The Howler

Wolverines help find ways to pay for college

Senior Sabrina Hutado celebrates getting into 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

Senior Amani Bushiri schedules time for homework with her already packed schedule.

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

Junior Sky Ashforth, passes out a medal to her dad at the 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?

Students in fourth period Visual Arts 2 actively work on denim portraits.

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 and color guard student leaders pose with their trophies.

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

For students new to voting, research skills are essential.

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

Senior Sabrina Hurtado painted this portrait to represent Spanish Heritage Month, showing her Spanish heritage.

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

Malik Bazzell

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...

Counselors give great advice

Kim Douglass

October 16, 2018

KIM DOUGLASS, Dean of Students Q: What was your former job and how does it differ from your job now? A: I was the Dean of Students at Roseville High School, so I’m leaving one high school and coming to another.  The difference would just basically be in the new relationships that I’m building with staff and als...

Me and You Too

Students put up their fists in solidarity with the #metoo movement.

Paige Schepperley, Creative Director

May 18, 2018

“I think this movement will encourage people to speak up against those oppressing them,” said Errington. Hopefully be a kick in the face to men or women who believe they are entitled to the bodies of others.”

The Voice of Wakefield High School