A Project for Better Journalism chapter


News Subcolumns

Benefits of post Labor Day start date

February 26, 2020 3:29pm | Anthony Amaya, '21

On Jan. 29, Maryland’s governor Larry Hogan spoke at a meeting of the Board of Public Works in Annapolis announcing that he will attempt to introduce a new legislation called the Universal School Act of 2020. This new legislation would make every school in Maryland […]

Love is in the air… but not for everyone

February 13, 2020 4:24pm | Brianna Vivar, '21

February 14th is a date that single people hate for one reason: it’s Valentines Day. However, this day isn’t just about having a significant other and buying them big teddy bears, flowers, chocolates and going on cute dates. Valentine’s Day is more about remembering all […]

Hoodies continue to create friction between students, admin

February 11, 2020 2:59pm | Zenaida Vasquez, '20

Hoodies: the sweatshirts that admin despises and students desire. What is it about hoodies that made this piece of clothing viewed as dangerous or sketchy? Many schools throughout the U.S. have banned hoodies for safety issues since the hood itself can be used to cover […]

President Trump’s ‘abuse of power’ leads to impeachment trial

January 30, 2020 3:55pm | Victor Valdez, '20

For the past few months, U.S. citizens have watched as the Senate and House of Representatives have argued over the impeachment of President Donald Trump, and the President himself has insisted (mainly through tweets) that the trial is bogus. While many know this trial is […]

Human trafficking awareness month aimed at minimizing epidemic

January 29, 2020 2:21pm | Ashley Vazquez Ramos, ‘20

January is human trafficking awareness month and a reminder that many people go missing everyday.  The International Labor Organization estimates that “there are 40.3 million victims of human trafficking globally, with hundreds of thousands in the United States.  Humans get abducted to be used for […]

U.S. and Iran tensions spiraling to a new boiling point

January 16, 2020 1:23pm | Neziah Osayi '20

The U.S. and Iran have had a strained relationship for decades but recent actions on both sides have escalated their relationship to potential physical combat

CRI Holiday Gift Shop provides real-life shopping experience to students

January 6, 2020 3:24pm | Information provided by Ms. Cannon, CRI Paraprofessional

Santa may be coming to town soon, but students in Parkdale’s CRI program are doing some in-school shopping of their own to secure some gifts for the holiday season! On December 17, the Holiday Gift Shop was held in Room 104 to expose students to […]

A College Major Series Pt. 1: Business majors vary in skills, careers, salary

December 19, 2019 3:50pm | Neziah Osayi, '20

Growing up is hard.  Choosing a major to focus on in college which will ultimately help determine the direction in which your entire future will be headed is harder.  Here at The Paw Print, we understand the struggle, so sit down and buckle up for a […]

Ms. Castle leaves behind legacy of ‘putting students first’

November 20, 2019 3:57pm | Neziah Osayi, '20

Ms.Castle, 71, taught culinary arts at Parkdale for over 20 years and was one of those teachers who went the extra mile for her students, both in and beyond the classroom, including helping them win culinary scholarships and even balance a checkbook. While Ms. Castle […]

Cell phones are considered a distracting learning tool

November 5, 2019 2:20pm | Neziah Osayi '20

In today’s society, it seems like most people can’t go anywhere without their phone attached to the hip. Especially with teenagers, they’ll take their cellphones with them everywhere they should and shouldn’t, including the classroom. There’s been a seemingly long debate on whether cell phones […]