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Foreign exchange students learn to call Wakefield home

Foreign exchange student Gema Navarro from Spain

Kyle Harris, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 13, 2018

Take in the sensation of being wrapped in a cocoon of familiarity. Paint the kaleidoscopic picture of cities, lights, and sounds of people who reek of similar functions. You are a flying bird who sings songs filled with stimulating rhythms of hope and comfort to an industrial skyline of fire and fury. Now, ...

Underclassmen Outreach

Underclassmen Outreach

Yasmin Rosa and Ryanne Howard

May 4, 2018

  Jaquelyn Lustgarten, Junior Wakefield has prepared me for the future by forming me into a stronger individual. Since I am apart of SGA as class president, I have learned many valuable skills, such as leadership and responsibility. It has allowed me to grow as a person because Wakefield provide...

Fun under the sun

Senior Byrd Burke enjoys monkeying around on Spring Break in Cancun.

Adeola Owokoniran, News Editor

April 30, 2018

Ah, spring break; a wonderful, freeing time where students all across the world travel, have fun, and relax. This much-needed vacation is a break from the stress of school. Students can meet up with old friends for a road trip to the mountains or party their hearts out dancing in the Caribbean. Warm ...

FCCLA takes states to another level

FCCLA celebrates all their gold medals won at the State Star Events in Greensboro.

Whitney Gaudet, Features Editor

April 27, 2018

"The competitions allow different members to give others ideas and encourage one another." ~Ms. Flanagan

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...

The women of National Art Honor Society showcase talent

Alana Tran for Decorative Painting

Whitney Gaudet, Features Editor

March 27, 2018

“I learn just as much from them and their creativity and their ideas as they do from me so it’s really a beautiful kind of give and take." ~Valentino

Howler Teacher Advice Column

Howler Teacher Advice Column

Yasmin Rosa and Ryanne Howard

March 9, 2018

Mrs. Schug, Science To achieve an A in my class it is important for you to take responsibility for your learning. There is so much material, and teachers can never cover it all. Please remember reading over notes is NOT studying, find a new or better method. Be resourceful, there are so many usef...

Underclassmen Outreach: How can you make Wakefield better?

Jordan Gore

Ryanne Howard and Yasmin Rosa

January 31, 2018

Jordan Gore, Guest Writer, Freshman I believe I can make Wakefield a better place by improving myself. Making sure that I’m nicer to people will increase other's attitude and improve the school. If I  ever see trash on the floor, I can help the school by picking it up and throwing it away. Anot...

Why freshmen deserve more respect

Michael Cruz

Ryanne Howard and Yasmin Rosa

December 18, 2017

Michael Cruz, Guest Writer, Freshman Being a freshman is a great experience. There are some setbacks though like all the other grades make fun of your grade level. My advice is to ignore mean upperclassmen and enjoy your freshman year. Be active and participate in sports, clubs, and other activities. ...

Juuls entice younger audiences

A Juul Device (right) and a Juulpod (center) look undetectable on an average student's notebook.

Chase Cofield and Jake Whitehead

December 5, 2017

For decades, studies from the U.S Department of Health and Human Services show adolescents have been habitually smoking tobacco daily. The same study showed that the daily use of cigarettes by adolescents has decreased in recent years. As technology has changed in the past decade, adolescents have m...

Parking tickets frustrate student drivers

Students returning to poorly parked cars in the student parking lot dread the yellow ticket.

Whitney Gaudet, News Editor

December 4, 2017

“I like to simplify things and so that’s kind of what we did with the contracts.” ~Dr. Wells

Students react to the new iPhone X

Students react to the new iPhone X

Ryanne Howard, Business Editor

December 1, 2017

“Group Facetime, Ear plug jack instead of one hole, and faster charging. That’s all I want,” ~Thompson