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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

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(From left to right) Myles Brown, William Hess, and Kaycee Henderson represent their plans for next year. Their paths range from high wage jobs, military academies, and four year colleges.

Life After the Lake: 2024 Senior Features

In August 2020, amidst a pandemic, the Class of 2024 came to Wilde Lake as freshmen. Though many were unsure about their futures after graduation, they worked throughout their time at the Lake to find...

Henry Hopper at the finish of the State Championship at Hereford High School. (Photo credit Om Maryankandy)

Henry Hopper Makes Strides with State Championship Win

Greta Giuliano, Staff Editor February 16, 2023

Wilde Lake junior Henry Hopper’s path from soccer to running was not a linear one. After seven years on the soccer field, he decided to make the switch to the cross country course. Now, he holds the...

Freshman Jonah Campbell wears his Venture shirt from Axel Mancia’s brand to school.

Hellbent and Venture: Student’s Passion for Fashion Brings Inspiration to Wilde Lake

Joseph Ortiz-Rivera, Amy Manzanares, and Matthew Cho January 8, 2023

Young entrepreneurs at Wilde Lake, senior Mert Sezer and sophomore Axel Mancia, created their own fashion brands this school year. Since then, Wildecats have purchased pieces from their brands while being...

Since its creation, The Paw Print has gone through many different editors, writers, and designs, but it has always been the sole student news source at Wilde Lake High School. “The Paw Print” is the student newspaper of Wilde Lake High School, and has been written and published by students since the 1970s. The archive is composed of 87 past newspaper issues dating back to 1985.

Looking Back: Past Paw Prints Reveal Wilde Lake’s Yesterday and Now

Greta Giuliano, Staff Editor January 2, 2023

Over 30 years after the first issue of "The Paw Print" was placed in the hands of Wildecats, “The Paw Print” staff has released a digital archive. The archive gives current Wildecats a look into...

Elijah Sow, who held a record this past season, has decided to take his talents to the Morgan State Bears.

Unc Is a Bear: Elijah “Unc” Sow Commits to Morgan State

Josh Cofie, Staff Writer January 2, 2023

Elijah Sow, Wilde Lake stand-out offensive tackle, committed to play Division I football at Morgan State University in Baltimore.  The choice of Morgan State was an easy one for Elijah, who said that...

Mr. Blount fist-bumps Sam Phelps on his way out of the classroom.

The Heart of Wilde Lake: Mr. Blount is a Support System for Students

Greta Giuliano, Staff Editor November 3, 2021

Starting his sixth year at Wilde Lake, Mr. Blount continues to be a support system for many students as a paraeducator, the step team coach, and a mentor.  As a paraeducator, he says that he helps...

“Vaccine Angel” Anna Boyer Helps 87 Find Vaccines

“Vaccine Angel” Anna Boyer Helps 87 Find Vaccines

Ian Cruz June 6, 2021

Of the 5,572,782 people vaccinated in Maryland, according to the Maryland Department of Health, Anna Boyer, Wilde Lake alumna, helped 87 get appointments. As vaccines started to roll out and young...

Maddy Feldwick sits at her kitchen table for school, feeling stressed during a google meet. Penny, her cat, helps her get through her classes.

Teachers and Students Feel Burnout After a Year of Virtual School

Maddy Feldwick, Writer March 31, 2021

Drained, burnt out, and exhausted. This is what many students and teachers feel after a year of virtual learning. After a long winter of being stuck inside and not seeing friends, waking up early...

Lily Garrah is passionate about dancing and now has more time to dedicate to her art.

With One Foot Out The Door, Virtual Seniors Step Toward Independence

Amy Batmunkh, Opinions Editor, Features Editor March 31, 2021

Senior Jet Stevenson wakes up feeling well rested, and logs into her first period class. After practicing the viola and completing her asynchronous assignments, she ends her school day with a book...

Ms. Brookman Graduating from McDaniel College in 2020.

In 2020, a Year of Many Firsts, Ms. Brookman Has Her First Year at Wilde Lake

Abby Churilla January 7, 2021

This year, 10th and 11th grade English teacher, Ms. Brookman is taking on her first year of independent teaching at Wilde Lake. On top of these new beginnings, she must face the challenges of virtual...

Student Spotlight: 13 for Thursday feat. Sonia Sebadduka

Student Spotlight: 13 for Thursday feat. Sonia Sebadduka

Carly Damian, Writer October 30, 2020

The Paw Print has a new opportunity called "13 for Thursday" for students to answer fun questions to get to know each other as the virtual school year is progressing. Our goal is to get students from different...

Amidst Pandemic, Students Find New Ways to Celebrate

Amidst Pandemic, Students Find New Ways to Celebrate

Sarah Rubin, Managing Editor May 21, 2020

  A birthday celebrates a milestone in making it to another year, and acknowledges how special and valued an individual is. Wilde Lake junior, Logan Bitner-Parish, celebrated her sister’s birthday...

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