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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

Students in the 1975-76 school year of Wilde Lake in the schools yearbook, The Glass Hour, four years after the school opened in 1971. The caption of the photo reads, “The joy of celebrating togetherness is what Wilde Lake and the ‘76 Glass Hour is all about!” At this point, Advisory was part of the school’s structure. (Photo courtesy of The Glass Hour staff)

The Vision of Advisory Falls Short

Zoe MacDiarmid, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2022

There’s a saying that goes, “A few bad apples can spoil the bunch.” In some ways, this applies to Advisory — a 20-minute time block between periods two and three on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  On...

Though some supports have been removed, the Peace Room keeps its door open.

Post-Pandemic, Students Still Need Support

Lauren Kelly, Staff Editor November 17, 2022

The 2021-2022 school year was one filled with hardship, but with that hardship came support. Now, as life slowly loses the unpredictability of the pandemic’s early days, many of these supports are being...

Aitya Ba’th (left), Jola Ojifinni (center), and Nalia Ba’th (right) spend time together during their Advisory period in the media center.

Staff and Students Compromise on Decision for 3-Day Advisory

Arielle Levine, News Editor November 17, 2022

Three weeks into the school year, Ms. Leonard announced at the September General Assembly that Advisory — a 20 minute non-academic period — would no longer run on Mondays and Fridays.  “You guys...

Nick Shidle discusses the outcome of homecoming with Johanna Shin. (Photo by Arielle Levine)

General Assemblies Introduced to Uplift Student Voices, says SGA

Arielle Levine, News Editor December 15, 2021

One Wednesday every month, the cafeteria fills with about 138 students to broadcast student voices of Wilde Lake through a General Assembly run by the SGA. When student government association sponsor...

Advisory Reboot Gets Slow Start

Advisory Reboot Gets Slow Start

Yasmin Roach, Staff Editor November 29, 2021

This year, Wilde Lake rebooted its Advisory program, a daily, 20-minute period to be used for community building, distributing materials, and giving information to students. But whether the program has...

Former English teacher Mr. Berkowitzs Advisory in 1974.

Wilde Lake to Bring Back Advisory. What Can We Learn from the Past?

Next school year, Wilde Lake plans on adding an extra period to the six-period day, Advisory — 20-minutes for students to meet with teachers, attend clubs, and study.  Advisory is not new to...

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