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Sophomore Aidan Sheehans Interest Drives Him Into The World of Cars

Sophomore Aidan Sheehan’s Interest Drives Him Into The World of Cars

Laian Shaker and Siena McGarrigle April 28, 2022

Though many people find cars to be interesting, few have the hands-on experience and passion for cars like sophomore Aiden Sheehan.  Sheehan first adopted the hobby as a way to pass time during the...

Entrepreneur Josh Rutland Launches Rutty Athletics

Entrepreneur Josh Rutland Launches Rutty Athletics

Ella Bowman and Bella Madariaga April 19, 2022

During Covid-19 Josh Rutland, a senior, started a business. Having this dream since 8th grade, he was able to make it a reality when school was virtual.  “I’ve always wanted to start a business,”...

Bachinskys Windows Come Alive

Bachinsky’s Windows Come Alive

Laian Shaker, Reporter March 9, 2022

From red and pink hearts, to screaming ghosts, the library is always decorated for the occasion. For the past five years, Laura Bachinsky was the woman behind the window.  You’ve walked through the...

WCPSS Performers Flock To Annual Pieces Of Gold Event

WCPSS Performers Flock To Annual Pieces Of Gold Event

Delaney Crowder, Staff Reporter March 8, 2022

A select group of actors and dancers performed in Pieces of Gold at the Raleigh memorial auditorium March 2. The performance consisted of singing, dancing and acting of high skill. To prepare for the...

Top Cadets Inspire The Cougar Battalion

Top Cadets Inspire The Cougar Battalion

Vianey Hinojo, Sports Editor March 2, 2022

Leadership is important in clubs, sports and all around life. A few students stand out in JROTC that represent their peers through leadership, discipline and patriotism. Senior Jacob Schwier has been...

Your Voice: Top 12 SuperBowl Commercials

Your Voice: Top 12 SuperBowl Commercials

Morgan Smith, Reporter February 14, 2022

While the Superbowl is about the biggest football game of the year, the funny and entertaining commercials in between are, some would say, a really important and enjoyable part of this event. In light...

Teens Reading For Pleasure Declines

Teens Reading For Pleasure Declines

Ella Bowman, Online Editor February 4, 2022

How long has it been since you read a book that you weren’t required to read? According to many students at our school, reading for pleasure is less common than it used to be. Many students' hours...

Exchange Students Immerse Themselves In Cougar Culture

Exchange Students Immerse Themselves In Cougar Culture

Katie Hottell and Ella Bowman February 4, 2022

This year, the school welcomes four foreign exchange students. As the students settle into their temporary host homes, they are learning more about American culture and classic American favorites.  The...

Dance Team Looks Forward To Full Performance Season

Dance Team Looks Forward To Full Performance Season

Lizzie Kallal and Kaylyn Brittain February 4, 2022

In 2019, the school added a dance team for hard working performers to be able to showcase their talents. Senior dance captain Abbey Boone and teammate, senior Katie Mills sat down with us to talk about...

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