Articles By: Erik Beene

Watch The BOE Forum Here

Watch The BOE Forum Here

Rules: Each candidate will have a maximum of 90 seconds to answer the same question. The order will rotate as to who gets to answer first. The last round of questions will be addressed to candidates individually or in groups. Each candidate will have the opportunity for a final 60 second closing remark. Opening:  Presenting of the Colors and Pledge […]

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Photo By: Erik Beene

Byrd’s Battle

Sophomore year is when people start to get the hang of high school. For Ashley Byrd, this was the year the rug got pulled out from under her. She was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in February 2014. “It’s not one of the more common cancers that there’s things that cause it,” said Byrd. “We don’t really know, I just had […]

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French students celebrate their victory in the fifth annual French Festival. Photo By: Shannon Ferguson

French Students Win Big at Annual Festival

Last Friday the French students travelled to Smithfield-Selma Senior High School to participate in the fifth annual French Festival. The festival consisted of several events including a prepared skit, prepared poem, improv, spelling bee, grammar test, chalk art and a song which test students knowledge of French. “The French Festival encourages the students in each event to use their French […]

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Junior Anastasia Lonesky and Sophomore Ray Kemp get ready for an interview. Photo By: Selena Moss

Behind the Camera

Wildcat News isn’t like any other class on campus. The eight staff members have to deal with being a professional journalist while balancing school, sports and clubs. Staff members have to film, interview and edit multiple interviews all under the constant stress of a Monday night deadline. “We are here after school all the time,” said senior Jamie Snover who […]

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Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 4

Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 4

This week on Wildcat News Ariel Andrews investigates school start times, Nik Reasor gives insight into college applications, Katherine Serrell reports on Poetry Out Loud, Anastasia Lonesky talks about drug testing, and Nik Reasor reports on the recent uptick in selfie related deaths.

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Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 3

Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 3

This week on Wildcat News Nik Reasor investigates why everyone is getting ill, Anastasia Lonesky reports on See you At The Pole, Ariel Andrews shares ways to stay positive, Ray Kemp catches up with some former players at the Alumni Basketball game, and Katherine Serrell shares how one Gym class is mixing it up.

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Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 2

Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 2

This week on Wildcat News, Nik Reasor reports on the expansion at White Oak. Erik Beene investigates how administration is dealing with dress code violation. Ray Kemp informs on how to stay hydrated. Anastasia Lonesky speaks with Jakson Haverdink about his hiking escapades. Ariel Andrews asks teachers why they returned to West Johnston to teach.

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Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 1

Wildcat News Season 5 Episode 1

This week on Wildcat News, Katherine Serrell investigates teachers using twitter, Anastasia Lonesky talks with several transfer students, Jamie Snover reports on the new field house, and Ray Kemp caught up with Summer Lanier. Link to field house story

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The Rundown Episode 2

The Rundown Episode 2

Jamie Snover gives a rundown of the sports from 9/8-9/14. Episode #2. Click here for more information on the field house.

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Wildcat News S4 E12

Wildcat News S4 E12

On the season finale of Wildcat News Katherine Serrell traveled to Raleigh to see how one teacher is stepping out of the classroom, Brody Hall reports on the lil’ color run, Jamie Snover interviewed the lead in the musical, and we see where seniors are going after they graduate.

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