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  • May 22Wake Forest HS Class of 2019 Graduation 6/14 @12-1p.m.
  • May 22Theatre Production: The Diary of Anne Frank 5/30-6/1 @7-9p.m.

Student Body Vice President Tara Wadford shares her Cougar memories

Student Body Vice President Tara Wadford shares her Cougar memories

Colby Brown, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2019

Our current Student Body Vice President, senior, Tara Wadford has had many challenges and accomplishments over the past four years of her high school career. With graduation right around the corner, she shared her feelings about graduating high school. “Graduation brings a whirlwind of emotions...

Senior Rhett Barlow reflects on his career as a Cougar

Senior Rhett Barlow reflects on his career as a Cougar

Runder Rains, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2019

“I’d like to think I left a good impact on the school,” senior Rhett Barlow said reflecting on his previous highschool years. “I’d like to think that everybody I’ve encountered, I’ve touched their life in some way. I’ve helped everybody that I’ve tried to.” Leaving this year to...

Q and A with Grace Debevec

Q and A with Grace Debevec

Catherine Vivongsy, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

Q: Since we profiled you last spring, which work of art created this school year are you the most proud of? A: I think, as a collection, my hand pieces from my overall Wicca collection for AP Art. I really like those a lot. Q: Why? A: They’re very simple, but I think that’s what captured my...

Meet artist Ayden Oakley

Meet artist Ayden Oakley

Meghan Keith, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

Since she was little, junior Ayden Oakley has always had a passion for art. From different styles, techniques and entering various art shows, Oakley has dedicated hours to creating art she loves. Being surrounded by art her whole life played a role in inspiring Oakley to pursue art as a hobby. “I...

Meet artist Tyler Bhe

Meet artist Tyler Bhe

Maghan Keith, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

After becoming a serious artist, sophomore year, junior Tyler Bhe’s artwork has been showcased throughout the school and entered into multiple contests. One of Bhe’s best works was a depiction of a family member. “I am most proud of the charcoal portrait I did of my sister just because it...

One year later: catching up with aspiring artist

One year later: catching up with aspiring artist

Morgan Johnson, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

We follow up with our talented Cougar artist, senior Abigail Roach, from last spring. She reflects on her recent art achievements, a new challenging piece and her goals moving forward from high school. Roach is very proud of one of her recent pieces, as she hasn’t done anything like it. “I...

Graduate to appear in Spielberg film

Graduate to appear in Spielberg film

Miranda Gonzalez, Art editor

May 30, 2019

Graduate Ariana DeBose has recently been cast as Anita for the upcoming remake of America’s classic, “West Side Story.” DeBose, who was born and raised right here in Raleigh, is no stranger to the world of television. From So You Think You Can Dance to a special guest appearance on CBS’s “Blue...

Music continues to earn accolades

Music continues to earn accolades

Ally Beck, Assistant Social Media Manager

May 9, 2019

Junior Cayden Miller is an aspiring instrumentalist who hopes to take his musical talents to new heights and later pursue a career. Music touched Miller at a young age. “It’s always been a big part of my life,” Miller said. “My parents were both in band, and I loved playing music rather than...

There is no place like home: Ms. Crane

There is no place like home: Ms. Crane

Grace Berkhead, Staff reporter

May 9, 2019

Math teacher Caleigh Crane, a graduate of Western Carolina University, decided to begin her teaching career at our school after attending as a student. After Crane graduated high school, she felt connected to our school, and returning seemed like the natural decision. “I love this school and...

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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