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Wakefield, You’ve Got It and you’ll always have it

Wakefield, You’ve Got It and you’ll always have it

Hannah Chaya and Jillian Kerzner

March 5, 2015


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“It’s nerve-wracking at first, but I think the best way to go about it is to pick a song that you can emotionally relate to." Forbis

Cheerleaders take home top prize

Cheerleaders take home top prize

Hannah Chaya

March 5, 2015


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"My goal for the them is to be proud of their accomplishments. I want them to grow as a cheerleader and a student. My intentions are for them to strive to be a good student first, and then a good cheerleader. I have seen that in my girls this year, and I am pleased with their talents." Skokauckas

Choosing the right college for your major

Choosing the right college for your major

Charlie Morris, Features Editor

February 16, 2015


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Picking which college to attend is a daunting and difficult task. Whether you want to be at the beach or in the mountains, it is always important to consider which major is right for you. “You need to figure out what your major is first,” said Sarah Joyner, Career Development Coordinator. “CollegeBoard...

New Year’s traditions explored

New Year’s traditions explored

Skyler Portnoy, Staff Writer

January 9, 2015


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In Raleigh we have this tradition to drop a giant acorn from the sky on New Year’s Eve. For anyone's who's ever wondered why an acorn, or why "drop" anything at all, a few facts may help. In 1991, Raleigh resident, John Watkins, thought of an idea, which became our tradition. His idea was to drop...

Stiles wins teacher of the year

Stiles wins teacher of the year

Hannah Chaya, Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2015


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She gives 110% to her students, and she’s very focused on making sure her students are successful in the classroom. Thomas

Nutcracker ballet leaps into Wakefield

Nutcracker ballet leaps into Wakefield

Brielle Cashdan, Staff Writer

January 6, 2015


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“Besides the value of hard work and discipline, I know every dancer in the production is dancing because they love to perform. There is also a great sense of family and community - Dancers ranging in age from 3 years old to my 78 year old mother are in the production and we rehearse together so much that being in the show is like having a very large extended family,” said Taylor.

Vermicomposting grant brings worms to the school, community

Vermicomposting grant brings worms to the school, community

Jake McCraw, Student Life Editor

January 6, 2015


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“Vermiculture is the use of worms to create nutrient-rich fertilizer." Harper

Mistletoe Market Shopping Extravaganza

Mistletoe Market Shopping Extravaganza

Brielle Cashdan, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014


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“It’s an opportunity to shop without the hassle of Black Friday crowds and you can always find something unique.” -King

Wakefield students practice safe driving

Wakefield students practice safe driving

Jake McCraw, Student Life Editor

November 7, 2014


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“I challenge my drivers on the last day of the driving portion to go up to the speed limit, which is seventy, and try and text their best friend.” -Bliga.

Homecoming festivities build community spirit

Homecoming festivities build community spirit

Charlie Morris, Features Editor

November 7, 2014


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"As a younger school, I think it’s important to build traditions to build alumni.” ~Scales

Students and community prepares for the Skinny Turkey race

Students and community prepares for the Skinny Turkey race

Charlie Morris, Features Editor

October 31, 2014


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“What works the best is to have moderate running four or five days a week with one day dedicated to speed and one day as the long run." -Schug

Wakefield Classic and Muscle Car Show

Wakefield Classic and Muscle Car Show

Brielle Cashdan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014


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“There was a nice diversity of cars, from a first generation Corvette to a modified 800 Horsepower Audi R8." -Hart

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