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NASA hosts naming contest for Mars 2020 rover

NASA hosts naming contest for Mars 2020 rover

Sage Cooley, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2019

“Finding definitive proof of past microbial life would change how people view Earth, Mars and the universe,” Williams said. “People [may] reflect on how they view humanity, life and more.” 

Teens worldwide tackle climate change

Teens worldwide tackle climate change

Kaylee Jacobs, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 16, 2019

“I didn’t think that young people cared so much,” Williams said. “I’m really proud that people my age are working towards something this important.” 

FFA continues BYOP event for a second year

FFA continues BYOP event for a second year

Sienna Stock, News Editor

October 15, 2019

“BYOP is important because it brings our community together.” Maddie Dwyer, FFA President said. “It allows members and alumni to interact with each other which is unique to FFA.”

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...

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