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Seniors: goodbye and thank you

Seniors: goodbye and thank you

Sage Cooley, Co-Editor-in-Chief June 5, 2020

I am not a senior, but I still want to say goodbye. I wanted to say goodbye last year, when our departing staff members wrote their farewells. I suppose I did, but not in the form of prose. I watched them...

Howler seniors sign off

Howler seniors sign off

I never could have imagined that high school would end like this. It feels like COVID-19 has left 2020 graduates holding our breaths at the edge of a cliffhanger, asking ourselves and the world, “This is seriously how this ends?”

Chapter Two: Wonders of College Life

Sage Cooley, Co-Opinions Editor June 3, 2019

Q: What kinds of opportunities have you taken advantage of in college? A: I would say organizations and career fairs. My second year, I joined Students Organizing for Sustainability, which I loved....

Joseph Person

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.
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...

Seniors, Brianna Williams (right) and Hubs Muhammad (left) practice before the senior 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...

Wakefield's last valedictorian, Garrett Dixon, stays diligent through his final days of high school.

Wake County parts with valedictorians, welcomes Latin system

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor May 30, 2018

A Wake County decision will conclude the valedictorian system within several North Carolina public schools, leaving the 2018 senior class to carry out this tradition for the last time. Parents and students...

Senior Ke'Shondra Montague tries to complete her work in the final days of her senior year.

The fight against senioritis

Ryanne Howard and Anaum Salman May 29, 2018
“Think of it this way: this is your last year- the last year you have to deal with crazy teachers or administration, but also the last year that you get to see your friends. Make sure it’s a good year,” Owoh said.
Alec Ashforth and Robert Herhold know that it's always about the W.

Wakefield’s valedictorian and salutatorian prepare for their grand finale

Paige Schepperley, Staff Writer May 24, 2017
“The best advice I can give to anyone is to be yourself and to not be afraid to challenge yourself,” Herhold said. “ I was kind of the math and computer nerd that listened to heavy metal music, but look where it has gotten me.”
Emily Callahan

Seniors give back with years of commitment to honor societies and clubs

Isabelle Kozubowski, Staff Writer May 24, 2017
Wakefield takes pride in its great range of clubs and honor societies, some of the clubs’ advisors wrote some short goodbyes to remember these seniors and their work in the clubs.
Science Teacher David Guy

Administrators, counselors and teachers congratulate seniors

Chinma Ngumoha and Ann Chen, Staff Writers May 24, 2017
Do not believe the argument: “The end justifies the means.” This argument is false. The “end” never is the actual end. The current “end” will affect the future forever. The “means”, how you achieve your goals, are the “end.” How you live, not what you achieve, will be the measure of the quality of your life. ~Guy
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