The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

The Voice of Wakefield High School

The Howler

FCCLA is a leadership club that teaches students some very useful information that will be essential to their lives outside of high school. It gives them opportunities that other club organizations may not give them. (Photo Courtesy of Jane Flanagan)

FCCLA prepares students for life after high school

Maya Schindler, Multimedia Editor April 2, 2024

The four years spent in high school are some of the most crucial parts of a student's education because they allow them to explore classes and clubs that appeal to their interests and can eventually lead...

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...

People all around the US come to drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway during the leaf-turning seasons. Driving on the parkway allows for many beautiful sights.

Leaving your car idling has more consequences than you may realize

Katie Spampinato, News Editor November 10, 2023

Now that America has transitioned from warm weather to colder temperatures,  civilians greet their cold and frigid cars every morning. Their first instinct may be to get in and start up the car engine...

Students of Wakefield Theatre Company start the building process for the haunted house. They are building the walls for it to create that spooky atmosphere.

Wakefield Theatre Company’s students lead completion of haunted house

Maya Schindler, Multimedia Editor October 25, 2023

It’s that time of year again; it’s time to take out the Halloween decorations, carve some pumpkins, dress up and get spooked this holiday season. We are all trying to find easily accessible and cost-efficient...

This beautiful flower will be the showstopper for your garden this fall, only for $4. Dont miss your chance to buy any of the plants the horticulture class has nurtured.

Pop into Wakefield’s horticulture fall ‘pop up’ sale

Nic Cazin, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2023

Only happening this week, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wakefield High School’s horticulture classes are holding a pop-up fall plant sale. Located on the left side of the school, outside of the greenhouse,...

Prom is getting close, and its time to start thinking about where to take your photos!

Picture perfect pictures for prom night

As the prom season continues to blossom, we all want the best pictures to make our outfits stand out and so we can hold on to the memory of this year's prom. With all the stresses that come along with...

Wakefield Womens Soccer team dinner before playing against Wake Forest. They currently have a .54-win percentage with a streak of three won games in a row.

Wakefield women’s soccer: A young but talented team

Gaby Sciaudone and Danielle Kirschner, Sports Editor and Staff Writer April 12, 2023

After losing ten seniors last year, the 2022-2023 women’s varsity soccer team, led by Coach Tommy Retzlaf, has been presented with a roster consisting primarily of underclassmen. The juniors and seniors...

Comedy Corner with Katie

Comedy Corner with Katie

Katie Spampinato, Staff Writer March 22, 2023

Students often spend time on their phones before and after class. Phones are a great way for students to take a break between classes but are expected to be away when instruction begins.

Teachers, admin implement new phone policies as second semester begins

Sky Morgan, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

On the first day of the new semester, one thing stood out on every syllabus: the phone policy. Each phone policy varies from class to class but it is evident that teachers do not want to see students on...

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...

Ava Lytle from the Wakefield Womens Varsity Wrestling Teams wraps her arms around her opponent preparing for round two of her match against Fike High School. Lytle won the match and won first place overall for her weight class at the Jan. 7 wrestling tournament.

Wakefield’s women wrestlers enter the game strong

Danielle Kirschner and Camryn Ledwith February 6, 2023

Wakefield High School wrestlers are strong, invincible, powerful, and competitive athletes who will never quit until they prove that they are all about ‘the W.’ Historically, Wakefield’s wrestling...

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