The Howler

Posters are displayed to notify others on the ban on weapons in schools.

How American schools balance safety and the Second Amendment

Millie Monahan, Staff Writer February 24, 2022

Trigger warning: guns, violence, loss of life. Please read with caution, and reader discretion is advised. Since 2018, there have been 96 school shootings in America. Four of those being since 2022...

The Wakefield High school basketball team attempts a basket vs Franklinton high.

Wakefield varsity basketball, ready to take it all

Allie Chiu, Sports editor December 14, 2021

Practicing six days out of the week, the Wakefield high school varsity basketball team is ready for anything. Throughout the summer, the team practiced with multiple camps.  Some of the camps included...

Graphic of pair of headphones sitting next to test

Students should listen to music in class

Maya Johnson, Copy Editor December 10, 2021

For as long as headphones have been allowed in schools, teachers have been fussing at students for listening to music in class. Many in the past generation remain unaware of the effects of music in a learning...

Four people perform on stage at a Christmas themed play.

Unique opportunities in high school prepare students for the future

Yusha Ahsan, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

High school offers a variety of different classes and clubs that make it a unique time for students. At Wakefield High School (WHS), this spans anywhere from joining yearbook to participating in pride...

A student struggles to focus on online assignments and grades.

The pandemic that changed high school

Daijah DeForge, Sports Editor May 11, 2020

Coronavirus. The pandemic that demolished any sense of normalcy in 2020. Many schools have taken action against its spread by closing their doors. This has changed everything for high school students...

The Science Olympiad team gathers for a photo before their competition

Science Olympiad strikes a win at competition

Sienna Stock, News Editor March 11, 2020

Science Olympiad is an organization that promotes 8,000 teams across the US and holds 450 tournaments annually. Wakefield brought home 13 medals with the outcome of its most recent competition. Wakefield’s...

Wakefield High School was established in 2000 and will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2020.

Wakefield turns 20!

Abigail Mosher, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2020

With 2020 on the horizon, staff and students of Wakefield High School eagerly anticipate the school’s 20th birthday.  In the beginning… The Wakefield building was opened in 1999, but it was...

Vernon Fraley jumps to launch the ball above his opponents.

The Wolverines return to the basketball state playoffs

Abigail Mosher, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2020

Wakefield’s domination of last year’s basketball Northern Athletic 4A Conference left adversaries stupefied by the sheer agility of our varsity athletes. The Wolverines lost most of the team’s strongest...

Mira Valentino and Angelina Ramirez finish the fine details of the Wolverine mural.

NAHS students leave their mark on football stadium

Abigail Mosher, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 9, 2020

Wakefield’s Wolverine Football Stadium has been recently embellished with a spirited mural: a 50-hour student-led project. This huge undertaking was completed Oct. 25, just in time for the big homecoming...

Jason Schunk passes the ball to a teammate.

The men’s soccer team kicks it with some tough competitors

Abigail Mosher, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2019

Dribble, pass, shoot, score! This season the men’s soccer team fought resiliently against some intense opponents, such as Wake Forest and Heritage, finishing third out of six in their conference.  “Last...

Load More Stories