The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

Summer Crossword Puzzle

Nara Hamburger, Student Life Editor May 24, 2024

Can you solve this summer-themed crossword puzzle? Give it a try!

The mural Finsbury Park Tree is the elusive Banksys newest work. The tree is located in Finsbury Park, England, and is believed to reference the climate and nature crisis. 

(Photo Courtesy of diamond geezer via Flickr)

Anonymous street artist strikes again

Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2024

No matter where anyone goes, whether a small town or a big city, everyone has seen some form of graffiti. Whether it be random tags, curse words or political statements, the spray-paint art is hard to...

As the weather warms up and flowers begin to sprout, the warm spring feeling is upon us. Get ready for these fun spring activities to do this year.

3 activities to get you in the spring spirit

Nara Hamburger, Student Life Editor April 12, 2024

Spring brings new beginnings and a fresh start after a long winter inside. Nothing is more exciting than trying something new, like a spring craft or activity. Whether that be a nice stroll in the park...

The next total solar eclipse will hit the United States on April 8. In the meantime, there are several precautionary measures to keep in mind for the big day. (Total solar eclipse/ESA/CESAR/Wouter van Reeven/CC BY-SA IGO 3.0) from Wikimedia Commons.

A total solar eclipse is coming: here’s what to expect

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor March 22, 2024

On April 8, North America will encounter a total solar eclipse starting in Mexico and moving through Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and all the way up to Maine. In a total solar eclipse, the moon...

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...

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