Pass With Flying Colors

When this year’s seniors were put to the test, they proved their ability to adapt to any change that came their way. They took on Common Core, the changed NC State final exams and the move of Civics and...

Fired Up: Freshman spends free time blacksmithing

Freshman Timmy Dorn pounds a hot piece of metal to shape it into an item. Dorn has taken up blacksmithing as a hobby. Photo by Leah Dorn. Timmy Dorn stood by his forge, the crimson embers and orange flames...

Spirit week to kick-off Homecoming festivities

The homecoming football game has been scheduled for Oct. 16 against Brevard. During halftime the homecoming queen will be crowned. The homecoming dance, which is semiformal, will be Saturday, Oct....

2015 homecoming court announced

The Class of 2016 has announced the 2015 homecoming court. Representing the freshman class are Caroline Corn and Shylee Stocks. The sophomore class representatives are Grace Gash and Jessica Norris. The...

West to graduate 236

The 236 members of the Class of 2015 will receive diplomas at 7:30 p.m. on June 12 in Johnson Stadium, weather permitting. The ceremony will be moved to the new gym in the event of inclement...

In Flight; April 13-17

Presidential Parade Four 2016 presidential candidates have officially claimed their spots in the race as of this week. Hillary Clinton, former first lady and secretary of state under President Barack Obama,...