Wakeland Access

Masking and Screening

Students mask up to come to school for various organizations to prepare for the upcoming school year.

Ashley Deckert & Paris Bashlor, Reporters

September 1, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have been forced to shut down and transition to online learning. However, some extracurriculars have been able to come to campus so they don’t skip a beat.    Extracurriculars such as tennis, WIN-TV, yearbook, soccer, Legacy Line, Student Council, and fo...

Even with unexpected end to school year, Seniors still filled with spirit, shown love

Coach Bell and his family travel through Griffin Parc to cheer for the seniors.

Noah Mack, Editor, Wakeland Access

April 30, 2020

Flashy dresses and loud music at senior prom. High-flying hats among the roaring crowd at graduation. All are essential memories that anyone can expect as a graduating high school senior; however, a global pandemic is not.  All 8,909 public schools in Texas have been shut down due to COVID-19. Thi...

Frisco ISD Closed until May 4

Frisco ISD Closed until May 4

April 3, 2020

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Learning Your Vote Is Your Voice

Learning Your Vote Is Your Voice

Noah Mack, Chief Editor

March 5, 2020

The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates sweep the nation in the state primaries during Super Tuesday, fighting to secure their spot as the Democratic nominee. A major point that the candidates continue to underscore is voter turn-out.    With every new election comes new voters who have the chance to ...

Stop, Change is Ahead!

Stop in the name of the law - Wakeland changes traffic flowing a new way at end of day.

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!

Class periods for all - FISD offers a cheerleading class for all high schools. This gives them an opportunity to practice during the day and become eligible to compete for UIL.

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

WHS 2019 Homecoming King and Queen: Andrew Gaschen and Sarah Savage

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

Photo compliments of Baylor University.

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...

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