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Check out the New Print Edition Here

Check out the New Print Edition Here

November 25, 2019

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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 Bound by New Honor Code Rules

Students Bound by New Honor Code Rules

Colby Brown, Opinion Editor

November 14, 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...

Students Take Field Trip to Read to Kindergartners

Students Take Field Trip to Read to Kindergartners

Vianna Ramnarain and Bryan Beck

November 10, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 3 the Book Club went on a field trip to read to the kindergarteners of Richland Creek Elementary. Participants had nothing but good things to say. “It was really cool. They’re all super cute and polite, and it was just nice getting able to be there,” junior Aliyah Wallace...

Updated Dress Code Draws Student Praise

Jenna D'Aleo, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

With a new dress code put into place, students have different opinions on the change. Junior Molli Sosa thinks the new dress code is a good change. “I feel like the dress code has improved because last year it targeted girls and discriminated against size,” Sosa said. “The new dress code...

Nominees for Morehead-Cain and Parks Scholarships Announced

October 20, 2019

Six students were nominated by the scholarship committee to be considered as either Morehead-Cain or Parks Scholars. Anna Beckom, Braxton Jenks, Sophie Padalecki, Anthony Lamberti and Shruti Subramanian were nominated to compete for the Morehead-Cain Scholarship, offered at UNC Chapel Hill. Padalecki...

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....

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