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The Paw Print

The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print


The wildecat statue, built out of paper-mache by then-senior Kurt
Muller in 1998, sits outside of the media center.

The Spirit of Wilde Lake in a Statue

Lee Lewis and Arielle Levine June 15, 2022

At the heart of the school, a ferocious wildecat is ready to pounce, bearing its teeth, waiting for students to pass it as they walk by the media center. Now, students are greeted by the cat as they walk...

Students playing cards in Ms. Sweitzer’s advisory

Creating a Better Wilde Lake is Up To Us

Greta Giuliano, Staff Editor June 14, 2022

Every day, I see kids breaking the rules. Whether it’s skipping class, leaving campus for lunch, or any of the other rules for our safety and education, people are breaking them every day.  We...

Google makes Meet App free for all users.

Online Learning: Is it Really Working?

Amaiya Sancho , Sports Editor, Arts Editor 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...

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...

Family celebrates a birth announcement.

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

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...

Varsity Cheer Team poses for a picture after regionals.

Varsity Cheer Ends Historic Season

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...

SGA Students Exercise Their Right to Voice Student Concerns

SGA Students Exercise Their Right to Voice Student Concerns

Amy Batmunkh , Opinions Editor, Features Editor 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...

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.

JumpStart Offers High School Alternative to Combat Soaring College Cost

Rebecca Nason, 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...

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

Soccer Victories Mean More Than Meet The Eye

Amaiya Sancho , Sports Editor, Arts Editor 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...

FARMS: More Than Just a Student Lunch

FARMS: More Than Just a Student Lunch

Sarah Rubin, Managing Editor 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...

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

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

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...

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