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October 4, 2018

Wake County parts with valedictorians, welcomes Latin system

Wakefield's last valedictorian, Garrett Dixon, stays diligent through his final days of high school.

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor

May 30, 2018

A Wake County decision will conclude the valedictorian system within several North Carolina public schools, leaving the 2018 senior class to carry out this tradition for the last time. Parents and students alike, remain conflicted by the controversial decision and begin to question whether a label is ...

Women’s varsity soccer makes history

Varsity Women's Soccer enjoys making history.

Compiled by The Howler Staff

May 23, 2018

Congratulations to our Women's Varsity soccer team.  The team enjoyed a run 4 deep in the NCHSSA playoffs to the round of 8.  The team, led by five seniors, made Wakefield history this year.  Seniors reflect on favorite moments this season and offer advice for next year's Lady Wolverines.   Rachel Crum ...

Philadelphia Starbucks displays unconscious bias

On May 29th, 8,000 Starbucks will close nationwide to conduct racial-bias education in response to racial profiling at one of their own locations.

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor

May 17, 2018

April 12. Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson walk into their local Starbucks and take a seat, waiting for the arrival of their friend. Nelson promptly asked the store manager if he could use the restroom, but the manager refuted, clarifying that restrooms were for paying customers only. Returning to hi...

Dr. Wells calls her 17 year Wakefield career a success

Dr. Wells spends her final days as an administrator before her retirement.

Ryanne Howard, Business Editor

May 10, 2018

“Get involved in outside activities. Don’t just go to high school for totally academics. Have a well rounded education. It’s really important to discover who you are. Take advantage of all the opportunities you have. Be a risk taker,”  Dr. Wells said.

Wakefield marches for change and remembrance

Wakefield marches for change and remembrance

The Howler Staff; Edited by Anthony Howard, Ryanne Howard, Isabella Petruccione, and Katelyn Sajewicz

April 25, 2018

On March 14 2018, students across the nation participated in a National School Walkout in order to honor the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting and protest for gun reform.  In the shooting, a gunman killed 17 people, most of them students, with an AR-15-- a firearm atta...

Spirit Week brings spring fever

Isabela Mercer on Tacky Tourist Thursday

Yasmin Rosa and Isabela Mercer

April 20, 2018

  A whirlwind of immense happiness swirls in the Wakefield halls as students contemplate their wardrobe for spirit week. Each day is categorized with an atypical themed outfit. Students came together to dress like twins, to express themselves by representing their favorite sports tea...

Women’s lacrosse gets new players but keeps the same success rate

Coach Grasso talks to players during a timeout about their game plan against Wake Forest.

Kiara Mallory, Sport's Editor

April 18, 2018

Currently in the top three of their conference, women’s varsity lacrosse has a history of being a very successful team at Wakefield High School. Lead by Coach Denna, the Lady Wolverines have kept up a positive track record since making it to the state playoffs and the second round of conference in 2...

All the bros take on volleyball

Junior, Ben Kiernan goes up to attack the ball.

Whitney Gaudet, Features Editor

April 10, 2018

“Everyone on our team played as a captain and any team we played had no chance before the clock even started!” ~Benjamin Luther

Project Give H.O.P.E inspires good deeds

Members of Project HOPE count and organize donations.

Anthony Howard, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2018

Junior, Angel Bui, reflected on her high school career, contemplating her impact on those less fortunate. In order to fulfill her need to give back, Bui established her own organization, Project Give H.O.P.E (Help Others Prosper Everyday), that inspired not only herself but fellow classmates to advoca...

Collaborative fun for all

Students take advantage of the new collaborative areas.

Yasmin Rosa, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

In the past couple months, Wakefield established unique collaborative spaces to allow students to find comfort outside of their classrooms. These new spaces can be found in the 2300 hallway and the 300 hallway where the locker bays used to be. There are tables with comfortable chairs, a whiteboard wit...