The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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The Voice of Wakefield High School

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Beginning in the spring of 2024, the SAT will be a digitally administered test. Students and teachers prepare for this change from paper to computers. (Photo Courtesy of Creative Commons)

Students, teachers prepare for digital SAT

Nara Hamburger, Student Life Editor November 27, 2023

Each year, students are tested on their skills through the administration of standardized tests. One of the primary tests students take is the Scholastic Assessment Test, more commonly referred to as the...

Being a part of the American education system since the mid-1800s, standardized testing fails to measure what it sets out to measure. There are much better ways to evaluate students.

Standardized tests prove nothing

Yusha Ahsan, Co-Opinion's Editor March 6, 2023

Imagine this: a very important test booklet is placed in front of you that is meant to evaluate your skills in math, science, grammar and reading comprehension, all in a timed manner, and the test score...

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...

In addition to accolades, high schools offer a variety of extracurricular activities.

Can we do it all?

Sage Cooley, Co-Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2019

With all the demands of high school, everybody knows someone who seems to do it all: jobs, sports, extracurriculars, homework, testing, chores and social lives. Am I missing something? Probably.  Personally,...

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