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Former WHS grad reflects on high school to college transition

Former WHS grad reflects on high school to college transition

Sage Cooley, Co-Opinions Editor

June 3, 2019

Kristina Marquardt is a chemical and biomolecular engineering student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She currently works with Cummins, a diesel engine company. Marquardt graduated from Wakefield High School in 2015 and will graduate from Tech in May of 2020. Before she takes the next step in h...

Seniors share how they feel about graduation

Seniors share how they feel about graduation

Audrey Delgado, Graphic Editor

June 3, 2019

I am ready to expand my horizons and move on to the next part of my life.

A sea of red floods Downtown Raleigh

A sea of red floods Downtown Raleigh

Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief

June 3, 2019

“There’s lots of talk, lots of promises, lots of mention of change, but it’s all the same. North Carolina continues to go down in spending per child,” English teacher, Anthony Calabria said.

Teachers say “goodbye” to seniors

Teachers say “goodbye” to seniors

Tatyiana Davis, Multimedia Editor

June 3, 2019

Mr. Lipscomb: I think it’s sort of bittersweet. All these messages of “get your applications in,” and “get your fines dealt with”-it’s true. When you’re trying to enjoy these final moments and make these memories, you don’t want to have to drive back to your high school to pay a l...

Wakefield’s animal family expands

Wakefield’s animal family expands

Maggie Finn, Social Media and Business Editor

May 30, 2019

The students at Wakefield have a chance to get hands-on experience with farm animals for free. Wakefield provides classes where you learn responsibility and life long skills while caring for animals. We have multiple types of animals that live here at Wakefield including chickens, rabbits, quill, guinea...

Mousetrap vehicle accelerates past the competition: Science Olympiad states tournament

Mousetrap vehicle accelerates past the competition: Science Olympiad states tournament

Sage Cooley, Co-Opinions Editor

May 22, 2019

Wakefield was proudly represented on Saturday, April 27, at the state-level Science Olympiad competition for Mousetrap Vehicle and Designer Genes events — ultimately bringing home a gold medal for the first time in the team’s history. As First Place Overall Winners (FPOWs) in their events, Caitlin ...

Seniors show what they’ve got at this year’s talent show

Seniors show what they’ve got at this year’s talent show

Emily Silver-Campbell, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

From prom to graduation, and the class picnic, seniors in high school have tons of exciting events to look forward to: a stark change of pace from stressful junior year.  Out of all the events that seniors partake in, the king of them all is Senior Day. One of the main events that takes place on Seni...

Catching Fireflies 2019: Bringing light to the community

Catching Fireflies 2019: Bringing light to the community

Gabrielle Donaldson, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019

FS Series, a locally owned business that hosts races for “Charity, Fitness, and Fun,” is hosting its 8th annual Catching Fireflies 5k Run/Walk on May 17th, 2019. The Catching Fireflies race has a unique aura surrounding it that sets it apart from any other 5k race. The event is held at night and attracts hundreds of particip...

Art students reach for success at competition

Art students reach for success at competition

Sienna Stock, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Wakefield opened its art program up to new opportunities in the Women’s Club State Art Competition, a local students art festival co-sponsored by the Women’s Club and Junior’s Women’s Club of Raleigh. From mid-January to March, the Women’s Club State Art Competition took multiple works from...

Day of Silence: Why and how to participate

Day of Silence: Why and how to participate

Abby Lee, Website Editor

April 10, 2019

What is Day of Silence, and how did it start? Day of Silence is a national event, sponsored by GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network). To be a participant means standing up against the discrimination of LGBTQ kids that occurs every single day. Day of Silence is meant to highlight the...

Wakefield’s step team steps into the limelight

Wakefield’s step team steps into the limelight

Kyle Harris, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 25, 2019

The resurgence of creative pioneers in Wakefield High has granted leeway for the newest association of fortification and artistic expression, The new and improved step team. The ferocity of this group was felt as they debuted at the pep rally last Tuesday. With steps that portrayed the sheer eloquence...

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