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Garcia Named Starlette Dance Team Captain

Garcia Named Starlette Dance Team Captain

Carlos Murillo, Reporter
September 30, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Dance has always been a big part of our school and it's always been considered one of our favorite fine arts as well. However this year, we have more to be excited about when it comes to our new Starlettes dance team. It seems  that the dance teacher, Ms. Harris, wants the dance team to grow the team...

New Student of the Week: Ghada Fadhel

New Student of the Week: Ghada Fadhel

Marcos Cervantes, Maritza Carrasco, Reporters
September 30, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Every week we are more than excited to interview and meet a new student here at Wisdom HS, and of course, this week was no exception. Meet Sophomore Ghada Fadhel - she  is one of our newest students. Fadhel previously attended Al Mawaked School which was located in Al Mafraq- Dubai and she’s thrilled...

Student Athlete of the Month: Awah Bodunriin

Student Athlete of the Month: Awah Bodunriin

Uriel Noyola, Reporter
September 28, 2016
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Awah Bodunrin was awarded Student Athletics of the month for September. Bodunrin was born in Houston but lived most of her life in Alberta, Canada. Before attending Wisdom, she went to Forest Lawn High School in Canada. When Awah first joined the Varsity Volleyball Team, she felt motivated from her...

Become a Leader by Joining Student Council

Become a Leader by Joining Student Council

Sedrah Jamal, News Editor
September 27, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Ms. McQuiggin is looking for students from grades 9-12 to join the Student Council. Student Council is a representative structure for students, through which they can become involved in the activities of the school and work in partnership with school management, staff, and parents for the benefit of...

Cuban student reflects on high school life in the USA

Cuban student reflects on high school life in the USA

Geannett Alvarez and Dayana Rodriguez
September 23, 2016
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Geannett Alvarez is a senior here at Wisdom High School, and is on track to graduate this year. This is her second year of attending school here in the USA, after spending her freshman and sophomore years at Batalla del Jigue High School in Havana, Cuba. This is her own personal story of her experience...

ESL Student of The Month: Omar Abdulrahman

ESL Student of The Month: Omar Abdulrahman

Astrid Escobar, News Editor
September 21, 2016
Filed under Student Life

As we all know, Wisdom HS is known as the most diverse high school of HISD, this is because the majority of our students come from all over the world, as is the case of the September Student of The Month for English Language Learners, Omar Abdulrahman a freshman here at school and a native of Iraq. “It...

Do you like Anime? Then join the club!

Do you like Anime? Then join the club!

Isaiah Chambers, Reporter
September 21, 2016
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Do you ever feel like that one person everybody ignores because you watch a lot of Anime? Do you feel left out? Well, Wisdom High School has just announced sign-ups for the Anime Club, hosted by Ms. McQuiggin in room 113. The club is themed after Anime and the room is jam packed with lots of students...

Science Student of The Month: Aileen Izaguirre

Science Student of The Month: Aileen Izaguirre

Carlos Murillo, Reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under Student Life

  The young freshman Aileen Izaguirre was recognized as our September Student of The Month for Science. Before coming to Wisdom HS, she had the chance to attend Pin Oak Middle School. What is impressive, is that she seems to be making a smooth transition from middle school to high school. “I...

Math Student of The Month: Hamza Al-Jadeyah

Math Student of The Month: Hamza Al-Jadeyah

Uriel Noyola, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The September Student of The Month for Math recognition was given to Hamza Al-Jadeyah, a freshman who like many of our students here at Wisdom HS, comes from a different part of the world. Before Wisdom HS, he attended Al-Shahid Faisal Second School located in Amman, Jordan. Math is Al-Jadeyah’s...

Social Studies Student of The Month: Narome Taylor

Social Studies Student of The Month: Narome Taylor

Marcos Cervantes, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Narome Taylor, a sophomore here at our school, was recognized as The September Student of The Month for Social Studies. Taylor was born and raised in Houston and before transitioning to high school, he attended Grady Middle School located on San Felipe Street. “My dad inspired me to do well in all...

Attendance Matters!!

Attendance Matters!!

Brandon Mills, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Focusing on increasing student attendance has been a high priority for Wisdom high school, since the beginning of the year. The good news is that during the the month of September, student attendance has shown an increase over last year’s first month of school. That is all thanks to the students...

ESL Program is a Shining Light for Newcomers

ESL Program is a Shining Light for Newcomers

Miguel Maldonado and Grecia Martinez
September 15, 2016
Filed under Student Life

In case you were not aware, we here at Wisdom High School have an excellent ESL program that helps students get their education by helping them transition into learning English, using specific ESL strategies. This is a 4-year program that helps students that do not speak English as their native language,...

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