• Attention students! Don't forget to register for AP exams by this Friday, March 6! March 3, 2015

  • Come out to the JROTC Battalion Bazar Saturday, March 7 from 10AM-4PM and support our cadets! March 3, 2015

Insights with Isabel

Isabel Jones, Online Editor in Chief
May 29, 2015
Filed under Opinion

With the Supreme Court’s hearings on gay marriage currently occurring, I feel it is only appropriate to talk about it. I think same-sex marriage should be allowed. The biggest debate against it is that it may interfere with beliefs of others, but even with that argument, I still don’t think it... Read more »

WF.com2.0

Rachel Lyon, Assistant Editor
May 29, 2015
Filed under Opinion

A good website can make all the difference. Convenience is what the world needs, and our school’s newly designed website gives students and staff that desired convenience. Whereas the old one seemed cluttered and overwhelming, the new website is clean and well-organized. Our personal favorite is... Read more »

Chickpocalypse

Kathleen Cook, Editor-in-Chief
May 29, 2015
Filed under Opinion

The world didn’t end on the Mayan Apocalypse, but it is ending May 15 because Chick-Fil-A is closing for a month. The close is coming for a much needed remodeling, but it is at a very inconvenient time. They are adding a second drive thru, expanding the inside, expanding the kitchen and adding a... Read more »

Dance Dilemmas

Suzanne Blake, Life Editor
March 11, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Breathtaking decorations, extravagant clothes, the thrill of inching one’s way onto the dance floor and an experience promised to be once in a lifetime. These are things many underclassmen long for at a school dance. Most will receive a chance to try out their high school dance fantasy before their... Read more »

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Tyler Murray, Opinion Editor
March 4, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. Last year was filled with snow days galore. Our wonderful county was being extra cautious, and on any day that there was even a chance of danger on the roads, we had a snow day. The extra break in the winter consisted of snowmen, snowball fights and hot chocolate.... Read more »

Zipping up love

March 4, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Backpack Buddies is making the jump from elementary and middle schools to high schools. Counselors and students will launch the program this semester. This program sends home food to economically disadvantaged students so they will have enough to sustain their hunger over the weekend. Currently, there... Read more »

Free college?

March 4, 2015
Filed under Opinion

In his State of the Union address, President Obama outlined a strong liberal agenda he plans to push during his final two years in office despite Republicans having won decisively in the midterms last year. One piece of this agenda, a plan to pay for students’ community college, directly affects our... Read more »

Minimum Wage

Marielle Curcio, Staff Reporter
March 4, 2015
Filed under Opinion

As most students who work know, our current national minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. President Obama called on Congress during the 2014 and 2015 State of Union Addresses to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 nationwide. Being high school students, most of us that work earn minimum wage. With this increase,... Read more »

Lady Cougar Support

Gus Holub, Assistant Sports Editor
March 4, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Our school is known for its passionate student section at sporting events, known as the “Cougar Crazies.” We have even been ranked as one of the best in Wake County. We show our love for football and basketball; however, our support towards girls’ sports is lacking. During a basketball rivalry,... Read more »

Boys’ Lacrosse

Charlie Byrd, Staff Reporter
March 4, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Brand new after years of denial and excuses, a boys’ lacrosse team will finally take the field. Excuses have been made for years why we could not get a lacrosse team: we didn't have field space, or enough players and it would cost too much money. After realizing that we would not need to purchase... Read more »