Talk:Wakefield High School (Arlington County, Virginia)

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I want to improve this article. I'm putting it on my watchlist. My dad graduated from this school in 1974.
Mike H. That's hot 06:29, 4 May 2006 (UTC)

It needs improvement ASAP. It was great before... what happened?
Looks to me like a student got a hold of it and tried to make some improvements- I'm sure he or she didn't intend to lower the article's quality, but that's what happened regardless.
They need to stop editting for a while so everyone can clean up the article. The edits are sometimes questionably biased.
WikiXan 03:45, 19 October 2006 (UTC)

There was nothing on the page before! The additions look fine. You can edit it all you want, 'cept that a few errors were made. AND I am writing from a student's point of view putting all the information that I know and have experienced. The article now reflects how the school is now. If you have any information on how the school used to be before, say 2000, be my guest. Besides, you wanted more information in it, right? and from what I saw, there weren't any "improvements" since before I started adding to the article.
Ivaroa 01:44, 26 October 2006 (UTC)

Editing the article ten times a day is a bit excessive. - —Preceding unsigned comment added by Tiroket (talkcontribs)
It's purely unintentional. Everytime I click "Save Page", I find, like, a grammatical or spelling error.
Ivaroa 15:29, 27 October 2006 (UTC)

Wat does the yorktown rock have to do with wakefield

Go to WHS stadium. There's a rock there, just like Yorktown. Thus, "to the likeness of Yorktown". 16:44, 9 November 2006 (UTC)

oh yeh now i know, but ehh its not a tradition anymore, its now just a random rock that kids dont know about

but it's still there, right?


I recommend the article Alumnae Hall of Fame (Wakefield High School) be mergred into article Wakefield High School (Arlington County, Virginia). A seperate page is not necessary. Joneboi 14:53, 22 November 2006 (UTC)

I agree, and also suggest Warrior Basketball and History of the Superfans (Wakefield High School). Wikipedia does not normally have separate pages for high school teams and clubs. ... discospinster talk 14:55, 22 November 2006 (UTC)
Wow thanks for catching those two. It seems History of the Superfans (Wakefield High School) was recently deleted because it lacked significance. And the more I read these pages the more they seem like an advertisment. While this High School is significant to the students and community it serves, it is still just another high school among the thousands in the US. I think once these issues of seperate pages is resolved the article is going to need cleadup to meet wikipedia standards. Joneboi 15:46, 22 November 2006 (UTC)
There's also Student Life (Wakefield High School) which has just been created by the same author. They seem to be off-shoots of the original article, which is rather long, although it contains quite a bit of unneeded material. ... discospinster talk 15:58, 22 November 2006 (UTC)
Yes it does have A LOT of completely unnecessary information. For example, how is it relevant that the hallway to the principal's office contains the seals of all colleges the students have graduated from? It isn't. When I have more time to go through this I will post more to this page. Joneboi 16:07, 22 November 2006 (UTC)
It's only TRIVIA. Hence why it's under the 'trivia' heading. duh

Yeh and i know that the boys varsity 04 team was a big deal and all. but try to get wakefield old teams that made it to states and etc. not just 04

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I am assessing this article for WikiProject Schools. While this article is a decent length it is poorly sourced and needs to be trimmed down to content of interest to a wider audience (WP:WPSCH/AG#WNTI), hence I am demoting it to Start-class. The trivia section should be merged into the rest of the article per WP:TRIVIA. The speech by Barack Obama alone is very significant and should get a bit more prominence in the article; it received national coverage and is certainly not trivia! That alone is probably enough for Mid-importance, however it was only of short-term interest so nothing higher than this. Camaron · Christopher · talk 18:20, 7 February 2010 (UTC)

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