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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...

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...

As the Day Goes On

As the Day Goes On

Kristen McGarvey, Reporter

January 27, 2020

  High school students will spend more time in school with changes to the upcoming 2020-2021 school year.  After going back and forth, the FISD School Board decided to add an extra 10 minutes to the school day.  By implementing this new policy, FISD will be moving down from 174 days to a 171 da...

All Hail the King and Queen

All Hail the King and Queen

Lauren Ferguson, Wakeland Access Reporter

December 20, 2019

Andrew Gaschen and Sarah Savage won WHS 2019 Homecoming King and Queen.  They have been together for over two years and won homecoming Prince and Princess last year.  “I did not think I was going to win!” Sarah said laughing. “We were just super excited when we got nominated.” Andrew...

Waco Bound

Waco Bound

Kaitlin Beers, Wakeland Access Reporter

December 18, 2019

JD Gregson will trade in his orange and blue uniform for green and gold this summer. He committed to play baseball for Baylor University and officially signed Nov. 13, 2019.   Going off to college and starting to grow a career, Gregson looks back to his first memories of baseball. “I remember...

Light It Up

Light It Up

Ashley Deckert and Paris Bashlor, Wakeland Access Reporters

December 18, 2019

Starting a business can be a rough job for just about anyone, but for junior Colton Stovall that is another story. According to the New York Times, starting a business takes many crucial steps to get where you want to be. “Writing a business plan seems like a chore, but it’s critical [starting a busi...

What Goes on Behind Closed Cages?

What Goes on Behind Closed Cages?

Jackson Waitley, Win TV Reporter

November 22, 2019

  There are over 2,000 zoos in the U.S, one of those is The Smithsonian National Zoological Park located in the nation's capital. The Smithsonian was established in 1889 with the goal to "preserve, teach, and conduct research about the animal world". However, many wonder if the practices of Th...

Design Students Want Your Vote

Design Students Want Your Vote

Morgan Roeder, Wakeland Access Reporter

October 10, 2019

As you walk through the main hall of Wakeland High School, don’t pass up the interior and fashion design display cases that are changed each month. Mrs. Kohlschmidt’s interior design classes worked hard to get Wakeland in the Halloween spirit by creating haunted houses for the display case.  ...

WHS Community Pep Rally Tonight

WHS Community Pep Rally Tonight

Lauren Ferguson, Wakeland Access Reporter

October 10, 2019

Tonight, October 10 at 6:30 p.m., the Wakeland High School community comes together to celebrate our sports teams and seniors with the annual Community Pep Rally. It is scheduled to be out on the football field, however, if the weather is an issue it will be moved into the main gym.  “It’s...

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