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The heat of sport gets mechanical

The heat of sport gets mechanical

Will Clark, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015


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Wakefield is well-known for its strong sports teams, but a new team is on the rise. Wakefield Robotics Club is a club that focuses on building a robot to compete in regional competitions. This up-and-coming program can be considered a team due to mounting respect and recognition from regional competitors. The...

Curriculum Fair provides students with an inside view of future classes

Dominique Palmer, Business Editor

March 30, 2015


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“I would hope incoming freshman, as well as rising sophomores, could get a decent idea of Wakefield offers class-wise. We offer so many types of levels of core classes and can appeal to so many types of people, as well as tons of amazing elective courses.” -Butler

Theater brings Snow White and the Prince to life

Theater brings Snow White and the Prince to life

Dominique Palmer, Business Editor

March 30, 2015


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Upper-level Theatre Students perform Snow White and the Prince as an Educational Matinee for Elementary School Students.

Students partaking in part time jobs

Students partaking in part time jobs

Juliana Merzigian, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


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Having a part-time job is something that almost all high school students will experience. Whether to save up for college or just to have some spending money, part time jobs can be useful in many ways. “The most important thing about having a part time job is gaining experience,” said Career Development...

Discovering the best volunteer path

Discovering the best volunteer path

Brielle Cashdan and Skyler Portnoy

February 19, 2015


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“Students should volunteer because it gives them a sense of purpose and a feeling of satisfaction. They should also volunteer because it earns them respect from their fellow peers, their teachers and many others." Unklesbay

Crush cans raise money for Share our Strength

Crush cans raise money for Share our Strength

Meera Mani, Opinions Editor

February 16, 2015


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In the month of February, FCCLA facilitates the annual distribution of Crush cans. Each Crush can costs a dollar, which students can order and send it to a person or persons of their choice. The Crush cans are given every Valentine's Day. “It’s been a tradition since I’ve been here,” said...

Students become Cam’s Champs

Students become Cam’s Champs

Will Clark, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015


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“The whole idea was an incentive. [The students] had to pass all their classes from first semester and there had to be no ISS and no ALC.” Dixon

Student teachers experience classroom atmospheres

Hannah Chaya and Jillian Kerzner, Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer

February 5, 2015


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Marcellus Ballard (NCSU) [Walker] What are you majoring in? Business and Marketing Education. What prompted you to become a teacher? I wanted to have a positive influence on other people’s lives. How has this experience affected your desire to teach? This experienc...

Anti-bullying week gets serious

Meera Mani, Opinions Editor

January 8, 2015


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On November 17 and 18, members of the National Guard came into classrooms to help implement their anti-bullying program. This was part of Wakefield’s Anti-Bullying Week, which focused on being proactive and preventing bullying. Part of the activities of the event included theater arts students participating...

Wakefield brings on the Holiday spirit

Wakefield brings on the Holiday spirit

Jessie Christopher, Staff Writer

January 6, 2015


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"Charlie Brown has so much history and is so short that is perfect for keeping kids' attention, while Jingle is so bright and out there that it mesmerizes kids." Alford

Camp Caraway carries away German students

Camp Caraway carries away German students

Skyler Portnoy, Staff Writer

January 6, 2015


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“I loved it, it is an incredible time to be able to communicate with other people that speak German and do activities that Germans do. I plan to go back next year. I would keep going back if I could, but it’s only for high school students." Dannenbery

Wakefield artists inspire at First Friday

Wakefield artists inspire at First Friday

Juliana Merzigian, Staff Writer

January 6, 2015


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“The students don’t really realize how big of a deal [having a piece of art displayed in the show] is if they’ve never been to a gallery. It’s exciting to see them come down there and experience that whole ambiance with exceptional artworks throughout the gallery, whether they won an award or not.” Valentino

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