The Howler

Synagogue attack in Pittsburgh, sparks conversation

Jordyn Braughtman

Anthony Howard and Kyle Harris

November 30, 2018

October 27. Robert Bowers, a 46 year old, white male enters a Synagogue in Pittsburgh, carrying an AR-15 style assault rifle and three handguns. It took 20 minutes for Bowers to dispense his anti-Semitic rhetoric and kill 11 Jewish constituents, while wounding two others and four police officers. Distu...

Marching band looks back on a triumphant season

Marching band and color guard student leaders pose with their trophies.

Abigail Mosher, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Wakefield High School boasts a marching band that consistently performs their best. This season the band won the Reserved Grand Champion award twice; a feat that has not been obtained by Wakefield in years. “There was a very positive attitude, even towards the end of the season,” Junior, Kati...

Men’s soccer has best season in five years

Wakefield soccer beats former state champions Green Hope High, 2-1.

Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2018

“I’m proud of everyone on the team for keeping it together,” Sharif said. “They put a positive mentality to the situation towards the year.”

Heart of Carolina marches on despite weather delays

Heart of Carolina marches on despite weather delays

Emily Silver-Campbell

November 8, 2018

Despite two hurricanes and a week of missed classes, Wakefield High School’s marching band hosted their annual competition to raise funds on October 6, 2018. The afternoon was filled with fun, awards, concessions and of course music.   Heart of Carolina is the band’s biggest fundraiser raiser of the year. It is also one of their only opportu...

Teachers encourage teens to vote in midterm elections

For students new to voting, research skills are essential.

Ryanne Howard, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018

“The division between the political parties has never been so stark and vitriolic. That’s not how it should be,” Corrigan said. “I think that we should vote for candidates that will change that.”

The Senior’s Powderpuff winning streak remains

Two athletes celebrate their victory.

Anthony Howard, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 2, 2018

The women of Wakefield’s Senior class maintained their winning streak, allowing them to become one of the only grades to win both powderpuff games, two years in a row. Female athletes covered the field with their favorable endurance and sportsmanship, creating an atmosphere of energy which traveled throug...

Lady Wolverines take conference championship

Tennis team takes a group picture with their W pride.

Elijah Shabazz, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

“Tennis is kind of an individual sport, but I think that they have really worked on togetherness this season.” - [Coach] Stacy Morgan

Hispanic Heritage Month embraces student diversity

Senior Sabrina Hurtado painted this portrait to represent Spanish Heritage Month, showing her Spanish heritage.

Sage Cooley and Maggie Finn

October 30, 2018

The celebration of Hispanic heritage is from September 15 through October 15 annually in the United States. Latin Americans celebrate their heritage through various festivals and gatherings, and Wakefield High School is partaking in the nationwide recognition of Hispanic citizens.    Heritage is d...

Women’s golf team ends the season with a swing

Senior Ryanne Howard, focusses to put the ball into the hole.

Abigail Mosher, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

"You’ve got to expect to go through some ups and downs because golf is like that; it’s not easy. You have to make sure you have a good mentality about it, too. Just power through it and you’ll get there.” ~Fox

New teachers bring a range of experiences, perspectives

New teachers bring a range of experiences, perspectives

October 24, 2018

RYAN ABRAMS, Social Studies Teacher Q: What impact do you hope to make here at Wakefield? A: When it comes to in the classroom, just to build relationships and to show that kids have potential and for them to realize their potential.  And to realize that there's more to life than just book lear...

Meet the administration

Malik Bazzell

October 23, 2018

MALIK BAZZELL, Principal Q:  What are some educational opportunities that have come along, in your public education career? A:  [I come from] a family of educators. My mom was a preschool teacher. My aunt was a college admissions counselor. My uncle worked for the University of Texas, an...

Counselors give great advice

Kim Douglass

October 16, 2018

KIM DOUGLASS, Dean of Students Q: What was your former job and how does it differ from your job now? A: I was the Dean of Students at Roseville High School, so I’m leaving one high school and coming to another.  The difference would just basically be in the new relationships that I’m building with staff and als...