The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

South White Street before the leaves regained their color. The buildings in downtown Wake Forest are several hundred years old, being renovated time and time again to make way for local businesses.

Wake Forest’s balancing of growth and preservation

Levi Holland, Photography Editor May 1, 2024

Wake Forest has grown immensely since its humble small town status in the 1980s and 90s, with its population increasing tenfold since 1990. Despite the monstrous growth, the heart of Wake Forest, centered...

Junior Lee Thompson arrives at the Gifts of Gold event, eager to find their groups artwork at the museum. Gifts of Gold is a fantastic opportunity for Wake County students to have their art go into the NC Museum of Art.

From the stage to the museum: How Wake Forest’s tech students represent their community through artwork

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor April 24, 2024

For their bipoc production “Amplify,” Wake Forest High School’s technical theater students crafted some incredible artwork, and on April 4, their work was showcased at the Gifts of Gold event at...

Maria Regan is a vital member of the school community who works tirelessly at the front desk. She is the first person students, parents, and visitors encounter when they walk through the door, and she greets everyone with a warm smile and a willingness to help.

Maria Regan inspires Wakefield with a friendly smile

Katie Spampinato, News Editor April 22, 2024

Several crucial aspects make up a school and how it functions. One part that most tend to overlook are those who work at the front desk. Every morning, students come rushing into the office, asking where...

Carolina Tiger Rescue is one of the thousand animal centered non-profits in North Carolina working to protect wildlife. Creatures from raccoons to tigers call this sanctuary home, and they have been part of numerous animal rescues nationwide.

North Carolina organizations go above and beyond in animal conservation efforts

Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2024

Climate change has been on the forefront of political discussions for many decades, sparking conversations from renewable resources to recycling. One of the biggest movements include conserving wildlife,...

The vast collection of records at Record Krate in Wake Forest. Each meticulously wrapped and sorted in alphabetical order, the huge selection allows for anyone to find something theyd enjoy.

Beyond digital: the enduring legacy of vinyl and radio

Levi Holland, Photography Editor February 9, 2024

Music has existed for thousands of years, but more recently has become a constant for everyday life. Whether it’s playing in the background while shopping, in school through earbuds or Bluetooth connected...

The exterior of Klaystation, your go-to location for to-the-point creativity. Klaystation offers a multitude of classes and is open all week for simple day activities.

Behind the scenes of small businesses

Faith Abernathy, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor January 29, 2024

Small businesses are popping up around every corner, from young entrepreneurs entering the field as early as high school to those with years of experience. Behind every small business lies the captivating...

Meet Abby Lawson, the high school senior who published her debut novel

Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2024

The number of people self-publishing and becoming indie authors has increased over the years, seeing a steady rise at the start of the decade. As self-publishing increases across the globe, small towns...

Jaime Radar and Amber Echevarria try to direct their pomeranian Munjo at the camera. Spending almost every day in their store, theyre happy to help everyone that walks in!

Art and community converge at Munjo Munjo

Levi Holland, Photography Editor November 2, 2023

Raleigh is an ever-growing center of finance and commerce that’s been seeing a surge in population for decades. With this huge rise in people, both downtown and in surrounding suburbs, it’s a natural...

Six ewes standing on their pasture. Campbell-Lamb sheep are crosses between Katahdin and Dorper.

Campbell-Lamb clears up farming misconceptions

Faith Abernathy, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor October 26, 2023

At Campbell-Lamb, located in Wake Forest, NC, agriculture is not just a way of life; it’s a community-driven activity that challenges preconceived notions. When most people think of animal farming for...

After a club meeting creating cards for a local hospital, the Cancer Awareness Society at Wakefield High School poses for a picture. The club was founded in 2023.

Wakefield Cancer Awareness Society inspires breast cancer awareness efforts through October

Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 24, 2023

As October paints the world in shades of pink, the Wakefield High School (WHS) Cancer Awareness Society (CAS) is utilizing this month to help spread awareness of the disease that kills over 40,000 women...

On May 29th, 8,000 Starbucks will close nationwide to conduct racial-bias education in response to racial profiling at one of their own locations.

Philadelphia Starbucks displays unconscious bias

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor May 17, 2018

April 12. Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson walk into their local Starbucks and take a seat, waiting for the arrival of their friend. Nelson promptly asked the store manager if he could use the restroom,...

To cheat…or not to cheat?

To cheat…or not to cheat?

Isabela Mercer, Staff Writer February 20, 2018
“‘I could cheat right now’ is more driving than, ‘I should not do this because this is the wrong thing’ or, ‘This could affect me in two years when I’m looking at my transcript’,” Holcomb said. “Instead of using the long term judgement, you’re using the impulses based on right now.”
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