Collection # DRT-240.2-003
The Woodward Academy Blade, 1997- Present
Main Entry: Student Publications
Volume: Periodic Accrual
The first student
newspaper published by Woodward Academy in 1968 was The Woodward Academy
Review. The paper was renamed in the fall of 1972, The Woodward Academy
Vorpal Blade, which was shortened in the fall of 1978 to The Woodward Academy
Blade. The paper remained basically the same size and composition.
Over decades there were numerous faculty advisors including long-term Woodward
teachers Cleo Hudson, Joy Fulton, Lucy Klein, and Sandra Pounds Slider.
Scope and Content:
chronological order, this collection consists of unbound copies of
the student- published newspaper, The Blade, May, 1997- present.
The collection begins with an 8-page, 8.5x11, supplement issue announcing
late-year developments, including the resignation of Lucy Klein, who had
for a number of years been the newspaper advisor. Still On the Cutting
Edge, the October, 1997 Blade was in a new 11.5x16.5, multi-color newsprint
format. See Collection #DRT-240.2-001 and -002 for previous issues.
Systematic archives collection of periodic issues of The Blade began in
1997 and continued through periodic accrual of department records transfer
from Student Publications and the staff of The Blade.