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Fletcher Named Wisdom’s Teacher of the Year; Simmons Earns Beginning Teacher Award

Fletcher Named Wisdom’s Teacher of the Year; Simmons Earns Beginning Teacher Award

Staff Reports

February 17, 2020

ELA Teacher and Literary Specialist Kimberly Fletcher has been named the Wisdom High School Teacher of the Year for 2019-20, as announced by Principal Michelle Wagner. In addition, CATE Instructor Jennifer Simmons was honored as the Wisdom High School Beginning (First Year) Teacher of the Year. Fletcher...

In Memory of Longtime Wisdom HS Geography Teacher Gary Sliva

In Memory of Longtime Wisdom HS Geography Teacher Gary Sliva

David Fanucchi, News Adviser

January 29, 2020

Longtime Wisdom High School Geography (Social Studies) ESL Teacher Gary Sliva recently passed away, and our school is remembering the eclectic, guitar-playing instructor. Sliva taught here for over 18 years, beginning in 2001 when our school was still named Robert E. Lee. "Mr. Sliva was so well-liked...

Wisdom’s UIL Academic Team Continues to Stay Sharp

Wisdom’s UIL Academic Team Continues to Stay Sharp

David Fanucchi, News Adviser

January 25, 2020

The Wisdom Generals UIL Academic Team continued to sharpen their skills Saturday in the Houston ISD 2020 Spring Invitational held at Chavez High School. The Generals finished as the third place team in the overall sweepstakes, behind Energy HS (2nd), and Carnegie Vanguard (1st). Highlighting the effort...

International Baccalaureate Organization Grants M.L. Wisdom HS Candidate Status as IB World School

International Baccalaureate Organization Grants M.L. Wisdom HS Candidate Status as IB World School

David Fanucchi, News Adviser

January 15, 2020

Margaret Long Wisdom High School of Houston ISD has been named a Candidate School for the International Baccalaureate World Program. Wisdom has been pursuing authorization as an IB World School since 2018, when former Principal Jonathan Trinh applied for the designation. Current Principal Michelle Wagner...

Rodriguez Brings Out the Best at Wisdom

Rodriguez Brings Out the Best at Wisdom

Shiza Ahmed, Reporter

December 18, 2019

To the Class of 2020 - Congratulations! You are close to the end; you are going to make it through the four years you never thought would end. You've endured the clothing standards, the tardies, and the unending extra-curricular that significantly made your secondary school experience extraordinary....

New Wave of Teachers Arrive at Wisdom

New Wave of Teachers Arrive at Wisdom

Josselyne Ramirez, Angie Sanchez Reyes, Mara Nezami, and Jose Aguila

November 22, 2019

Wisdom High School is known for being one of the most diverse high schools in Houston. It has been fortunate to have diverse students and staff, and this year, we have introduced close to a dozen new teachers. The Wisdom Chronicle had a chance to interview several of them: Mr. Tony Patterson (English);...

Wisdom Wood Shop Builds Unique Items & Holiday Gifts That Are Now For Sale

Wisdom Wood Shop Builds Unique Items & Holiday Gifts That Are Now For Sale

Megan Rose, Online Editor

November 15, 2019

Here at Wisdom High School, our new Wood Shop CTE teacher Mr. Guillory has been busy overseeing his students as they've built some very unique and interesting items, that they are now selling at amazingly low prices. They do this in order to recuperate some of the costs of purchasing the wood. Some...

Wisdom JROTC 11th Battalion Continues to Impress; as featured on Univision News

Wisdom JROTC 11th Battalion Continues to Impress; as featured on Univision News

Ivan Chavez, Reporter

November 14, 2019

The Wisdom JROTC program was recently featured on a video news story produced by Houston ISD Media and aired on Univision TV in spanish. The Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) is a federal program sponsored by the United States Armed Forces in high schools. The program was originally...

Our Students of the Month: October 2019

Our Students of the Month: October 2019

Wisdom News Staff

November 13, 2019

Mara Nezami - 11th Grade – CTE Mrs. Smith has selected Mara Nezami for her CTE Business Student of the Month. Mara is from Afghanistan and was born in Kabul. Even though business is not her endorsement, having a teacher like Ms. Smith who encourages her every day and the interesting computer programs...

Are you Ambitious? Become a Member of the Wisdom National Honor Society

Are you Ambitious? Become a Member of the Wisdom National Honor Society

Shiza Ahmed, Reporter

November 4, 2019

Calling all students with vision and ambition! The National Honor Society (NHS) can help you make your life’s dreams a reality. NHS helps elevate a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These four pillars have been associated with membership in the...

Wisdom Generals Begin to Rebuild Their 23-5A UIL Academic Squad

Wisdom Generals Begin to Rebuild Their 23-5A UIL Academic Squad

Alyssa Vazquez and Sidra Hassan

October 22, 2019

Following their 2019 UIL State Championship in the Math competition of Calculator Applications, Wisdom UIL Head Coach Eridani Alcantar has begun the rebuilding process. He's had no other choice, because all five of his top math students that captured the state title, graduated in May. In the first...

Oct. 14-18: HISD Bully Prevention Week

Oct. 14-18: HISD Bully Prevention Week

Staff Reports, Houston ISD

October 11, 2019

Throughout October, we are rallying behind National Bullying Prevention Month to encourage participation in a campaign to keep all HISD students safe from bullying – either at school, at home, or online through social media and texts. The week of October 14-18 has been designated HISD Bully Prevention...

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