The Howler

Two retirees look back on their time in education

Wakefield celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Abigail Mosher, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 11, 2020

What inspired you to become a teacher? ​ While still in grad school I subbed for a high school teacher who was out on maternity leave and I absolutely loved it! I knew then I had found my calling.

Howler seniors sign off

Howler seniors sign off

Abigail Mosher, Tatyiana Davis, Jasanee Killins, Ashley Masingale, and Mai Nguyen

June 5, 2020

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?”

Former WHS Athletes Give Wisdom to Quarantined Players

Schools attended by the featured college athletes.

Jasanee Killins, Staff Writer

May 21, 2020

In the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, one of its common setbacks has been the recent loss of numerous sports conferences and events. This unprecedented global lockdown has cost many student-athletes, especially seniors, the chance to prove themselves in the sports they’re deeply dedicated to. However, f...

Science Olympiad strikes a win at competition

The Science Olympiad team gathers for a photo before their competition

Sienna Stock, News Editor

March 11, 2020

Science Olympiad is an organization that promotes 8,000 teams across the US and holds 450 tournaments annually. Wakefield brought home 13 medals with the outcome of its most recent competition. Wakefield’s team attracts a wide selection of students who want to expand on their knowledge of science...

Wrestling team finishes with a 14-7 dual team season

Wakefield's wrestling team shows that it's all about the W.

Allie Chiu, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Wakefield’s wrestling season came to an end this year with a 14-7 dual team performance.  The team was led by Coach Russell Williams in his fifth year as head coach. Williams reflects on the team’s success this year acknowledging the growth from 2017’s struggle to win matches at the conferenc...

The Wolverines return to the basketball state playoffs

Vernon Fraley jumps to launch the ball above his opponents.

Abigail Mosher, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2020

Wakefield’s domination of last year’s basketball Northern Athletic 4A Conference left adversaries stupefied by the sheer agility of our varsity athletes. The Wolverines lost most of the team’s strongest players, two of which are state-level competitors, after the graduation of 2019 and they have...

The Australian bushfires: controlled, but far from over  

An area of land devastated by the wildfires in Western Australia.

Kaylee Jacobs, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2020

The bushfires violently burning across Australia’s east coast are now under control, but they’re still active and leaving more than just physical damage. Extreme drought, heat, winds and lightning intensified this fire season in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Southern Queensland. Isa...

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