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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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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...

Big Dog Ranch Rescue Shelter, the largest no-kill animal rescue known to America, just opened in Alabama. This new facility provides a great deal of hope for dog lovers everywhere.

Big Dog Ranch Rescue Shelter saves lives

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor January 13, 2023

The United States' largest-ever no-kill animal rescue, the Big Dog Ranch Rescue Shelter, recently opened in Shorter, Alabama. The facility includes three buildings, lots of open space and plans to save,...

The endangered species of penguins native to the Galapagos Islands is finally seeing a new wave of hope. Due to the creative efforts of biologists, theyve gained a new spot to reside in that may save them in the long run.

Endangered Galapagos penguins see a new wave of hope for their breed

Kendall Wilson, Student Life Editor January 6, 2023

The Galapagos Islands are extremely beautiful and are one of the most pristine natural areas on the planet due to their incredibly diverse populations of wildlife. Among these are their marine iguanas,...

Have you ever wondered about the history of the snowy classic? Read to find out the surprising history of snowmen.

The shocking history of a winter classic

Maya Schindler, Staff Writer December 16, 2022

Have you ever been building a snowman during the chilly winter months and ever wonder how we started this popular activity? Well, snowmen actually have a rich history that goes back a long time.  Back...

It is important to appreciate each holiday symbols origins so we can better appreciate the holiday as a whole, so take some time to look into your decorations and where they come from!

Where do these five iconic holiday symbols come from?

Millie Monahan, Co-Opinions Editor December 9, 2022

With the holiday season quickly approaching, decorations are being put up as far as the eye can see. Trees, lights, menorahs, cornucopias, you name it. But what do these commonly seen objects mean to each...

Fall is a great time of year to get creative and artistic. Here are some fall inspired crafts to foster the amazing feeling this season can bring.

Inventive crafts to get you in the fall spirit

Nara Hamburger, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

With fall in full swing, the cool weather and the colored leaves cause many to be in a creative mood. A great way to embrace the fall season is to create crafts.  Consider a new take on pumpkin carvings...

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