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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Students complete assignments on their computers. After the pandemic, classrooms across Wake County made the shift from paper work to online documents and articles.

Education’s technological revolution

Levi Holland, Photography Editor February 26, 2024

For decades, schools have strived to educate the youth to the best of their ability. Around the turn of the 20th century, school became a mandatory part of adolescence, followed soon after by the introduction...

Wakefield has announced 2023s Beginning Teacher of the Year Award recipients. Caroline Jones and Christina Avellenda have already positively impacted their students and look forward to their teaching journey.

Meet Wakefield’s beginning teachers of the year 2023

Jordan McIntyre, Co-Opinioins Editor February 5, 2024

Students will never forget a teacher who influenced them both inside and outside of school. Caroline Jones and Christian Avellenda, both first-year teachers, have dedicated themselves to making a positive...

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,...

Every year, Mistletoe Market lights up the hallways of Wakefield High School. However, this communal event would not be possible without the volunteers that dedicate their time to bringing that beautiful holiday feeling to local families.

Mistletoe Market volunteers work tirelessly to bring holiday cheer to Wakefield

Kendall Wilson, Co-Copy Editor November 9, 2023

This November, benevolent adult and teenage volunteers will work together diligently to prepare for the annual Mistletoe Market at Wakefield High School, bringing holiday cheer to local families. The hard...

Memorial of Zijie Yan at Caudill Laboratories. Family, students and faculty gather outside the lab to mourn the loss of Dr. Yan.  (Photo Courtesy of Helen Ransom)

Wakefield alumni at UNC react to campus tragedy

Jordan McIntyre, Co-Opinions Editor October 30, 2023

A tragedy struck the Wakefield community when a local college became the site of a school shooting on Monday, Aug. 28, just days after the school year officially began. Students at the University of North...

A group of students diligently work together to create a mini golf course. Students all over the school will be able to play on it during lunch very soon.

Engineering-oriented students design mini golf course

Yusha Ahsan, Co-Copy Editor October 19, 2023

At the halfway point of the first semester of the school year, major projects and assignments are already up in the air for students to complete. In the Technological and Design class at Wakefield, there...

Wakefield offers various clubs that are all keen to welcome students and enrich their interests. Clubs typically run during PACK time or after school.

Want to get involved?

Yusha Ahsan and Kayla Allen October 4, 2023

Whether you are interested in math or the martial arts, science or service or learning a new language, Wakefield High School has a place for you. There are over 45 clubs each providing enrichment on particular...

Matthew Stanicek (defensive back) catches ball midair following a punt. The Wakefield Wolverines train vigorously in preparation of the Homecoming game.

Wolverines prepare for Homecoming game against Rams

Emily Dudash and Faith Abernathy September 29, 2023

Wakefield High School's varsity football team is preparing for a match-up in tonight's Homecoming game against Rolesville High School. At 7 p.m., the Wolverines will take on the Rams at home. Fans and...

Maren Lynch, Abby Weaver, Riley Anthony and Sofia Samuelson at last years homecoming Homecoming dance. Homecoming is a great way to spend time with friends and dance the night away.

Wakefield Homecoming dance: the first of many lasts

Keith Kamau and Jordan McIntyre September 28, 2023

A vibrant mix of emotions fills the air as the Wakefield Homecoming season officially kicks off. Freshmen eagerly prepare for their first high school dance, while seniors brace themselves for their final...

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...

This May, Wakefields band and orchestra have been working hard to produce their final concert of the year. The concert will feature full-orchestra pieces, making the band and orchestra more unified than ever before.

Wakefield’s band, orchestra adapt to new challenges as they prepare for thrilling final concert

Gaby Sciaudone, Sports Editor May 15, 2023

On May 16, Wakefield High School’s (WHS) orchestra and band will perform their final concert of the school year. The two groups plan to excite the audience with songs from movies, full-orchestra pieces...

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