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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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TikTok, an immensely popular social media app, is being investigated by the U.S. government due to national security concerns. This has raised questions among U.S. citizens who rely on the platform for income.
How a potential TikTok ban will affect creators, the public
Kendall Wilson, Co-Copy Editor • April 15, 2024

On Wednesday, March 13, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill by a vote of 352 to 65 that could possibly lead to the banning of the...

In an article ranking the top metros for women in STEM, the Raleigh-Cary area was ranked second in the nation.
Raleigh-Cary area ranks second in the nation for women in STEM
Faith Abernathy, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor • April 5, 2024
The 2024 Youth Climate Summit takes place this Monday, February 19.  Students will collaborate on initiatives to solve the climate crisis.
Wakefield seniors develop climate action plans
Hannah Kilian, Co-Opinions Editor • February 16, 2024
Technology has taken a hold on many aspects of the lives of everyone. From the smartphones in our hands to automated lights, technology has made lasting impacts of human life.
The digital dilemma: tech is making us lazy
Nara Hamburger, Student Life Editor • April 15, 2024

In the 21st century, technology has come a long way, from flash drives in 2000 to the newest iPhone this year. There is no question that our...

The Wakefield High School Varsity dance team poses with their poms after their competition. The team won tenth place in the nation on the weekend of March 7.

(Photo Courtesy of Shannon Proctor)
‘They were like a coach’s dream:’ Varsity dance team leaps their way into school history
Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief • April 3, 2024

From half-time shows at sporting events to pep rallies, Wakefield High School students have all seen the highly-talented dance team perform....

As the softball season begins, the team is back and ready for success. For many seniors, this will be their last year playing for Wakefield so they’re enjoying every moment with their teammates.
Wakefield softball’s journey to the top
Jordan McIntyre, Co-Opinions Editor • March 22, 2024
Coach Trent Wilson gives the football team a pep talk before the game. Wilson has been coaching at Wakefield for over a decade.
Wilson appointed as Wakefield football head coach
Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief • February 28, 2024
Competitive reality TV has become one of the most sought after genres. With over 80 shows, according to IMDb, falling under this genre, fans are left wondering when a new, unique show will come around.
Competitive reality TV: a good or a bad deal?
Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief • April 16, 2024

On Feb. 26, my family and I sat down on the couch with blankets pulled up to our shoulders and turned on the new game show “Deal or No Deal...

Spring Break Bucket List Ideas
Spring Break Bucket List Ideas
Katie Spampinato, News Editor • March 22, 2024
This years Grammy awards were quite an event. Other than the fabulous outfits and awards, famed musical artist Taylor Swift shockingly announced a new album.
Taylor Swift shocks fans with the announcement of new album
Catherine Marley, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor • March 12, 2024
Every day, hundreds of students of different ages with different levels of driving experience all convene in the parking lot. This often leads to incidents, ranging from minor bumps to expensive accidents, all of which causing headaches for those involved.
Parking problems: The shortcomings of Wakefield’s student parking lot
Seth Steiner, Features Editor • April 11, 2024

Any student who has driven through the parking lot at Wakefield High School this year knows how chaotic it is. From speeding cars to inattentive...

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