Category: News

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 with students about JOCO 2020, and Emma Pollard sits down with the new chorus teacher.

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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 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 […]

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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 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 […]

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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 hundred years hit last Thursday, September 7. Its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean 60 miles off the coastal city of Mapastepec, Chiapas, the 8.1 magnitude quake spread out across a wide radius, its tremors stretching as far as Mexico City. Reports say […]

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JOCO 2020

JOCO 2020

Mason Butcher sits down with Dr. Ross Renfrow to discuss JOCO 2020.

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Wildcat News S9E01

Wildcat News S9E01

This week on Wildcat News, Emma Pollard talks with the new band director, Landry Connors visits the Market Bakery, and Mason Butcher looks into the JOCO 2020 program and sits down with the new soccer coach.

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Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Students

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on Students

Texas has been the center for a national disaster that has brought in 20 trillion gallons of rainfall which is enough to supply New York City’s water supply needs for over five decades. The storm made landfall over three times. Many students have family connections to Texas that have impacted their lives. Junior Kyrsten Carters’ dad lives in Eastern Texas that […]

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The New Chorus Teacher

The New Chorus Teacher

The chorus students at West Johnston are still singing, however, this year they are led by a new voice. Joshua Johnson was selected among other interested applicants to receive a position as the new vocal music and theatre arts teacher. “I stood out because I have such a strong passion for music,” Johnson said. “Music isn’t just something that I do, […]

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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 is a skilled group of girls, earning countless awards and recognition over the years. On May 22, eager dancers met in Ms.Crabtree’s room for tryouts. Only a select ten girls made the cut and earned a spot on next […]

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Should Teachers Adhere to a Dress Code?

Should Teachers Adhere to a Dress Code?

With the recent reinforcement of the schools dress code policy, questions have risen on whether or not teachers should abide by these rules also. Sophomore Alexis Jones feels that it is unfair to enforce the dress code among students and not faculty. Jones feels that if teachers were required to follow the dress code, they would be more respected by […]

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