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The process of driving is exciting, but also stressful, for many high schoolers. This exciting yet stressful mood also applies to buying a car, which is a hard process for many, with plenty of questions without honest answers.

First cars and new drivers; making the right choice in cars

Seth Steiner, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

High school is a time of immense growth in students’ lives, and one reason contributing to this is their newfound privilege to drive. There are a lot of factors that come along with driving, from basics...

The 2022-2023 sports medicine club poses with all smiles reflecting on the hard work they have done this year. They are all excited to finish the winter season off strong.

Sports medicine club saves the day

Camryn Ledwith, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

For many, the highlight of their high school experience is sports. Whether you are an athlete, cheerleader, coach or someone cheering from the sidelines, sports help make many people’s high school years...

Members of the S.T.A.R. club come together for a meeting to discuss ideas for upcoming events. Co-presidents Josh Potter and Win Taylor lead the meeting.

S.T.A.R. strives to bring smiles across the faces of refugees

Yusha Ahsan, Opinions Editor January 12, 2023

Students Together Assisting Refugees, commonly known under the acronym, S.T.A.R., is a proactive club at Wakefield High School that creates an atmosphere where students organize donation drives and initiatives...

Annually, before school begins, student council members have a retreat to become familiar with each other. They play games and participate in actives to connect with one another.

Wakefield student council plans to connect student body

Jami Ward, Staff Writer January 9, 2023

Many students don’t realize that Wakefield High School’s student council is responsible for planning exciting events that make Wakefield what it is. For example, homecoming week, the homecoming dance,...

Winter break provides students and staff the opportunity to travel. From staying at home to cruises, everyone is sure to have an enjoyable time.

Wakefield staff, students discuss plans for winter break

Nara Hamburger, Staff Writer December 20, 2022

As the annual winter break approaches, students and staff at Wakefield High School --WHS-- look forward to a long break from school and work. During the holiday season, people's plans differ immensely....

Austin Won from Mr. Calabrias Speech class sits among new friends.  Won was conducting a social experiment for the class.

Wakefield’s wallflower project encourages students to socialize beyond their comfort

Danielle Kirschner, Staff Writer December 19, 2022

Students are constantly on their cellular devices, whether for school, personal entertainment or communication. The most common use of devices is for social media, which can have many positive but also...

Do you want to travel the world? Get to know about the trips Wakefield has to offer!

Opportunities to travel abroad excite students, staff

Maya Schindler, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

Exploring the world is a very exciting and surreal experience, and doing it with friends and peers can be very enjoyable. In the upcoming year, students and staff have a variety of international trips...

As sophomores begin to drive, the debated topic of going off campus is discussed. Staff and students express their opinions on the topic.

Wakefield’s great debate: should sophomores be allowed off-campus?

Nara Hamburger, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

As sophomores begin to get their license, the hot topic of off-campus lunch is often discussed. With many differing opinions, it is inevitable that there will be some debate. Every year, as a new wave...

Student writers Angie Lee and Katie Spampinato sit in the hallway on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. Theyre writing their articles for the newest issue on The Howler.

Wakefield invigorates student writers through annual story competitions

Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2022

For the past four years, the library at Wakefield High School has held a horror short story competition for the entire school to participate in. Writing as an art is typically underrated, so this event...

Wakefields first Winter Wonderland performance is bound to wow all of the community as the holiday months get closer every day!

Wakefield’s Winter Wonderland is coming to town

Millie Monahan, Opinions Editor November 30, 2022

With the holiday season quickly approaching, the spirit is in the air. This is no exception for Wakefield High School’s arts departments. WHS is planning to present a holiday showcase, called 'Winter...

Volunteers help out with the bake sale at Mistletoe Market.

Annual Mistletoe Market brings benefits to all aspects of Wakefield community

Sky Morgan, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

Over the years, Mistletoe Market has become one of the most popular and highly anticipated events at Wakefield High School. People from all over the community come to Mistletoe Market to shop from a plethora...

Students engage with their peers and move around in the busy cafeteria during Wolverine Hour. Wolverine Hour serves as an opportunity for students to not only enjoy their lunch, but also engage in academic and social activities.

Wolverine Hour provides new opportunities for students, staff

Seth Steiner, Staff Writer November 10, 2022

This year at Wakefield High School, the administration has decided to introduce “Wolverine Hour,” a once-monthly hour of time that takes place during students' lunch and provides a time to makeup work,...

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