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  • November 6Tiny Arts Staff Social on Nov. 12 from 2:30-5
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Band director gets to set the tone

Band director gets to set the tone

Miranda Gonzalez and Catherine Vivongsy

September 13, 2019

Brandon Martel arrived to our school mid-year in 2018-19 as our new band director, so this year marks his first chance to be present for band camp in August, when directors establish the goals for the competition season. Martel’s passion for music, specifically band, sparked during his early days...

Donald Hartsfield named 2019 Trentini Scholarship recipient

Donald Hartsfield named 2019 Trentini Scholarship recipient

Gabby Valentine, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2019

Senior Donald Hartsfield’s outstanding traits were recognized by his teachers and peers, leading him to win the 2019 Trentini Scholarship. Hartsfield has shown an extraordinary work ethic in and outside of school. Over the years, he has built a reputation to make him stand out from the rest of the...

Young artist hopes to become an art teacher in the future

Young artist hopes to become an art teacher in the future

Maggie Smart, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2019

Sophomore Vanessa Barlow has enjoyed creating art ever since she was a kid and now excels in her art courses at school.  She has worked on numerous art projects throughout her years. However, there is one in particular that is her clear favorite. “Probably my charcoal drawing of my brother on a...

Jefferys honored as finalist for her short story “Waiting in Vain”

Ally Beck, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

Aspiring author Clavaria Jefferys takes pride in her short story “Waiting In Vain” as she makes it into the finals of the Raleigh Fine Arts contest (RFA) short story contest. The contest is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors in Wake County. More than $1,500 is awarded to winning stories....

Writer wins honorable mention in Raleigh Fine Arts contest

Julia Conn, reporter

June 3, 2019

Annually, students in Creative Writing and other aspiring writers take part in the Raleigh Fine Arts story contest. This writing competition is for all Wake County high school students. Senior Lydia Close was announced as one of the 19 total finalists, and her story “No Diamonds, No Butter” was...

Meet freshman artist Morgan Tolbert

Meet freshman artist Morgan Tolbert

Rebekah Helms, Managing Editor

June 3, 2019

Three years ago, Freshman Morgan Tolbert found her calling to art. She hopes to continue being a self-taught artist. She sees many opportunities in the art industry and plans to follow her passion. “I’m hoping to do a career in design. I don’t know exactly what I want to do, but I want it...

ESL classes provide support for students new to English

Runder Rains, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019

Pati Cole, ESL educator, was born in Korea, raised in the Panama Canal zone and later moved to the United States to attend the University of Southern California. Cole has taught English as a second language for, “Over 30 years. I have worked with adults, elementary and my last 12 years have been...

Science olympiad team results

Race Eisen, Staff reporter

May 9, 2019

The Science Olympiad team competed against 32 teams to display their knowledge in science. This year, the team improved over the 2018 finish. “We were the last trophy place because we finished 6 out of 32 teams. But, it was an improvement on last year’s place, where we finished 12th,” Tara...

She leads conference empowers teen girls

Connor Kitson, Staff reporter

May 9, 2019

Select young women from our school had the opportunity to attend the She Leads conference in Madison, North Carolina to gain skills to take into their everyday lives. “The purpose of the conference is to help women empowerment and to teach them that women are important in today’s society,” Counselor...

Four students from Spain enrich the Wake Forest school community as our 2018-2019 foreign exchange students

Four students from Spain enrich the Wake Forest school community as our 2018-2019 foreign exchange students

Kensley Hamm, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019

Ana Senior Ana Lores spent a semester here and was always excited to improve her English Skills, as well as take part in new experiences. “I think that in Spain, since we are so young, the English Language is so important to learn,” Lores said. “I want to do my degree in Spain in English.” ...

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