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Candidates for 2019 Spring Homecoming King & Queen

Candidates for 2019 Spring Homecoming King & Queen

Staff Reports

March 20, 2019


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The Candidates for the 2019 Wisdom High School Spring Homecoming King & Queen have been announced. Voting will take place Thursday & Friday, March 21-22, and the winners will be announced at the Homecoming Soccer Game on Friday night. KING: Arthur Miller, Arsel Kisanga, Theidas Baran, Marcus G...

El Salvadorian Classmates Reunite at Wisdom Six Years Later

El Salvadorian Classmates Reunite at Wisdom Six Years Later

Jenny Esperanza, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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I remember coming to the United States in 2016, and when I entered my first American school in August of that same year. My mom and I were sitting at the old Lee High School building and waiting in the auditorium for my new class schedule, when a school administrator said, “it is time for second period...

Irafasha Selected as Recipient of “Beat the Odds” Scholarship by CDF-Texas

Irafasha Selected as Recipient of “Beat the Odds” Scholarship by CDF-Texas

Staff Reports

March 6, 2019


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CONGOLESE REFUGEE HAS OVERCOME OBSTACLES TO EARN OPPORTUNITY AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE The Children's Defense Fund "Beat the Odds" program honors outstanding Houston-area high school students who have overcome tremendous adversity, demonstrated academic excellence and given back to their communities. And...

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Visits Wisdom to Share His Story

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Journalist Jose Antonio Vargas Visits Wisdom to Share His Story

David Fanucchi, Journalism Adviser

March 5, 2019


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AWARD WINNING AUTHOR & EMMY-NOMINATED FILMMAKER STOPS BY AS PART OF HOUSTON ISD TOUR Jose Antonio Vargas - a leading voice for the human rights of immigrants - dropped by the Wisdom High School campus on Tuesday, March 5 to visit and meet with faculty and students. He answered some questions from...

When the Student Becomes the Teacher

When the Student Becomes the Teacher

Angel Martinez, Reporter

March 4, 2019


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** New Wisdom CTE Criminal Justice Instructor Was Counselor’s Former Pupil ** Thanks to a chain of events that recently took place here at Wisdom High School, we have welcomed Ms. Rebecca Reyna as our new Criminal Justice CTE teacher. First, following the departure of one of our counselors Mrs....

Film Screening Highlights Wisdom’s Black History Month Celebration

Film Screening Highlights Wisdom’s Black History Month Celebration

Staff Reports

February 28, 2019


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On Tuesday, February 26, Wisdom High School continued their month-long celebration of Black History by having a sponsoring student club “Empathy Without Borders”, host a screening of a short documentary film titled “In Their Footsteps - An American Muslim Civil Rights Journey”. The event was...

Wisdom Community Rallies Around Math Teacher & Wrestling Coach Severely Injured in Car Wreck

Wisdom Community Rallies Around Math Teacher & Wrestling Coach Severely Injured in Car Wreck

Staff Reports

February 28, 2019


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Mario Carrillo - a Math Teacher, Head Wrestling Coach and Assistant Football Coach at Margaret L. Wisdom High School in Houston ISD - was severely injured in a one-car, rollover accident on February 24. The school administration has set up a GoFundMe Page to help raise money for Carrillo and his two...

Conrod & Coronado Earn February Honors

Conrod & Coronado Earn February Honors

Staff Reports

February 21, 2019


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Wisdom JROTC Sgt. Trint Conrod was named the February 2019 Teacher of the Month, while 11th Grade & Front Desk Clerk Dora Coronado was chosen as the Employee of the Month. Both were honored at the recent Wisdom Faculty Meeting by Principal Trinh. In addition, Neighborhood Spotlight Recognition was...

Gonzales Commercial Electric agrees to sponsor Wisdom High School & The Wisdom Chronicle TV News

Gonzales Commercial Electric agrees to sponsor Wisdom High School & The Wisdom Chronicle TV News

Staff Reports

February 13, 2019


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Houston-based Gonzales Commercial Electric recently completed work to install power outlets for 18 audio-visual monitors or flat screens in the hallways and neighborhoods at the new M.L. Wisdom High School in Houston ISD. GCE donated the supplies and labor as part of a sponsorship agreement to support...

Meet the Wisdom “Dream Team”

Meet the Wisdom “Dream Team”

Contributors

February 8, 2019


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As "Counselors Week" comes to an end, The Wisdom Chronicle would like to acknowledge the tremendous work done by our very own counselors here on our campus. These ladies have affectionately become known as the "Dream Team" due to their popular Twitter handle name. They can be followed @thedreamteamwhs....

Meet Two of our Newest Teachers: Mr. Rubin & Mrs. Momin

Meet Two of our Newest Teachers: Mr. Rubin & Mrs. Momin

Ali Anwar, Reporter

February 6, 2019


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We’d like to welcome two of our newest teachers here to Wisdom High School. Mr. Daniel Rubin began teaching English and College Prep this year. He graduated from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and previously taught at Pershing Middle School. He is most excited to work with our "bright,...

CITGO Makes Donation to Sponsor Wisdom Robotics Team

CITGO Makes Donation to Sponsor Wisdom Robotics Team

Staff Reports

January 31, 2019


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The CITGO Petroleum Corporation has made a $5,000 donation to the Houston ISD Foundation in order to specifically support the Wisdom High School Robotics Team. The HISD Foundation will ensure that the funds will be used to 1) purchase t-shirts for the student members of the Robotics Team; 2) to purchase...

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