Collection # DRT-240.2-002
Student Newspapers, The
Woodward Academy Blade, 1978-1995
Main Entry: Student Publications
Volume: 81 Unbound Newspapers
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 81 unbound student- published
newspapers, November, 1978- May, 1995. These papers are printed on
rigid, 11”x14” white pages, some with red-colored headers. Included
are 60 copies, Nov., 1978- May, 1991, which are duplicate issues of The
Blade found in Collection #DRT-240.2-001. Twenty-one issues, December,
1991- May, 1995, are not duplicates of other collections.