The Howler

The pandemic that changed high school

A student struggles to focus on online assignments and grades.

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 around the nation. There will be no prom. No graduation. No last day of school. No goodbyes. Student...

Science Olympiad strikes a win at competition

The Science Olympiad team gathers for a photo before their 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 team attracts a wide selection of students who want to expand on their knowledge of science...

Wakefield turns 20!

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

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 inhabited by Sanderson High School students while their school was under renovation. For the school ...

The Wolverines return to the basketball state playoffs

Vernon Fraley jumps to launch the ball above his opponents.

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 players, two of which are state-level competitors, after the graduation of 2019 and they have...

NAHS students leave their mark on football stadium

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

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 game.  The sign is about four and a half feet by 55 feet and two inches, including the grey box...

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

Jason Schunk passes the ball to a teammate.

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 season was a lot better,” Jason Schunk, senior returning starter and co-team captain, said. “W...