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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Many teens are not given the opportunity to perform to their best abilities because of school start times. Schools should make the shift to later start times to accommodate.

The importance of schools starting later

Nara Hamburger, Staff Writer May 17, 2023

Millions of teens across the country wake up while it is dark outside in order to prepare for school. They are tired from the previous day but must be at school soon. Nearly half of the US’s public middle...

Members of the S.T.A.R. club come together for a meeting to discuss ideas for upcoming events. Co-presidents Josh Potter and Win Taylor lead the meeting.

S.T.A.R. strives to bring smiles across the faces of refugees

Yusha Ahsan, Opinions Editor January 12, 2023

Students Together Assisting Refugees, commonly known under the acronym, S.T.A.R., is a proactive club at Wakefield High School that creates an atmosphere where students organize donation drives and initiatives...

Dealing with burnout can be rough, but it doesnt have to be!

How to deal with burnout in school

Millie Monahan, Opinions Editor December 7, 2022

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As AP exam week commences, students in the block schedule struggle to feel prepared.

The College Board Exam schedule is not fair to students

Kendall Wilson, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

During the month of May, students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes anticipate upcoming College Board Exams. Over the past two decades, the number of high school students enrolled in Advanced Placement...

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...

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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