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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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For me, 2024 is a year of self care.

3 ways to put self care first in 2024

Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2024

New Year’s resolutions: we all do them — or, at least, we try to. My resolution for 2024? To put self-care first. The trials and tribulations of junior year and the first semester of senior year meant...

People all around the US come to drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway during the leaf-turning seasons. Driving on the parkway allows for many beautiful sights.

Leaving your car idling has more consequences than you may realize

Katie Spampinato, News Editor November 10, 2023

Now that America has transitioned from warm weather to colder temperatures,  civilians greet their cold and frigid cars every morning. Their first instinct may be to get in and start up the car engine...

A husky puppy plays in the snow. Huskies are one of the oldest breeds of dogs.

Snow huskies adopted after being thrown over shelter fence

Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2023

After a rough start to life, two husky puppies have finally found their forever home. The 6-month-old pups were discovered last month after being thrown over a fence at the Jackson County Animal Shelter...

The well loved book, The Great Gatsby, has been turned into a musical! Main roles are being played by Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada.

“The Great Gatsby” goes from page to stage

Maya Schindler and Tenley Robinson October 20, 2023

“The Great Gatsby” has been a well-loved classic novel for years. Book lovers everywhere greatly appreciate this amazing tale of love and tragedy. Following the novel’s success, many movie adaptations...

Tian Tian, one of the panda bears at the Washington, D.C. National Zoo, loves to have an icy treat and sit on her bed. After finishing her snack, she decided to sit and stare at the wall, preparing for her big journey to China in a few months.

(Photo Courtesy of Alexandra Cazin)

Fat bears aren’t the only animals you need to be caring about this October

Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2023

From the chunky brown bears in the Katmai National Park to the Chicago Bears beating the Washington Commanders on Oct. 5, these fluffy predators have been the hot topic recently. However, there are three...

Rats are taking over New York City, but not for long. With plans in place for a rat czar, the city plans on seeing less of these little pests.

NYC appoints Kathleen Corradi as ‘rat czar’

Nara Hamburger, Staff Writer May 26, 2023

For the first time ever, New York City has a person in charge of the city’s rat infestation. Kathleen Corradi was given the title of citywide director of rodent mitigation by New York City Mayor Eric...

Celebrate the Earth properly this Earth Day

Celebrate the Earth properly this Earth Day

Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2023

Every year on April 22, the global population comes together to celebrate the Earth, usually in the form of planting some trees or picking up some trash. This day sparks conversations globally about...

Justina Miles brought energy to the 2023 Super Bowl in her ASL performance. She not only signed to Rihannas songs but got attention from viewers all over the world.

Justina Miles goes viral after her Superbowl ASL performance

Jordan McIntyre, News Editor March 17, 2023

Justina Miles, a deaf American ASL interpreter, had her big debut at the 2023 Super Bowl along with Rihanna. Her energetic performance got noticed all over the world and has become the first deaf person...

Television has seen so many changes over the last 20-30 years, but one thing has stayed relatively consistent; Foxs animated lineup! Thanks to the renewals, this will stand true for at least two more years.

Fox renews hit animated series’ for two more seasons

Seth Steiner, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

To the excitement of many, the Fox Network announced the renewal of their hit animated comedies, The Simpsons, Family Guy and Bob’s Burgers. The network announced that the shows would have two more seasons...

Animals are becoming extinct at an alarming rate, and they need our help. It is not too late to step in and change the fate of these animals lives.

How can we help animals escape extinction?

Camryn Ledwith, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

Animals all across the world are becoming extinct, endangered and threatened every day, but we can help them. Some common endangered species that you may have heard about include black rhinos, amur leopards,...

A lake sits still in front of Mount Everest. Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world.

Six-year-old in the UK climbs mountains for charity

Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2023

Six-year-old Oscar Burrow is trying to reach the top of as many mountains near his home in Lancaster, England in order to raise as much money as possible for charity.  After learning about Sir Edmund...

A dog carries an empty milk jug.

Dog collects plastic bottles to bring awareness to environmental issues

Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2023

One dog in England has been utilizing his time on walks for one interesting cause: recycling. The thirteen-year-old border collie, Scruff, lives in the town of Nuneaton with his humans Yvonne Faulkner-Grant...

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