Archive for March 1st, 2018

Travel Abroad

Travel Abroad

For the past four years, students traveled to different countries to see the different cultures, historical sightseeing, and just have a good time. This year they will be traveling through EF Tours to Panama in August of 2018, then to France, Italy, and Spain in the summer of 2019. Advisor Kim Kemp loves to go to meet new people and […]

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Photo by Ethan Giangerco.

Wrestling Team at States

The wrestling team went to State Thursday, February 15 – 17 in Greensboro. Senior Alex Choma, junior Ryan Schroer, and sophomores Nate Mayfield and Gavin Mckendrick placed 4th or higher at regionals on February 9 and 10. The wrestlers believe that regionals had similar environment to most tournaments, but some wrestlers knew states was going to be very different. Choma […]

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Winterfest

Winterfest

On Saturday, February 17 was the annual Winterfest. It is a time for school winter bands to come and compete with each other. The West Johnston Winter Drumline won first place in the competition. “It is a huge fundraiser for the school band programs like marching band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, and winter drumline,” freshman Aidan Miller said. The schools […]

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Photo by Iran Castro.

Spring Sports

Spring sports began this week.  Senior Kyle Brisson has played baseball at school all four years. He is looking forward to his final high school season. “I played here even before I was in high school,” Brisson said. “In eighth grade I came down to practice with the team.” When preparing for tryouts, many sports including baseball have workouts, which […]

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Color the School Red

Color the School Red

FCCLA Week is a period of time when the members of this club come together and show their pride, gather new members, and give back to the community.This club balances all their activities through the week. FCCLA advisor Mary Mennella is happy that her members work together. She is glad this week is a success. “I am most proud of […]

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Photo by Lauren Augustine

The Swim Team Made it to Regionals

Qualifying members from the swim team went to the Regional meet about two weeks ago. The meet was held at TAC (Triangle Aquatic Center) with many other teams from the county. Heather Markuson wasn’t surprised that the team made it because she was confident in what her team can do. Markuson loved getting to know and bond with all of […]

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D.C. Trip, Is It Worth It?

D.C. Trip, Is It Worth It?

The sophomore English classes will be taking a trip to Washington, D.C. on March 10 to visit the Holocaust Museum. “I’ve been to the museum in 8th grade and it is about the Holocaust and the history of it,” sophomore Anthony Tomasko said. English Teacher Elizabeth Gurkin said, “During the Washington, D.C. trip students first get to explore the Holocaust […]

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The Fortnite Craze

The Fortnite Craze

The Fortnite craze has taken over the lives of many teenagers, streamers and even average adults looking for time consuming titles. Fortnite, a PC and console survival game developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly released on the July 25, 2017 has done a full take over of streaming sites like Twitch and YouTube Gaming in such a short […]

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