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Howard County Council Chairman Calvin Ball Visits Wilde Lake to Hear Student Feedback

Howard County Council Chairman Calvin Ball Visits Wilde Lake to Hear Student Feedback

Ihsaan Fanusie

January 9, 2017


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Dr. Calvin Ball, chairman of the Howard County Council, visited Wilde Lake on Wednesday, December 14 to hear the students give their opinions and ask questions about the social atmosphere in Howard County. Dr. Ball wanted to get a better idea of the day-to-day activities of the students and faculty...

SGA Hosts Student Leadership Conference to Unite Student Body

SGA Hosts Student Leadership Conference to Unite Student Body

Gabby Christopher, Opinions Editor

January 3, 2017


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As a response to the high demand for more opportunities to celebrate and learn about Wilde Lake’s diversity from the students who attended the student voices discussion on November 14, the SGA put together a leadership conference during school on December 14. Students who attended the student voices...

Wilde Lake Teachers Disappointed by Election Results

Wilde Lake Teachers Disappointed by Election Results

Bryan Castillo

December 15, 2016


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At Wilde Lake, teachers just like the students, want to have their opinions heard on the results of the election. While some teachers feel satisfied with the results, others feel disappointed and shocked. Ms. Nichols, a government teacher feels disappointed with Donald Trump being elected. Ms. Nichols...

Post-Election, Wilde Lake Students Express Shock and Disappointment

Post-Election, Wilde Lake Students Express Shock and Disappointment

Ihsaan Fanusie, Writer

December 7, 2016


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After the 2016 presidential election, Wilde Lake, just like the rest of the United States, was shocked and full of mixed emotions. On Tuesday, November 8, millions of people cast their vote in the presidential election. By early morning of November 9, it was declared by most major news stations that...

Student Voices Discussion Allows Students to Share Their Feelings About the Election

Student Voices Discussion Allows Students to Share Their Feelings About the Election

Gabby Christopher, Opinions Editor

December 1, 2016


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As a result of all the emotions students and staff have expressed due to the results of the election, administration and student leaders put together a student voices discussion after school on November 14, where students were encouraged to freely share their thoughts and opinions about the outcom...

Gwen Ifill Leaves Behind Legacy for Next Generation

Gwen Ifill Leaves Behind Legacy for Next Generation

Anjali DasSarma, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2016


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Gwen Ifill, an inspiring journalist filled with passion and spirit, made it her life’s work to share the truth with the world through journalism, even in a time filled with racially charged arguments and hatred. Her life was cut short at the pinnacle of her career, on Monday, November 14, 2016, afte...

Happy Birthday, wlhspawprint.com!

Happy Birthday, wlhspawprint.com!

Misbah Farooqi, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2016


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Since 1971, The Paw Print has been a staple print publication at Wilde Lake. However, this year, The Paw Print staff made the decision to expand their online presence by launching a new and updated website. The new website, which can be accessed on wlhspawprint.com, features a renovated design and ...

Teachers Wear Red, Protest for Student Rights, Fair Pay

Teachers Wear Red, Protest for Student Rights, Fair Pay

Anjali DasSarma, Editor-in-Chief and Features Editor

November 2, 2016


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Teachers at Wilde Lake participated in the national union walk in at 7 AM on October 6, holding signs with slogans stating “less testing more learning” and “smaller class sizes.” These teachers are a part of the 90 percent of Howard County teachers who are members of the Howard County Educators ...

County Requires Freshmen to Take PSAT

County Requires Freshmen to Take PSAT

October 28, 2016


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Freshmen took the 8-9 PSAT on October 19, along with sophomores and juniors taking the regular PSAT. The 8-9 PSAT focused on eighth and ninth grade subjects, while sophomores and juniors took the traditional PSAT. According to Mr. LeMon, the 8-9 PSAT is an opportunity from the county to expose ninth...

Governor Hogan’s Executive Order Causes Controversy Over Howard County School Calendar

Governor Hogan’s Executive Order Causes Controversy Over Howard County School Calendar

Rachel Henry

October 7, 2016


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In August, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, disregarding all county, and local level governments, ordered all Maryland public schools to begin after Labor Day and finish before June 15, effective next school year. In the past, the Howard County public school calendar has begun during the last few days...

The Paw Print Reviews Social Media Guidelines

The Paw Print Reviews Social Media Guidelines

Anjali DasSarma

September 16, 2016


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After reviewing a poll posted on The Paw Print's Twitter account, The Paw Print has determined that in this day and age, a set of guidelines is needed in order to maintain the integrity and objectivity of our news. Our guidelines are as follows: Reporting on social media can give readers valuable...

“Strange Smell” Causes Students and Staff to Evacuate

“Strange Smell” Causes Students and Staff to Evacuate

Anjali DasSarma

September 4, 2016


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On September 1, the fourth day of school, administration evacuated students and faculty from the building due to a smoke smell on the second floor, according to Mr. Crouse. The evacuation, which interrupted classes for nearly a half hour at the end of fifth period, came as a surprise to students...

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