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  • Where NC stands after the 2018 midterm elections

    Where NC stands after the 2018 midterm elections

    Mikayla Davis, Co Editor-in-Chief

    November 16, 2018

     The largest voter turnout since 1990 was seen at state and local midterm elections last Tuesday, November 6. The race was head-to-head throughout the entire election period and had a voter turnout bigger than ever before, though the official numbers are not yet known. The election resulted in the De...

    Reaching an all-time high, voting in the midterm elections is a way to have a say in your local and state government. Overall, the Democrats won the House, and the Republicans maintained the Senate. Locally, new faces are taking office and the four amendments which passed are being tweaked further.

  • How Millbrook students can help families during the holidays

    How Millbrook students can help families during the holidays

    Taylor Jones, Entertainment Editor

    November 15, 2018

     Thanksgiving and the fall season altogether is a time generally spent with family and friends. Kicking back and relaxing with family members and eating a bellyful of food is the best part of fall break. Although this is a tradition for many, families in our community and in the world are unable to ...

    Posing for a final picture together, MEB officers stand with Millbrook principal Dana King and the principal of Jones Senior High School after a day helping their community. MEB along with SGA officers traveled to Jones County to deliver donated items to those in need after Hurricane Florence. You can help your community also by donating to the food drive at Millbrook to help feed families during the holidays.

    R. Jones

  • MLB announces season awards

    MLB announces season awards

    Robbie Cicciari, Co Editor-in-Chief

    November 14, 2018

    Every year Major League Baseball awards players and coaches for the outstanding job that they did the previous season.  This year they first revealed American League (AL) and National League (NL) Rookies of the Year. This award is given to the player from each league that was the top-performing ath...

    Talking a call over with the umpire, Oakland manager Bob Melvin attempts to get a call overturned. Melvin won the 2018 AL Manager of the Year award as the coach of the Oakland A’s.

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  • Gearing up for the biggest night in country music

    Gearing up for the biggest night in country music

    Maggie Cargile, Staff Reporter

    November 14, 2018

     It is that time of year again; put on your boots and get ready for the biggest night in country music! The 52nd annual Country Music Association Awards will be airing on Wednesday, November 14, at 8:00 PM on ABC. Country music megastars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will once again return to host ...

    Posing proudly for the camera, 2017 Male Vocalist of the Year, Chris Stapleton shows off his many accolades from the night. Nominated in five different categories, it is expected to once again be a big night for Chris Stapleton.

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  • Millbrook gets spooky in the fall play

    Millbrook gets spooky in the fall play

    Summer Anderson, Features Editor

    November 13, 2018

    Blithe Spirit written by Noël Coward is the 2018 fall play opening this week! This play will make its debut performance on Thursday night and will run until Saturday at 7:00 in the auditorium. The story follows writer Charles Condomine and his wife Ruth. One night, Charles invites local eccentric medi...

    Rehearsing for their debut performance, junior Alex Machalikcy and seniors Riley Yates, Vinnie Davies, and Lily Gaddis run lines to prepare for the fall play. Blithe Spirit is the 2018 fall play that starts this Thursday and will continue through Saturday at 7:00 in the auditorium.

    J. Medrano

  • The Grim Reality of California’s Devastating Wildfires

    The Grim Reality of California’s Devastating Wildfires

    Jenna Griffin, Staff Reporter

    November 12, 2018

    On Thursday, November 8, wildfires began raging across California in the Sierra Nevada foothills and Los Angeles shoreline. Fueled by high winds, dry vegetation, and low humidity, fires spread rapidly overnight. California has found itself battling wildfires year round, and this seems to be the new no...

    What seems to be a bright night in California is far more deadly than it looks. Just over the mountains overlooking Los Angeles, a ginormous wildfire is ablaze, scorching much of the adored landscape.

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  • Stan Lee dies at age 95

    Stan Lee dies at age 95

    Margaux Hunter, Editorials Editor

    November 12, 2018

      Stan Lee died in the early morning on Monday, November 12, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Lee was 95 years old.    Stan Lee was a writer, editor, and publisher of Marvel comic-books, before becoming Editor-in-chief of the company. He is credited with the creation of much of the ...

    Stan Lee died on November 12 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Lee is a creator of Marvel comic-books and is known for the creation of many iconic superheroes that are still loved today.

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Mrs. Jennifer Broadwell named Millbrook High Teacher of the Year!

Mrs. Jennifer Broadwell named Millbrook High Teacher of the Year!

November 5, 2018

Congratulations to Millbrook High School teacher Jennifer Broadwell for being named the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Broadwell teaches in the CTE department where she specializes in Ag Mechanics and Horticulture. She is also the adviser of FFA. Mrs. Broadwell joined the Wildcat family in 2009....

Yoga studio shooting leaves two victims dead in Tallahassee, Florida

Yoga studio shooting leaves two victims dead in Tallahassee, Florida

November 4, 2018

 A shooting at Hot Yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida, led to the deaths of two people, Maura Binkley, 21, and Nancy Van Vessem, 61 on Friday evening. Shooter, Scott Paul Beirle showed odd behavior as he was seen coming in and out of the yoga studio clutching a black bag. Around 5:30 pm Bierle walked...

One dead after a shooting in Butler High School

One dead after a shooting in Butler High School

October 30, 2018

A fight between two students at Butler High School in Matthews, NC, led to a school shooting resulting in one death on October 29. The victim, 16 year-old Bobby McKeithen, was shot around 7 a.m. and was sent to Carolinas Medical Center. A lockdown ensued until 9am while the Matthews Police Department...

Why the Lack of Good News?

Why the Lack of Good News?

October 29, 2018

 Within the news recently, it is beginning to seem like nothing good ever happens anymore. Corruption, disaster, violence, and imbalance fill the pages of the news we read daily. Article after article, post after post, we see more negative stories surfacing within the media. This poses the question,...

Millbrook Wildcats attend the North Carolina State Fair

Millbrook Wildcats attend the North Carolina State Fair

October 29, 2018

The North Carolina State Fair is an annual festival and agricultural exposition held every October at the Raleigh fairgrounds. This year, the event happened from October 11-21, and many Millbrook students, staff, and teachers attended this fun, family friendly event. Millbrook clubs and organizations...

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Celebrating our veterans!
Martin Luther: A knock that changed the world

Martin Luther: A knock that changed the world

October 31, 2018

Natalie Kincaid Takes the Stage

Natalie Kincaid Takes the Stage

October 29, 2018

Cryptid Corner: The Beast of Bladenboro

Cryptid Corner: The Beast of Bladenboro

October 29, 2018

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Cat reviews: Watch it, I think you should!
Music Now!

Music Now!

October 29, 2018

Dear Catty

October 29, 2018

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

October 29, 2018

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It’s Debatable – Is college worth it?
That’s What She Said: Why a larger class size is beneficial to students

That’s What She Said: Why a larger class size is beneficial to students

October 29, 2018

That’s What She Said: Smaller Class Sizes are the Way to Go!

That’s What She Said: Smaller Class Sizes are the Way to Go!

October 29, 2018

Why Having a School Psychologist is Important

Why Having a School Psychologist is Important

October 17, 2018

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