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Jazz Hands all Around to Celebrate Wakeland’s Win

Jazz Hands all Around to Celebrate Wakeland’s Win

Lauren Ferguson, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Preparation is key for any performance and dance is no exception.  Dance instructor Mrs. Grubb and a handpicked group of students have been preparing for an evaluation of the chosen dancers skills on Jan. 31, 2020. “I was really nervous when I was trying out for it because I really wanted to go,...

District Changes Bring New Competition for Football

District Changes Bring New Competition for Football

Morgan Roeder, Reporter

February 20, 2020

Wakeland High School’s 2020-2021 football district has been changed. Wakeland is now in District 5-5A with Denton, Denton Ryan, Centennial, Heritage, Independence, Lone Star, Reedy, and The Colony.  This change was a shock to all players.  “It's going to be tough, and we will have to work ...

Galentine’s Day: A New Way to Celebrate

Galentine’s Day: A New Way to Celebrate

Winter Littlejohn, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Valentine’s Day can be unimportant to those who are not in a relationship, but “Galentine's Day” helps make Feb. 14 a more enjoyable day.  “Galentine's Day” is a fun way to celebrate with close friends. For us ladies, Valentine’s Day can seem like a sad day because it reminds people ho...

Gift of Love

Kristen McGarvey, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Valentine’s Day is coming up and one of the most common traditions of the holiday is gift giving.    Whether it be giving a special gift to your significant other, best friend, or mom, everyone loves getting unexpected and thoughtful presents; but what do people, especially teenagers, wan...

Stop, Change is Ahead!

Stop, Change is Ahead!

Juliette Jehling, Reporter

February 6, 2020

The traffic flow at Wakeland during after school pickup has been a problem, but this spring there is now a solution.  After winter break, there is a new rule regarding dismissal on exiting the building. Students will no longer be able to exit through the front of the building anymore since it dis...

Power Lunch: Will it be Continued?

Morgan Roeder, Reporter

February 6, 2020

  Power Lunch was the biggest change of the 2019-2020 school year, but was met with mixed reviews. “I like Power Lunch because it gives me time to study and catch up on work so I don't have to do it outside of school,” freshman Juliette Jehling said. Power Lunch is a “free hour” th...

Lights Out

Lights Out

Juliette Jehling, Reporter

February 6, 2020

One of the most popular pep rallies at Wakeland is the blackout pep rally. It’s held every year and students love it.  “The blackout pep rally is where they turn off all the lights. We wear glow sticks and our white uniforms so we can glow against the black lights,” freshman Kendall Smith sai...

Wolverine of the Week

Noah Mack, Editor of Chief

February 4, 2020

An ear for music and an eye for broadcast; two skills that bring joy to his peers and teachers.  Ben Schnieder is a freshman at Wakeland High School who lives his life to the fullest each and every day, always wanting to improve his passions.  “He’s extremely driven in stuff that he likes,...

Female Wrestler Strives for Success with Achievements, Team Encouragement

Female Wrestler Strives for Success with Achievements, Team Encouragement

Jewel Curtis, Reporter

February 4, 2020

Leilani Bablionia, sophomore at Wakeland High School, shines through successfully with her hard work as a female wrestler. Leilani has made an impact on the girl’s wrestling team. She is a tough competitor and placed fourth at the Knight Invitational Wrestling Competition. Her win helped the team win awa...

Cheer Into the New Year!

Cheer Into the New Year!

Jewel Curtis, Reporter

February 4, 2020

For the 2020-2021 school year, Wakeland is opening up a cheerleading class that anyone can join. Cheerleading is a hardworking sport that requires a lot of skill and teamwork. This course will open up opportunities for students who want to become more advanced in this sport and eventually try out fo...

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