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Cooper Johnston wins young marine of the year award

Cooper Johnston wins young marine of the year award

Austin White, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016


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“Technically, I have been apart of the program for six years,” said Johnston. “But it's really been close to nine years. I am honored to win the Regimental Young Marine of the Year Award. It is very prestigious.”

Winter guard performs with pride

Winter guard performs with pride

Francesca Scarrone, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


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After an incredible start with the Raleigh Christmas parade, the winter guard is already training for other achievements.   “It would be fantastic to make finals at World Championship”, said Coach Shannon Proctor. “However, that is not our primary reason for doing [winter guard.]” In fact...

Dance Team, Guard, and Band take on Raleigh Christmas Parade

Dance Team, Guard, and Band take on Raleigh Christmas Parade

Will Clark, Sports Editor

December 8, 2015


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“The best part is definitely when you’re going down Fayetteville Street and all of the little kids are waving at you and smiling. It really makes their day." -Phillips

Calabria and Co. celebrate Balloon Day

Calabria and Co. celebrate Balloon Day

Yasine Mirmozaffari, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015


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Various colors litter the baby blue sky as Tony Calabria, a Language Arts teacher, observes his class’s balloons drift steadily toward the sun. Attached to each of the 35 balloons are different postcards written by the students with return addresses included for responses that continue to return year...

Straight outta Wakefield 2016

Straight outta Wakefield 2016

Alexa Cook, Community Editor

November 13, 2015


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Head in the clouds, unending happiness, day dreams and cotton candy…the awe and terror of high school is ending, a new era is beginning, and senior year is finally here. Only six months to go. For many students, Wakefield is a second home; for others it has been nothing more than a prison cell. The beg...

Graphics student wins first place at the North Carolina State Fair

Graphics student wins first place at the North Carolina State Fair

Palace Jones, Online Editor

November 6, 2015


Filed under Student Life, Student Life Briefs

Daniel Calderon, Junior and TI Advanced Studies student, won first place in the North Carolina State Fair Design Competition where entries had to be related to the theme, “Nothing Could Be Finer” as a tribute to the State Fair and North Carolina. “When I saw that I actually won, it surprised me because I did...

Three Wakefield students accepted into North Carolina Honors Chorus

Three Wakefield students accepted into North Carolina Honors Chorus

Jordon Myers, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


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For the first time in all of Wakefield high school history, three students have been accepted into the North Carolina Honors Chorus in one year alone. The North Carolina Honors Chorus is an extremely prestigious position for any high school chorus member to hold, given the immense challenge which app...

Seniors throwing it back with letters from Inscoe

Seniors throwing it back with letters from Inscoe

Isabella Petruccione, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015


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“My goal was for my 8th graders to write their future selves a letter, including what they hope they had succeeded or achieved in the future.” said Inscoe. “They self-addressed them and bought a stamp so I could mail it back to them in two or three years.”

Wakefield keeps Spirit Week on fleek

Wakefield keeps Spirit Week on fleek

Francesca Scarrone, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015


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Throughout the first week of October, WHS Students enjoyed the opportunity to wear the most eccentric, weird, colorful outfits  without feeling ridiculous all while showing their school spirit. The first time there was an event similar to Spirit Week as we know it was in 1952. A high school in Palo...

FCCLA brings home the gold

FCCLA brings home the gold

Kennedy Little, Staff Writer

October 6, 2015


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“[This club has] motivated me to become a better figure as a person and reach out and help the community grow and be a leader in the community to help others." -Kerry Sullivan

Mary scores a seat in the All State band

Mary scores a seat in the All State band

Skyler Portnoy, Staff writer

June 2, 2015


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"It is a huge honor for a student to even have the opportunity to audition for All-State. To be eligible, a musician must first make a high chair in the All- District band which is a feat in itself. I am extremely proud of the effort and accomplishments Mary has achieved this year." ~Munoz

Lauren Tevepaugh Makes Big Business

Lauren Tevepaugh Makes Big Business

Dominique Palmer, Business Editor

May 18, 2015


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“I really like making [clothing] for other people." ~Tevepaugh.

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