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Experiencing the culture of the North Carolina State Fair

Experiencing the culture of the North Carolina State Fair

Kate Meikle, Copy Editor

October 21, 2015


Filed under Community, Features

The month of October always introduces one of most significant fall festivities to the Raleigh-Durham area: The NC State Fair. Thousands of men, women, and children flood the NC State Fairgrounds each year to take part in agrarian and carnival-like pastimes. The Wakefield community participates in...

Three Students from Wakefield accepted into NC Honors Chorus

Three Students from Wakefield accepted into NC Honors Chorus

October 16, 2015


Filed under Features

NC Honors Chorus   For the first time in all of Wakefield high school history, three students have been accepted into the North Carolina Honors Chorus in one year alone.   The North Carolina Honors Chorus is an extremely prestigious position for any high school chorus member to hol...

Getting to know the new staff of Wakefield

Alexa Cook, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015


Filed under Features

Ms. Coggins: Q1: Where did you attend college? I went to UNC Charlotte as a freshman, initially as a dance major, and later transferred to Meredith for home education. Q2: What subject do you teach? I teach family consumerism, Foods 1, and Foods 2 Enterprise. They are very fun classes. Q3: As a child, wha...

Bazzell creates a new legacy

Bazzell creates a new legacy

Emily Callahan and Hannah Chaya

October 7, 2015


Filed under Features

“What I want to do is go well beyond what schools that look like us are doing. When I look at other schools who mirror us, as far as demographics and performance levels, I think that we are going to go above and beyond as well as outperform this school’s records.” -Bazzell

Wakefield compromises on how to spend the $100,000

Wakefield compromises on how to spend the $100,000

Jillian Kerzner and Palace Jones, Copy Editor and Online Editor

October 7, 2015


Filed under Features

"The money should be spent on whatever the kids think is important."

Thomas rocks the Rock and Roll Marathon

Thomas rocks the Rock and Roll Marathon

Juliana Merzigian, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


Filed under Features

What started out as a stress reliever soon turned into a full time hobby for Assistant Principal Melissa Thomas. The Rock-and-Roll half marathon was not the first or last marathon that Thomas will be participating in. “There was a lot of stress when I first became an assistant principle which is...

A prom to remember

Hannah Chaya and Jake McCraw, Editor-in-Chief and Student Life Editor

May 8, 2015


Filed under Features

"A Midsummer Night's Dream was spectacular, it went off without a hitch." -Williams

Wakefield leads by example

Wakefield leads by example

Charlie Morris, Features Editor

May 6, 2015


Filed under Features

“Leadership is my life. I live to lead.” -Venable

Wakefield teacher wins statewide science grant

Wakefield teacher wins statewide science grant

Brielle Cashdan, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015


Filed under Features

“Feeding people is a huge topic of conversation and controversy right now. In 2050, nine billion people are coming to the dinner table. How will we feed nine billion with less land, resources, and money? The students at WHS can make a difference by learning about food science and food production.” -Riedel

Semi-Finalist for NCSCA earns trip to White House, honored by First Lady

Semi-Finalist for NCSCA earns trip to White House, honored by First Lady

Hannah Chaya, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2015


Filed under Features

“Dr. Inscoe is extremely caring, well organized, and has an enormous amount of enthusiasm. She does a great job reaching out to all students, parents, and the community; she’s just an overall go-getter." -Crayton

Shaving the way to a cure

Juliana Merzigian and Charlie Morris

March 30, 2015


Filed under Features

“It makes me realize how grateful I am to live such a healthy life. What makes this event so special is raising as much money as we can to help fund the research to find the cure for childhood cancer.” -N. Wright

Another successful Multi-Cultural Festival at the W

Another successful Multi-Cultural Festival at the W

Jillian Kerzner and Jake McCraw

March 30, 2015


Filed under Features

“I think for the students, the festival builds unity within the community." -Martz

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