• Pie In The Face Contest

    A person sits with plastic surrounding their shoulders, apprehension in their fidgety hands. Before they know it, a pie tin filled with whipped cream is blasted into their face, the fluffy remnants sticking to their eyelashes and dripping onto their lap. On December 8 during A lunch, students got to witness this happen to the teacher that they chose through […]

    Pie In The Face Contest
  • Wildcat News S7 E8

    This week on Wildcat News, Hannah Creech looks into Cookout’s new enforcement, Greyson Betz reports on the talent show, Marissa Prendergast finds the importance of volunteering, Ariel Andrews gives insight on students and cheating, and Landry Connors reveals the new step team.

    Wildcat News S7 E8
  • 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 that makes them unique. Because of these ideals many had since they were young, the school is putting on a talent show so these unique gifts can be displayed. According to senior Amanda Sledge, the talent show has been planned […]

    Best of West Talent Show
  • 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 Mug with it’s unique design, interesting history and friendly atmosphere is the perfect place to do just that. After ordering an iced cafe mocha and a chocolate chip cookie I sat at a bar that was pushed against […]

    The Ugly Mug
  • Wildcat News S7 E7

    This week on Wildcat News, Marissa Prendergast looks into students and rumors, Hannah Creech discovers the changing popularity between ebooks and paperbacks, Greyson Betz sits down with committed players, and Landry Connors finds out what the Raiders program is all about.

    Wildcat News S7 E7
  • The New NCMA Art Trail

    The cool crisp air and the clear blue skies added to the serene atmosphere of the North Carolina Museum of Art nature trail. Kids laughed and ran around the open space while adults calmly lounged while chatting. The reason for this renewed interest in the art museum was because of the advertising of an improved outside nature trail. The museum […]

    The New NCMA Art Trail
  • Wildcat News S7 E6

    This week on Wildcat News, Hannah Creech looks into the reason behind the 10 minutes added in the school day, Marissa Prendergast covers the art mural by the football field, and Landry Connors sits down with a student who competes in targeting.

    Wildcat News S7 E6
  • Wildcat News S7 E5

    This week on Wildcat News, Ariel Andrews visits JCC, Landry Connors sees what happened to Vine, and Marissa Prendergast sits down with one of the top cross country runners.

    Wildcat News S7 E5
  • Hurricane Mathew Aftermath

    Power outages shifted across the states, unsafe water conditions threatened, many people were left stranded while waters raged below, precious things were carried away in wind and water, there was limited transportation and food, and homes were destroyed. After Hurricane Matthew ravaged through Haiti and the coast of Florida, it attacked heading upward through Georgia and South Carolina before it […]

    Picture by Sandy Olmstead
  • The Annual SGA Campus Cleanup

    Littering may be illegal, but it doesn’t seem to stop some people from covering the campus in trash. Because of this, people have to volunteer their time to clean up the harmful things others have left behind. On Wednesday, November 2 the annual Campus Cleanup, or the Clean Sweep, had students going around campus with gigantic trash bags, gloves, and […]

    The Annual SGA Campus Cleanup

Features »

Pie In The Face Contest

Pie In The Face Contest

December 8, 2016 at 1:45 pm

A person sits with plastic surrounding their shoulders, apprehension in their fidgety hands. Before they know it, a pie tin filled with whipped cream is blasted into their...

  • 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
  • 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
  • The New NCMA Art Trail
    The New NCMA Art Trail

    The cool crisp air and the clear blue skies added to the serene atmosphere of the North Carolina Museum of Art...

    November 16, 2016 at 2:34 pm
 

News »

Best of West Talent Show

Best of West Talent Show

December 5, 2016 at 12:55 pm

Many kids watch shows and movies all their lives that teach them that they all have something special inside, something that makes them unique. Because of these ideals many...

  • 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
  • The Annual SGA Campus Cleanup
    The Annual SGA Campus Cleanup

    Littering may be illegal, but it doesn’t seem to stop some people from covering the campus in trash. Because...

    November 7, 2016 at 1:21 pm
  • The New Yearbook Cover
    The New Yearbook Cover

    The new school year brings in new students, new ideas and a new yearbook at the end of the year. This year, the...

    October 30, 2016 at 9:41 pm

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Wildcat News S7 E8

Wildcat News S7 E8

December 6, 2016 at 3:56 pm

This week on Wildcat News, Hannah Creech looks into Cookout’s new enforcement, Greyson Betz reports on the talent show, Marissa Prendergast finds the importance of...

  • Wildcat News S7 E7
    Wildcat News S7 E7

    This week on Wildcat News, Marissa Prendergast looks into students and rumors, Hannah Creech discovers the changing...

    November 29, 2016 at 2:38 pm
  • Wildcat News S7 E6
    Wildcat News S7 E6

    This week on Wildcat News, Hannah Creech looks into the reason behind the 10 minutes added in the school day,...

    November 15, 2016 at 2:36 pm
  • Wildcat News S7 E5
    Wildcat News S7 E5

    This week on Wildcat News, Ariel Andrews visits JCC, Landry Connors sees what happened to Vine, and Marissa Prendergast...

    November 8, 2016 at 11:07 am

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 »

The Ugly Mug

The Ugly Mug

December 2, 2016 at 1:25 pm

Cozy hidden gem coffee shops are one of my favorite places to spend my time on a winter afternoon and the Ugly Mug with it’s unique design, interesting history and friendly...

  • 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
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    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
  • 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

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