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Online Learning: Is it Really Working?

Google makes Meet App free for all users.

Amaiya Sancho, Writer

May 29, 2020

It’s Thursday, 1:45pm, and you’re waiting for your teacher to finish up their last thought just before the end of class. Now your week of Google Meets is over, but now you have to make sure you turn in your work by 10:00am the following morning. Online learning has been implemented into students’ daily live...

Those on the Front Lines

Those on the Front Lines

Carly Damian, Writer

May 21, 2020

With a packed schedule all day long, the emotions and personal lives of healthcare workers can easily be forgotten about. Nicole Stanley, a nurse for children in Pennsylvania, says, “I love being a nurse and I love what I do. It's just scary and I get anxious because you never know who has it ...

While Pandemic Disrupts Everyday Life, Some Find Ways to Celebrate Milestones

Family celebrates a birth announcement.

Ayonna Ramey, Writer

May 21, 2020

COVID 19- has disrupted everyday life; daily routines have been interrupted and major life events are being delayed. According to the CDC, Maryland has had nearly 36,000 COVID-19 cases as of May 14. Gatherings have largely been suspended under Governor Larry Hogan’s recent stay at home order, whic...

Varsity Cheer Ends Historic Season

Varsity Cheer Team poses for a picture after regionals.

Aenilah Watkins and Komara Barba

February 26, 2020

On January 29, the WLHS cheer team made history for the first time ever, as the varsity team qualified for and performed at regionals.  Each season, HCPSS allows the cheerleading team to participate in up to 3 invitational competitions. Ms. Townsend, the head varsity coach, says “Invitationals are a nece...

SGA Students Exercise Their Right to Voice Student Concerns

SGA Students Exercise Their Right to Voice Student Concerns

Amy Batmunkh, Writer

February 26, 2020

The power of the student voice is immeasurable. From little everyday things like being heard on the morning announcements to nationwide protests and walkouts, students who use their voices are listened to. In 2018, students organized a school walkout after the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting to protest gu...

JumpStart Offers High School Alternative to Combat Soaring College Cost

According to the International Journal of Education Research, 98% of dual-enrollment credits, like ones earned at HCC, will transfer to a post-secondary institution, but only 42% of AP credits will.

Rebecca Nason, Print Co-Editor in Chief

February 24, 2020

Bryan Cheung, a junior at Centennial High School, will be the first person in his family to earn a college degree and will graduate in 2021 with both his high school diploma and his AA in engineering because of the JumpStart program. He chose to participate in the program because college gave him more f...

Soccer Victories Mean More Than Meet The Eye

Boys and Girls soccer pose after defeating River Hill in the Regional Championship.

Amaiya Sancho, Writer

February 3, 2020

  As students and parents lineup outside of the field to purchase their tickets to the Wilde Lake vs River Hill soccer playoff game, they are desperately awaiting a win. A lot is riding on this game as the Wildecats realize that they are not just playing to win, but also for the pride of their...

FARMS: More Than Just a Student Lunch

FARMS: More Than Just a Student Lunch

Sarah Rubin, Print Co-Editor in Chief

February 3, 2020

On the first day of school, students are bombarded with what feels like hundreds of different papers, all promoting sports, clubs, extracurriculars, and school-sponsored events. However, one of those commonly disregarded papers is far more important than students realize: The Food and Nutrition Services...

The Wilde Lake Football Team Has Their First Playoff Win In Nine Years

Wilde Lake Football at Manchester Valley for their second playoff game.

Marian Isailovic, Writer

February 3, 2020

This year, the Wilde Lake football team has amazed the school with their outstanding playoff run after coming in 5-8 overall and 2-6 in the region. After having barely made it into the playoffs as the eighth seed, their first game performance shocked the school as they upset the first seed, River Hil...

Hispanic Students Feel Targeted By National Policies

Hispanic Students Feel Targeted By National Policies

Amy Batmunkh, Writer

February 2, 2020

“I want to be a doctor,” says a student in an English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) class. “I want to be a lawyer,” adds another. These are just some of the ambitions that Latino students at Wilde Lake hope to achieve in the United States. However, President Trump’s administration has le...

Mission and Values

Mission and Values

January 23, 2020

Mission and Values: It is the mission of the Wilde Lake Paw Print to inform and educate the student body on relevant occurrences in the Wilde Lake community. We strive to demonstrate authenticity and reliability within our articles as it contributes to the overall strength and vibrant spirit of our p...

Wilde Lake Trio Graduates From Four Month Leadership U Program

Wilde Lake Trio Graduates From Four Month Leadership U Program

Nadyne Segbe and Komara Barba

December 6, 2019

Wilde Lake's Ashley Maharaj, Matthew Santos, and Evan Schneider graduated this week from Leadership U. A four month program which allows incoming juniors in Howard County to practice leadership skills by discussing, identifying, and finding solutions for the problems within the community. "We did...

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