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New Social Studies Teacher Brings Smiles To Student Faces

New Social Studies Teacher Brings Smiles To Student Faces

Luka Trikha

September 26, 2016


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After six years of teaching, Ms. Amalemba joins our staff at Wilde Lake. Ms. Amalemba is a new social studies teacher who taught for one year in Philadelphia and four in Prince George’s County before coming to this school. Ms. Amalemba loves teaching, and her favorite part of teaching is her students....

Erika Hite Brings Her Love of Science to Wilde Lake

Erika Hite Brings Her Love of Science to Wilde Lake

Hope Kahn

September 26, 2016


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Erika Hite has joined Wilde Lake’s community after teaching for 12 years. “I wanted a change and more of a challenge,” said Ms. Hite. Ms. Hite is teaching Earth and Space Science and Chemistry GT. Hite, who started in Howard County and then went to a private school to teach for five years, has...

Mrs. Babe is the New Friendly Counselor at Wilde Lake

Mrs. Babe is the New Friendly Counselor at Wilde Lake

Bryan Castillo

September 26, 2016


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Mrs. Babe, the new 9th grade counselor at Wilde Lake wants to get to know students and wants them to feel comfortable with her. Mrs. Babe went to Hofstra University in New York, where she majored in Psychology. After graduating she knew she wanted to work with kids, and later decided she wanted to...

Mr. Bowen Joins Wilde Lake Staff as Pupil Personnel Worker

Mr. Bowen Joins Wilde Lake Staff as Pupil Personnel Worker

Anjali DasSarma

September 26, 2016


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Mr. Bowen’s path to become a Pupil Personnel Worker at Wilde Lake hasn’t been traditional. “I used to be an accountant, and then I got married. My wife was an art teacher at Owings Mills High School, and it seemed like she had a fantastic job,” said Mr. Bowen. “I looked into it, and I met...

Ms. Franckowiak Studies Climate Change in Andorra

Ms. Franckowiak Studies Climate Change in Andorra

Ihsaan Fanusie

September 26, 2016


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Ms. Franckowiak is bringing international science to her classroom here at Wilde Lake. From July 8 to July 15, Biology teacher Ms. Franckowiak visited Andorra to record scientific data on climate change. Ms. Franckowiak, along with several other science teachers, was volunteering with an organization...

Karen Bui Joins Wilde Lake’s ESOL Department

Karen Bui Joins Wilde Lake’s ESOL Department

Julia Bohse

September 22, 2016


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ESOL teacher Karen Bui, who is new to Wilde Lake this year, says that her inspiration for teaching English came from her own family’s experiences in immigrating to the United States. “My parents, as well as my grandparents, aunts, uncles, and many cousins, came to the US from Vietnam. When they...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Rachel Eisenhauer

September 16, 2016


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Every Friday, The Paw Print will publish a story from its archives, here is today's. ...

Max Hill Finds Success at States

Max Hill Finds Success at States

Cris Fiorini

June 15, 2016


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  Max Hill was the only member of distance track headed to states for Wilde Lake this season. Despite having ran just three seasons of track, Max’s years of training before high school have brought him to states in his sophomore year where he was able to run the 800 in 2:09, the 1600 in 4:...

Wilde Lake Sprints Ahead of Competition in States

Wilde Lake Sprints Ahead of Competition in States

Cris Fiorini

June 15, 2016


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Wilde Lake Sprints Ahead of Competition in States   The 2015-2016 indoor track season has been a successful year for Wilde Lake. Under the guidance of Coach Chris Brewington and Coach Whitey Bass, three athletes from the Lake placed first in their respective events: Christian Saulsbury in t...

After a Long Battle with Cancer, Jon Dzuray, Sophomore Dies at 15

After a Long Battle with Cancer, Jon Dzuray, Sophomore Dies at 15

Anjali DasSarma and Rachel Eisenhauer

June 13, 2016


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On March 9, 2016, Wilde Lake lost a beloved member of the community, when Jon Dzuray, described by his friends as having an amazing sense of humor and extraordinary overall positive attitude, passed away after battling cancer. Jon was first diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia when he was two years ...

Male Dancers at Wilde Lake Break Stereotypes Through Creative Expression

Male Dancers at Wilde Lake Break Stereotypes Through Creative Expression

Gabby Christopher

June 13, 2016


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By: Gabby Christopher and Khalea Conway Walking into Wilde Lake’s dance studio, it’s easy to see the population is primarily female students. In the performing arts, especially dance, masculinity is at stake. Ms. Estabrook, Dance teacher, has taught classes with fluctuating amounts of males,...

Culture Awareness Week Extends the Celebration

Culture Awareness Week Extends the Celebration

Anjali DasSarma

June 13, 2016


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Wilde Lake’s diverse community has the opportunity to celebrate all of the differences among the students and staff on Culture Day, but this year was a little different. The Wilde Lake SGA and the Culture Day Committee implemented a Culture Awareness week. “It allowed Wilde Lake students and staff ...

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