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APES Saves Universal

Josh McDaniel and Sayde Blanchette April 24, 2023

In Mrs. O’Hara’s AP Environmental Science class, students take educational trips, participate in review breakout rooms, and do more fun activities, all while learning the interrelationships of the...

How to Succeed on the AP Exams

How to Succeed on the AP Exams

Audrey Chapin, Reporter April 17, 2023

AP Exams are a beneficial option when it comes to getting college credit at Wakeland. Students learn content all year in preparation for the College Board’s AP Exams. The exams are graded on a 1-5 scale....

Wakeland DECA Takes on Texas

Wakeland DECA Takes on Texas

Allison Schnelle , Reporter April 11, 2023

On March 9-11, Wakeland DECA competed at the State Career Development Conference or SCDC in Downtown Dallas. 125 members from the Wakeland chapter earned this opportunity through their advancement from...

Debate Delivers at UIL

Debate Delivers at UIL

Macy Esquenazi, Reporter April 11, 2023

Wakeland is known for its numerous clubs and organizations.  But most students don’t know that Wakeland has their very own debate team.  They compete once every 1-2 months, allowing students to get...

Showcase of the Year

Showcase of the Year

Rachel Dickerson, Reporter March 27, 2023

FISD offers many different classes to help prepare students for their future. But this class is sure to help students like no other before.  Independent Study and Mentorship, more commonly known as...

ISM Students Work for their Future

ISM Students Work for their Future

Avery Necciai, Reporter March 20, 2023

Every year Independent Study and Mentorship, “ISM” students kick off the year creating an original work project. In their designated career of choice they start researching for a mentor in a career...

San Antonio -- Wakeland Academic Decathlon students learn more about the Alamo, a national monument that honors the Battle of the Alamo of the Texas Revolution, and connect with each other, while competing against other top teams in the state.  It was my first time ever seeing the Alamo, and I thought it was cool...Everyone else was reading all the informational signs around the building, [and they] didnt leave until it was closed, Sayde Blanchette said.

Update: ACDEC Achieves Success at State

Josh McDaniel, Reporter March 3, 2023

Update: Starting February 23 and ending February 26, ACDEC participated in the state competition and were successful.  As a team, they finished 8th overall in Division One out of more than 200 teams...

EVENT CANCELLED: Who is Sadie Hawkins?

EVENT CANCELLED: Who is Sadie Hawkins?

Faith Blount, Reporter March 2, 2023

Breaking down the walls of gender norms, the Sadie Hawkins dance is a cherished tradition nationwide. The idea of the Sadie Hawkins dance is that instead of the typical guy asking the girl to be their...

The Leaders of Wakeland go to State

The Leaders of Wakeland go to State

Rachel Dickerson, Reporter February 28, 2023

Clubs are a significant part of any high school. They allow students to interact and meet other people. But this club has more in mind for its students than the average club. FCCLA, the Family Career...

Season of Senioritis

Season of Senioritis

Hailey Gaas, Reporter February 27, 2023

As the seniors continue their final year of high school, the desire to graduate and begin the next chapter of their life increases exponentially. Seniors' sudden lack of motivation can be known as a humorous...

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