• April 27Spring sports banquet from 5:30-9:00pm on May 18th

  • April 27Special Needs Prom @ Wakefield high school on May 13th

  • April 27Military Ball 6:00-12:00pm on May 6th

Hats

Dylan Saunooke, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Dress code is a very touchy subject for most students because they like to express themselves and wear what they want. Most students who wear hats just want to wear a hat for the purpose of sporting their favorite team or even...

All-Round Sport Support

Noah Pittarelli, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

All student athletes need support on and off the field, from friends, family and even teachers. At our school however, without a winning record, teams aren’t given the support they need to get to that point. If you’ve ever...

Time in Between Classes

Taylor Roth, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Every day, at least one high school student is late to class due to the short time between the bells. The length of time in between classes affects students’ attendance record. More time is needed to be incorporated into...

Lockers are essential to student life

Camille Knecht, Photography Editor

April 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Once the center of social interactions at school, lockers not only stored books and personal belongings, they provided a place where a student could express personality through decorations, take a quick breather and talk to friends...

Different levels of difficulty for the same honors subject

Lexi Murray, Reporter

March 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Why is my class hard, but my friend's class is easy when we are taking the same honors subject? I believe that even though many students sign up for the same honors subject, the grade they get could just be based on the luck...

Townhomes on 98

Chad Schmidt, Assistant Online editor

March 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

How would it feel to have strangers staring into your house from dawn to dusk? The Wake County Board of Commissioners has approved the building of three-story townhomes off of the 98 bypass. These homes will be directly in...

Affirmative action works backwards

Suzanne Blake, Editor-In-Chief

February 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The page reads, “Please indicate how you identify yourself.” The options include American Indian, Asian, Black/African American, Pacific Islander and White, and the form is your college application. While the Common...

Budget cuts leave schools filthy

Jules Micchia, Sports Editor

February 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I do not understand the WCPSS budget. Apparently they needed to cut funding, so they cut custodians at schools in favor of contracts for night crews and cut that, too and changed the thermostats. But then they bought 10 laptops...

Positive role models

The Forest Fire staff

February 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With the recent controversy surrounding our sister school, Rolesville High, we felt motivated to share our view on the situation. For those who may not have heard, a recent video arose showing a Rolesville High School resource...

New governor

The Forest Fire staff

February 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As the Governor Roy Cooper enters his new position serving North Carolina, there are countless issues the state electorate is hoping will be addressed. One of the issues less talked about in North Carolina needing drastic improvement...

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