The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

Wakefield Theatres theatre two and three class put on An Audition for Murder to show off what they have been working on for only a few weeks! The show opens Thursday at 7pm and has another show on Friday at 7pm. Photographed by Paul Orsett

Wakefield Theatre Company presents “An Audition for a Murder”

Tenley Robinson, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Wakefield Theatre Company has been busy this year with shows like “How I Became a Pirate” to “Guys and Dolls.” As the school year comes to a close, Wakefield Theatre has one last show to put on....

Evan Calabria is selling his seaside succulents at the 2024 plant sale. FFA and horticulture class members are also taking care of the plant and selling their amazing products.

Wakefield’s blooming success: 2024 plant sale

Jordan McIntyre, Co-Opinions Editor April 22, 2024

As the weather becomes warm and plants begin to bloom, Wakefield students take advantage of the season by hosting their annual plant sale. From a variety of plants to raffles and small businesses, the...

Every day, hundreds of students of different ages with different levels of driving experience all convene in the parking lot. This often leads to incidents, ranging from minor bumps to expensive accidents, all of which causing headaches for those involved.

Parking problems: The shortcomings of Wakefield’s student parking lot

Seth Steiner, Features Editor April 11, 2024

Any student who has driven through the parking lot at Wakefield High School this year knows how chaotic it is. From speeding cars to inattentive drivers, it’s far more dangerous than it needs to be,...

The Wakefield Choir class has their first performance out in one of the stairways, one of many to come. Paul Orsett can be seen in the front directing the music for all the students to have an example. Photo Courtesy of Icarus McGrath.

Choir class crescendos back into Wakefield

Yusha Ahsan, Co-Copy Editor April 9, 2024

After not offering choir for several years due to not enough students signing up for it during class registration, Wakefield High School has stepped off the brakes for the 2023-2024 school year and brought...

FCCLA is a leadership club that teaches students some very useful information that will be essential to their lives outside of high school. It gives them opportunities that other club organizations may not give them. (Photo Courtesy of Jane Flanagan)

FCCLA prepares students for life after high school

Maya Schindler, Multimedia Editor April 2, 2024

The four years spent in high school are some of the most crucial parts of a student's education because they allow them to explore classes and clubs that appeal to their interests and can eventually lead...

Wakefield Theatre Company presents the musical Guys and Dolls. This spectacular show stars Gus Korogi as Sky Masterson, Ruby Kaleskas as Sarah Brown, Icarus McGrath as Nathan Detroit, and Miles Perrott as Miss Adelaide.

Wakefield Theatre Company takes the stage for “Guys and Dolls”

Tenley Robinson, Staff Writer March 21, 2024

Wakefield High School has decided to put on “Guys and Dolls” for their spring musical this year. “Guys and Dolls” is a musical set in New York City that showcases the lives of gamblers, showgirls...

 AP classes are a fantastic way for students to expand their knowledge and even gain college credit while in a high school setting. However, these rigorous courses are not a walk in the park and should be selected thoughtfully.

AP students, teachers share advice for success in advanced courses

Catherine Marley, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor March 19, 2024

As Wakefield students begin class registration for the 2024-2025 school year, many are choosing to enroll in their first advanced placement classes. Advanced placement classes, commonly referred to as...

Students complete assignments on their computers. After the pandemic, classrooms across Wake County made the shift from paper work to online documents and articles.

Education’s technological revolution

Levi Holland, Photography Editor February 26, 2024

For decades, schools have strived to educate the youth to the best of their ability. Around the turn of the 20th century, school became a mandatory part of adolescence, followed soon after by the introduction...

After competing at regionals, the Science Olympiad team poses for a photo with their trophy.The team celebrates their achievements and hard work after placing seventh overall.

Science Olympiad team places in regional competition

Nara Hamburger, Student Life Editor February 22, 2024

Science Olympiad is a team STEM competition for students in middle and high school to compete in different events and show off their knowledge in specific science, technology, engineering and math topics....

Students can access their Blackboard dashboard once enrolled in CCP classes at Wake Tech. This is where they will find everything they need to succeed in their courses. 

(Screenshot from Wake Tech Dashboard)

AP vs. CCP: which is a better fit for you?

Faith Abernathy, Co-Arts and Entertainment Editor February 21, 2024

Choosing which courses to sign up for next school year can be difficult, especially for rising juniors and seniors trying to raise their GPA and create an impressive transcript for college. The decision...

Ms. Deaton, Wakefield High Schools media specialist, is hosting a Kahoot for Valentines Day. It is filled with literary novels and authors with film adaptations.

Library Event: Epic Romance Kahoot

Kayla Allen, Staff writer February 13, 2024

On Feb. 9, Wakefield High School’s librarian Joyce Deaton kicked off a Valentine’s Day Kahoot game. This fun game tests your knowledge of romances in young and nostalgic novels. If you missed out last...

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