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Best Moments of 2019

Best Moments of 2019

January 13, 2020

Best Albums of 2019

Best Albums of 2019

January 10, 2020

20 years in review: Three stories to keep Wakefield’s history in perspective

Wakefield celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Abigail Mosher and Felix Tuenker

January 9, 2020

(1) With 2020 on the horizon, staff and students of Wakefield High School eagerly anticipate the school’s 20th birthday. (2) Wakefield’s Wolverine Football Stadium has been recently embellished with a spirited mural: a 50-hour student-led project. (3) On Wakefield’s 20th anniversary the outdoor sports complex will be renamed the “Dexter Cooley Athletic Complex” after our school’s first Athletic Director (AD), Dexter Cooley.

Wakefield’s annual Fiesta Latina

Traditional dancers flood the Wakefield commons area.

Ashley Masingale, Photography Editor

January 7, 2020

For the love of teaching!

Teacher of the Year

Sage Cooley, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2020

As 2019 comes to a close, students and staff reflect on their scholastic endeavors. For English teacher Janene Schneider, such efforts culminate in one fantastic accomplishment: recognition as Teacher of the Year. On Nov. 8, admin celebrated Schneider for her excellence in the classroom, effective lea...

Say goodbye to our early grads!

Students throws their caps at graduation.

Sienna Stock, News Editor

December 20, 2019

Fall sports banquet closes another standout season

Cross Country athletes enjoy their time at the fall sports banquet.

Felix Tuenker, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

Another great fall sports season ended with the fall sports banquet on Nov. 14.  Our Wolverine student-athletes had an outstanding season across every sport, winning seven athletic awards for both individual and team sports.  This is the first season Joe Turchetti has ever coached cross country. ...

Are consumers ditching physical retailers for good?

Amazon boxes stack up in place of what used to be shopping bags from retail stores.

Kaylee Jacobs, Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 18, 2019

Retail corporations and employees worldwide are facing a growing catastrophe as online shopping becomes the consumer favorite. Advancing technology has made online shopping convenient, as customers can make quick purchases from their phones and computers.  “It’s all about the competition of each ...

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Mai Nguyen, Co-Graphics and Business Editor

December 17, 2019

It’s that time of the year again and that means holiday shopping is a must. Here are some fabulous gift ideas to consider for your loved ones! Tech: This desktop charging stand is great for charging your phone while keeping it upright.   Get a Bluetooth speaker that doubles as a bedside lamp. &...

Five females commit to colleges at Wakefield’s signing event

Wakefield's signees smile for a picture after signing with their future universities.

Nina Cherry, Sports Editor

December 10, 2019

Playing a sport at the next level is a dream that doesn’t come too often for most high school athletes. Seniors Lotte Fox, Camille Jernigan, Makaela Stokes, Corbin Reifschneider and Sara Wilson have all reached that goal and on Nov. 14 signed a document that would change their respective futures.  ...

“The Sound of Music” makes its way to the Wakefield stage

The children cheer after Maria helps them through a thunderstorm.

Sienna Stock, News Editor

December 6, 2019

The Wakefield High School Theater begins its production of the critically acclaimed play, “The Sound of Music” for its 20th anniversary. The play will be showing from Dec. 5-7 and will be charging $10 per person. The theater will be bringing the play back after Wakefield middle school’s last production...

Looking to the future through scholarship opportunities

Students looking for the perfect scholarship should start on Wakefield's own website.

Megan Simrell, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Want free money? Want to avoid thousands of dollars of debt? Well, scholarships may be the way! With many different types of scholarships, all students have the opportunity to combat the high costs of college. As, according to College Board, two-thirds of students paid for college with scholarships and grants. But scholarships are hard to find, let alone achieve, so ...