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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With winter break over, students are now preparing for their upcoming finals. With this, a question is raised about whether finals should be moved to before winter break or not.

Should the timing of finals be shifted?

Yusha Ahsan, Co-Copy Editor January 11, 2024

As Wakefield High School's first semester comes to a close, finals approach students with full force, raising the question amongst students and staff: should finals be before or after winter break? Currently,...

The creative writing club meets in the library. The club practices writing and diligence in preparation of a career in authorship.

The Wakefield writers of NaNoWriMo

Tristan Lempka, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

Every November since 1999, many writers of all ages participate in National Novel Writing Month, also known as NaNoWriMo. In 2022, over 400,000 writers participated in this competition, after which the...

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...

Wondering which after school club you should join, or which member of The Howler staff you are? Take these fun personality quizzes to find out!

Personality quizzes: Wakefield

Kendall Wilson and Yusha Ahsan May 22, 2023

Whether you are a student or a teacher at Wakefield High School, or if you are neither and just love The Howler, these personality quizzes will be sure to boost your school spirit! Each quiz is specifically...

The bulletin board outside of Wakefield High Schools Student Services repping a Black History Month tapestry to show Black pride.

Wakefield High School shows Black pride through month-long Black History celebrations

Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2023

Every February, the United States and Canada celebrate Black History Month. This month serves as a celebration of Black culture and history while highlighting the contributions of civil rights leaders...

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,...

Tayce Todd

Tayce Todd

Jami Ward, Staff Writer November 29, 2022

Going through a bumpy path can lead us to find concrete roads. This is a lesson, Tayce Todd, a freshman, knows to be true. When she went through a rough patch in her life, she discovered a newfound...

Levi Siler

Levi Siler

Tristan Lempka, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Last week, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Levi Siler, a senior, to discuss the relationships that have made an impact on him. And, how they have affected his life trajectory.  I asked him...

Cast members in Emma: A Pop Musical rehearse for their upcoming shows.

Students prepare for “Emma: A Pop Musical”

Yusha Ahsan, Staff Writer April 6, 2022

While spring break promises relaxation for most students, thespians at Wakefield High School performing in “Emma: A Pop Musical” continue to prepare for their upcoming shows. These students, spanning...

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...

Lauren Wallace, Zaxby’s employee, changes out the dishes.

Wolverines ensure safety while working during quarantine

Megan Simrell, Video Editor December 7, 2020

 At least 30% of students are employed for at least a portion of the school year. These students experienced severe changes when quarantine was announced. Their workplaces changed or added policies, which...

On the left, 3 people stand on an equal amount of crates looking over a fence to watch a baseball game but the shortest one cant see. On the right, there is equity because each person has the number of crates they need to see.

Equality isn’t enough

Daijah DeForge, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 29, 2020

Equality has been a goal for centuries for many minority groups. Whether it comes from the patriarchy, racist systems, ableist ideas, etc. people are still fighting the war for equality. Now don’t get...

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