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Animal Science class overcomes the hawk

Animal Science class overcomes the hawk

Chad Schmidt, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2016

The chicken may not have come before the egg, but clearly came before the hawk. Agriculture Education teachers Justine Ellis and Michael Johnson, along with many of their students, rebuilt the chicken coop over the summer after a hawk broke into it and removed the chickens systematically from the...

Theater crew prepares for Happy Days

Theater crew prepares for Happy Days

Colleen Michaels, Opinion Editor

February 19, 2016

Happy Days will be performed March 2, 3 and 4 at 7 P.M in the Wake Forest high school auditorium. The following students have been cast for this performance: Colton Compton- Arthur Fonzarelli Kian Fonicello- Richie Cunningham Carly Hebert- Pinky Tuskadoro Elisha McNeill- Howard Cunningham Arianne...

Star Wars Episode VII generates anticipation

Star Wars Episode VII generates anticipation

Mayla Gilliam

December 18, 2015

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” the seventh Star Wars film, debuts in theatres Dec. 18. Despite students leaning towards not being excited, many dream of this movie holding up to the Star Wars legacy. Junior Haley Edwards is one of the students who is anticipating greatness from the film. “I ...

Counselors set goals for rest of school year

Counselors set goals for rest of school year

Jamie Calnan, co editor in chief

November 18, 2015

Four new counselors have joined our staff this year, and there’s more to their job than meets the eye. Christine Cox, Erika Lindquist and Lisette Untoria are the newest additions to our counseling team, and Elbert Thomas is our new dean of students. The newcomers have several plans for meeting...

Freshmen react to their first day of school

Charlie Byrd, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2015

The night before your first day of high school is probably one of the most agonizing times to most freshmen. Ysobel Cathcart was asked if there were any pre-conceived notions before coming into high school. “Yeah, I heard about freshman pranks, and I was nervous about those coming into my first...

Looking for a good fright night

Looking for a good fright night

September 20, 2015

The Forest Fire staff compiled this list to help you with your Halloween plans. Have fun! Haunted Houses -Panic Point - $16-29 2808 Cedar Creek Rd, Youngsville, NC http://www.raleighhauntedhouse.com/ -Clayton Fear Farm – single attraction: $12       All: $25 1620 Loop Rd., C...

Talent alive in student’s artwork

Talent alive in student’s artwork

Allyson Freeman, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2015

Many students at our school are artistically inclined, but one student has made herself stand out. Senior Ari Harrington has been recognized as one of the most promising artists at our school by teachers and students. Harrington’s work stands out from other students due to her unique style, which...

What do today’s students read?

What do today’s  students read?

Madeline Murdock, News Editor

March 27, 2014

The popular author Dr. Seuss once said, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” However true Dr. Seuss may be, there’s no doubt that over the past two decades the internet and e-readers have made it “rare” to see people...

Students participate in tiny art project

Students participate in tiny art project

Kathleen Cook, Editor in chief

January 24, 2014

Art does not have to be on a large canvas to stir the emotions or be pleasing to the eye. This fact was explored by artists who participated in the "Tiny Art" contest in January. The contest was open to students enrolled in art classes or members of the art club. Over 100 students submitted two-inch...

Grand Theft Auto V delivers thrills, freedom

Hunter Lucas, Business Manager

December 19, 2013

The video game Grand Theft Auto V has made a big impact on the entertainment industry. With $800 million in sales on its first day alone, it crossed one billion in sales faster than any other video game or film launch in history, in just three days. One of the main reasons that GTA V is so popular...

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