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Dr. Wells calls her 17 year Wakefield career a success

Dr. Wells spends her final days as an administrator before her retirement.

Ryanne Howard, Business Editor

May 10, 2018

“Get involved in outside activities. Don’t just go to high school for totally academics. Have a well rounded education. It’s really important to discover who you are. Take advantage of all the opportunities you have. Be a risk taker,”  Dr. Wells said.

Wakefield marches for change and remembrance

Wakefield marches for change and remembrance

The Howler Staff; Edited by Anthony Howard, Ryanne Howard, Isabella Petruccione, and Katelyn Sajewicz

April 25, 2018

On March 14 2018, students across the nation participated in a National School Walkout in order to honor the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting and protest for gun reform.  In the shooting, a gunman killed 17 people, most of them students, with an AR-15-- a firearm atta...

Project Give H.O.P.E inspires good deeds

Members of Project HOPE count and organize donations.

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2018

Junior, Angel Bui, reflected on her high school career, contemplating her impact on those less fortunate. In order to fulfill her need to give back, Bui established her own organization, Project Give H.O.P.E (Help Others Prosper Everyday), that inspired not only herself but fellow classmates to advoca...

Collaborative fun for all

Students take advantage of the new collaborative areas.

Yasmin Rosa, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

In the past couple months, Wakefield established unique collaborative spaces to allow students to find comfort outside of their classrooms. These new spaces can be found in the 2300 hallway and the 300 hallway where the locker bays used to be. There are tables with comfortable chairs, a whiteboard wit...

Multicultural Club hosts African American culture night

Junior, Anthony Howard reciting

Ryanne Howard, Business Editor

March 1, 2018

“Black history month is a month that we can extra celebrate our culture. We can celebrate our ancestors and what they mean to us,” Jones said.

How to prepare for the college application process

Mrs. Reid works with many students on their journey to college.

Montia Daniels, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 20, 2017

Along with the joys and perks of senior year, many seniors are faced with the daunting question of what they want to do for the rest of their lives. For many of them, college is the next step in their journey. Beyond choosing which college to go to and what to major in, the college application process...

Wolverines prepare for first semester exams

Students work hard in their classes in order to earn exemptions from finals.

Ryanne Howard, Business Editor

December 12, 2017

“Come in and just relax and know the information. Usually go with your first instinct, chances are you are going to be right, not all the time but most of the time it’s going to be right,” Kelly said.

Little Shop of Horrors Making its Big Appearance

The cast of The Little Shop of Horrors pose for a picture during rehearsal.

Paige Schepperley, Creative Director

December 5, 2017

“For all those thinking of doing theater I say jump in,” said Orsett. “There’s something for everyone in theater whether you like to sing, or like to do tech, everyone has something different they are able to contribute.”

Mistletoe Market brings cheer, opportunities to community

Volunteers help out with the bake sale at Mistletoe Market.

Adeola Owokoniran, News Editor

November 29, 2017

Mistletoe Market brings good cheer and joy to the Wakefield community by showcasing local craftsmen and business owners. On November 9, Wakefield High School was transformed into a magical holiday craft fair. An event filled with fun, merchandise, and food with vendors from all over North Carolina. Proceeds...

Bell inspires students, wins Teacher of the Year award

Ms. Bell helps a student create a foldable for a lesson.

Isabela Mercer, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

"Good, effective math teachers, or teachers in general, are called to teach. They don’t come to work, they get to come to work.” ~Bell

School spirit to the max

Students react excitedly to the pep rally.

Whitney Gaudet, News Editor

November 9, 2017

"I really liked the whole atmosphere of the pep rally, getting all of the kids into the excitement of the game" ~Plant

High School Nation brings day of music, art

Musician, Drake Bell jams out in front of Wakefield students as a part of High School Nation.

Isabella Petruccione, Co-Editor in Chief

November 8, 2017

Earlier this month, a unique opportunity took Wakefield by storm. High School Nation, a collaborative group of up-and-coming artists and producers, stopped by Wakefield’s campus to host a question panel followed by a music festival for both students and teachers. High School Nation aims to educate a...

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