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A Gorgeous Sky – High in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador

Wisdom HS senior Astrid Escobar (left) volunteered last summer in Ecuador

Astrid Escobar, News Editor

February 17, 2018

With the freezing metal of the tap against my right hand, and with my left hand firmly gripped around the glass cup beneath the freezing water, I was immeasurably eager to commence my nightly ritual of brushing my teeth. At the world’s equator, these ordinary tasks appeared enlarged and in full color, and...

Wisdom P.E.A.R.L.S. Spread the Love on Valentine’s Day

The Pearls Club put together 100 bags of food to give out to homeless people on Valentines Day

Ngozi Eko, News Reporter

February 15, 2018

What is P.E.A.R.L.S you ask? P.E.A.R.L.S stands for “Positively Emerging Above Real-Life Situations.” It’s a girl’s group where girls can overcome any obstacle and learn how to deal with situations head on without any hesitation. It’s a group where girls can have a mentor for advice on conflicts,...

Guerrero Perseveres to Become Standout Performer in Math

One of Wisdom HS UIL Math Team Members

Luz Araguz and Nataly Montejo

February 13, 2018

In a recent UIL Academic competition that took place at Milby High School, our outstanding Calculator Applications team won 1st place. One of the members of our team - which is the defending State Runner Up in Class 5A - junior Mauricio Guerrero has taken a unique path to become a top performer. Guerrero...

Starlettes Preparing for Upcoming Competition

Starlettes Dance Team

Jeramy Jane Achico, Reporter

February 5, 2018

Every day after school, the Starlettes Dance Team from Wisdom High School, practices intensely in Mrs. Witter’s dance room getting ready for their upcoming competition. As they count down the days until the district championship begins, they are excited about the event and the chance to show off their...

Nature & Outdoors Your Thing? The Woods Project is For You

Woods Project Leader Mr. Garza and members Samantha Diaz & Erick Poz

Jessica Barreno and Alexandra Palacios

February 5, 2018

Imagine yourself surrounded by trees in a forest-like area. It’s a windy and sunny day, you can hear birds chirping, and the water flowing through a tiny river in the background. That type of real life experience is provided through a club called The Woods Project, where a group of students and a few...

Wisdom Junior’s Photograph Selected for “Eye on Houston” Exhibit at Museum of Fine Arts

Marcus Gonzales' photo

Gaelle Elias, Reporter

January 30, 2018

When Wisdom High School Journalism teacher David Fanucchi informed the members of his Photography Club that the Houston Museum of Fine Arts was going to be hosting an exhibit featuring the photography work of high school students, junior Marcus Gonzales got pretty excited. "My mom has always wanted...

WHS Interact Club: Serving the Community

Some members of the Wisdom HS Interact Club, at their meeting on January 10, 2018

Gaelle Elias, News Reporter

January 11, 2018

Interact Club - a community service organization - is operated by a small group of students here at Wisdom, and is under the direction of Ms. Forssman. Senior Lamisa Rehenuma is the President of the club and Senior Angela Gesner was elected as the Vice President, and they help Forssman operate the club...

Senior Brenda Guzman Wins $500 Scholarship at HISD Dream Summit

Senior Brenda Guzman Wins $500 Scholarship at HISD Dream Summit

Staff Reports, Houston ISD

December 20, 2017

Wisdom High School Senior Brenda Guzman was the winner of a $500 Scholarship at the recently held Houston ISD Dream Summit event. "I am so excited because this is the first time in my life that I have ever won anything," said Guzman. "It is so wonderful, because this is going to help me in the future,...

Wisdom National Honor Society’s Volunteer Work Featured in Houston Chronicle

Members of the Wisdom HS National Honor Society volunteered packing up food in the Third Ward

Staff Reports, Houston Chronicle

December 18, 2017

Over the weekend, Wisdom High School's National Honor Society - led by History teacher Amy Delpha-Brashear - went to the Cuney Homes in the Third Ward and helped to pack up over 800 bags of fresh produce. The volunteer work was in coordination with the nonprofit Kids Lives Matter community service group,...

Students Amazed as a Winter Wonderland Hits Houston

Students Amazed as a Winter Wonderland Hits Houston

Alyssa Vazquez, News Editor

December 8, 2017

This morning, Houston ISD students woke up to a Winter Wonderland - the first time snowfall has hit our city since 2009. Overnight, the temperatures dropped down just enough to give many their wish of a snow day. "I have never seen snow before in my entire life and I'm so happy to have witnessed this...

WHS Key Club – Lending a Hand to Those in Need

Members of the WHS Key Club volunteering at a local food pantry

Giselle Prado, News Reporter

December 8, 2017

The Wisdom HS Key Club has begun operating donation drives and volunteering to help people in need, and the club has already held a successful canned food drive over the Thanksgiving holiday. “We received about 100 cans that we donated to a Catholic Church in Downtown Houston," Ms. Lam said. Members...

Discover a Whole New World with the Chinese Club

Discover a Whole New World with the Chinese Club

Alyssa Vazquez, News Editor

November 30, 2017

Have you ever wondered what the true meanings are behind the Chinese culture? Now is the time to discover its many traditions by joining the Chinese Club today which is sponsored by Mrs. Li in Room 2104 located in the yellow neighborhood. All meetings are to be held on Mondays. "I decided to create...

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