The Howler

Synagogue attack in Pittsburgh, sparks conversation

Jordyn Braughtman

Anthony Howard and Kyle Harris

November 30, 2018

October 27. Robert Bowers, a 46 year old, white male enters a Synagogue in Pittsburgh, carrying an AR-15 style assault rifle and three handguns. It took 20 minutes for Bowers to dispense his anti-Semitic rhetoric and kill 11 Jewish constituents, while wounding two others and four police officers. Distu...

Where did all the water go?

Water shortages around the world steadily increases.

Paige Schepperley, Creative Director

April 10, 2018

“I think it’s really going to take a wake up call to get people to want to change their habits,” Schug said. “I hope that by people taking my class maybe they will be more conscious of the water they use or that they will influence others to make a change in their lifestyle.”

Sweets Galore: What to get and what to ditch

Simply Crepe's presentation can't be beat.

Montia Daniels and Isabela Mercer

March 22, 2018

Sweet Spoons, Sweet Spoons: 10750 Wakefield Commons Dr, Wake Forest, NC 27587 If you’re looking for something sweet with many options, you may be impressed by the quality and selection at Sweet Spoons. Sweet Spoons is a frozen yogurt shop right next to Marquee Cinemas and at first sight it is a cute, w...

Invest in internships

Senior, Shiloh Justice takes care of a dog for her veterinarian internship.

Adeola Owokoniran, News Editor

March 15, 2018

Internships are a big part of Wakefield and Wake County schools as a whole. They are a way for students to participate in jobs they are interested in. It gives them hands-on experiences of working in that field. These internships also reflect highly upon them in the long run when applying to colleges...

Three historical American protests that changed the country

Three historical American protests that changed the country

Isabela Mercer, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

In the light of the walkouts and protests that students all around the United States have been organizing to fight for more laws that regulate gun ownership, it is relevant to bring up other protests around the globe which really made a difference.   Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Protest, 1911 During the ea...

Gettin’ thrifty with it

Isabella Petruccione and Paige Schepperley, Co-Editor in Chief and Creative Editor

January 11, 2018

Among one of the most prominent trends right now is thrifting-- shopping at your local thrift shop in hopes of finding cool, vintage t-shirts or an authentic pair of distressed jeans. Recently, the general populous has started hopping onto this idea, realizing that you don’t have to spend lots of m...

Clubs participate in the gift of giving back this holiday season

Senior, Macy Bonnet poses with the donations she collected for Beta Club's Christmas drive.

Whitney Gaudet, Features Editor

December 14, 2017

"We try to educate people on the impacts of the donations so people can realize it is less about the credits and more about the impact." ~Olivia Tseng

Boy Scouts of America alters tradition

Troop Leader Sophia Morning and Troop 1075 pose at the 2016 Knightdale Christmas Parade.

Ryanne Howard, Business Editor

November 14, 2017

“I think it should be more about making Girl Scout and Boy Scouts equal, and having the same opportunities.” Samuelsson said.

Wolverines travel the world

North Raleigh Methodist Youth Group takes on Machu Picchu.

Paige Schepperley, Creative Director

October 27, 2017

“The memories these students make can be carried throughout their lives,” Valentino said.  “As a teacher, I see the importance in experiencing the unique cultures that other countries have to offer.”

The Wakefield Bee Brigade-they’re the bee’s knees

Tracy Taylor supervises her beehive that she assembled herself.

Bryn Goldsmith, Business Editor

May 22, 2017

“Saving the bees is important to me because bees are one of the most important and beneficial species in the world."~Camryn Blawas

NC State sponsors life changing event

Agriculture is only one of the possibilities for students interested in NC State's College of Natural Resources.

Morgan DeHart, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017

"I am so excited to learn about the different activities that NC State has to offer in their College of Natural Resources." ~ Josh Slocum

Wakefield Elementary students wolf down ‘Little Red’ play

Jazmine Warner and Elese Corson perform in Litte Red Riding Hood.

Isabelle Kozubowski, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

“The hard part was the tech because the grandma has to get eaten so there was a lot of extra stuff for the show, but the kids are really adorable.” ~Scott