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Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields

Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields

Allie D'Angelo '20 and Audrey Bernstein '20

October 7, 2019

Rapper, hip hop artist Yalee visits Wakeman fields from Audrey Bernstein on Vimeo....

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 a.m. to leave my house promptly at 6:30 a.m. every day, just to secure a spot after the first speed bump...

Aitkenhead steps down as director of Wakeman Town Farm

Aitkenhead steps down as director of Wakeman Town Farm

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 Center on June 30.   “It has been an amazing ride [but] I've spent far too much of my time raisi...

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 my house at the crack of dawn. In those ungodly hours of the morning I look forward to getting in...

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

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 the line is at the baseball fields,” Colby Kranz ’15 said. “I think it is pointless how half ...

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Builders Beyond Borders volunteers pitch in at Wakeman Town Farm

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

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 nearby schools devoted over three hours of their Sunday to various improvement projects at Wakeman a...

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Wakeman Town Farm Hosts Successful Fundraiser

Hannah Foley, Editor-in-Chief

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 you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long a...

My Apologies to Wakeman

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 my face. Having to wake up early every morning to compensate for the amount of time this walk took was no picnic, either. It may ha...

Inklinations: Juniors React to Paving At Wakeman

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 ’12: “Why can’t they just do it over the summer rather than now? Paving the roads can definitely be held off until the summer. This is pure bologna....

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