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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Hit the Road Again

Winter Littlejohn, Reporter

March 6, 2020

Spring Break is just around the corner, meaning some students might start to stress about the long hours spent in a car. Here are some tips to help make road trips a lot more enjoyable.  Many can agree that sitting in a car for a long period of time is boring and uncomfortable, but there are many ...

Jazz Hands all Around to Celebrate Wakeland’s Win

Dancers get the Dub - The Wakeland dancers flex their skills and bring home the blue ribbon.

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

New football district - District realignment creates new rivalries for the upcoming 2020 football season.

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! - All hearts are happy when it changes from Valentine's Day to

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 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...

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