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The Paw Print

The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print

The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print

Arts Program Welcomes Two New Staff Members

Arielle Levine, News Editor | November 30, 2021

The art wing had two rooms that needed to be filled for the 2021-2022 school year: an art room and the dance studio, Ms. Morningstar and Ms. Tucci made these rooms their own while starting their journey at Wilde Lake. A World of Creativity, Color, and Positivity Art with Ms. Morningstar Tucked back in the corner of the school, Art 1 teacher, Ms. Morningstar, illuminates positivity and creativity...

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A Peek Behind the Curtain: “Clue” Crew Prepares for Opening Night

Lauren Kelly and Zoe MacDiarmid | November 18, 2021

After months of preparation, Wilde Lake’s stage production of the board game “Clue.” Six unsuspecting D.C. inhabitants are brought to the luxurious Boddy Manor one stormy, long, murderous night. And the audience is left to figure out: Whodunit?  A week before opening night this Thursday, the 18th, actors took the stage for dress rehearsals. But behind the scenes, the crew was hammering...

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‘Showcase of Bands’ Brings Together Marching Bands County-wide

Zoe MacDiarmid and Charlotte Fetters | November 10, 2021

The stands were silent and the lights were glaring after the first marching band to perform marched onto Centennial’s football field on the evening of October 20. The drum major stands on a ladder, raises their hands, and shouts, “Five! Six! Five, six, seven, eight!” And the music slowly fades in. Marching bands from six Howard County high schools gathered on October 20 for the fourth-ever...

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Studies Find Benefits of Doodling in Class

Cameron Franks, Writer | November 5, 2021

For many years now, students have been doodling during classes on worksheets, from Elementary School, up to High School. Teachers, however, even in this day and age still don’t understand it, and oftentimes take things away from those students because they think it’s too much of a distraction. Luckily for those students, a Harvard Health study shows that doodling during class can help them pay...

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In An Abnormal Year, Students Find Comfort in the Arts

Zoe MacDiarmid, Editor-in-Chief | May 6, 2021

Seats are empty, instruments have been left to collect dust, stage lights are off.  Distance learning has made it difficult for students to rehearse, perform, and collaborate. In spite of all of this year’s challenges, students have continued to find refuge in their artistic pursuits. Wilde Lake’s band director Mr. Green adapted his band to the virtual world, but has taken a different approach...

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