• Preacher: Season Two Review

    Three friends (a preacher with God-like powers, his ex, and an alcoholic vampire) struggle to hold together their friendship, much less stay alive, as they are hunted by ominous supernatural forces. From angels to vampires, and a reborn cowboy bent on destruction to a religious organization serving the highest power,  the second season AMC’s Preacher is riddled with mysteries, reveals and […]

    Preacher: Season Two Review
  • Raven Rock

    I grip the wood railing that trails up the ginormous rock and heave out breaths as my dad steps past me, singing the Rocky theme song and pumping the air in idiotic triumph. Raven Rock State Park, surrounding the Cape Fear River, is a spot frequently visited by students of NC State University, regular citizens of Raleigh and others from […]

    Raven Rock
  • Wildcats on the Street: JOCO 2020

    Mason Butcher speaks with students to see if they have noticed the effects of JOCO 2020.

    Wildcats on the Street: JOCO 2020
  • The New Chorus Teacher

    Emma Pollard sits down with the new chorus teacher.

    The New Chorus Teacher
  • Wildcat News S9E02

    This week on Wildcat News, Landry Connors speaks with two students who visited Alaska over the summer, Mason talks with students about JOCO 2020, and Emma Pollard sits down with the new chorus teacher.

    Wildcat News S9E02
  • A Passion for Cars

    Vintage cars line the parking lot, the chrome glinting in the sunlight and engines rev as the owners show off their prized possessions. Some of them have been restoring these cars for years and others have coveted these cars since they were kids. Last Saturday, the school hosted their annual car show, where people in the community come and bring […]

    A Passion for Cars
  • Fact, Fiction, First Fridays

    Wheels clatter down the hall, metal shelves carrying a forest of imagination. West Johnston is entering its second semester of the book cart, otherwise known as First Friday, hosted by librarians Yvette Davis and Anissa Holm. The book cart saw its debut as a West Johnston tradition during the second semester of the 2016-2017 school year. Every first Friday, the school’s […]

    Fact, Fiction, First Fridays
  • The Top Colleges in the State

     Each year, colleges are nationally ranked from best to worst, giving seniors a look into which schools they might want to start applying to. This year, and in the past years, North Carolina has had some top ranking colleges. U.S. News, which is the top site to go to for education rankings, releases this coveted list for parents and students […]

    The Top Colleges in the State
  • Saving Animals One Day at a Time

    Beaten… burning… ditched. Everyday there is an animal that faces this abuse. Senior Laura Pennachio sees the effect of abuse first hand and does all that she can to make a difference. She works with the assistance of her mom to help find the animals homes and nurse them back to health. While other people may shy away when they see […]

    Saving Animals One Day at a Time
  • NHS’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive

    On August 25 Hurricane Harvey hit Texas as a category 4 storm, devastating cities and leaving thousands of people without homes and hope. The National Honor Society is setting up a relief drive in the school for the hurricane Harvey victims in Texas. NHS officer Marissa Prendergast is the main student leading this effort and is hoping that this drive […]

    NHS’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive

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A Freshman Among Staff

A Freshman Among Staff

September 21, 2017 at 9:00 am

Coming from McGee’s Middle, Katherine Moynihan is one of many new staff members this year. Taking up the new role of freshman councilor, she is here to help usher in...

  • The New Chorus Teacher
    The New Chorus Teacher

    Emma Pollard sits down with the new chorus teacher.

    September 20, 2017 at 1:09 pm
  • A Passion for Cars
    A Passion for Cars

    Vintage cars line the parking lot, the chrome glinting in the sunlight and engines rev as the owners show off their...

    September 19, 2017 at 12:25 pm
  • The Top Colleges in the State
    The Top Colleges in the State

     Each year, colleges are nationally ranked from best to worst, giving seniors a look into which schools they...

    September 18, 2017 at 11:17 am
 

News »

Wildcat News S9E02

Wildcat News S9E02

September 19, 2017 at 2:58 pm

This week on Wildcat News, Landry Connors speaks with two students who visited Alaska over the summer, Mason talks with students about JOCO 2020, and Emma Pollard sits down...

  • The Top Colleges in the State
    The Top Colleges in the State

     Each year, colleges are nationally ranked from best to worst, giving seniors a look into which schools they...

    September 18, 2017 at 11:17 am
  • NHS’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive
    NHS’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive

    On August 25 Hurricane Harvey hit Texas as a category 4 storm, devastating cities and leaving thousands of people...

    September 17, 2017 at 8:20 pm
  • Mexico Devastated by Earthquake
    Mexico Devastated by Earthquake

    After one century, a monstrous tragedy strikes Mexico once again. The strongest Earthquake to hit Mexico in one...

    September 15, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Video »

The Rundown S9E2

The Rundown S9E2

September 20, 2017 at 1:31 pm

  • Wildcats on the Street: JOCO 2020
    Wildcats on the Street: JOCO 2020

    Mason Butcher speaks with students to see if they have noticed the effects of JOCO 2020.

    September 20, 2017 at 1:18 pm
  • The New Chorus Teacher
    The New Chorus Teacher

    Emma Pollard sits down with the new chorus teacher.

    September 20, 2017 at 1:09 pm
  • Wildcat News S9E02
    Wildcat News S9E02

    This week on Wildcat News, Landry Connors speaks with two students who visited Alaska over the summer, Mason talks...

    September 19, 2017 at 2:58 pm

Sports »

The Rundown S9E2

The Rundown S9E2

September 20, 2017 at 1:31 pm

  • 2017-2018 Dance Team
    2017-2018 Dance Team

    From Edge Camp in the summer to dance shows and shaking pom poms on the sidelines, the West Johnston dance team...

    June 1, 2017 at 11:25 am
  • 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

A&E »

Preacher: Season Two Review

Preacher: Season Two Review

September 25, 2017 at 12:29 pm

Three friends (a preacher with God-like powers, his ex, and an alcoholic vampire) struggle to hold together their friendship, much less stay alive, as they are hunted by...

  • Fact, Fiction, First Fridays
    Fact, Fiction, First Fridays

    Wheels clatter down the hall, metal shelves carrying a forest of imagination. West Johnston is entering its second...

    September 18, 2017 at 11:40 am
  • Forty Years in the Making…
    Forty Years in the Making…

    The universe of Star Wars is one filled with lore created over the decades following the series’ release...

    September 7, 2017 at 11:53 am
  • Pretty Little Liars Review
    Pretty Little Liars Review

    Pretty Little Liars has been around for many years and still has a huge fan base. This season is different, fans...

    June 1, 2017 at 1:47 pm

Editorial »

Preacher: Season Two Review

Preacher: Season Two Review

September 25, 2017 at 12:29 pm

Three friends (a preacher with God-like powers, his ex, and an alcoholic vampire) struggle to hold together their friendship, much less stay alive, as they are hunted by...

  • Videri Chocolate Factory
    Videri Chocolate Factory

    The flakes of gold, silver, green, and purple glint off of the chocolate as I sit underneath bamboo and fairy lights,...

    September 12, 2017 at 11:22 am
  • 6th Annual Farmhouse Jam
    6th Annual Farmhouse Jam

    Honoring dearly missed musicians year after year is a great way to end the summer. For the past six years at Dan...

    September 8, 2017 at 1:51 pm
  • Sagebrush Steakhouse
    Sagebrush Steakhouse

    Residents of Johnston County, North Carolina are no strangers to barbecue and steak, what with restaurants like...

    September 8, 2017 at 11:10 am