• Create Your Own Story

    Students laugh as they hold their phone up, following the action with their camera. In a few seconds, they’ll post it to a place the whole school can see. Recently, Snapchat made an update where people can create their own stories for a specific location, which is something entirely new on the social media scene. Since the day the update […]

    Create Your Own Story
  • Junior Marshals

    Homework, tests and quizzes rule the life of juniors, some considering it the hardest year of high school. Some students strive to be the best that they can be in school and one of the ways that shows that is to be given the title, Junior Marshal. A Junior Marshal is a student in the junior class that is in […]

    Junior Marshals
  • Little Free Library

    A child sitting on a bench swings their legs as their fingers shift through the pages of picture book. Beside them, their parent rifles through a book of their own, equally as interested. Starting in June, Media specialist Yvette Davis is setting up a Little Free Library at the school food pantry. After some pondering, she decided to call it […]

    Little Free Library
  • CONGRATULATIONS. After giving a special speech, Dr. Travis Burke gave senior, Chris Lerma his Park Scholarship from North Carolina State University and congratulated him. Photo by Julieta Romero.
  • Manchester Bombing

    Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman” world tour quickly became a truly dangerous event at her Manchester Arena concert, which suffered a deadly bombing on Monday, May 22. Social media over the years has become a public platform for individuals to rapidly share breaking news. The bombing instantaneously became a trending topic, and sophomore Cloe Merkousko took an interest. “I saw a […]

    Manchester Bombing
  • Dance Team Auditions

    With leaps and bounds, the dancers hoping to get a spot on the dance team give it their all under the lights as judges eye them from the darkened seats. The official dance team auditions for next year were Monday, May 22. For the auditions dancers came out to show their skills by doing leaps across the stage, performing three […]

    Dance Team Auditions
  • Wildcat News S8 E14

    On the season eight finale of Wildcat News, Landry Connors investigates what will happen about the broken sign in front of the school, Mason Butcher follows the seniors to their old schools, Greyson Betz attends the Military Ball, Hannah Creech looks inside the new yearbook, and Chase Faircloth sees what graduates plan on doing after high school.

    Wildcat News S8 E14
  • Franklin Leaving

    The taped up rifle flies from his hand, spinning above his head before slamming back into his palm after a few seconds. He dances, tosses, spins, marches and plays. Phillip Franklin has been a part of guard and band for a long time, from high school to pursuing music in college and then landing him back at his hometown high […]

    Franklin Leaving
  • Wildcat News S8 E13

    This week on Wildcat News, Mason Butcher finds out where the band director is going, Hannah Creech looks into the problem of students dealing with dress code, and Landry Connors sits down with Miss Wonderfully Made 2017.

    Wildcat News S8 E13
  • Wildcat News S8 E12

    This week on Wildcat News, Landry Connors attends the Disney Dazzle performance, Chase Faircloth asks seniors how it feels to graduate, and Mason Butcher investigates the blood drive.

    Wildcat News S8 E12

Features »

Create Your Own Story

Create Your Own Story

June 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm

Students laugh as they hold their phone up, following the action with their camera. In a few seconds, they’ll post it to a place the whole school can see. Recently, Snapchat...

  • Junior Marshals
    Junior Marshals

    Homework, tests and quizzes rule the life of juniors, some considering it the hardest year of high school. Some...

    June 1, 2017 at 2:26 pm
  • Little Free Library
    Little Free Library

    A child sitting on a bench swings their legs as their fingers shift through the pages of picture book. Beside them,...

    June 1, 2017 at 1:54 pm
  • Should You Wait ‘Till 18?
    Should You Wait ‘Till 18?

    From the time students commence their high school career, they come in with the idea of having more freedom. One...

    June 1, 2017 at 1:49 pm
 

News »

2017-2018 Dance Team

2017-2018 Dance Team

June 1, 2017 at 11:25 am

From Edge Camp in the summer to dance shows and shaking pom poms on the sidelines, the West Johnston dance team is a skilled group of girls, earning countless awards and recognition...

  • Should Teachers Adhere to a Dress Code?
    Should Teachers Adhere to a Dress Code?

    With the recent reinforcement of the schools dress code policy, questions have risen on whether or not teachers...

    May 31, 2017 at 2:29 pm
  • Being Exempt from Exams
    Being Exempt from Exams

    As the school year closes, students prepare for their exams. Although, seniors with a teacher-made exam that have...

    May 31, 2017 at 1:57 pm
  • Manchester Bombing
    Manchester Bombing

    Ariana Grande’s “Dangerous Woman” world tour quickly became a truly dangerous event at her Manchester Arena...

    May 25, 2017 at 11:27 am

Video »

Wildcat News S7-S8 Bloopers

Wildcat News S7-S8 Bloopers

May 30, 2017 at 2:57 pm

Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes?

  • Wildcat News S8 E14
    Wildcat News S8 E14

    On the season eight finale of Wildcat News, Landry Connors investigates what will happen about the broken sign...

    May 23, 2017 at 1:36 pm
  • Wildcat News S8 E13
    Wildcat News S8 E13

    This week on Wildcat News, Mason Butcher finds out where the band director is going, Hannah Creech looks into...

    May 16, 2017 at 3:52 pm
  • Wildcat News S8 E12
    Wildcat News S8 E12

    This week on Wildcat News, Landry Connors attends the Disney Dazzle performance, Chase Faircloth asks seniors...

    May 9, 2017 at 3:14 pm

Sports »

2017-2018 Dance Team

2017-2018 Dance Team

June 1, 2017 at 11:25 am

From Edge Camp in the summer to dance shows and shaking pom poms on the sidelines, the West Johnston dance team is a skilled group of girls, earning countless awards and recognition...

  • STAY FOCUSED: Rolesville player begins to kick the ball as senior forward Robin Pollard approaches her.  The game against Rolesville was tough but ended in a 4-2 victory.  “The game was mentally challenging because we had less than a full game for a comeback,” Pollard said. “But the result really showed our team's ability to problem solve and work together.”
    Girls Soccer

    KICKING IT: In a tight game against Rolesville, junior midfielder Kori Lawrence kicks the...

    May 5, 2017 at 11:35 am
  • HEADERS Senior Emma Pollard was able to clear the ball out of the penalty box to prevent the other team from scoring. “At that moment, since no one was there to stop the counter attack, I had to step in.” Pollard said.
    Girls Varsity Soccer 2016/17

    CONCEDED BUT NOT OVER Walking to the other side of the field senior Megan Britt realized...

    May 5, 2017 at 11:34 am
  • FLEXING ON TRACK - Speeding his way around the field, this Harnett Central sprinter shows just how hard he’s worked for this. On April 20, he and his other teammates made one of the fastest times. Photo by Lyndsey Lethbridge.
    Track and Field

    NAILS ON POINT – Each pushing themselves, this East Wake and Harnett Central runner...

    May 5, 2017 at 11:33 am

A&E »

Pretty Little Liars Review

Pretty Little Liars Review

June 1, 2017 at 1:47 pm

Pretty Little Liars has been around for many years and still has a huge fan base. This season is different, fans are going crazy over the fact that this is the last season....

  • National Honors Society Dance

    WELCOME TO AFRICA Kamryn Pottiger performed her first hip-hop solo that she choreographed....

    May 31, 2017 at 11:23 am
  • Humanz by Gorillaz
    Humanz by Gorillaz

    After more than half a decade since their last album, Gorillaz released their fifth studio album, Humanz. Before...

    May 26, 2017 at 1:46 pm
  • One-Punch Man
    One-Punch Man

    Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a superhero?  In One and Yusuke Murata’s One-Punch Man, the world...

    May 25, 2017 at 1:28 pm

Editorial »

Divorce: Does it Affect a Student?

Divorce: Does it Affect a Student?

May 31, 2017 at 12:02 pm

Many students live a life where they go from one house to another, either every weekend or everyday. Living a life with divorced parents is not always easy. According to...

  • Argument on State Testing
    Argument on State Testing

    Testing and exams are something students dread at the end of the year. Their whole year depends on this one test....

    May 23, 2017 at 4:13 pm
  • The Teahouse
    The Teahouse

    An arbor made of tired wood looms overhead, reaching to half the height of the trees surrounding it, as my car...

    May 7, 2017 at 1:50 pm
  • Senior Year Expenses
    Senior Year Expenses

    Senior year for most students is an exciting year but for others is can be very stressful and even disappointing....

    May 5, 2017 at 11:54 am