The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print

The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print

The Student News Site of Wilde Lake High School

The Paw Print

Ms. Adler Retires After 32 Years of Theater Excellence

Zoe MacDiarmid, Editor-in-Chief | June 17, 2022

Ever since Ms. Adler was a young girl, she was in the spotlight.   Since elementary school, her mom had her acting in community shows. By high school, she was doing shows all year. She majored in Theater Education and English at Sacramento State. Afterward, she met her husband, and the two moved to Maryland. Ms. Adler started teaching English and Drama at Wilde Lake at the start of the school...

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50 Years Later, the Current Staff Reflect

Cameron Franks, Staff Writer | June 16, 2022

In 1971, Wilde Lake High School was born under the forward-thinking vision of Jim Rouse’s Columbia. Now, half a century later, staff members with roots at Wilde Lake and Columbia reflect.     Jim Rouse, a visionary developer of his time, was the father of the planned suburb, Columbia. Rouse did not go into the creation blindly. According to Smithsonian Magazine, Jim Rouse’s vision of Columbia...

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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 across the bridge connecting the second floor over Main Street. However, most of the current students do not know about the cat’s mysterious origins and significance. In the summer of 1998, Class...

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Students’ Insight on the Best Jobs in Columbia

Charlotte Fetters, Staff Writer | June 10, 2022

As teenagers near the age where they need to be at least somewhat financially independent, many start working in high school. But some are at a loss for where to work for their first job. We asked three teens who work for their advice about where to start.  One of the most popular jobs is lifeguarding. The minimum age is 15-years-old, at which point people can take a lifeguard certification class. 2022...

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Old Wilde Lake as Remembered by Novelist Laura Lippman

Arielle Levine and Zoe MacDiarmid | June 10, 2022

Award-winning novelist Laura Lippman says that being a writer might be the closest thing she has to a destiny.  Ms. Lippman’s destiny as a writer has led her to 27 published novels and three short story collections,  primarily of the mystery genre.  Ms. Lippman has won or been nominated for 25 awards, four of which are Edgar Awards. Ms. Lippman has reached another milestone in her career: a...

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