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The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print

The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print

Just A Thought

This is the poster signed by just about all of Wilde Lakes seniors before we finish our final school year together.

Just A Thought: On Conclusions

Sarah Rubin, Managing Editor May 21, 2021

I feel like I am standing on a precipice. I have lived my whole life secure in the knowledge that if I took a step off the edge, there would be a net right there to catch me. Now, as I finish my last few...

Not every story has to be a fairy tale. Life is so much more than perfection. While Cinderella stares at the ball down below, we prepare to graduate high school, and chase other dreams.

Just A Thought: On Fairy Tales

Sarah Rubin, Managing Editor April 19, 2021

I grew up among the millions of other doe-eyed little girls who dream of being a princess when she gets older. Of wearing a beautiful, glittering ball gown, and having all eyes on her as she descends down...

This is a picture I took right before going on a walk today. I kept my phone in my pocket after taking this for over an hour, and I have to admit that at times I felt this knee-jerk type of reaction of craving to check if I had any messages. This is what I mean - this is the feeling to overcome.

Just A Thought: On Living in the Moment

Sarah Rubin, Managing Editor March 26, 2021

I want you to imagine two things. The first, walking with a friend. Smiling so hard your face hurts, feeling the cool breeze in the summer air, hearing the birds sing in the air above. Completely focused...

These are just a few of the sticky notes I’ve created for myself over the past year with affirmations to keep me going.

Just A Thought: On Positivity

Sarah Rubin, Managing Editor March 19, 2021

When is the last time someone told you they were proud of you? It doesn’t matter what it was about, just that they said they were proud. A teacher, a friend, a parent, a mentor. While we navigate through...

This is a page from My Lucky Day - the book I reference which I frequently read with my parents when I was younger.

Just A Thought: On Columns

Sarah Rubin, Managing Editor March 12, 2021

Sometimes, the weeks move like molasses. Each week stretches into the next, and each end of a day is closely followed by the start of another. This droning repetition is broken up by the things we carry...

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