• The Life of an Army Child

    Some children move all across the country to keep up with their parents. Freshman Kylie Pate found this out at a young age. Families must be on standby and be ready to go whenever soldiers are needed in a different area of the world. Being in the army is a guessing game for many. Regardless of all that has to […]

    The Life of an Army Child
  • Volleyball Winning Streak

    The girls varsity volleyball team has an 11-2 score so far this season, and with a 6-1 conference score, the volleyball team is getting closer and closer to being this years conference champions! “The main thing that has made us successful this year is that we have realized that we are a team and we play together as one,” freshman […]

    Volleyball Winning Streak
  • Wildcat News S7 E2

    This week on Wildcat News, Greyson Betz introduces the current voices of the announcements, Landry Connors meets up with new teachers, Hannah Creech visits Sunset Slush, Marissa Prendergast reports on the gas leak, and Ariel Andrews exposes a student’s talents.

    Wildcat News S7 E2
  • School Spirit Wall

    Football season is kicking off as students come to games bearing their school pride and screaming for their team in the friday night lights. School spirit is a big deal at football games because of the boost it gives the team for a win. Though the fan’s spirit is important, the school and surrounding campus should show its pride too. […]

    School Spirit Wall
  • Upper Advice

    Being a freshman can be scary, intimidating and one of the most nerve-racking experiences for a teenager. “Don’t give up when it comes to classes even if it gets hard,” senior Baylee Potter said. “Keep your head up and try your hardest.  Do not let stress take over.” In the United States, 85.9 percent of students stated that they appreciated […]

    Upper Advice
  • The New iPhone 7

    The iPhone 7 is said by many to be the “holy grail” of iphones.  It’s Apple’s newest and latest technological product, however, there are some disadvantages to the phone. The iPhone 7 has many new features that weren’t included in any other iPhone. “Some things that I’ve heard about the iPhone 7 is that there is not a headphone jack,” […]

    The New iPhone 7
  • The New Class: Sports Medicine

    With the new school year comes a new class- sports medicine. The class is taught by coach Josh Plisko, who is also a football coach and head baseball coach. Students taking the class will learn subjects handled by trainers, such as sports injuries. The class is offered to sophomores, juniors and seniors. “I enjoy playing and watching sports,” sophomore Tim […]

    The New Class: Sports Medicine
  • Shortage on Gas

    The Colonial Pipeline that runs from Houston to New York, passing through North Carolina, had a major leak in Alabama last Friday, September 9. This leak has caused stations to run completely out of gas and unable to acquire new shipments. The Colonial Pipeline company is trying to find a solution, but says that it would be few days before […]

    Shortage on Gas
  • Wildcat News S7 E1

    This week on Wildcat News, Hannah Creech checks in on band camp, Ariel Andrews covers the Europe Trip, Landry Connors reports on the new tennis courts, Chase Faircloth looks into the issues with Spirit Club, and Marissa Prendergast reveals the new JV football coach.

    Wildcat News S7 E1
  • The Targeted Media

    Media seems to be in the hot seat again. Media criticism is not uncommon, even though recent research shows that the public views the press as an effective political watchdog. A 2013 Pew Research study  showed that 68 percent of the general public views news organizations as government watchdogs; preventing politicians from doing things that they shouldn’t. It showed that […]

    The Targeted Media

Features »

The Life of an Army Child

The Life of an Army Child

September 28, 2016 at 11:32 am

Some children move all across the country to keep up with their parents. Freshman Kylie Pate found this out at a young age. Families must be on standby and be ready to go...

  • School Spirit Wall
    School Spirit Wall

    Football season is kicking off as students come to games bearing their school pride and screaming for their team...

    September 27, 2016 at 1:18 pm
  • Upper Advice
    Upper Advice

    Being a freshman can be scary, intimidating and one of the most nerve-racking experiences for a teenager. “Don’t...

    September 26, 2016 at 1:21 pm
  • Shortage on Gas
    Shortage on Gas

    The Colonial Pipeline that runs from Houston to New York, passing through North Carolina, had a major leak in...

    September 21, 2016 at 2:02 pm
 

News »

The New iPhone 7

The New iPhone 7

September 26, 2016 at 1:07 pm

The iPhone 7 is said by many to be the “holy grail” of iphones.  It’s Apple’s newest and latest technological product, however, there are some disadvantages to...

  • Shortage on Gas
    Shortage on Gas

    The Colonial Pipeline that runs from Houston to New York, passing through North Carolina, had a major leak in...

    September 21, 2016 at 2:02 pm
  • FFA Fishing Tournament
    FFA Fishing Tournament

    The sun is beating down. The worms are on the hook, and the lines bobbing in the breeze. The annual FFA Fishing...

    May 19, 2016 at 1:59 pm
  • Wildcat News S6 E13
    Wildcat News S6 E13

    On the season six finale of Wildcat News, Jamie Snover unveils the senior gift. Ariel Andrews attends the Alternative...

    May 17, 2016 at 4:35 pm
 

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Wildcat News S7 E1

Wildcat News S7 E1

September 20, 2016 at 3:33 pm

This week on Wildcat News, Hannah Creech checks in on band camp, Ariel Andrews covers the Europe Trip, Landry Connors reports on the new tennis courts, Chase Faircloth looks...

  • Hometown Racing
    Hometown Racing

    http://wjstudentmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Home-Town-Racing.mp4 Junior Will Bristle and sophomore Stephen...

    June 1, 2016 at 12:49 pm
  • Wildcat News S6 E13
    Wildcat News S6 E13

    On the season six finale of Wildcat News, Jamie Snover unveils the senior gift. Ariel Andrews attends the Alternative...

    May 17, 2016 at 4:35 pm
  • Wildcat News S6 E12
    Wildcat News S6 E12

    This week on Wildcat News, Erik Beene attends the blood drive, Jamie Snover visits the car show, Anastasia Lonesky...

    May 10, 2016 at 3:43 pm
 

Sports »

Volleyball Winning Streak

Volleyball Winning Streak

September 28, 2016 at 11:28 am

The girls varsity volleyball team has an 11-2 score so far this season, and with a 6-1 conference score, the volleyball team is getting closer and closer to being this years...

  • School Spirit Wall
    School Spirit Wall

    Football season is kicking off as students come to games bearing their school pride and screaming for their team...

    September 27, 2016 at 1:18 pm
  • The New Class: Sports Medicine
    The New Class: Sports Medicine

    With the new school year comes a new class- sports medicine. The class is taught by coach Josh Plisko, who is also...

    September 26, 2016 at 1:04 pm
  • Hometown Racing
    Hometown Racing

    http://wjstudentmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Home-Town-Racing.mp4 Junior Will Bristle and sophomore Stephen...

    June 1, 2016 at 12:49 pm

A&E »

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Sunset Slush

September 8, 2016 at 1:22 pm

Sunset Slush is a quaint and colorful italian ice shop, nestled on the side of Benson Road. When pulling into the parking lot, I automatically noticed the bright blue and...

  • The Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
    The Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

    Directed by Nicholas Stoller, “The Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” begins where it’s predecessor ended. Parents...

    May 27, 2016 at 11:18 am
  • Inside the Field
    Inside the Field

    “Anger Issues” Senior Joshua Long getting real with the team, after repeating the drill time and...

    May 27, 2016 at 7:37 am
  • This Year’s Good Bye
    This Year’s Good Bye

    On May 19, 2016, the upperclassmen went into the auditorium to sign the newly handed out yearbooks. Seniors...

    May 27, 2016 at 7:36 am

Editorial »

The Targeted Media

The Targeted Media

September 18, 2016 at 8:43 pm

Media seems to be in the hot seat again. Media criticism is not uncommon, even though recent research shows that the public views the press as an effective political watchdog....

  • High School Sweethearts Aren’t Doomed
    High School Sweethearts Aren’t Doomed

    We are not a statistic. There is this idiotic stereotype that couples who start dating in high school are doomed...

    May 13, 2016 at 1:17 pm
  • Goodbye JoCo
    Goodbye JoCo

      Whether it is Charlotte, Chapel Hill, Wilmington or across state lines, a large portion of the graduating...

    May 13, 2016 at 1:13 pm
  • Is Prom Worth It?
    Is Prom Worth It?

    To an eighth grade girl or reminiscent parents, prom seems magical. The smiling photographs of handsome young...

    April 29, 2016 at 11:50 am