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Con: Juniors, enjoy your walk, Parking spots at Staples’ belong strictly to seniors

A silver truck without the proper documentation is parked in a senior spot on campus.
October 26, 2020

Senior year: the year students can park on campus.  Finally, we get to carry on the tradition of being the only students who are allowed to park their cars in the white-numbered parking spots. It’s...

Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields

Rapper and hip hop artist Yalee made an appearance at Wakeman fields after school on Thursday, Sept. 27. Yalee has 15,000 monthly listeners on Spotify as well as fans at Staples High School and Bedford Middle School. Students gathered to welcome Yalee at the fields.
October 7, 2019

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An open letter to Wakeman: Saying a (not so) sorrowful goodbye

An open letter to Wakeman: Saying a (not so) sorrowful goodbye
June 7, 2018

By Layla Wofsy '19   Dear Wakeman, As my time spent parking at you has come to a close, I thought I would thank you for our time spent together. Since March 2017, I have woken up at 5:45...

Aitkenhead steps down as director of Wakeman Town Farm

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April 24, 2017

By Emma Rojas '18 On Tuesday, April 18, it was announced that science teacher Mike Aitkenhead and his wife Carrie Aikenhead will be stepping down as directors of the Wakeman Town Farm and Sustainability...

My love letter to Wakeman

My love letter to Wakeman
January 6, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 Ah, Wakeman, the love of my life. The only reason I have any motivation in me to crawl out of my heavenly bed every morning. My sole motivation to leave the comforting confines of...

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman
November 19, 2013

On an early November morning before 7:00 a.m., licensed juniors battle to beat the long line for a parking spot at Wakeman to avoid a half a mile walk in 33 degree weather. “I get there at 7:03, and...

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm
November 4, 2013

On the crisp, sunny afternoon of Oct. 27, Wakeman Town Farm was jam-packed with 200 eager high school volunteers shoveling leaves, clearing paths and digging up rocks. Volunteers from Staples and other...

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Mike Aitkenhead, the program director and Staples teacher, thanked everyone for coming and showing their support.
September 23, 2013

On Saturday, Sept. 21, guests at Wakeman Town Farm’s second annual Grassroots Harvest Dinner were greeted with the John Wesley quote “Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways...

My Apologies to Wakeman

November 29, 2010

I used to hate parking at Wakeman. Honestly, what was there to like? The long walk from my car to school every morning was taking its toll, especially as the air got colder and the harsh winds burned...

Inklinations: Juniors React to Paving At Wakeman

October 8, 2010

Chloe Baker '13 Staff Writer Unless juniors received a parking sticker from the lottery on Oct. 6, they will not be able to drive to school next week because Wakeman is being paved. Jon Wormser...

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