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Pressure preparing for prom

Pressure preparing for prom

Manuela Vega, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2016


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"The most difficult part is deciding which theme works and then how they want to decorate for that particular theme." -Bentley

Surprise, surprise prom is in the air!

Hannah Chaya, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2016


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"There are a lot of ideas that have been used over and over a thousand times, but I would just suggest inventing a new idea that has never been done before." ~Protz

Field trips providing fun and experience

Field trips providing fun and experience

Juliana Merzigian, Student Life Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under Student Life

The Future Business Leaders of America club and Sports Marketing class have been giving their students the opportunity to attend field trips to go visit different arenas. They first went to the PNC Arena here in Raleigh to meet with the Carolina Hurricanes staff, and then went on to Time Warner Cable Ar...

Wake County French Festival integrates French culture into students’ lives

Hannah Chaya, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2016


Filed under Student Life

"I really enjoy my students watching other students speak French and realizing it doesn’t just happen in this classroom." ~Bordt

Veterinary Assistance class added to further educate students about animals

Veterinary Assistance class added to further educate students about animals

Will Clark, Sports Editor

March 23, 2016


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"This course gives students a pathway to still work with animals in a way that is in between basic animal science and Veterinary School in college.” -Durdock

The legacy of Marcus Mattson lives on

The legacy of Marcus Mattson lives on

Manuela Vega, Opinions Editor

March 10, 2016


Filed under Student Life

"When you get to know each other and you sing together, you have this bond that is going to be there forever. It can never be broken. If we made music together at this point in time, no one can ever take that away. We can never reproduce it, and even if it were to be recorded, it's never going to feel the same as it did in that moment in time. -Mullinax

Science continues to open doors for Olympiads

Science continues to open doors for Olympiads

Rebecca Fiely, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 8, 2016


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A notable buzz of excitement and expectancy encased the designated “Wakefield High School” locker bay as the Science Olympiad team set up for a twelve hour day of competing and anxious waiting. North Carolina Science Olympiad competition day came and went in a flurry of safety goggles and hard earn...

Senioritis: The struggles of a high school senior

Senioritis: The struggles of a high school senior

Yasine Mirmozaffari, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


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Senioritis: an all too familiar self-diagnosis, which has plagued high school seniors around the nation for more than half a century. Defined by Merriam-Webster as “an ebbing of motivation and effort by high school seniors as evidenced by tardiness, absences, and lower grades.” With only four...

Start your day off right with a warm cup of joe

Start your day off right with a warm cup of joe

Hannah Chaya, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2016


Filed under Student Life

“It was pretty slow until we put it on the announcements and then it exploded. We didn’t think it would get that big.” ~Breymaier

Art students advance in the Scholastic Art Competition

Art students advance in the Scholastic Art Competition

Chase Cofield, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016


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“[The Scholastic Art Competition] brings the art students together, makes them feel proud of their work and also allows the students to become recognized on a regional and national level, which often leads to scholarship opportunities." -Valentino.

Marketing a personal brand for yourself

Marketing a personal brand for yourself

Hannah Chaya and Juliana Merzigian

February 11, 2016


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“If you want to be seen as responsible, ethical, and hire-worthy, it is fully within your circle of control to create that ‘personal brand’ for yourself." ~Maloney

Candy grams bring holiday spirit

Candy grams bring holiday spirit

Juliana Merzigian, Student Life Editor

January 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Before winter break, the SGA hoped to get students in the holiday spirit by selling candy grams. For only one dollar, students could purchase candy canes and send them to peers with a written message attached to them. “We do this to generate holiday spirit and put smiles on people's faces,” s...

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