Category: News

Week of the Arts: Night One

Week of the Arts: Night One

The Week of the Arts began on Monday, May 21, with the band concert. The symphonic band, wind ensemble and jazz band all played a variety of pieces at the event. “I feel great about opening the week of the arts,” junior Alexandria “Alex” Johnson said. “A lot of people came to our concert and I think that it encouraged […]

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Do Seniors Let Senioritis Affect Them?

Do Seniors Let Senioritis Affect Them?

As the end of senior year quickly falls to an end, many seniors have given up on doing their assignments during the last couple months of the school year. The onset of senioritis has kicked in once college applications have been filled out and submitted, after long school breaks have come and passed, and even since the beginning of the […]

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Wildcat News Season 10 Episode 15: Finale

Wildcat News Season 10 Episode 15: Finale

This week on Wildcat News, we we learn how students feel about West Success, we attend the first night of the Week of the Arts, we sit down with our Student Volunteer of the Year, we recap the top 10 plays of the season, we ask teachers what advice they would give to our graduating class, we figure out where our […]

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How Teachers Are Preparing Students for AP Exams

How Teachers Are Preparing Students for AP Exams

With teachers and students racing to the finish line for the end of year AP exams starting on May 9 and ending one May 18, teachers still have to worry about preparing their students for exam success. Teachers throughout the school have different study tools in order to help students remember material learned throughout the school year such as review […]

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Teachers March for Change

Teachers March for Change

Teachers from across the state rallied in the heat of May for changes in teacher pay and education funding. On Wednesday, May 8, teachers from across North Carolina gathered in Raleigh to fight for improvements in educational funding. This comes after teacher walkouts in Colorado and Arizona, education protests in Oklahoma and Kentucky and a successful teacher strike in West […]

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https://www.faytechcc.edu/campus-life/academic-resources/graduation/

New Schedule for the 2018-2019 School Year

The class of 2019 will graduate on May 31, 2019. First semester exams will be held prior to winter break, instead of after. In turn, second semester will begin in early January, and therefore, the school year will end earlier. “It’s awesome,” junior Margaret Page said. “There will be so much time to relax over Christmas break, and it will […]

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How Students Feel They Did on AP Exams

How Students Feel They Did on AP Exams

The past week, students have been taking their Advanced Placement exams. Some students have mixed feelings about how they believe they performed on their exams. Junior Hunter Davis took the AP environmental science exam on Thursday, May 10 and the AP US history exam on Friday, May 11. Davis has mixed feelings about how she did on her exams, but […]

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What Students Think the Principal Needs to Focus On Next School Year

What Students Think the Principal Needs to Focus On Next School Year

Many students think there needs to be some improvements to the upcoming school year. Whether it is power lunch, practice lockdowns in the cafeteria or replacing west success, the students want the principal to focus on improving the upcoming school year. Junior Brooke Burns thinks that the school needs to focus more on lockdown safety. Burns brings up the point […]

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Wildcat News Season 10 Episode 14

Wildcat News Season 10 Episode 14

This week on Wildcat News we attend the Deaf Performance Night, we look into the class ranking system being taken away, we follow students to the Alternative Prom, we discover a new trend that is taking over social media, and we follow the senior class to their yearbook signing.

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Mattress Fundraiser

Mattress Fundraiser

The 2018 marching band will be heading to Chicago in November, and they have already begun fundraising for the trip. Among many other fundraisers, the band program will host the first annual mattress sale on Saturday, May 12 in the cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “The mattress fundraiser is basically when people come and they set up a […]

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