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2020 Graduation Celebration – Photo Album

2020 Graduation Celebration - Photo Album

David Fanucchi, News Adviser

June 8, 2020

Wisdom High School 2020 Graduation Celebration PHOTO ALBUM Photos taken by: David Fanucchi

Wisdom’s “I Pledge” Campaign Raises over $11,000 for Students in Need

The Almadina Market (3210 Hillcroft) has helped provide thousands of dollars worth of groceries to needy students & families of Wisdom High School

David Fanucchi, News Adviser

May 28, 2020

Wisdom High School - located at Richmond & Hillcroft in the Gulfton area of Houston ISD - serves one of the most unique and diverse student populations in the city. It is a wide-ranging mix of cultural and economic backgrounds, with a massive array of native languages spoken by both students and parents....

Reflection on the COVID-19 Pandemic & Online Learning – from Wisdom Chronicle Editors & Reporters

Wisdom Chronicle Editors Mara Nezami (left) and Carolyn Braddock (right)

Staff Reports

April 29, 2020

We asked our Wisdom Chronicle News Reporters & Editors for their thoughts on five questions this morning (April 29), surrounding the new ways we have been learning, the Coronavirus Pandemic, and what they have missed the most. Here are some of their answers. How has the online learning situation changed...

Wisdom Students Weigh In on Positives & Negatives of Distance Learning Situation

Wisdom Students Weigh In on Positives & Negatives of Distance Learning Situation

Mara Nezami, Online Editor

April 17, 2020

We all understand now that COVID-19 has completely changed the education system for students and teachers, and it has also probably been a bit of shock to parents as well. And, now that Texas Governor Greg Abbott has slammed the door on the remaining portion of our school year, the Class of 2020 will...

Wisdom HS Super Tuesday Poll: 80% of Our Students Would Vote Against Trump; 35% Like Bloomberg & 33% Choose Sanders

Wisdom HS Super Tuesday Poll: 80% of Our Students Would Vote Against Trump; 35% Like Bloomberg & 33% Choose Sanders

Nashra Hassan, Editor

March 2, 2020

The Wisdom Chronicle recently conducted a paper ballot survey (poll) of our Class of 2020 - the seniors here at our school - about the upcoming Presidential Election in November. We asked the students for their choices on three questions, and according to the 200 Wisdom High School seniors that answered...

Wisdom’s Skills USA Squad Dominates at Regionals, Capturing First Place in Eight Events

Wisdom's Skills USA Squad Dominates at Regionals, Capturing First Place in Eight Events

Staff Reports

February 25, 2020

The Generals advanced to the Skills USA State Championships in Corpus Christi, Texas: April 2-5 after capturing eight first-place medals at the Regional Championships held on Saturday, February 22 at San Jacinto College. Also, one of our talented students, Sidra Hassan won a position of office in SkillsUSA...

School Safety Plans Remain High Priority at Wisdom & Within HISD

School Safety Plans Remain High Priority at Wisdom & Within HISD

Shiza Ahmed, Reporter

February 21, 2020

All throughout the American public school system, gun-related violence in schools has become a pervasive issue due to an increase of related events in recent years. School shootings have taken place all across the country at every level from elementary schools to college campuses as well. There are...

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

(L-R): AP Romulo Ramos, AP Rhonda Rhodes, Kimberly Fletcher, Principal Michelle Wagner

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

Five members of Wisdom's 2020 Calculator Applications Team

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

Students at M.L. Wisdom High School in Houston, Texas represent over 50 nationalities.

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

Daniel Rodriguez - Wisdom HS College Adviser

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....

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