Author Archives: Allison Hurley

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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Wage Increase for School Employees

By: Allison Hurley For decades school employees across the country have asked for higher wages. On Tuesday, November 2, 2021 the Wake County School Board of Education approved a wage increase for full and part-time employees, but many are asking, is it enough? Through the COVID-19 pandemic teachers have had more work than previous years. They adjusted to teaching online

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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 sickout the following day and they followed through.  The United States has been suffering a labor shortage for several months now. As factories, grocery stores, and restaurants scramble to hire

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The Liar Marks First Performance Since Pandemic

By: Shreya Senthilkumar & Allison Hurley This October, The Apex Peak Players will be performing The Liar for the twenty-second annual fall play. It is a contemporary version of a French farce, of the same name, performed in 1644. The story takes place in Paris and follows Dorante (played by Preston Smith) and his complicated, yet humorous, journey to find

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