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Mid-year graduates say goodbye to Wakefield, hello to their future

Mid-year graduates say goodbye to Wakefield, hello to their future

Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief

December 21, 2018

“We always want to make sure students have a plan for what they want to do after graduation,” Douglas said. “It’s not just to say ‘I’m getting out of school early,’ but it’s because they want an early start to whatever their goals/future aspirations are.”

Be Our Guest!

Be Our Guest!

Kyle Harris, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 17, 2018

Lights, Camera, Action! The last rouge rose petal fell from its green stem Saturday, December 1, 2018 , at Wakefield Theatre Company’s final performance of Beauty and The Beast. Cast and musicians encapsulated the story’s theme of the sensuality of love, growth and acceptance through rhythms, notes an...

Wolverines help find ways to pay for college

Wolverines help find ways to pay for college

Maggie Finn, Social Media and Business Editor

December 6, 2018

When applying for college, you must have a good GPA, a decent ACT score and a pretty penny. There is one thing you can do to lower college tuition and that is applying for scholarships. The United States alone is $1.48 trillion in debt just from student loans. You have a chance to get free money, ...

Sleep Deprivation: the silent conflict high school students are battling against

Sleep Deprivation: the silent conflict high school students are battling against

Gabriella Kluch, Co-Opinions Editor

December 5, 2018

In 2018, America is seeing a generation of stressed, tired adolescents who are being asked to juggle college applications, grades, sports, jobs, clubs, family and active social lives. With all of this stress, are teenagers even achieving enough sleep? There was a clear dilemma with the correlation between students...

Wakefield community gives back through Skinny Turkey Run

Wakefield community gives back through Skinny Turkey Run

Gabrielle Donaldson, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018

Every year, the Wakefield community highlights the importance of the “Just Think First” movement through its hosting of the Skinny Turkey 5k/10k/half-marathon, sponsored by FS Series. The Just Think First organization first began in 2004 to “ raise awareness on various topics that affect teens...

What’s happening Wakefield?

What’s happening Wakefield?

Sienna Stock, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

If you attend any high school, there is a high chance you have come across events that you haven’t been able to attend or have heard about too late. As members of Wakefield High, it’s important for us to highlight the talents of the students. Wakefield Marching Band, although their season has just ended,...

Marching band looks back on a triumphant season

Marching band looks back on a triumphant season

Abigail Mosher, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Wakefield High School boasts a marching band that consistently performs their best. This season the band won the Reserved Grand Champion award twice; a feat that has not been obtained by Wakefield in years. “There was a very positive attitude, even towards the end of the season,” Junior, Kati...

Heart of Carolina marches on despite weather delays

Heart of Carolina marches on despite weather delays

Emily Silver-Campbell

November 8, 2018

Despite two hurricanes and a week of missed classes, Wakefield High School’s marching band hosted their annual competition to raise funds on October 6, 2018. The afternoon was filled with fun, awards, concessions and of course music.   Heart of Carolina is the band’s biggest fundraiser raiser of the year. It is also one of their only opportu...

Teachers encourage teens to vote in midterm elections

Teachers encourage teens to vote in midterm elections

Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018

“The division between the political parties has never been so stark and vitriolic. That’s not how it should be,” Corrigan said. “I think that we should vote for candidates that will change that.”

Hispanic Heritage Month embraces student diversity

Hispanic Heritage Month embraces student diversity

Sage Cooley and Maggie Finn

October 30, 2018

The celebration of Hispanic heritage is from September 15 through October 15 annually in the United States. Latin Americans celebrate their heritage through various festivals and gatherings, and Wakefield High School is partaking in the nationwide recognition of Hispanic citizens.    Heritage is d...

New teachers bring a range of experiences, perspectives

New teachers bring a range of experiences, perspectives

October 24, 2018

RYAN ABRAMS, Social Studies Teacher Q: What impact do you hope to make here at Wakefield? A: When it comes to in the classroom, just to build relationships and to show that kids have potential and for them to realize their potential.  And to realize that there's more to life than just book lear...

Meet the administration

Meet the administration

October 23, 2018

MALIK BAZZELL, Principal Q:  What are some educational opportunities that have come along, in your public education career? A:  [I come from] a family of educators. My mom was a preschool teacher. My aunt was a college admissions counselor. My uncle worked for the University of Texas, an...

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