The Howler

A sea of red floods Downtown Raleigh

Educators and supporters take on the capitol.

Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief

June 3, 2019

“There’s lots of talk, lots of promises, lots of mention of change, but it’s all the same. North Carolina continues to go down in spending per child,” English teacher, Anthony Calabria said.

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 and make these memories, you don’t want to have to drive back to your high school to pay a l...

Wakefield’s animal family expands

Two pygmy goats have recently joined Wakefield's family.

Maggie Finn, Social Media and Business Editor

May 30, 2019

The students at Wakefield have a chance to get hands-on experience with farm animals for free. Wakefield provides classes where you learn responsibility and life long skills while caring for animals. We have multiple types of animals that live here at Wakefield including chickens, rabbits, quill, guinea...

Varsity men’s lacrosse team sweeps the conference

Junior, Andrew Robbins defends Wakefield and scoops up the ball.

Angelina Ramirez, News Editor

May 29, 2019

Two seasons in a row, the varsity men’s lacrosse team has taken top of the conference. Better yet, they won each game consecutively, resulting in back-to-back years of being undefeated in the conference. The varsity coaches trained the team very well to prepare for the season that was ahead of them. P...

Endgame: A fantastic end to The Avengers

Endgame:  A fantastic end to The Avengers

Audrey Delgado, Graphic Editor

May 28, 2019

Warning: This review contains spoilers Part of the journey is the end, and what a journey it has been. The 22nd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), "Avengers: Endgame", serves as an end to the iconic storyline of The Avengers. Right now, "Avengers: Endgame" has a worldwide gross of $2,682,931,736. It...

Mousetrap vehicle accelerates past the competition: Science Olympiad states tournament

Sophomore, Michael Pearce-ros practices using the sight.

Sage Cooley, Co-Opinions Editor

May 22, 2019

Wakefield was proudly represented on Saturday, April 27, at the state-level Science Olympiad competition for Mousetrap Vehicle and Designer Genes events — ultimately bringing home a gold medal for the first time in the team’s history. As First Place Overall Winners (FPOWs) in their events, Caitlin ...

Seniors show what they’ve got at this year’s talent show

Seniors, Brianna Williams (right) and Hubs Muhammad (left) practice before the senior 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 partake in, the king of them all is Senior Day. One of the main events that takes place on Seni...

Catching Fireflies 2019: Bringing light to the community

Sophomore, Jordyn Brautman trains for Catching Fireflies Race.

Gabrielle Donaldson, Sports Editor

May 16, 2019

FS Series, a locally owned business that hosts races for “Charity, Fitness, and Fun,” is hosting its 8th annual Catching Fireflies 5k Run/Walk on May 17th, 2019. The Catching Fireflies race has a unique aura surrounding it that sets it apart from any other 5k race. The event is held at night and attracts hundreds of particip...

Art students reach for success at competition

The winners of the Women's Club Art Competition from Wake Field High School

Sienna Stock, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Wakefield opened its art program up to new opportunities in the Women’s Club State Art Competition, a local students art festival co-sponsored by the Women’s Club and Junior’s Women’s Club of Raleigh. From mid-January to March, the Women’s Club State Art Competition took multiple works from...

Day of Silence: Why and how to participate

Day of Silence: Why and how to participate

Abby Lee, Website Editor

April 10, 2019

What is Day of Silence, and how did it start? Day of Silence is a national event, sponsored by GLSEN (the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network). To be a participant means standing up against the discrimination of LGBTQ kids that occurs every single day. Day of Silence is meant to highlight the...

Dress for success

Dress for success

Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-In-Cheif

April 8, 2019

Dressing up is a great way to make a lasting impression on your peers and teachers.