The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Wakefield Choir class has their first performance out in one of the stairways, one of many to come. Paul Orsett can be seen in the front directing the music for all the students to have an example. Photo Courtesy of Icarus McGrath.

Choir class crescendos back into Wakefield

Yusha Ahsan, Co-Copy Editor April 9, 2024

After not offering choir for several years due to not enough students signing up for it during class registration, Wakefield High School has stepped off the brakes for the 2023-2024 school year and brought...

The Wakefield band practices outside in preparation for their Homecoming performance. The brass section gets ready for both playing and marching.

Wakefield band marches to homecoming

Tristan Lempka and Tenley Robinson September 28, 2023

Tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 29, the Wakefield band will perform for the school at the Homecoming football game. The band cultivates a nostalgic feeling when the halftime show begins and the audience can hear...

Reality vs. Expectations of High School

The expectations of high school experiences that come from TV, movies, and other influences may not be the reality that you experience. In this podcast, we will discuss the different ways that movies inaccurately...

The process of driving is exciting, but also stressful, for many high schoolers. This exciting yet stressful mood also applies to buying a car, which is a hard process for many, with plenty of questions without honest answers.

First cars and new drivers; making the right choice in cars

Seth Steiner, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

High school is a time of immense growth in students’ lives, and one reason contributing to this is their newfound privilege to drive. There are a lot of factors that come along with driving, from basics...

Students cross the street to get to Schoolhouse Street by foot, while some students also depart in their cars. This is what youll find in the intersection of Wakefield Pines Drive, Schoolhouse Street and the schools driveway on a typical Wednesday afternoon.

Over student drivers and crossing the street: a traffic light needs to be installed outside Wakefield

Seth Steiner, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Every morning, thousands of students attend school at Wakefield. Many students walk to school, some are driven in carpool, others take the bus and many upperclassmen drive themselves. While transportation,...

FFA president, Brooklyn Talbert, leads the first FFA meeting of the year. She will promote different agricultural events for the members to participate in.

Student leaders of Wakefield reflect on their roles

Yusha Ahsan, Co-Opinions Editor October 26, 2022

One of the numerous extracurricular activities that high school offers is being president of a club. Other forms of leadership consist of being vice-president, manager, secretary and many more. While leading...

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...

1993-2002 Toyota Supra Turbo finished in Super White.

Four student cars that spark intrigue

Seth Steiner, Staff Writer January 15, 2022

1. 2002-2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK32 AMG The first car on this list is something I personally find really neat, but in general, it's pretty cool. The SLK32 was the AMG (performance) version of the first-generation...

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...

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