venture to the fourth floor, students began to create their own tales of what really lies above the third floor. With gates guarding the entrance, students walk past it every da...

Flashback Friday!

Flashback Friday!

December 9, 2016

This week's edition of Flashback Friday comes from the Pshaw Print on April 1, 1998. The Pshaw Print is the satirical April Fool's Day edition of the Paw Print. ...

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