• March Madness Book Drive

    A light shines in their eyes and a smile spreads across their faces as they excitedly take in the stacks of books in front of them. They grasp hungrily for the pages, happier than ever to start reading a new story and start a new adventure. Since 2014, FCCLA has been holding a book drive for Mcgee’s Crossroads Elementary school […]

    March Madness Book Drive
  • Dance Color Run

    The bass makes the bleachers shake and brightly colored powder floats through the air, swirling with the wind. Everyone that started out with stark white shirts now have splashes of green, purple, yellow and blue across their body. Out of breath, but smiling, everyone one that participated in the color run leaves tired and happy. This color run is a […]

    Dance Color Run
  • Creating for Art Club

    She climbs up the wobbly latter with a dripping paintbrush clutched tightly in her hand. Steadying herself from the wind, she begins to do the thing that makes her happiest, create art. Junior Ivette Calix is a part of the Art Crew, which is basically an art club for the advanced artists. She has used her love of art to […]

    Creating for Art Club
  • Science Olympiad

    With her love for science and a daring passion for her team, Earth and Environmental teacher Melody Lineberger has been preparing her Science Olympiad team rigorously for the chance to attend the State Competition. Now that the team has finally reached a level where they could attend, she likes to dedicate their success to each and every member with a […]

    Science Olympiad
  • Wildcat News S8 E6

    This week on Wildcat News, Landry Connors looks into the school’s new geofilter, Greyson Betz sits down with coaches to talk about stress, Mason Butcher brings Wildcat on the Street back, and Hannah Creech follows the Life Skills class to Rainbow Lanes.

    Wildcat News S8 E6
  • Scholarship Information

    Greyson Betz sits down with Guidance Counselor Sheila Sheats and senior Robin Pollard to talk about scholarships.

    Scholarship Information
  • Wildcat News S8 E5

    This week on Wildcat News, Mason Butcher sees how important school involvement is, Landry Connors discovers how to be confident, and Hannah Creech visits See You At The Pole.

    Wildcat News S8 E5
  • Parks Scholarship

    Practically living in the library and dedicated to bettering his education, senior Chris Lerma has worked diligently his entire high school career to get himself into a good college and grow in knowledge. With a hard working brain that can get him anywhere, Lerma has been awarded the NC State Parks Scholarship that will help guide his education, help him […]

    Parks Scholarship
  • When We Rise

    I’ve had to spend years in a place where most people are stuck in a bubble that works as a two way mirror, people can see in, but they can’t see out. Their lives are good, they are happily unoppressed and they are blind to the injustice that goes on around them. I like the think that if someone sees […]

    When We Rise
  • Cinderella’s Closet

    With the flick of her fairy godmother’s wand, Cinderella was adorned in a perfect glamourous dress that made her night at the ball perfect, but since this is real life not everyone has a fairy godmother  granting them dresses whenever they need it. Luckily, there are programs like the Cinderella Closet that help girls out with this when they need […]

    Cinderella’s Closet

Features »

March Madness Book Drive

March Madness Book Drive

March 27, 2017 at 1:16 pm

A light shines in their eyes and a smile spreads across their faces as they excitedly take in the stacks of books in front of them. They grasp hungrily for the pages, happier...

  • Dance Color Run
    Dance Color Run

    The bass makes the bleachers shake and brightly colored powder floats through the air, swirling with the wind....

    March 27, 2017 at 1:07 pm
  • Creating for Art Club
    Creating for Art Club

    She climbs up the wobbly latter with a dripping paintbrush clutched tightly in her hand. Steadying herself from...

    March 24, 2017 at 2:46 pm
  • Science Olympiad
    Science Olympiad

    With her love for science and a daring passion for her team, Earth and Environmental teacher Melody Lineberger...

    March 24, 2017 at 1:18 pm
 

News »

Protein Hype

Protein Hype

January 18, 2017 at 9:45 pm

With rippling muscles and strength that could possibly lift a good sized boulder, the meat head at the gym gloats about his high protein shake and chugs it in seconds with...

  • Wildcat News S7 E9
    Wildcat News S7 E9

    This week on Wildcat News, Landry Connors visits the new local coffee shop, Hannah Creech reports on the annual...

    December 13, 2016 at 4:22 pm
  • Best of West Talent Show
    Best of West Talent Show

    Many kids watch shows and movies all their lives that teach them that they all have something special inside, something...

    December 5, 2016 at 12:55 pm
  • Picture by Sandy Olmstead
    Hurricane Mathew Aftermath

    Power outages shifted across the states, unsafe water conditions threatened, many people were left stranded while...

    November 7, 2016 at 9:35 pm

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Wildcat News S8 E6

Wildcat News S8 E6

March 21, 2017 at 3:10 pm

This week on Wildcat News, Landry Connors looks into the school’s new geofilter, Greyson Betz sits down with coaches to talk about stress, Mason Butcher brings Wildcat...

  • Scholarship Information
    Scholarship Information

    Greyson Betz sits down with Guidance Counselor Sheila Sheats and senior Robin Pollard to talk about scholarships.

    March 17, 2017 at 1:17 pm
  • Wildcat News S8 E5
    Wildcat News S8 E5

    This week on Wildcat News, Mason Butcher sees how important school involvement is, Landry Connors discovers how...

    March 14, 2017 at 4:03 pm
  • Wildcat News S8 E4
    Wildcat News S8 E4

    This week on Wildcat News, Chase Faircloth follows Mr. and Miss West Johnston to the elementary school, Landry...

    March 7, 2017 at 3:45 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 »

Christmas Cookies

Christmas Cookies

January 2, 2017 at 11:33 pm

The worn out wood table is slightly sticky and sparkling with astray sprinkles. Bags lay folded and sagging with different colors of icing and the tips oozed out the extra...

  • The Ugly Mug
    The Ugly Mug

    Cozy hidden gem coffee shops are one of my favorite places to spend my time on a winter afternoon and the Ugly...

    December 2, 2016 at 1:25 pm
  • Raleigh Bluegrass Festival
    Raleigh Bluegrass Festival

    Raleigh’s bluegrass festival was filled with lively music, a plethora of food trucks, all different kinds of...

    October 6, 2016 at 1:31 pm
  • Slushie caption
    Sunset Slush

    Sunset Slush is a quaint and colorful italian ice shop, nestled on the side of Benson Road. When pulling into...

    September 8, 2016 at 1:22 pm

Editorial »

When We Rise

When We Rise

March 10, 2017 at 2:23 pm

I’ve had to spend years in a place where most people are stuck in a bubble that works as a two way mirror, people can see in, but they can’t see out. Their lives are good,...

  • Ansel Adams
    Ansel Adams

    I’ve always liked the outward simplicity of a photography exhibit. It’s simple white walls, white lights and...

    February 22, 2017 at 2:09 pm
  • Christmas Cookies
    Christmas Cookies

    The worn out wood table is slightly sticky and sparkling with astray sprinkles. Bags lay folded and sagging with...

    January 2, 2017 at 11:33 pm
  • The Targeted Media
    The Targeted Media

    Media seems to be in the hot seat again as speculation about fake news and the spreading of finger pointing rises...

    September 18, 2016 at 8:43 pm