The Howler

Dance team places 14th in the nation at UDA Nationals

WHS Dance Team entertains the student body during football games.

Anthony Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 25, 2019

Wakefield’s dance team traveled to Orlando, Fla. to take part in the the 2019 National Dance Team Championship (NDTC), at Walt Disney World Resort. Over the course of three days, the dance team competed against teams across the nation. They left their mark upon the championship, as they were the first team fro...

Wakefield’s step team steps into the limelight

Wakefield's step team nails their first performance at the basketball pep rally.

Kyle Harris, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 25, 2019

The resurgence of creative pioneers in Wakefield High has granted leeway for the newest association of fortification and artistic expression, The new and improved step team. The ferocity of this group was felt as they debuted at the pep rally last Tuesday. With steps that portrayed the sheer eloquence...

Wakefield to Me inspires student body

Messiejah Bradley Junior, Isaiah Willett Senior, and a friend enjoy discussions in America To Me Club.

Emily Silver-Campbell, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

Wakefield High School is one of the most diverse schools in the state. 50 percent of enrolled students are of color.  The school’s newest forum for open discussion, Wakefield to Me, plans to give these students a voice. “I feel like some certain topics get thrown under the bus like white priv...

Leading in school spirit: cheerleaders energize student body

Varsity Cheer Team celebrating NCCCA 2nd place win.

Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

“A lot of my teammates have become sisters to me and our relationships will last way beyond high school.” -Logan Brown

FCCLA prepares for states

Stephanie Rummels shows off her jumpsuit creation.

Sienna Stock, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

Family Career Community Leaders of America begins to prepare its members for states competition.

Seniors reflect on their basketball accomplishments

Senior Tori Hansen, drives to the net.

Maggie Finn, Social Media and Business Editor

March 19, 2019

At Wakefield High School, basketball season has come to an end. Both the men’s and women’s teams left outstanding records. The boys had a record of 24-5 and the girls had a record of 27-2. As the seniors walk away from a great season, they reminisce on how the season turned out. Trae Smith, a...

Crew Dragon docks to the ISS autonomously: a flight to be remembered

Students build awareness of the importance of space technology by re-enacting a Mars rover.

Sage Cooley, Co-Opinions Editor

March 15, 2019

The Demonstration-1 mission made history this past Sunday when the SpaceX Crew Dragon vehicle docked itself to the International Space Station autonomously — an unprecedented triumph of any U.S. spacecraft, NASA says. Cargo flights to the ISS have been berthed in the past, meaning a robotic arm pulls in ...

Basketball Pep Rally Highlights

Kaitlyn Peterson and Senior Vice President Anthony Howard pose for a picture together before doing the pep rally M.C.

Abigail Mosher, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

The rise and fall of Jussie Smollett: Black/LGBT community speaks out

Alaila McClendon, 12th grade.

Anthony Howard and Kyle Harris

March 11, 2019

In the beginning, an outpour of empathy and utter astonishment transpired across social media outlets, leaving the world in complete shock of the assault against ‘Empire’ actor, Jussie Smollett. Prior to the incident, he reported that he had received an envelope with the word ‘MAGA’ written in b...

Can you guess teachers and admin by their baby picture?

Can you guess teachers and admin by their baby picture?

Ryanne Howard and Maggie Finn

March 8, 2019

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The Presidential Election of 2020: Will a woman run the White House?

Seven year old Bella Hoover pretends to be President, her dream might not be far out of reach.

Gabrielle Donaldson, Sports Editor

February 26, 2019

“Demanding a voice is something that I think is very important rather than sitting by and hoping that it comes. You can’t just wait and hope that something comes, you’ve got to go out and seek it. You’ve got to go out and demand it. I think that women are starting to do that and it started well ago, and the #MeToo movement has helped carry that along as well.” -Ryan Abrams

Dedication pushes swim team to first conference championship win

The men's swim team poses after winning first place in the Conference Championship meet.

Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-In-Cheif

February 14, 2019

“We got faster, we all improved a lot. Even though we lost some good swimmers we gain[ed] some good swimmers too. This year we have some really good swimmers, it allows us to score more points,” Brown said.