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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 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...

An area of land devastated by the wildfires in Western Australia.

The Australian bushfires: controlled, but far from over  

Kaylee Jacobs, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 26, 2020

The bushfires violently burning across Australia’s east coast are now under control, but they’re still active and leaving more than just physical damage. Extreme drought, heat, winds and lightning...

The children cheer after Maria helps them through a thunderstorm.

“The Sound of Music” makes its way to the Wakefield stage

Sienna Stock, News Editor December 6, 2019

The Wakefield High School Theater begins its production of the critically acclaimed play, “The Sound of Music” for its 20th anniversary. The play will be showing from Dec. 5-7 and will be charging...

The fairs colored lights shine on a cloudy night.

Local culture adds significance to the NC State Fair

Jasanee Killins, Staff Writer November 7, 2019

With mind-boggling rides, otherworldly foods and agrarian excellence as far as the eye can see, the North Carolina State Fair earns a mountain’s worth of crowds annually, thanks to the spontaneity of...

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