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  • March 5Band concert March 5 at 7:00 p.m.
  • March 5World Language Honor Society Induction Ceremony March 25 at 7:00 p.m.
  • March 5Footloose March 19-21 and 26-28 at 7:00 p.m.

Results from the Statewide DECA Conference

Results from the Statewide DECA Conference

March 1, 2020

Roleplay Medals (best role-play  the judge had in the event): Cara Mack- Business Services Marketing Nik Vashi- Entrepreneurship Blake Connolly & Chris Guccio- Sports Team Decision Making Kathleen Cochrane & Katie Noble - Travel & Tourism Team Decision Making Test Medals (highest scores ...

ACT undergoes changes to increase opportunity for students

ACT undergoes changes to increase opportunity for students

Julia Conn and Kensley Hamm

January 15, 2020

Starting Sept. 20 of 2020, the ACT test will undergo changes that will implement more opportunities for students to increase their scores. A few of these options include specific section retesting, superscoring and faster results with online testing. Specific section retesting is just one of the several...

Trio Earns Superior Rating at Spanish Competition

Trio Earns Superior Rating at Spanish Competition

December 9, 2019

How's your Spanish speaking skills? Seniors Anthony Lamberti and Hope Dominique and junior Mary Kathryn Hederick tested out their skills at a Spanish competition at UNC-Chapel Hill Dec. 5. After many days spent in preparation prior to the competition, the students all agree they were satisfied...

MVP Math Elicits Mixed Feelings

MVP Math Elicits Mixed Feelings

Hannah Kinstle and Mikaela Keldsen

November 27, 2019

There has been some public disagreement regarding the math curriculum and the way the lessons are being taught, involving the MVP Math Curriculum. At the end of last school year, a group of students were interviewed about the use of MVP math books, which is the current method teachers are using to...

Vaping Illnesses Continue to Rise

Vaping Illnesses Continue to Rise

Kathleen Cochrane, Assistant Editor

November 26, 2019

The risks of vaping are becoming increasingly more dangerous. It started off with people sharing stories via social media about collapsed lungs, but it is now to the point of talk shows talking about the risk towards brain development. On the morning of Oct. 10, NPR’s Jon Hamilton did a story about...

Check out the New Print Edition Here

Check out the New Print Edition Here

November 25, 2019

https://issuu.com/forestfireonline/docs/issue_1_2019-20

Student Involved in Dress Code Revision

Student Involved in Dress Code Revision

Anna Thomas, Reporter

November 20, 2019

Katie Noble is a senior that used her leadership qualities in order to change a controversial Wake County policy, the dress code. Her innovation of the dress code caused a promising difference with students and how they choose to express themselves. Her initiative gave her the ability to collaborate...

Academy Interns Attend First of Eight Seminars

Academy Interns Attend First of Eight Seminars

Sienna McGarrigle and Bella Madariaga

November 15, 2019

Student interns for the town of Wake Forest recently attended the “What is Business?” seminar at the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre. This was the first of eight seminars provided by the Wake Forest Career Readiness Academy that student interns will be attending over the course of the school year...

Students attend carpentry apprentice contest

Students attend carpentry apprentice contest

Grace Berkhead, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

In the school's ninth year of participating in the Carolina Department of Labor Carpentry Apprentice contest in Raleigh, two students, Ike Perry and Drew Cady, got to participate for the first time. The two students partnered together to use what they learned from Mr. Bobby Hoffman’s Carpentry class,...

Students Bound by New Honor Code Rules

Students Bound by New Honor Code Rules

Colby Brown, Opinion Editor

October 25, 2019

Wake Forest High School has undergone a major change this school year with the addition of the new WCPSS Honor Code to our school. Geoff Belcher, chair of the English Department is one of the faculty members who wrote these new rules, in compliance with the WCPSS county-wide rules, and he believes...

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