• Apex High Wrestling: Becca Wyman

    For most of her life, Rebecca (Becca) Wyman has been a competitive dancer. But this year, she has decided to step off the stage and onto something quite different: the

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  • Coach Mo

    By: Calvin Sonntag and Matthew Shelby Around two weeks ago our beloved cougar head coach, Britt Morton stepped down. He has done a lot of work to develop our football

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  • Mr. Clark Earns Employee Excellence Award

    By: Shreya Senthilkumar and Allison Hurley Apex High School’s very own Mr. John Clark was honored by Wake County on Friday, November 19, 2021, when he won the Wake County

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  • Welcome Ms. Willer!

    By: Shivani Handa Since the pandemic began, a few new teachers have started at Apex High School.  One of them is Social Studies teacher, Ms. Willer, who moved here earlier

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  • Introducing Mr. Locklear

    By: Kylie Radford Inspiring. That’s the word I would use to describe Mr. Locklear. In every aspect of life Mr. Locklear strives to not only improve himself, but also the

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  • Bus Drivers Go On Strike

    By: Allison Hurley Since the start of the school year, Wake County has struggled to hire bus drivers. On Thursday, October 29 drivers across the county warned of a possible

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  • How Flu Season is Affected by the Pandemic

    Alongside Halloween and Thanksgiving comes another familiar event: the annual flu season. Generally lasting from late fall to early spring, flu season is regarded as a common occurrence in America. 

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  • The Controversy Around the Tardy Policy

    By: Kate Sinodis and Kushal Upreti The tardy policy at Apex High School is a controversial topic. The teachers are in favor of it, but many students find it unfair.

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  • Meet Mr. Brown- Apex’s Newest Administrator

    With the new school year underway, Apex has gained many new staff as well as administration.  Welcome Mr. Brown, our newest administrator. Mr. Brown works as an assistant principal and

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Isabel’s Senior Sign-Off

While watching movies or reading books, one’s perception of the “high school experience” is easily misconstrued and romanticized. Spending much of my childhood waiting for multiple love interests fighting over me, a plethora of school events and dances, and decorating my locker with the cringey chevron print that had a chokehold on middle schoolers in 2016 may or may not

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Apex DECA Soars at Districts

By: Amber Wilson On December 2 Apex’s DECA chapter ventured to the Raleigh Convention Center to compete in their District competition. After returning to in-person competitions, Apex’s chapter placed third out of 22 schools. DECA is an international marketing and entrepreneurship club, exposing future leaders to the business world in an interactive way. Every year, there are three competitions: Districts,

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Rise As One, Apex Women’s Basketball

By: Allison Hurley Winter sports season has officially begun and our Apex Women’s Basketball teams are off to a great start. Both the Varsity and Junior Varsity (JV) have talented leadership. Varsity is coached by the experienced Coach Michael and JV is coached by Coach Holmes. Varsity is led by three captains, Maddie Degnan, Bailey Sigmon, and Ada Anorve. JV

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Coach Mo

By: Calvin Sonntag and Matthew Shelby Around two weeks ago our beloved cougar head coach, Britt Morton stepped down. He has done a lot of work to develop our football program to what is today. He has made great connections with his players and his fellow coaches. Coach Morton wasn’t just the leader of his football team, he was a

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Christmas Around the World

By: Shivani Handa and Shreya Senthilkumar Christmas is celebrated by people all over the world, but everyone has their own unique way of celebrating. Some celebrate it as a religious holiday, while others use it as time to relax and spend time with family. Here are five countries around the world with unique Christmas traditions.  Japan: KFC for Christmas Dinner

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