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Lyla Bagwell, freshman makes a pass in a game against the Wake Forest Cougars. The final score was 50-32.

‘A force to be reckoned with:’ Wakefield women’s basketball defies the odds

Emily Dudash and Jordan McIntyre February 3, 2023

The ladies of Wakefield’s girls’ varsity basketball team are preparing to end a productive season on the court; they currently stand fourth in their conference and are projected to end the season...

The process of driving is exciting, but also stressful, for many high schoolers. This exciting yet stressful mood also applies to buying a car, which is a hard process for many, with plenty of questions without honest answers.

First cars and new drivers; making the right choice in cars

Seth Steiner, Staff Writer January 31, 2023

High school is a time of immense growth in students’ lives, and one reason contributing to this is their newfound privilege to drive. There are a lot of factors that come along with driving, from basics...

Plunkett teaches her third period a creative writing assignment. Plunkett is a special education teacher who strives for student success.

First year teachers Wallace and Plunkett exceed expectations

Tristan Lempka, Staff Writer January 30, 2023

Being a first-year teacher can lead to many different experiences, some are exciting while others can be more difficult but Carolyn Plunkett and Selena Wallace stood out to staff at Wakefield High School....

Paula Adam is a Special Education teacher and Wakefields 2022 Teacher Assistant of the Year. Throughout Adams years at Wakefield she has learned a lot, not only from her fellow staff but her students as well.

Wakefield’s 2022 Teacher Assistant of the Year inspires young students

Jordan McIntyre, Co-News Editor January 13, 2023

Paula Adam, Wakefield High School’s 2022 Teacher Assistant of the Year, has positively influenced her students along with her colleagues in more ways than one. Apart from her sense of humor and joking...

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...

As sophomores begin to drive, the debated topic of going off campus is discussed. Staff and students express their opinions on the topic.

Wakefield’s great debate: should sophomores be allowed off-campus?

Nara Hamburger, Staff Writer December 8, 2022

As sophomores begin to get their license, the hot topic of off-campus lunch is often discussed. With many differing opinions, it is inevitable that there will be some debate. Every year, as a new wave...

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...

Wakefields swimmers prepare to dive into the pool at the first meet of the season. The Triangle Aquatics Centers pool provides an uplifting and encouraging environment for all four teams in attendance.

Wakefield swimmers start off the season strong

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

Wakefield’s swim team held their first meet of the season on Tuesday, November 15 at the Triangle Aquatics Center. Wakefield went up against Leesville, Middle Creek and Sanderson High School. Though...

Maggie Kane, pictured right, smiles with a volunteer at A Place at the Table cafe in downtown Raleigh.

Meet Maggie Kane: WHS alumna and founder of Raleigh’s first pay-what-you-can cafe

Emily Dudash, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2022

Nearly seven years ago, on her 25th birthday, Wakefield High School alumna Maggie Kane anxiously sat in the waiting room at the Secretary of State office in downtown Raleigh. For Kane, months of intensive...

FFA president, Brooklyn Talbert, leads the first FFA meeting of the year. She will promote different agricultural events for the members to participate in.

Student leaders of Wakefield reflect on their roles

Yusha Ahsan, Co-Opinions Editor October 26, 2022

One of the numerous extracurricular activities that high school offers is being president of a club. Other forms of leadership consist of being vice-president, manager, secretary and many more. While leading...

Wakefield gymnastics prep for their match in Apex against Wake County schools. The team hopes to win with their new coach and go to states.

Coach DeVeau invigorates Wakefield’s gymnasts

Jami Ward and Mille Monahan, Staff Writer and Co-Opinions Editor October 17, 2022

The Wakefield gymnastics team is a small but mighty group of women who train hard each and every day. This year they have a new coach, and the team is working hard to create a meaningful connection with...

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