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Local culture adds significance to the NC State Fair

Local culture adds significance to the NC State Fair

Jasanee Killins, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

With mind-boggling rides, otherworldly foods and agrarian excellence as far as the eye can see, the North Carolina State Fair earns a mountain’s worth of crowds annually, thanks to the spontaneity of its character. It’s easy to get caught up within the excitement, but something much more essenti...

Powderpuff hypes school during homecoming week

Powderpuff hypes school during homecoming week

Felix Tuenker, Staff writer

November 6, 2019

Homecoming week was a highlight of this fall and before the Wolverines took over the stadium.  On Wednesday before the big game, powderpuff juniors battled the seniors in one of the most anticipated football games of the season. Players and coaches from both teams were ready to show out on game day a...

Football updates: new coach prepares Wolverines for greatness

Football updates: new coach prepares Wolverines for greatness

Morgan Johnson, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

James Ward is the new Head Coach on the football team this season. Ward came to Wakefield High School with 20 years of coaching experience behind him. Ward is known so far on the team for being a ‘player-coach’ and being very personable and understanding to help build a bond with his players.  So f...

Spirit Week 2019

Spirit Week 2019

Ashley Masingale, Photography Editor

October 31, 2019

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The men’s soccer team kicks it with some tough competitors

The men’s soccer team kicks it with some tough competitors

Abigail Mosher, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

Dribble, pass, shoot, score! This season the men’s soccer team fought resiliently against some intense opponents, such as Wake Forest and Heritage, finishing third out of six in their conference.  “Last season was a lot better,” Jason Schunk, senior returning starter and co-team captain, said. “W...

Governor Cooper bans NCFE tests

Governor Cooper bans NCFE tests

Felix Tuenker, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

On Sept. 7, Governor Roy Cooper signed the testing reduction act that will eliminate North Carolina high school exams (NCFE) all over the state.   The state House and the Senate have both made a decision to get rid of over 20 state tests, this will include NCFEs and a variety of classes from mat...

NASA hosts naming contest for Mars 2020 rover

NASA hosts naming contest for Mars 2020 rover

Sage Cooley, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2019

“Finding definitive proof of past microbial life would change how people view Earth, Mars and the universe,” Williams said. “People [may] reflect on how they view humanity, life and more.” 

Teens worldwide tackle climate change

Teens worldwide tackle climate change

Kaylee Jacobs, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 16, 2019

“I didn’t think that young people cared so much,” Williams said. “I’m really proud that people my age are working towards something this important.” 

FFA continues BYOP event for a second year

FFA continues BYOP event for a second year

Sienna Stock, News Editor

October 15, 2019

“BYOP is important because it brings our community together.” Maddie Dwyer, FFA President said. “It allows members and alumni to interact with each other which is unique to FFA.”

Trackstar Makenna Castor receives Student Athlete of the Week

Trackstar Makenna Castor receives Student Athlete of the Week

Nina Cherry, Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

“Makenna brings leadership, has enthusiasm for the sport and is able to lead the team when I am not there.”~Turchetti

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